Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 153 159
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 +14
Contract jobs citing EPoS 8 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.18% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 1.21% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 45 39
Berkshire median daily rate £308 £115 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +167.39% +9.52% -48.15%
10th Percentile £151 £100 £100
90th Percentile £462 £135 £110
South East median daily rate £190 £110 £105
% change year-on-year +72.73% +4.76% -63.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -20.59%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,372 1,402 1,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.66% 34.09% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 685 619
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £225 £231 £215
90th Percentile £586 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 69
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.27% -41.67% +14.74%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.49 £12.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.00 £50.60
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £19.34 £21.50
% change year-on-year +8.58% -10.05% +15.02%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Berkshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Berkshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Berkshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Berkshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 5 - - 1
Reading -22 1 £500 +376.19% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £115 -
EPoS
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 7 (87.50%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Teradata
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Vitria
4 1 (12.50%) BusinessWare
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Complex ETL
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessWare
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) EPoS Manager
1 4 (50.00%) EPoS Test Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Complex ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Teradata
1 1 (12.50%) Vitria