The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 24 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 Edinburgh 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.079% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-0.89% -
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
217 137 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.19% 17.43% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 56 72
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.42 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
EPoS
Scotland

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware