The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank - - 75
Contract jobs citing EPoS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £225 £263
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -17.25%
EPoS
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
258 245 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.45% 28.13% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 122 141
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% +53.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.18 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.84 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

EPoS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
1 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
1 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) UAT Tester
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB