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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 40 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing EPoS 11 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.29% 0.36% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.89% 1.28% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -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
101 78 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.04% 28.16% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 64
Average daily rate £413 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Luton - 4 £530 -
Dunstable - - - -
EPoS
East of England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) Retail
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
2 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
3 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
3 10 (37.04%) Android
3 10 (37.04%) MS Office
4 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 6 (22.22%) JIRA
5 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Android Development
5 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) CMS
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (11.11%) Legal
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
8 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
8 2 (7.41%) ISEB
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
8 2 (7.41%) Test Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) CMS
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 21 (77.78%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Integration Manager
2 9 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Integration Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
1 10 (37.04%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
2 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Android Development
3 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
7 1 (3.70%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Lotus