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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
London / City of London
Rank 149 158 193
Rank change year-on-year +9 +35  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.030% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.083% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £363 £600 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.58% +128.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £600 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £600 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £126 £300 £363
% change year-on-year -57.91% -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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1095 1201 1857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.14% 36.11% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 953 1419
Median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in the City of London

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in the City of London

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in the City of London

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Drupal
3 2 (12.50%) Magento
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Kentico
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) QA
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) SQL

EPoS
Top Related 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 2 (12.50%) Drupal
1 2 (12.50%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Field Engineer
1 10 (62.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate
3 1 (6.25%) Payments Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft