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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England / London
Rank 359 384 385
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 43 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.46% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 15
Median daily rate £300 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £186 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £675 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £126 £300 £350
% change year-on-year -57.91% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.25 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year +36.36% -36.12%  

EPoS is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6760 7586 7419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.19% 34.49% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4693 5390 5058
Median daily rate £500 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £299 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 117 138
Median hourly rate £27.92 £19.74 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.43% -0.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing EPoS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 6 £363 -39.58% 1
Bromley - 4 £110 -
Croydon - 2 £130 -
Enfield - 2 £185 -
Harrow - 2 £150 -
Uxbridge - 2 £105 -
Westminster - 2 £108 -
Romford - 1 £150 -
Twickenham - 1 £150 -
Wembley - 1 - -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 45 (46.88%) Retail
2 16 (16.67%) Java
3 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.54%) Windows
5 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 12 (12.50%) Kafka
6 11 (11.46%) Spring
6 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.38%) Maven
7 9 (9.38%) Docker
7 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
7 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
8 8 (8.33%) SQL
8 8 (8.33%) MS Office
8 8 (8.33%) Spring Boot
9 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (6.25%) Microservices
10 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
10 6 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (6.25%) Apache Camel
10 6 (6.25%) Node.js
10 6 (6.25%) ERP
10 6 (6.25%) ATM
10 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (6.25%) Project Management
10 6 (6.25%) Windows 10
11 5 (5.21%) Finance
11 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.21%) CRM
11 5 (5.21%) .NET

EPoS
Top Related 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 6 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.21%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) Drupal
3 2 (2.08%) Kentico
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.08%) Magento
4 1 (1.04%) BASE24
4 1 (1.04%) Postilion
4 1 (1.04%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Twilio
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.04%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) ATM
2 3 (3.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.08%) DHCP
3 2 (2.08%) Internet
3 2 (2.08%) SAN
3 2 (2.08%) VPN
3 2 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.04%) 3G
4 1 (1.04%) Firewall
4 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.13%) RethinkDB
3 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Maven
2 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (46.88%) Retail
2 5 (5.21%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Games
3 4 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.04%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) Architect
2 14 (14.58%) Field Engineer
3 13 (13.54%) Field Service Engineer
3 13 (13.54%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 11 (11.46%) Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) EPoS Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) EPoS Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) EPoS Project Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Programme Manager
10 4 (4.17%) ATM Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) EPoS Field Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Help Desk Support
11 3 (3.13%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) Kafka
2 11 (11.46%) Spring
3 8 (8.33%) Spring Boot
4 6 (6.25%) Apache Camel
4 6 (6.25%) Node.js
5 5 (5.21%) .NET
6 4 (4.17%) Web Services
7 3 (3.13%) Swagger
8 2 (2.08%) Electron Framework
9 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.08%) EFT
3 2 (2.08%) EFTPOS
3 2 (2.08%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.08%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.04%) APACS
4 1 (1.04%) CCTV
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) EMV
4 1 (1.04%) iPhone
4 1 (1.04%) Social Media
4 1 (1.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.04%) Android
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.25%) ERP
3 6 (6.25%) Microservices
3 6 (6.25%) Project Management
4 5 (5.21%) CRM
4 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
4 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.17%) Migration
5 4 (4.17%) Open Source
5 4 (4.17%) Service Management
6 3 (3.13%) Automation Testing
6 3 (3.13%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (3.13%) TDD
7 2 (2.08%) ITIL
7 2 (2.08%) Scrum
7 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) Java
2 8 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
1 3 (3.13%) MCSE
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.08%) MCP
2 2 (2.08%) MCSA
2 2 (2.08%) MCTS
2 2 (2.08%) VCP6
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.04%) CCNA
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.04%) PMP
3 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
3 2 (2.08%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 9 (9.38%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Firmware
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.17%) VMware
4 3 (3.13%) HP
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco
5 2 (2.08%) EMC
5 2 (2.08%) FIS
5 2 (2.08%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) Symantec
5 2 (2.08%) VeriFone
5 2 (2.08%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.04%) Belkin
6 1 (1.04%) Cubic Transportation
6 1 (1.04%) Elavon
6 1 (1.04%) Hypercom
6 1 (1.04%) Ingenico
6 1 (1.04%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.04%) Thales
6 1 (1.04%) VocaLink
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