The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 32 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPoS 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.90% - 2.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£530 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -40.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.01% 27.78% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 17
Average daily rate £450 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £443 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £45.43 £17.50 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.60% -89.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Luton

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Luton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

EPoS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing EPoS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EPoS.

1 12 (80.00%) Retail
2 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (46.67%) Android
4 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
5 6 (40.00%) JIRA
6 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (26.67%) Analytics
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (26.67%) Android Development
7 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
7 4 (26.67%) CMS
7 4 (26.67%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
8 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (13.33%) ISEB
8 2 (13.33%) Confluence
8 2 (13.33%) Test Management
9 1 (6.67%) Project Management
9 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing EPoS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EPoS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe CQ
1 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Integration Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Integration Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Android
1 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (26.67%) Android Development
3 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle