Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 27 31
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 +2
Contract jobs citing EPoS 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.16% 2.24% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.76% 7.35% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
Watford median daily rate £320 £100 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +220.00% -81.82% +41.94%
10th Percentile £128 £100 £500
90th Percentile £395 £115 £600
Hertfordshire median daily rate £128 £110 £550
% change year-on-year +15.91% -80.00% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 139 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 37.57% 30.49% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 36 43
Watford median daily rate £388 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £123 £206
90th Percentile £488 £553 £490
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Watford median hourly rate £32.00 £11.33 £32.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.44% -65.38% +161.84%
10th Percentile £21.60 £11.33 £17.64
90th Percentile £42.40 £12.21 £42.27
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £21.50
% change year-on-year +6.62% -36.74% +16.88%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Watford

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EPoS in Watford

EPoS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Watford over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EPoS in Watford

EPoS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EPoS in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (12.50%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) EPoS Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) ATM Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Digital Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center