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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 77 65
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.12% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.35% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.00 -
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
208 282 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.78% 34.31% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 190 167
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £9.50 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.50 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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