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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 369 391 383
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing EPoS 59 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 26
Median daily rate £500 £350 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £130 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £474 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £134 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.01% -66.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £48.75 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 - £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.15 - £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
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
8161 8707 8950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.81% 36.94% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5747 6121 6044
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 170 170
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 28 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

EPoS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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 +53 11 £235 -35.17% 1
Croydon - 1 £105 -
Enfield - 1 £105 -
Harrow - 1 £103 -
Hayes - 1 £105 -
Wembley - 1 £105 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 73 (72.28%) Retail
2 17 (16.83%) Project Management
3 14 (13.86%) ERP
3 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.87%) Finance
5 11 (10.89%) TOGAF
5 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
6 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.92%) Oracle
8 7 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.93%) ATM
8 7 (6.93%) HP
9 6 (5.94%) EMV
9 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.94%) Client/Server
9 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.94%) SQL
9 6 (5.94%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.95%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.95%) Legal
10 5 (4.95%) Change Management
10 5 (4.95%) SAP
10 5 (4.95%) Windows
10 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.96%) SLA
11 4 (3.96%) ITIL
11 4 (3.96%) UML
11 4 (3.96%) SOAP

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 1 (0.99%) CMS
1 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.99%) IIS
1 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.99%) BASE24
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.99%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.99%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) IaaS
1 3 (2.97%) PaaS
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) ATM
2 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.99%) DHCP
3 1 (0.99%) DNS
3 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Appium
1 1 (0.99%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.99%) JIRA
1 1 (0.99%) Selenium
1 1 (0.99%) TestPartner
General
1 73 (72.28%) Retail
2 13 (12.87%) Finance
3 5 (4.95%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) Architect
2 23 (22.77%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (17.82%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.87%) Analyst
4 13 (12.87%) EPoS Manager
5 11 (10.89%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) EPoS Project Manager
6 10 (9.90%) Field Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Field Service Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Retail Business Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) IT Manager
9 6 (5.94%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Manager
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (4.95%) Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Computer Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) EPoS Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Test Leader
12 3 (2.97%) EPoS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) .NET
1 4 (3.96%) REST
1 4 (3.96%) SOAP
1 4 (3.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.99%) Middleware
2 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Client/Server
1 6 (5.94%) EMV
2 3 (2.97%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.99%) APACS
4 1 (0.99%) Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) Contactless
4 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.99%) EFT
4 1 (0.99%) EFTPOS
4 1 (0.99%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (0.99%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.99%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) Project Management
2 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.86%) ERP
3 11 (10.89%) TOGAF
4 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
5 8 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.94%) Business Analysis
7 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.95%) Change Management
8 5 (4.95%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.96%) Business Process Mapping
9 4 (3.96%) ITIL
9 4 (3.96%) UML
10 3 (2.97%) Data Architecture
10 3 (2.97%) Defect Management
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (2.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.94%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) Java
3 3 (2.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (0.99%) Degree
1 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.99%) MCSA
1 1 (0.99%) MCSE
1 1 (0.99%) MCTS
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.99%) Firmware
1 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle
3 7 (6.93%) HP
4 5 (4.95%) SAP
5 3 (2.97%) Apple
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco
5 3 (2.97%) JDA
5 3 (2.97%) Juniper
5 3 (2.97%) Retek
5 3 (2.97%) WorldPay
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) Infor
6 2 (1.98%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.98%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.99%) Dell
7 1 (0.99%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.99%) Sage
7 1 (0.99%) TSYS
7 1 (0.99%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.99%) Wincor Nixdorf