The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFTPOS in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EFTPOS over the 3 months to 25 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 Funds Transfer at Point of Sale (EFTPOS)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 650 634
Contract jobs citing EFTPOS 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.011% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EFTPOS 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15365 17649 17726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.20% 33.26% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9982 11571 11114
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 579 649
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

EFTPOS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for EFTPOS in the UK

EFTPOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EFTPOS in the UK

EFTPOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EFTPOS in the UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EFTPOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EFTPOS.

1 7 (100.00%) EFT
1 7 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 7 (100.00%) VeriFone
1 7 (100.00%) FIS
2 6 (85.71%) WorldPay
2 6 (85.71%) Ingenico
3 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (28.57%) Elavon
3 2 (28.57%) EPoS
3 2 (28.57%) BASE24
3 2 (28.57%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
4 1 (14.29%) VocaLink
4 1 (14.29%) TSYS
4 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
4 1 (14.29%) APACS
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (14.29%) Sage Pay
4 1 (14.29%) Thales
4 1 (14.29%) Hypercom
4 1 (14.29%) Cubic Transportation
4 1 (14.29%) EMV
4 1 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (14.29%) ATM
4 1 (14.29%) Sage
4 1 (14.29%) Retail

EFTPOS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) BASE24
2 1 (14.29%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Payments Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Payments Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Payments Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Product Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) EFT
1 7 (100.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS
2 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (14.29%) APACS
3 1 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (14.29%) EMV
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) BPMN
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) FIS
1 7 (100.00%) VeriFone
2 6 (85.71%) Ingenico
2 6 (85.71%) WorldPay
3 2 (28.57%) Elavon
3 2 (28.57%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (14.29%) Cubic Transportation
4 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
4 1 (14.29%) Hypercom
4 1 (14.29%) Sage
4 1 (14.29%) Thales
4 1 (14.29%) Toshiba
4 1 (14.29%) TSYS
4 1 (14.29%) VocaLink