The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFTPOS in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EFTPOS over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale (EFTPOS)
Rank 256 234 224
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing EFTPOS 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.035% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2873 2301 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.98% 26.99% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1216 927
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 136 193
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

EFTPOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

EFTPOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

EFTPOS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

EFTPOS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

EFTPOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

EFTPOS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

EFTPOS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing EFTPOS 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 EFTPOS.

1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) EFT
1 2 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) APACS
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 2 (100.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) EMV
2 1 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) VocaLink
2 1 (50.00%) TSYS
2 1 (50.00%) VeriFone
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Sage

EFTPOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing EFTPOS 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 EFTPOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) EFT
1 2 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 2 (100.00%) APACS
1 2 (100.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) EMV
2 1 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (50.00%) VocaLink
1 1 (50.00%) TSYS
1 1 (50.00%) VeriFone
1 1 (50.00%) Sage