The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 23 April 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)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 3 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.96% 0.92% 2.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 3.49% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £335 £411 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.54% -13.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £410 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £412 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -68.27% +20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 £11.17
% change year-on-year - -1.52%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 100 86 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 32.15% 26.38% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 51 72
Median daily rate £380 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £228 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £18.00 £46.07 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.92% +15.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +29.72%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £95 -
EPoS
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Sun

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) EPoS Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Field Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (9.09%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) EPoS Installation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Sun