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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 130 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing EPoS 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.086% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £175 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £14.88 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+15.76% +6.25%
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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
687 630 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.72% 26.93% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 375 266
Average daily rate £350 £338 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 62
Average hourly rate £12.13 £14.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% -13.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £10.84 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
West Yorkshire -6 5 £475 +171.42% 4
South Yorkshire - 2 £280 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Retalix
3 2 (16.67%) VCP4
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Audio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) VCP4
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Retalix
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) SAP