The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 36 48
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.88% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +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 East Sussex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 113 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 38.69% 45.75% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 70 65
Median daily rate £363 £335 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex 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 East Sussex

LESS
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

LESS Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex