The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 122 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.043% 0.20% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.64% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £125 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £260 £400
% change year-on-year
+51.92% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -17.25%
EPoS
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
721 778 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.76% 31.36% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 360 365
Median daily rate £400 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.78 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 - -
EPoS
South East

EPoS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
1 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS Tester
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB