Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 23 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 91 74
Rank change year-on-year +3 -17 +16
Contract jobs citing EPoS 8 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.50% 0.72% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 2.52% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 12
Birmingham median daily rate £115 £110 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -35.29% -54.67%
West Midlands median daily rate £115 £105 £288
% change year-on-year +9.52% -63.48% +23.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.30 - £19.00

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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 459 437 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.78% 28.73% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 290 218
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £226 £200 £210
90th Percentile £500 £538 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £363
% change year-on-year -1.90% +8.97% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £16.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.13% +15.52% +11.11%
10th Percentile £9.21 £10.60 £10.96
90th Percentile £29.08 £20.51 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £17.05
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.69% -13.67%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Birmingham

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Birmingham

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Birmingham

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) ATM
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) PMP

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) ATM Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS Manager
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft