Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 483 554
Rank change year-on-year -53 +71 -18
Contract jobs citing EPoS 90 136 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.82% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 105 40
London median daily rate £425 £238 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% +0.21% -44.44%
10th Percentile £115 £100 £112
90th Percentile £605 £645 £521
England median daily rate £115 £105 £300
% change year-on-year +9.52% -65.00% -26.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
London median hourly rate - £48.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +290.00% -24.24%
England median hourly rate £10.30 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -26.43% -17.65% +54.55%

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 18161 16646 17581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.02% 36.80% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13007 11811 12365
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £652
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 253 308
London median hourly rate £21.21 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.78 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.25 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
East London -1 8 £115 +9.52%
Central London -17 7 £425 +304.76% 1
North London -7 6 £121 +10.23% 1
West London -7 5 £115 +9.52% 2
South London -30 4 £128 +12.33%
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 57 (63.33%) Retail
2 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (15.56%) Business Analysis
3 13 (14.44%) Project Management
3 13 (14.44%) E-Commerce
4 12 (13.33%) SQL
4 12 (13.33%) Java
5 10 (11.11%) Banking
5 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (10.00%) ERP
6 9 (10.00%) ATM
7 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.89%) Windows
7 8 (8.89%) Node.js
7 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (7.78%) X++
8 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (7.78%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.78%) SLA
8 7 (7.78%) Middleware
9 6 (6.67%) QA
10 5 (5.56%) Break/Fix
10 5 (5.56%) SDLC
10 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.56%) CRM
11 4 (4.44%) MS Visio

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 4 (4.44%) Apache Spark
1 4 (4.44%) Confluence
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.44%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.11%) Magento
4 1 (1.11%) Retail-J
4 1 (1.11%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) ATM
2 2 (2.22%) LAN
2 2 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) DHCP
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) IPv4
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.22%) MS Access
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.44%) JIRA
1 4 (4.44%) Maven
General
1 57 (63.33%) Retail
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (36.67%) Analyst
2 23 (25.56%) Business Analyst
3 17 (18.89%) EPoS Business Analyst
4 15 (16.67%) Retail Business Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Project Manager
6 9 (10.00%) ATM Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) EPoS Manager
7 8 (8.89%) Business IT Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) IT Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) IT Business Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Node.js
2 7 (7.78%) Middleware
3 4 (4.44%) Kafka
3 4 (4.44%) React
3 4 (4.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) CCTV
4 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.11%) FMCG
5 1 (1.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.11%) iPhone
5 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) MVS
2 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (15.56%) Business Analysis
1 14 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (14.44%) E-Commerce
2 13 (14.44%) Project Management
3 9 (10.00%) ERP
4 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
4 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.56%) Break/Fix
6 5 (5.56%) CRM
6 5 (5.56%) SDLC
7 4 (4.44%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (4.44%) Functional Testing
7 4 (4.44%) Microservices
7 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.44%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.44%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.33%) Open Source
8 3 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) Java
1 12 (13.33%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) T-SQL
2 7 (7.78%) X++
3 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
1 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.22%) PMP
2 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) QA
3 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Facebook
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
2 4 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (2.22%) NCR
3 2 (2.22%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.11%) Apple
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco
4 1 (1.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.11%) Google
4 1 (1.11%) Motorola
4 1 (1.11%) Symantec