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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England / London
Rank 355 389 389
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Contract jobs citing EPoS 42 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 13
Median daily rate £190 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.37% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £143 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £738 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
-61.66% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.25 - -
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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6573 7349 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.42% 34.27% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4558 5157 5176
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 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 119 141
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.99 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.56% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.10 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £35.48 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

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 25 February 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 25 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
City of London - 6 £314 -
Enfield - 5 £110 -
Bromley - 3 £128 -
Croydon - 3 £110 -
Uxbridge - 3 £295 -
Harrow - 2 £150 -
Romford - 2 £131 -
Chessington - 1 £115 -
Twickenham - 1 £150 -
Wembley - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £105 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 48 (45.71%) Retail
2 15 (14.29%) Java
3 13 (12.38%) E-Commerce
4 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.43%) Project Management
4 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.48%) Kafka
6 10 (9.52%) Spring
6 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
8 8 (7.62%) Windows
8 8 (7.62%) Maven
8 8 (7.62%) Docker
8 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (6.67%) Spring Boot
9 7 (6.67%) WorldPay
9 7 (6.67%) MS Office
9 7 (6.67%) Web Services
10 6 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (5.71%) ATM
10 6 (5.71%) SQL
10 6 (5.71%) .NET
10 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
10 6 (5.71%) Finance
10 6 (5.71%) Social Media
10 6 (5.71%) Node.js
11 5 (4.76%) Twitter
11 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
11 5 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (4.76%) Apache Camel

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 5 (4.76%) Apache
1 5 (4.76%) CMS
1 5 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.90%) Drupal
2 2 (1.90%) Kentico
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.81%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.90%) Magento
4 1 (0.95%) BASE24
4 1 (0.95%) Postilion
4 1 (0.95%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Twilio
4 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.95%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) ATM
2 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.86%) LAN
4 2 (1.90%) VPN
4 2 (1.90%) WAN
5 1 (0.95%) 3G
5 1 (0.95%) Firewall
5 1 (0.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.90%) RethinkDB
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Maven
2 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (45.71%) Retail
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Marketing
4 3 (2.86%) Games
4 3 (2.86%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (18.10%) Architect
2 18 (17.14%) Project Manager
3 16 (15.24%) EPoS Manager
4 13 (12.38%) Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Field Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Field Service Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (10.48%) EPoS Engineer
7 10 (9.52%) Developer
7 10 (9.52%) EPoS Project Manager
8 8 (7.62%) Payments Project Manager
9 7 (6.67%) Programme Manager
10 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) ATM Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) UAT Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) Kafka
2 10 (9.52%) Spring
3 7 (6.67%) Spring Boot
3 7 (6.67%) Web Services
4 6 (5.71%) .NET
4 6 (5.71%) Node.js
5 5 (4.76%) Apache Camel
5 5 (4.76%) Django
6 4 (3.81%) SOAP
7 2 (1.90%) Electron Framework
7 2 (1.90%) Swagger
8 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Social Media
3 5 (4.76%) Raspberry Pi
4 4 (3.81%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.86%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.90%) EFT
6 2 (1.90%) EFTPOS
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.90%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.95%) APACS
7 1 (0.95%) CCTV
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.95%) EMV
7 1 (0.95%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.38%) E-Commerce
2 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (11.43%) Project Management
3 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 5 (4.76%) CRM
4 5 (4.76%) ERP
4 5 (4.76%) Microservices
4 5 (4.76%) Migration
5 4 (3.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (3.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (3.81%) Open Source
5 4 (3.81%) Scrum
5 4 (3.81%) Service Management
5 4 (3.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (3.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (2.86%) Functional Testing
6 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.86%) TDD
6 3 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) Java
2 6 (5.71%) SQL
3 5 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.90%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) CCNA
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB
3 1 (0.95%) MCSE
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.95%) PMP
3 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Docker
2 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) WorldPay
3 6 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.76%) Twitter
5 3 (2.86%) HP
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) FIS
6 2 (1.90%) VeriFone
6 2 (1.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.95%) Belkin
7 1 (0.95%) Cubic Transportation
7 1 (0.95%) Elavon
7 1 (0.95%) Google
7 1 (0.95%) Hypercom
7 1 (0.95%) Ingenico
7 1 (0.95%) Thales
7 1 (0.95%) TSYS
7 1 (0.95%) VocaLink
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