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 3 months to 26 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 69 63
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 1.14% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £115 - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £381 £248
% change year-on-year -71.80% +54.04%  
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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 189 263 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 30.68% 32.27% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 189 136
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.22 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.16% +2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £11.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £31.25 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 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 26 June 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 2 (33.33%) ATM
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Finance

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 (33.33%) ATM
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) ATM Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS Manager
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Payments Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS