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 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 355 406 400
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -6
Contract jobs citing EPoS 80 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 27
Median daily rate £388 £200 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £124 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £517 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £100 £263 £338
% change year-on-year
-61.90% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -15.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-28.94% +90.00%
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
8197 8769 9194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.23% 37.54% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5767 6065 6248
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 £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 167 205
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 September 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 25 September 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 +21 7 £93 -75.26% 2
Croydon -13 1 £105 -
Harrow - 1 £103 -
Hayes - 1 £105 -
Romford - 1 £100 -
Wembley - 1 £105 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 83 (64.84%) Retail
2 24 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.97%) Project Management
4 17 (13.28%) PRINCE2
5 16 (12.50%) QA
6 15 (11.72%) Test Scripting
6 15 (11.72%) WorldPay
6 15 (11.72%) Finance
6 15 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.38%) Scrum
7 12 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 12 (9.38%) Test Strategy
8 11 (8.59%) ERP
8 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.59%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (8.59%) TOGAF
9 10 (7.81%) Games
9 10 (7.81%) SQL
10 9 (7.03%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (7.03%) ISTQB
11 8 (6.25%) Django
11 8 (6.25%) Twitter
11 8 (6.25%) Functional Testing
11 8 (6.25%) Social Media
11 8 (6.25%) Raspberry Pi
11 8 (6.25%) CMS
11 8 (6.25%) Python
11 8 (6.25%) ATM
12 7 (5.47%) .NET

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 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.78%) BASE24
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.78%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) IaaS
1 3 (2.34%) PaaS
1 3 (2.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (6.25%) ATM
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) TestPartner
General
1 83 (64.84%) Retail
2 15 (11.72%) Finance
3 10 (7.81%) Games
4 5 (3.91%) Legal
5 4 (3.13%) Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (25.78%) Architect
2 26 (20.31%) Project Manager
3 22 (17.19%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (13.28%) Analyst
4 17 (13.28%) EPoS Manager
5 12 (9.38%) EPoS Project Manager
6 11 (8.59%) Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Field Engineer
8 9 (7.03%) Field Service Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (6.25%) Python Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.47%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) Programme Manager
12 4 (3.13%) Computer Engineer
12 4 (3.13%) EPoS Engineer
12 4 (3.13%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.25%) Django
2 7 (5.47%) .NET
3 6 (4.69%) SOAP
3 6 (4.69%) Web Services
4 2 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Raspberry Pi
1 8 (6.25%) Social Media
2 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.13%) EMV
4 3 (2.34%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.78%) APACS
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) Contactless
6 1 (0.78%) EFT
6 1 (0.78%) EFTPOS
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.56%) Windows
1 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
2 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.97%) Project Management
3 17 (13.28%) PRINCE2
4 15 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (11.72%) Test Scripting
5 12 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 12 (9.38%) Scrum
5 12 (9.38%) Test Strategy
6 11 (8.59%) ERP
6 11 (8.59%) TOGAF
7 9 (7.03%) Business Analysis
7 9 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.25%) Functional Testing
9 7 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.69%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (3.91%) ITIL
11 5 (3.91%) Regression Testing
11 5 (3.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.81%) SQL
2 8 (6.25%) Python
3 7 (5.47%) Java
4 2 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.34%) ISEB
3 1 (0.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.78%) MCSA
3 1 (0.78%) MCSE
3 1 (0.78%) MCTS
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.50%) QA
2 7 (5.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.78%) Firmware
1 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) WorldPay
2 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.25%) Twitter
4 6 (4.69%) HP
5 5 (3.91%) Oracle
6 3 (2.34%) Cisco
6 3 (2.34%) Juniper
6 3 (2.34%) SAP
7 2 (1.56%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.78%) Dell
8 1 (0.78%) Elavon
8 1 (0.78%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.78%) Ingenico
8 1 (0.78%) JDA
8 1 (0.78%) Retek
8 1 (0.78%) Sage
8 1 (0.78%) TSYS
8 1 (0.78%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.78%) Wincor Nixdorf
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