The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.47% 2.08% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £100 £103 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £399 £250
% change year-on-year -73.04% +59.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.15 £12.50 £11.17
% change year-on-year -18.80% +11.90%  

EPoS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 28 17 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 41.18% 35.42% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £425 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £182 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.85 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing EPoS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Aberdeen

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EPoS in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Aberdeen