The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS 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 Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EPoS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.94% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
EPoS
Hertfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 31.62% 35.11% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 12
Average daily rate £388 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £220 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £443 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Watford

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

EPoS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore