Period
to 9 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 166 136
Rank change year-on-year +63 -30 -15
Contract jobs citing EPoS 13 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.67% 0.060% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 0.20% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 32
Surrey median daily rate £140 £115 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% - +9.52%
South East median daily rate £200 £190 £110
% change year-on-year +5.26% +72.73% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 - £12.00

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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 604 1,012 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 30.99% 30.44% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 727 580
Surrey median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £308 £225
90th Percentile £638 £606 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £435 £400
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 45
Surrey median hourly rate £18.90 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.60% +50.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £10.70 £13.60 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £47.70
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.25 £19.34
% change year-on-year +53.09% +4.71% -10.57%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Surrey

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Surrey

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Surrey

EPoS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. 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
Woking - 10 - -
Guildford +25 1 £140 +21.74%
EPoS
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) AWS
2 10 (76.92%) JIRA
2 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 10 (76.92%) Stress Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (76.92%) Heroku
2 10 (76.92%) Bitbucket
2 10 (76.92%) NCR
2 10 (76.92%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) REST
3 9 (69.23%) PHP
3 9 (69.23%) Drupal
4 7 (53.85%) Retail
5 6 (46.15%) Express
5 6 (46.15%) Node.js
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.69%) Electron Framework
9 1 (7.69%) Kaizen
9 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle
9 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.69%) ATM
9 1 (7.69%) ISEB
9 1 (7.69%) TestDirector

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 9 (69.23%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) AWS
1 10 (76.92%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Bitbucket
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (23.08%) EPoS Developer
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.69%) EPoS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) EPoS Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) Express
2 6 (46.15%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) Electron Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) Stress Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Kaizen
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) NCR
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle