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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 47 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 23 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.83% 2.01% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.27% 8.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 0
Average daily rate
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£376 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £381 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +38.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
204 175 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.09% 23.46% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 72 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £15.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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 13 (50.00%) Retail
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) NHibernate
3 7 (26.92%) WCF
3 7 (26.92%) jQuery
3 7 (26.92%) Backbone.js
3 7 (26.92%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
4 5 (19.23%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Automotive
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) Back Office
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google Apps
General
1 13 (50.00%) Retail
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Automotive
3 3 (11.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
1 7 (26.92%) C# Developer
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) EPoS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
1 7 (26.92%) NHibernate
1 7 (26.92%) WCF
1 7 (26.92%) jQuery
1 7 (26.92%) Backbone.js
1 7 (26.92%) KnockoutJS
1 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) OO
1 7 (26.92%) MVC
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (26.92%) TDD
1 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
1 7 (26.92%) Scrum
2 4 (15.38%) BDD
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) ERP
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.85%) PMP
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) HP