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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 1.70% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £95 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £225 £400
% change year-on-year
-51.11% -43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
244 411 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.76% 28.82% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 191 167
Median daily rate £425 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Median hourly rate £52.00 £41.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.30% +86.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.22 £18.59 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.35 £46.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) OOD
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft