The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 84 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Contract jobs citing EPoS 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.63% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £294 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -17.25%
EPoS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
446 459 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.12% 27.90% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 235 186
Median daily rate £363 £354 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% +10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 46
Median hourly rate £16.09 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.18% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.08 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £103 -68.46% 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £375 - 2
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 12 (80.00%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) SLA
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) Replication
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) EPoS Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) ASP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) EPoS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) EPoS Installation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) EPoS Manager
5 1 (6.67%) EPoS Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) VMware