The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 67 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing EPoS 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 1.36% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 5.41% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £119 £155 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.38% -58.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £250 £415
% change year-on-year
-58.00% -39.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-18.84% +15.00%
EPoS
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
215 185 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.71% 25.07% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 117 113
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £187 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
Median hourly rate £10.60 £12.88 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% +6.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

EPoS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
2 1 (12.50%) WFM
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Commissioning Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) EPoS Installation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) EPoS Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL