Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 18 January 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 79 92
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +8
Contract jobs citing EPoS 17 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.10% 1.28% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.28% 3.84% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £128 £105 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -68.18% -24.36%
10th Percentile £100 £100 £145
90th Percentile £395 £273 £552
East of England median daily rate £105 £105 £98
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -78.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 519 469 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.57% 33.38% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 254 195
Hertfordshire median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £162 £213
90th Percentile £574 £570 £506
East of England median daily rate £413 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +17.86% -9.09% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 51
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.03% -25.58% +43.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £11.75
90th Percentile £45.10 £47.50 £37.25
East of England median hourly rate £29.47 £34.25 £21.53
% change year-on-year -13.96% +59.12% +3.73%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Hertfordshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Watford -8 9 £128 +24.39%
Stevenage -5 4 £110 -
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 £110 -
EPoS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 13 (76.47%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) ATM
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Content Management
3 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.88%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (5.88%) Break/Fix
4 1 (5.88%) Business Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (11.76%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 13 (76.47%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) EPoS Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Retail Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Deployment Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) EPoS Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) EPoS Manager
5 2 (11.76%) EPoS Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
2 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
2 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP