The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 382 396 371
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing EPoS 44 32 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.39% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 41
Median daily rate £500 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.98% -14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £111 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £476 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £256 £190
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +34.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -24.27%
EPoS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8257 8129 8836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.22% 36.35% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5909 5515 6211
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 127 160
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.75 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in London

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in London

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in London

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in London

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
City of London +34 2 £600 +128.57%
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 London region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 58 (80.56%) Retail
2 15 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 11 (15.28%) Windows
4 10 (13.89%) Project Management
5 9 (12.50%) ERP
6 8 (11.11%) EMV
6 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.72%) Oracle
8 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.33%) Logistics
9 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.94%) ITIL
9 5 (6.94%) Apple
9 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.94%) VeriFone
10 4 (5.56%) REST
10 4 (5.56%) WorldPay
10 4 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (5.56%) .NET
10 4 (5.56%) Smartcard
10 4 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
10 4 (5.56%) EFT
10 4 (5.56%) EFTPOS
10 4 (5.56%) SOAP
10 4 (5.56%) Web Services
10 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000
10 4 (5.56%) UML

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) BASE24
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.39%) Magento
4 1 (1.39%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.39%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) ATM
1 1 (1.39%) DHCP
1 1 (1.39%) DNS
1 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) Appium
2 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 58 (80.56%) Retail
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Front Office
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Architect
2 15 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (18.06%) Project Manager
4 12 (16.67%) EPoS Manager
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Senior Manager
7 7 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) EPoS Project Manager
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (6.94%) EPoS Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Programme Manager
10 4 (5.56%) Developer
10 4 (5.56%) EPoS Developer
10 4 (5.56%) IT Support
10 4 (5.56%) Retail Business Analyst
11 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
11 3 (4.17%) EPoS Support Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
1 4 (5.56%) REST
1 4 (5.56%) SOAP
1 4 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) JSON
3 1 (1.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) EMV
2 4 (5.56%) EFT
2 4 (5.56%) EFTPOS
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.56%) Smartcard
3 3 (4.17%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (4.17%) Contactless
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) APACS
4 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) iPhone
4 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000
2 4 (5.56%) Windows NT
2 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 10 (13.89%) Project Management
3 9 (12.50%) ERP
4 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.33%) Logistics
6 5 (6.94%) ITIL
6 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.56%) UML
8 3 (4.17%) Change Management
8 3 (4.17%) Matrix Management
8 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.17%) Release Management
8 3 (4.17%) Scrum
8 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) C#
1 3 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) MCSA
2 1 (1.39%) MCSE
2 1 (1.39%) MCTS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) ISO 8583
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Apple
2 5 (6.94%) VeriFone
3 4 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 4 (5.56%) WorldPay
4 3 (4.17%) Retalix
4 3 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) Infor
5 2 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.78%) JDA
5 2 (2.78%) Retek
6 1 (1.39%) Elavon
6 1 (1.39%) Ingenico
6 1 (1.39%) Sage
6 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.39%) TSYS
6 1 (1.39%) VocaLink
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