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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
LESS
Cambridgeshire

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
87 163 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.00% 39.37% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 101 89
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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