The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 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 - 0.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
142 103 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.45% 14.78% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 65 116
Average daily rate £341 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LESS across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 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%) 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
5 4 (44.44%) Sass

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LESS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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
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