The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LESS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.75 -
LESS
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
173 248 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.61% 23.98% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 205 99
Median daily rate £388 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -42.10%
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 Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

LESS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

LESS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for LESS.

1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Sass
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Kendo UI
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (20.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) EclipseLink
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
5 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (20.00%) Online Games
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (20.00%) JBehave
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
1 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Sass
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Kendo UI
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) EclipseLink
5 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (20.00%) Java EE
5 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (20.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle