Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 26 July 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 - +125
Contract jobs citing EPoS 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median daily rate - £103 -
Scotland median daily rate £129 £103 £85
% change year-on-year +25.61% +20.59% -72.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 614 951 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 27.18% 33.96% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 488 386
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £230 £280 £221
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 16
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £15.82 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +174.36% -8.32% -31.00%
10th Percentile £18.18 £10.78 £12.55
90th Percentile £48.71 £48.75 £42.38
Scotland median hourly rate £34.00 £38.50 £20.69
% change year-on-year -11.69% +86.08% -17.24%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Edinburgh

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Edinburgh

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP