The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 30 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.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.75% - 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.12% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £103 - £85
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £300 £363
% change year-on-year -61.66% -17.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 189 225 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.66% 34.72% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 168 52
Median daily rate £400 £368 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £11.33 £15.79 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.22% +43.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.47 £11.61 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £19.96 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Newcastle upon Tyne

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Newcastle upon Tyne