The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFTPOS in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EFTPOS over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale (EFTPOS)
Rank 625 - 569
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EFTPOS 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.017% - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18056 17465 16882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.65% 31.94% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11374 10594 10000
Average daily rate £418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 671 742
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

EFTPOS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

EFTPOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EFTPOS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EFTPOS within the UK.

EFTPOS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EFTPOS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EFTPOS within the UK.

EFTPOS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EFTPOS
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EFTPOS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 3 £275 -
London - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £275 -
North West - 1 £275 -
South East - 1 - -

EFTPOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (100.00%) EFT
2 5 (83.33%) ISO 8583
3 4 (66.67%) Smartcard
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) ATM
3 4 (66.67%) EPoS
4 3 (50.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (50.00%) APACS
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) EMV
5 2 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) BASE24
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Sage
6 1 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (16.67%) Tandem
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) VocaLink
6 1 (16.67%) TSYS
6 1 (16.67%) VeriFone
6 1 (16.67%) WorldPay
6 1 (16.67%) Sage Pay
6 1 (16.67%) Elavon

EFTPOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) EFT
2 4 (66.67%) Smartcard
2 4 (66.67%) EPoS
3 3 (50.00%) Smart Meter
3 3 (50.00%) APACS
4 2 (33.33%) EMV
4 2 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Sage
1 1 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (16.67%) VocaLink
1 1 (16.67%) TSYS
1 1 (16.67%) VeriFone
1 1 (16.67%) WorldPay
1 1 (16.67%) Elavon
1 1 (16.67%) Ingenico