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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 34 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.54% 2.60% 3.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 28.57% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
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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
37 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.89% 9.09% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 18
Average daily rate £440 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.43% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £423 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £7.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -83.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Integration Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner