The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPoS 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.86% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £415 £310
% change year-on-year
-39.75% +33.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -21.05%
EPoS
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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 Warwickshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
131 125 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 34.75% 33.88% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 64 33
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 9
Average hourly rate £31.44 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.66% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £11.43 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £33.55 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

EPoS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Security Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SAP
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
4 3 (42.86%) SAP PI
4 3 (42.86%) V-Model
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

General
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Security Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) V-Model
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP