The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 85 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPoS 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £95 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £260 £400
% change year-on-year
+51.92% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -17.25%
EPoS
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
467 349 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.11% 24.02% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 171 211
Median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £185 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £466 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £30.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.02% +21.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

EPoS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
1 1 (16.67%) EFT

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Entry