The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £296
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +16.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.86 -
LESS
South West

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 Wiltshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
160 85 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.62% 13.58% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 60 91
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £429 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

LESS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

LESS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) AngularJS
3 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) Time Management
4 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (55.56%) SaaS
4 5 (55.56%) REST
4 5 (55.56%) User Experience
4 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Wireframes
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) gulp
5 4 (44.44%) Grunt

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Grunt
1 4 (44.44%) gulp
2 3 (33.33%) Bower
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) UI Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior UI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Web UI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) AngularJS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (55.56%) REST
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) Sass
6 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) RequireJS
7 1 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (11.11%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Time Management
2 5 (55.56%) Wireframes
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) ECMAScript
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft