The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LESS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.61% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -
LESS
West Midlands

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
50 61 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.20% 16.44% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 57
Median daily rate £335 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £140 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £39.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire 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 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

LESS
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa - 2 - -
LESS
West Midlands

LESS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) WAI
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
1 2 (66.67%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Angular Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) WAI