The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 47 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.21% 0.23% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £413 £313
% change year-on-year
-65.45% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+21.66% +1.69%
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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 Swindon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
134 98 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 27.63% 22.32% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 73 69
Average daily rate £438 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.62% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.42 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £24.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

EPoS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle