Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 168 180
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 -8
Contract jobs citing EPoS 23 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 1.39% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 8
East of England median daily rate £120 £115 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -72.54% -11.84%
10th Percentile £98 £91 £389
90th Percentile £519 £332 £475
England median daily rate £130 £138 £413
% change year-on-year -5.45% -66.67% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £13.75
England median hourly rate £12.50 £10.15 £11.00
% change year-on-year +23.15% -7.73% -5.05%

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 1,478 1,434 1,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.61% 33.32% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 826 791
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £200 £205
90th Percentile £588 £561 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 117 148
East of England median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.02% +31.58% -30.91%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.82 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +18.43%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -3 13 £475 +313.04%
Bedfordshire -4 6 £475 +79.25%
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £105 +15.07% 1
Essex - 1 £105 -
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 17 (73.91%) Retail
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) CMS
3 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (39.13%) Content Management
3 9 (39.13%) SaaS
3 9 (39.13%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (30.43%) SAP
4 7 (30.43%) Data Architecture
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) ISEB
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (13.04%) JIRA
7 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (13.04%) Case Management
7 3 (13.04%) Service Design
7 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (13.04%) Microservices
7 3 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Channel Management
7 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
7 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
7 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ATM
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 17 (73.91%) Retail
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
1 8 (34.78%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) EPoS Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Report Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Transition Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Printer Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Web Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Content Management
2 7 (30.43%) Data Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Case Management
5 3 (13.04%) Channel Management
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
5 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (13.04%) Microservices
5 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.04%) Service Design
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Workday