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 28 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 39 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing LESS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.33% 0.30% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £340 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.86 -
LESS
South East

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
135 98 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 44.26% 29.17% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 62 35
Median daily rate £375 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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

LESS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for LESS.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Express
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Jade
2 1 (50.00%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) OOP

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Express
2 1 (50.00%) Jade
2 1 (50.00%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (50.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript