The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 63 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing LESS 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.27% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 0.60% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £85
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £281
% change year-on-year
+12.44% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.86 - -
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
164 166 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.95% 25.58% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 106
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LESS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LESS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LESS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LESS.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LESS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
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