The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 33 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing LESS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.48% 0.53% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.86 - -
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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 Brighton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
76 74 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 36.36% 39.57% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 25
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £198 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

LESS
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

LESS Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

LESS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Mocha
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Mocha
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter