Period
to 8 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 8 December 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 > London
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 489 556 556
Rank change year-on-year +67 0 -69
Contract jobs citing EPoS 54 79 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 83
London median daily rate £165 £413 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +117.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £140 £106 £105
90th Percentile £538 £525 £588
England median daily rate £250 £150 £115
% change year-on-year +66.67% +30.43% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
England median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £10.30
% change year-on-year -11.11% +31.07% -23.70%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,421 16,633 17,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.39% 35.67% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,942 11,882 12,693
London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £310
90th Percentile £700 £700 £688
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 273 231
London median hourly rate £23.50 £22.93 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.49% +4.70% +9.50%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £23.35 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.75% -2.44% +2.50%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in London

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in London

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in London over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in London

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in London

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the London region over the 6 months to 8 December 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
Central London +44 9 £263 -46.15% 5
South London +47 5 £425 +254.17% 1
East London - 4 £150 -
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 London region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 36 (66.67%) Retail
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) Windows
4 8 (14.81%) Thin Client
4 8 (14.81%) Fat Client
5 6 (11.11%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.26%) ATM
6 5 (9.26%) BT
6 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
6 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
7 4 (7.41%) Open Source
7 4 (7.41%) 4G
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.41%) Software Distribution
7 4 (7.41%) Docker
7 4 (7.41%) DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) Test Planning
7 4 (7.41%) Microservices
7 4 (7.41%) Vectorworks
7 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (7.41%) CINEMA 4D
7 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
7 4 (7.41%) QA
7 4 (7.41%) Selenium

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) CINEMA 4D
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) AWS
1 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.85%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) ATM
2 4 (7.41%) 4G
2 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.41%) JMeter
1 4 (7.41%) Selenium
1 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 36 (66.67%) Retail
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) EPoS Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Installations Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) IT Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) EPoS Field Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) EPoS Manager
6 4 (7.41%) EPoS Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.56%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) EPoS Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) Node.js
3 2 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Fat Client
1 8 (14.81%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Apple TV
2 2 (3.70%) iPad
2 2 (3.70%) iPhone
2 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.85%) APACS
3 1 (1.85%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.85%) EMV
3 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
1 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
2 4 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
2 4 (7.41%) DevOps
2 4 (7.41%) Microservices
2 4 (7.41%) Open Source
2 4 (7.41%) Patch Management
2 4 (7.41%) Project Management
2 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
2 4 (7.41%) Security Management
2 4 (7.41%) Software Distribution
2 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (7.41%) Test Planning
3 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.56%) API Testing
3 3 (5.56%) Coaching
3 3 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (3.70%) ITSM
4 2 (3.70%) Service Management
4 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Java
1 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.56%) Java 8
3 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) ISEB
1 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) BT
3 4 (7.41%) Adobe
3 4 (7.41%) EMC
3 4 (7.41%) HP
3 4 (7.41%) Vectorworks
4 2 (3.70%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.85%) BMC
5 1 (1.85%) Elavon
5 1 (1.85%) Ingenico
5 1 (1.85%) NCR
5 1 (1.85%) Sage
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) TSYS
5 1 (1.85%) VeriFone
5 1 (1.85%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.85%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (1.85%) WorldPay