Period
to 4 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 120 211
Rank change year-on-year -50 +91 +43
Contract jobs citing EPoS 11 2 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.28% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
10th Percentile £141 " £132
25th Percentile £157 £155 £195
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £323 £160 £250
Median % change year-on-year +101.56% -36.00% -36.71%
75th Percentile £609 £165 £363
90th Percentile £650 " £458
Central London median daily rate £323 £160 £263
% change year-on-year +101.56% -39.05% -46.15%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,459 710 1,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.28% 35.66% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,110 507 1,344
10th Percentile £381 £325 £300
25th Percentile £488 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £725 £700
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 23
10th Percentile £20.78 £14.03 £12.15
25th Percentile £32.61 £23.00 £13.01
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.75 £20.83
Median % change year-on-year +6.29% +71.63% +8.21%
75th Percentile £58.94 £44.50 £23.34
90th Percentile £62.65 £47.58 £48.38
Central London median hourly rate £38.50 £33.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.07% +60.71% +9.09%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in the City of London

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing EPoS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for EPoS in the City of London

EPoS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing EPoS in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for EPoS in the City of London

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing EPoS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for EPoS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Logistics
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (36.36%) Project Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) React Native
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 2 (18.18%) Go
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) GitHub
5 2 (18.18%) Clean Code
6 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (9.09%) WhatsApp
6 1 (9.09%) Power Platform
6 1 (9.09%) Data Pipeline
6 1 (9.09%) Confluence
6 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) Meraki

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Power Platform
2 1 (9.09%) WhatsApp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) React Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Logistics
2 4 (36.36%) Project Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 4 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Clean Code
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Pipeline
4 1 (9.09%) Data Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Go
1 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adyen
1 1 (9.09%) Meraki
1 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow