The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing EPoS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.50% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £105 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £395 £269
% change year-on-year -72.15% +46.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.15 £12.50 £11.17
% change year-on-year -18.80% +11.90%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 51 59 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 25.50% 27.06% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 58
Median daily rate £439 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +23.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £588 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.70 £15.70 £29.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% -46.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.85 £14.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £16.55 £39.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Southampton

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Southampton

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) ATM Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft