The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 37 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.36% 0.25% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £105 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £270 £425
% change year-on-year
-59.25% -36.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £14.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +34.09%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
99 135 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.13% 34.01% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 103 68
Median daily rate £320 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £16.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £16.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff