Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +14
Contract jobs citing EPoS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.49% 1.06% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.65% 4.00% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £110 £103 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -6.82% -
10th Percentile £102 £101 £105
90th Percentile £118 £104 £115
Scotland median daily rate £115 £105 £90
% change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% -65.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

EPoS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 43 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 32.09% 26.60% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 9
Aberdeen median daily rate £400 £295 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% +9.26% -14.96%
10th Percentile £121 £144 £97
90th Percentile £471 £346 £455
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 6
Aberdeen median hourly rate £34.38 £38.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -9.94% +113.75%
10th Percentile £11.59 £17.15 £36.13
90th Percentile £48.88 £41.65 £94.25
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -3.45%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

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