The 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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 82 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing EPoS 11 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.84% 1.33% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 6.76% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
384 207 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.40% 19.60% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 107 80
Average daily rate £348 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £34.75 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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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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
High Wycombe - 5 - -
Milton Keynes -22 3 £425 -5.55%
EPoS
South East

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (52.63%) Retail
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
3 9 (23.68%) C#
3 9 (23.68%) .NET
3 9 (23.68%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) WCF
4 8 (21.05%) jQuery
4 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (21.05%) Backbone.js
4 8 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) NHibernate
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.05%) MVC
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 8 (21.05%) OO
4 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 7 (18.42%) UNIX
6 6 (15.79%) Migration
7 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
7 5 (13.16%) Windows
7 5 (13.16%) BDD
8 4 (10.53%) CRM
8 4 (10.53%) Back Office
9 3 (7.89%) Automotive
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (52.63%) Retail
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Back Office
4 3 (7.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.26%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
1 9 (23.68%) WCF
2 8 (21.05%) jQuery
2 8 (21.05%) Backbone.js
2 8 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
2 8 (21.05%) NHibernate
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.63%) WPF
5 1 (2.63%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) TDD
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) MVC
2 8 (21.05%) Scrum
2 8 (21.05%) OO
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.26%) ERP
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL
7 1 (2.63%) MVVM
7 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) XAML
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.63%) PMP
1 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) HP