The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 51 -
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.93% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
170 126 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.65% 19.53% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 73 117
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £42.06 £12.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.50% -69.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £12.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £83.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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