The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 129 -
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.078% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
LESS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
527 611 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.48% 23.68% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 336 228
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LESS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LESS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LESS across the Berkshire region.

LESS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

LESS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LESS.

1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LESS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) E-Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript