Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 573 529 491
Rank change year-on-year -44 -38 +45
Contract jobs citing EPoS 61 93 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.54% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 84 95
London median daily rate £350 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -31.43% +34.62%
10th Percentile £100 £115 £101
90th Percentile £580 £664 £638
England median daily rate £170 £115 £105
% change year-on-year +47.83% +9.52% -64.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
London median hourly rate £13.50 - £48.75
10th Percentile £12.75 - £19.33
90th Percentile £14.25 - £78.38
England median hourly rate £13.50 £10.30 £13.00
% change year-on-year +31.07% -20.77% -21.21%

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 17,584 17,093 16,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.63% 39.09% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,654 12,218 12,024
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £286
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 217 235
London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.90 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +13.88% -1.38%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.79 £47.50 £50.65
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -5 14 £141 +22.17% 5
Central London -17 8 £381 +38.01% 2
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 (70.49%) Retail
2 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
2 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.03%) Windows
4 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL
5 8 (13.11%) Remedy
5 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.48%) CSS
6 7 (11.48%) XML
6 7 (11.48%) HTML
6 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.48%) SQL
7 6 (9.84%) ERP
7 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.84%) Driving Licence
7 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
8 5 (8.20%) ServiceNow
8 5 (8.20%) User Experience
8 5 (8.20%) Break/Fix
8 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.20%) Citrix
8 5 (8.20%) CRM
8 5 (8.20%) Oracle
8 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.56%) RESTful
9 4 (6.56%) Android
9 4 (6.56%) VB6
9 4 (6.56%) Ajax
9 4 (6.56%) QA

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 3 (4.92%) Marvel
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.64%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Axure RP
General
1 43 (70.49%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) EPoS Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) IT Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) IT Support
5 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Developer
6 4 (6.56%) EPoS Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) PC Support
6 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) PC Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) CSS
1 7 (11.48%) HTML
1 7 (11.48%) XML
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) Ajax
2 4 (6.56%) RESTful
2 4 (6.56%) WPF
3 3 (4.92%) CSS3
3 3 (4.92%) HTML5
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.20%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.56%) Android
5 3 (4.92%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL
3 6 (9.84%) ERP
4 5 (8.20%) Break/Fix
4 5 (8.20%) CRM
4 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
5 4 (6.56%) API Testing
5 4 (6.56%) OOD
5 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
5 4 (6.56%) Workflow
6 3 (4.92%) Change Control
6 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (4.92%) Security Management
6 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.92%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) C#
2 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
2 4 (6.56%) VB
2 4 (6.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (3.28%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Remedy
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) Citrix
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) ServiceNow
4 4 (6.56%) Apple
4 4 (6.56%) MuleSoft
5 3 (4.92%) Adobe
5 3 (4.92%) Vectorworks
6 2 (3.28%) BMC
6 2 (3.28%) CA
6 2 (3.28%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) hybris
6 2 (3.28%) Ingenico
6 2 (3.28%) Peregrine
6 2 (3.28%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.64%) ATG
7 1 (1.64%) JDA
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) Sun