The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LESS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.47% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.75 -
LESS
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 86 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.56% 25.07% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 63 98
Median daily rate £325 £370 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

LESS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

LESS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

LESS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Southampton region with a requirement for LESS.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development