The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 82 56 74
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 1.56% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 10.00% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Average daily rate £220 £350 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +169.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-0.89% -
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
231 130 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.15% 15.57% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 61 99
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 23
Average hourly rate £15.35 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
EPoS
South East

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -27 2 £190 -45.71%
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Chesham - - - -
EPoS
South East

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 7 (43.75%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) NHibernate
2 7 (43.75%) WCF
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (43.75%) Backbone.js
2 7 (43.75%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Back Office
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 2 (12.50%) Social Media
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
7 1 (6.25%) EFT
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) C# Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Agile C# Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Support Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) EPoS Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
1 7 (43.75%) NHibernate
1 7 (43.75%) WCF
1 7 (43.75%) jQuery
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (43.75%) Backbone.js
1 7 (43.75%) KnockoutJS
1 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Scrum
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
1 7 (43.75%) OO
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware