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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 66 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LESS 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% - 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% - 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £338 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 238 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.66% 23.94% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 165 136
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 4 (66.67%) Browserify
2 4 (66.67%) webpack
2 4 (66.67%) gulp
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) ECMAScript
3 2 (33.33%) ES6
3 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (33.33%) Wireframes

LESS
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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) gulp
1 4 (66.67%) Jasmine
1 4 (66.67%) webpack
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 4 (66.67%) Browserify
3 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) ECMAScript
2 2 (33.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree