The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 27 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.53% - 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £93 - -
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75 103 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 20.00% 28.14% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 81 85
Median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +129.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Northamptonshire

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Northamptonshire

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Northampton - 2 £93 - 1
EPoS
East Midlands

EPoS
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) QA

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) EPoS Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sun