The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 32 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing LESS 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.00% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 1.59% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
89 126 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.57% 32.39% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 76 72
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £317 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing LESS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LESS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

LESS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for LESS.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Leaflet
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Redis
2 2 (66.67%) D3.js
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Polymer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Components
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLayers
2 2 (66.67%) Angular 2
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Compass CSS Framework

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (33.33%) Predix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Angular 2
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) D3.js
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Leaflet
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLayers
2 2 (66.67%) Polymer
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (66.67%) Web Components
3 1 (33.33%) Compass CSS Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
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