The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 73 63
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.38% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.07% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.86 -
LESS
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
199 280 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.25% 35.62% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 186 155
Median daily rate £400 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

LESS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

LESS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

LESS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Swing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) GWT
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JavaFX
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Smart GWT
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
1 1 (50.00%) gulp
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) GWT
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaFX
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Smart GWT
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Swing
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript