The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 2 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LESS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LESS
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 187 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.49% 28.73% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 130 47
Average daily rate £355 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

LESS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 1 £350 - 2
LESS
Wales

LESS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP