Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 44 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing EPoS 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.92% 1.68% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 4.96% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 20
Watford median daily rate £513 £128 £103
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +301.96% +24.39% -64.96%
10th Percentile £459 £100 £100
90th Percentile £519 £395 £108
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £108 £105
% change year-on-year +341.86% +2.38% -64.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £12.50

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 147 141 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 40.27% 33.89% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 71 45
Watford median daily rate £475 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £228 £200 £120
90th Percentile £574 £525 £523
Hertfordshire median daily rate £416 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - £12.05
10th Percentile £22.75 - £11.68
90th Percentile £50.63 - £12.43
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +31.25% -4.48% -48.46%

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 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 20 October 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 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
1 7 (100.00%) SaaS
1 7 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (71.43%) Data Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
1 7 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
2 5 (71.43%) Data Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP