The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 36 34
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.62% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.00% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £296 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
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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 Warwickshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 100 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 16.31% 30.96% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 42
Average daily rate £300 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +3.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LESS across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

LESS
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

LESS Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire