The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 510 502 505
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing EPoS 151 161 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.87% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 118 80
Median daily rate £138 £225 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -44.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £85 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £143 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.29% -64.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.17 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.10 £19.20 £19.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
18060 18473 17746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.55% 32.36% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11625 10725
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 727 711
Median hourly rate £20.78 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.02 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EPoS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

EPoS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

EPoS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 138 £138 -50.00% 24
London +15 59 £500 +42.85% 3
East Midlands +17 19 £450 +28.57% 4
Nottinghamshire - 14 £493 -
East of England +24 13 £403 +403.12% 3
South West +12 13 £110 +10.00% 1
Nottingham - 13 £493 -
City of London +54 11 £120 -66.89% 1
South East -6 11 £305 +10.90% 8
North West +4 10 £138 +61.76% 3
West Midlands -37 10 £119 -56.81% 2
Yorkshire -9 9 £105 -72.00%
Hertfordshire +19 7 £403 +37.60% 3
Scotland +6 7 £103 +20.58%
West Yorkshire -4 6 £105 -72.90%
Manchester -8 6 £295 -26.25% 2
Leeds -8 6 £100 -74.19%
Birmingham -19 5 £119 -23.38%
Edinburgh - 5 £103 -
Cambridgeshire +20 4 £91 -
Somerset +19 4 £105 +5.00%
Bedfordshire +3 4 £443 +92.39%
Merseyside +2 4 £103 +20.58%
Liverpool +1 4 £103 +20.58%
Bristol +1 4 £100 +11.11%
South Yorkshire -2 4 £356 -10.93%
Surrey -6 4 £475 +280.00%
Sheffield -10 4 £356 -10.93%
Cambridge - 4 £91 -
Dorset -2 3 £139 +38.75%

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 with a requirement for EPoS.

1 148 (55.02%) Retail
2 32 (11.90%) Finance
3 31 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.15%) Project Management
5 29 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (9.67%) SAP
6 26 (9.67%) E-Commerce
7 25 (9.29%) Microsoft
8 24 (8.92%) ERP
8 24 (8.92%) Windows
9 19 (7.06%) ATM
10 16 (5.95%) SQL
10 16 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (5.20%) Oracle
12 12 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.09%) SQL Server
13 11 (4.09%) TOGAF
14 10 (3.72%) PRINCE2
15 9 (3.35%) CRM
15 9 (3.35%) Java
15 9 (3.35%) Change Management
16 8 (2.97%) Scrum
16 8 (2.97%) Banking
16 8 (2.97%) MS Office
16 8 (2.97%) UML
17 7 (2.60%) Driving Licence
17 7 (2.60%) Windows 7
17 7 (2.60%) MS Excel
17 7 (2.60%) .NET

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.74%) IIS
1 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.37%) CMS
2 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.37%) JBoss
2 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (2.97%) MS Office
2 7 (2.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.12%) BASE24
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.12%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.74%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.37%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.23%) SaaS
2 3 (1.12%) IaaS
2 3 (1.12%) PaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Office 365
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.06%) ATM
2 3 (1.12%) WAN
2 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.74%) LAN
3 2 (0.74%) Network Security
3 2 (0.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.37%) DHCP
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) Datazen
3 1 (0.37%) Power BI
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.86%) Selenium
2 2 (0.74%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.74%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) Appium
3 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
3 1 (0.37%) TestPartner
3 1 (0.37%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.37%) WinRunner
General
1 148 (55.02%) Retail
2 32 (11.90%) Finance
3 8 (2.97%) Banking
4 5 (1.86%) Billing
4 5 (1.86%) Legal
5 3 (1.12%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.74%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Back Office
6 2 (0.74%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (20.82%) Analyst
2 41 (15.24%) Project Manager
3 33 (12.27%) EPoS Engineer
4 32 (11.90%) Architect
5 29 (10.78%) EPoS Manager
6 25 (9.29%) Business Analyst
6 25 (9.29%) Field Engineer
7 24 (8.92%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (8.18%) EPoS Project Manager
8 22 (8.18%) Field Service Engineer
9 20 (7.43%) Consultant
10 13 (4.83%) Retail Business Analyst
10 13 (4.83%) SAP Consultant
11 9 (3.35%) ATM Engineer
11 9 (3.35%) Developer
11 9 (3.35%) IT Manager
11 9 (3.35%) IT Project Manager
12 8 (2.97%) Business Systems Analyst
12 8 (2.97%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.97%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.60%) .NET
2 6 (2.23%) SOAP
3 5 (1.86%) Web Services
4 4 (1.49%) REST
5 3 (1.12%) XML
6 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.74%) HTML
6 2 (0.74%) Middleware
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.37%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.37%) CSS
7 1 (0.37%) CSS3
7 1 (0.37%) HTML5
7 1 (0.37%) J2EE
7 1 (0.37%) jQuery
7 1 (0.37%) JSON
7 1 (0.37%) Spring
7 1 (0.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.60%) Driving Licence
2 6 (2.23%) Client/Server
2 6 (2.23%) EMV
3 5 (1.86%) EFT
4 4 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.49%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.12%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (1.12%) EFTPOS
5 3 (1.12%) Health Informatics
5 3 (1.12%) Informatics
5 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.12%) Smartcard
5 3 (1.12%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.37%) Contactless
7 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.37%) iPad
7 1 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.92%) Windows
2 7 (2.60%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.23%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.86%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (11.15%) Project Management
3 29 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (9.67%) E-Commerce
5 24 (8.92%) ERP
6 16 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (4.09%) TOGAF
9 10 (3.72%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.35%) Change Management
10 9 (3.35%) CRM
11 8 (2.97%) Scrum
11 8 (2.97%) UML
12 7 (2.60%) Business Analysis
12 7 (2.60%) Programme Management
13 6 (2.23%) Data Management
13 6 (2.23%) ITIL
14 5 (1.86%) SDLC
14 5 (1.86%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.95%) SQL
2 9 (3.35%) Java
3 5 (1.86%) C#
4 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.74%) C
5 2 (0.74%) C++
5 2 (0.74%) PHP
6 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.37%) VB
6 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (1.86%) ISTQB
1 5 (1.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (1.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.49%) ISEB
2 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.74%) Degree
5 1 (0.37%) MCP
5 1 (0.37%) MCSA
5 1 (0.37%) MCSE
5 1 (0.37%) MCTS
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.60%) SLA
2 4 (1.49%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Firmware
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (9.67%) SAP
2 25 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.20%) Oracle
4 7 (2.60%) HP
5 4 (1.49%) Cisco
5 4 (1.49%) Retek
5 4 (1.49%) VeriFone
5 4 (1.49%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.12%) Apple
6 3 (1.12%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.12%) JDA
6 3 (1.12%) Juniper
6 3 (1.12%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 2 (0.74%) Citrix
7 2 (0.74%) IBM
7 2 (0.74%) Infor
7 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.74%) Toshiba
7 2 (0.74%) VMware
7 2 (0.74%) VocaLink
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