The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 135 124 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing EPoS 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.039% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.15% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£325 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.17 £14.88 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-24.90% +6.25%
EPoS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
814 683 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.02% 26.63% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 409 279
Average daily rate £363 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £199 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 41
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -24.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EPoS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

EPoS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 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
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Audio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
1 1 (12.50%) SAP