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 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LESS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.37% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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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
104 70 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 38.66% 40.70% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 53
Average daily rate £250 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £30.00
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 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 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss