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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 60 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing LESS 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.15% 1.31% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
120 180 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.42% 26.12% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 132 73
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Swindon -2 1 - -
LESS
South West

LESS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) WCAG
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (66.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (66.67%) HTML Developer
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) WCAG