Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 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 > London
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 576 487 517
Rank change year-on-year -89 +30 +22
Contract jobs citing EPoS 59 89 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 84 60
London median daily rate £425 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -30.00% +60.00%
10th Percentile £100 £110 £154
90th Percentile £588 £675 £639
England median daily rate £134 £150 £431
% change year-on-year -10.83% -65.22% +32.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £85.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.51% -78.65% +451.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £16.48 £85.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £19.43 £85.75
England median hourly rate £12.50 £10.15 £12.50
% change year-on-year +23.15% -18.80% +11.91%

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 17,098 15,289 16,476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.92% 38.20% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,268 10,833 11,825
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 238 235
London median hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £50.27
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.95 £20.78
% change year-on-year +17.81% -4.01% +14.25%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 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
West London -24 12 £113 +2.27%
Central London -42 12 £388 +236.96%
North London +2 2 - -
South London -47 1 £425 +277.78%
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 43 (72.88%) Retail
2 9 (15.25%) SQL
3 8 (13.56%) CRM
3 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
3 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) ERP
4 7 (11.86%) XML
4 7 (11.86%) Break/Fix
5 6 (10.17%) Driving Licence
5 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.47%) C#
6 5 (8.47%) .NET
6 5 (8.47%) Oracle
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
6 5 (8.47%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (8.47%) Workflow
7 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.78%) VB6
7 4 (6.78%) Ajax
7 4 (6.78%) WPF
7 4 (6.78%) RESTful
7 4 (6.78%) Change Management
7 4 (6.78%) Migration
7 4 (6.78%) HTML
7 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.78%) VB
7 4 (6.78%) CSS
7 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.78%) Windows

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 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.69%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
General
1 43 (72.88%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) EPoS Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) IT Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) EPoS Business Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Break Fix Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Programme Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Retail Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Digital Programme Manager
7 3 (5.08%) EPoS Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) XML
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
3 4 (6.78%) Ajax
3 4 (6.78%) CSS
3 4 (6.78%) HTML
3 4 (6.78%) RESTful
3 4 (6.78%) WPF
4 3 (5.08%) Middleware
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (13.56%) CRM
1 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
2 7 (11.86%) Break/Fix
2 7 (11.86%) ERP
3 5 (8.47%) Project Management
3 5 (8.47%) Workflow
4 4 (6.78%) Change Management
4 4 (6.78%) Migration
4 4 (6.78%) OOD
4 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.08%) Change Control
5 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.39%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.39%) Release Management
6 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.47%) C#
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) VB
4 4 (6.78%) VB6
5 2 (3.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.39%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) CA
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Remedy
2 3 (5.08%) Sun
3 2 (3.39%) Apple
3 2 (3.39%) BMC
3 2 (3.39%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.39%) Peregrine
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
4 1 (1.69%) JDA
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow