The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 71 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 1.53% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 7.05% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +21.73%
EPoS
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
297 156 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.96% 21.64% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 78 57
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £150 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (48.00%) Retail
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) MVC
3 8 (32.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) WCF
3 8 (32.00%) jQuery
3 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
3 8 (32.00%) Backbone.js
3 8 (32.00%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.00%) UNIX
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Back Office
6 3 (12.00%) Automotive
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) CRM

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Apps
General
1 12 (48.00%) Retail
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Automotive
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) EPoS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
1 8 (32.00%) NHibernate
1 8 (32.00%) WCF
1 8 (32.00%) jQuery
1 8 (32.00%) Backbone.js
1 8 (32.00%) KnockoutJS
1 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OO
1 8 (32.00%) MVC
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) TDD
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (32.00%) Scrum
2 5 (20.00%) BDD
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.00%) PMP
1 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) HP