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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.75 -
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
81 177 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.38% 36.95% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 108 113
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -23.91%
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