The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.30% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £105 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £300 £363
% change year-on-year -61.66% -17.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year +36.36% -36.12%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 99 114 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 29.46% 28.79% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 81 54
Median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.63 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +23.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £19.85 £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Cardiff

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Cardiff