Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 18 January 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 164 138
Rank change year-on-year -18 -26 +54
Contract jobs citing EPoS 12 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.73% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 2.20% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 62 95
East of England median daily rate £160 £105 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.38% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £114 £100 £92
90th Percentile £461 £347 £273
England median daily rate £140 £115 £105
% change year-on-year +21.74% +9.52% -65.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £25.00
England median hourly rate £13.50 £10.30 £14.25
% change year-on-year +31.07% -27.72% -20.83%

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,447 1,593 1,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.14% 33.28% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 952 783
East of England median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £212 £200 £176
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 82 106
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £27.60 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.25% +3.18% +22.92%
10th Percentile £12.71 £10.46 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £45.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.14% +2.56%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in the East of England

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in the East of England

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in the East of England

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in the East of England

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £120 +15.66% 1
Hertfordshire -6 4 £450 +252.94% 4
Norfolk +16 1 - -
Bedfordshire +11 1 - -
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (16.67%) Magento
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) B2C
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) ATM
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
4 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (8.33%) Epics
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Debt

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Product Owner
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ATM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Product Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) B2B
1 2 (16.67%) B2C
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
1 2 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Epics
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Debt
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Sun