The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 19 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing EPoS 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.00% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.35% 0.64% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £115 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-79.09% +29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £300 £448
% change year-on-year
-61.66% -32.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 - £17.22

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
179 156 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.93% 26.67% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 77 96
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.45 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -38.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Watford +3 3 £115 -79.09%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £90 -
Stevenage - 2 £265 -
St Albans - 1 - -
EPoS
East of England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (5.56%) Pricing Data
6 1 (5.56%) Confluence
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) User Experience
6 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.56%) Google Drive
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) EPoS Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) EPoS Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) EPoS Manager
4 3 (16.67%) EPoS Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Retail Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) EPoS Installation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Pricing Data
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) UML
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) SAP