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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank - 110 112
Contract jobs citing EPoS 0 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.14% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Median daily rate - £158 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £238
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.22 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -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
715 792 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.47% 30.60% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 390 358
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.22 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.15 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £43.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) eggPlant
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cash 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (50.00%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
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