The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 35 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing EPoS 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% 1.56% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.50% 7.07% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£465 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £238 £308
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -22.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.17 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.25% -40.00%
EPoS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
80 99 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.94% 22.00% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 34
Average daily rate £475 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £249 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £501 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +238.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EPoS across the Bedfordshire region.

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Bedfordshire region.

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 3 - -
EPoS
East of England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing EPoS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EPoS.

1 15 (88.24%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) QA
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (5.88%) PCI QSA
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) CRISC
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) EMV
5 1 (5.88%) EFT
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) ISO 8583
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing EPoS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EPoS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Retail
General
1 15 (88.24%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (5.88%) EMV
1 1 (5.88%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
2 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Use Case
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) PCI QSA
1 1 (5.88%) CRISC
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) VMware