The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 38 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.36% 0.86% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 2.94% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £281 £176
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +59.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £13.88
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -19.49%
EPoS
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
103 102 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 36.92% 29.14% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 22
Average daily rate £300 £355 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +77.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

EPoS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java