The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.35% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £281 £190
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +48.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £13.88
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -19.49%
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 Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.89% 22.97% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 14
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands