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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing EPoS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 1.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £11.17 £13.88
% change year-on-year
-1.52% -19.49%
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 81 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 39.09% 56.25% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 11
Average daily rate £375 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £476 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

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
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 16 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Development Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore