The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for LESS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LESS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.67% - 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% - 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -3.00% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year - +95.96%  

LESS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 90 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 40.67% 45.00% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 42
Median daily rate £325 £333 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +9.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing LESS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Brighton

LESS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LESS in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for LESS in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for LESS.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Angular 2

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design