Period
to 18 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 18 June 2019 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 120 121
Rank change year-on-year +31 +1 -12
Contract jobs citing EPoS 17 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.11% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.74% 0.57% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 11
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £100 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +375.00% -62.26% -41.11%
10th Percentile £237 £100 £93
90th Percentile £488 £228 £338
South East median daily rate £475 £134 £115
% change year-on-year +255.14% +16.30% -71.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 - £20.00

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 455 523 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 29.72% 25.92% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 307 290
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £209 £211 £225
90th Percentile £560 £549 £550
South East median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.75 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +13.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.55 £11.06
90th Percentile £48.13 £46.00 £26.60
South East median hourly rate £18.75 £33.14 £17.25
% change year-on-year -43.42% +92.12% -40.52%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Buckinghamshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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
High Wycombe - 14 £475 -
Milton Keynes +19 1 £140 +40.00%
EPoS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) OO
2 14 (82.35%) .NET Framework
3 10 (58.82%) WPF
4 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
5 8 (47.06%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (47.06%) Retail
6 7 (41.18%) MSTest
6 7 (41.18%) MVVM
6 7 (41.18%) Moq
6 7 (41.18%) API Development
7 6 (35.29%) Task Parallel Library
7 6 (35.29%) Product Roadmap
8 4 (23.53%) C++
9 2 (11.76%) ATM
9 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Selenium
9 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (11.76%) API Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (11.76%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (11.76%) Appium
10 1 (5.88%) SDLC
10 1 (5.88%) Power BI
10 1 (5.88%) JIRA
10 1 (5.88%) QA
10 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
10 1 (5.88%) TestRail
10 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Power BI
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Moq
1 7 (41.18%) MSTest
2 2 (11.76%) Appium
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) TestRail
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Software Developer
3 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 9 (52.94%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (52.94%) C# Developer
4 8 (47.06%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (47.06%) WPF Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (23.53%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Embedded Developer
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) EPoS Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) EPoS Field Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
1 14 (82.35%) .NET Framework
2 10 (58.82%) WPF
3 6 (35.29%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (11.76%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) API Development
3 7 (41.18%) MVVM
4 6 (35.29%) Product Roadmap
5 2 (11.76%) API Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines