The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 499 509 474
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Contract jobs citing EPoS 118 117 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 74 80
Median daily rate £450 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £85 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £418 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £248 £400
% change year-on-year
+54.04% -38.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.17 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.85% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.17 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £17.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -17.25%
EPoS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16170 16454 16149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.21% 32.42% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10621 10452 10041
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 607 652
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.91 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in England

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in England

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in England

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in England

EPoS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

EPoS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London +26 48 £550 +62.96% 9
East of England +21 15 £413 +66.66% 2
East Midlands +16 13 £463 +80.48% 3
North West -5 11 £271 +219.11% 3
South East -14 10 £400 +29.03% 10
West Midlands -23 10 £438 +16.66% 6
South West +1 7 £115 -19.29% 3
Yorkshire -9 3 £206 -45.00%
North East -52 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
EPoS
UK

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 135 (63.98%) Retail
2 32 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (13.74%) E-Commerce
4 27 (12.80%) Project Management
5 26 (12.32%) Windows
6 23 (10.90%) Finance
7 20 (9.48%) ERP
8 18 (8.53%) Microsoft
9 16 (7.58%) SAP
10 13 (6.16%) SQL
10 13 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.21%) Oracle
12 11 (5.21%) Scrum
13 10 (4.74%) Java
13 10 (4.74%) ITIL
14 9 (4.27%) CRM
14 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
14 9 (4.27%) ATM
14 9 (4.27%) TOGAF
14 9 (4.27%) Wincor Nixdorf
15 8 (3.79%) MS Excel
15 8 (3.79%) .NET
16 7 (3.32%) UML
16 7 (3.32%) Windows XP
16 7 (3.32%) ISEB
16 7 (3.32%) EMV
16 7 (3.32%) ISTQB
17 6 (2.84%) JIRA

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.95%) CMS
2 2 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.47%) JBoss
3 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) BASE24
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.42%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.47%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.47%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
1 1 (0.47%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.27%) ATM
2 3 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.95%) Network Security
3 2 (0.95%) WAN
3 2 (0.95%) Wireless
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.42%) Datazen
2 3 (1.42%) Power BI
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) JIRA
2 5 (2.37%) Selenium
3 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.42%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.95%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.95%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.95%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.47%) Appium
6 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.47%) Subversion
6 1 (0.47%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.47%) WinRunner
General
1 135 (63.98%) Retail
2 23 (10.90%) Finance
3 5 (2.37%) Billing
4 3 (1.42%) Advertising
4 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.95%) Back Office
5 2 (0.95%) Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Front Office
5 2 (0.95%) Games
5 2 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (27.49%) Analyst
2 40 (18.96%) Project Manager
3 27 (12.80%) Business Analyst
3 27 (12.80%) EPoS Manager
4 25 (11.85%) Architect
5 21 (9.95%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (9.48%) EPoS Project Manager
7 19 (9.00%) EPoS Engineer
8 14 (6.64%) Field Engineer
9 12 (5.69%) Retail Business Analyst
10 11 (5.21%) Test Analyst
11 10 (4.74%) Consultant
11 10 (4.74%) Developer
11 10 (4.74%) IT Manager
12 9 (4.27%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (4.27%) Senior Manager
13 8 (3.79%) EPoS Business Analyst
13 8 (3.79%) EPoS Field Engineer
13 8 (3.79%) Support Analyst
14 7 (3.32%) EPoS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.79%) .NET
2 5 (2.37%) SOAP
2 5 (2.37%) Web Services
3 4 (1.90%) REST
4 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.95%) EDI
4 2 (0.95%) HTML
4 2 (0.95%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.47%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.47%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) CSS3
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) J2EE
5 1 (0.47%) jQuery
5 1 (0.47%) JSON
5 1 (0.47%) Spring
5 1 (0.47%) Velocity
5 1 (0.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.32%) EMV
2 5 (2.37%) EFT
3 4 (1.90%) Chip and PIN
3 4 (1.90%) EFTPOS
3 4 (1.90%) Smartcard
4 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.42%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.95%) Contactless
5 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.95%) FMCG
5 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.95%) User Experience
6 1 (0.47%) APACS
6 1 (0.47%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.47%) Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) iPad
6 1 (0.47%) Replication
6 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.32%) Windows
2 7 (3.32%) Windows XP
3 6 (2.84%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.74%) E-Commerce
2 29 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (12.80%) Project Management
4 20 (9.48%) ERP
5 13 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (5.21%) Scrum
8 10 (4.74%) ITIL
9 9 (4.27%) CRM
9 9 (4.27%) TOGAF
10 7 (3.32%) UML
11 6 (2.84%) Logistics
11 6 (2.84%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.84%) Supplier Management
12 5 (2.37%) Business Process Mapping
12 5 (2.37%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.37%) Programme Management
12 5 (2.37%) Test Scripting
12 5 (2.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.16%) SQL
2 10 (4.74%) Java
3 5 (2.37%) C#
4 3 (1.42%) C
4 3 (1.42%) C++
4 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.95%) PHP
6 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.47%) VB
6 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.32%) ISEB
1 7 (3.32%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Degree
4 1 (0.47%) MCP
4 1 (0.47%) MCSA
4 1 (0.47%) MCSE
4 1 (0.47%) MCTS
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.84%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) ISO 8583
2 4 (1.90%) SLA
3 3 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.58%) SAP
3 11 (5.21%) Oracle
4 9 (4.27%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 5 (2.37%) VeriFone
6 4 (1.90%) HP
6 4 (1.90%) Retek
7 3 (1.42%) Apple
7 3 (1.42%) IBM
7 3 (1.42%) JDA
7 3 (1.42%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.95%) Citrix
8 2 (0.95%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.95%) Infor
8 2 (0.95%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.95%) Toshiba
8 2 (0.95%) VMware
8 2 (0.95%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.47%) ATG
9 1 (0.47%) BT
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