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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England / London
Rank 352 375 360
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing EPoS 44 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 21
Median daily rate £113 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.09% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £185 £400
% change year-on-year
-40.54% -53.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -21.87%
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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7015 7450 7537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.23% 36.29% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4826 5128 5305
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 134 150
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
City of London - 8 £90 - 1
Enfield - 6 £110 -
Croydon -8 3 £110 -18.51%
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £115 -
Romford - 1 £113 -
Uxbridge - 1 £485 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 56 (45.90%) Retail
2 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.75%) Project Management
4 16 (13.11%) QA
4 16 (13.11%) PRINCE2
5 15 (12.30%) WorldPay
6 14 (11.48%) Test Scripting
7 13 (10.66%) Scrum
7 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
7 13 (10.66%) Java
8 12 (9.84%) Test Strategy
9 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (8.20%) Functional Testing
10 10 (8.20%) ISTQB
10 10 (8.20%) Games
11 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.56%) ATM
12 8 (6.56%) SQL
12 8 (6.56%) Windows
12 8 (6.56%) Python
12 8 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.56%) CMS
12 8 (6.56%) Django
12 8 (6.56%) Social Media
12 8 (6.56%) Twitter
12 8 (6.56%) Raspberry Pi
13 7 (5.74%) Kafka
13 7 (5.74%) Process Improvement

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 8 (6.56%) CMS
2 4 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.74%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.82%) BASE24
4 1 (0.82%) Postilion
4 1 (0.82%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) IaaS
2 1 (0.82%) PaaS
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) ATM
1 8 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.46%) LAN
3 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 2 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (0.82%) 3G
4 1 (0.82%) Firewall
4 1 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Maven
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (45.90%) Retail
2 10 (8.20%) Games
3 6 (4.92%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.46%) Finance
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.03%) Project Manager
2 19 (15.57%) Analyst
3 17 (13.93%) Architect
3 17 (13.93%) EPoS Manager
4 15 (12.30%) Field Engineer
5 14 (11.48%) Field Service Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) EPoS Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Developer
7 10 (8.20%) EPoS Project Manager
7 10 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.38%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Python Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Programme Manager
11 5 (4.10%) ATM Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) UAT Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) UAT Test Analyst
12 4 (3.28%) IT Manager
12 4 (3.28%) IT Project Manager
12 4 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (3.28%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) Django
2 7 (5.74%) .NET
2 7 (5.74%) Kafka
3 6 (4.92%) Spring
3 6 (4.92%) Web Services
4 4 (3.28%) Node.js
4 4 (3.28%) SOAP
5 3 (2.46%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.64%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.82%) Electron Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Raspberry Pi
2 8 (6.56%) Social Media
3 4 (3.28%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.82%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.82%) EFT
4 1 (0.82%) EFTPOS
4 1 (0.82%) iPhone
4 1 (0.82%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.75%) Project Management
3 16 (13.11%) PRINCE2
4 14 (11.48%) Test Scripting
5 13 (10.66%) Scrum
6 12 (9.84%) Test Strategy
7 10 (8.20%) Functional Testing
8 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.74%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.74%) Process Improvement
10 7 (5.74%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.92%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.92%) Service Management
11 6 (4.92%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.28%) Migration
12 4 (3.28%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.28%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.28%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.66%) Java
2 8 (6.56%) Python
2 8 (6.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.46%) ISEB
3 1 (0.82%) CCNA
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.82%) MCSE
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.11%) QA
2 5 (4.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.82%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) Docker
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.82%) Firmware
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) WorldPay
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.56%) Twitter
4 5 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.28%) HP
6 3 (2.46%) Cisco
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle
7 2 (1.64%) VMware
8 1 (0.82%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.82%) Avaya
8 1 (0.82%) Belkin
8 1 (0.82%) Compaq
8 1 (0.82%) Dell
8 1 (0.82%) FIS
8 1 (0.82%) IBM
8 1 (0.82%) Intel
8 1 (0.82%) NETGEAR
8 1 (0.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Sophos
8 1 (0.82%) VeriFone
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