Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for LESS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LESS over the 6 months to 20 November 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 of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 79 105
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 -15
Contract jobs citing LESS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.21% 0.090% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -33.33% -2.70%
10th Percentile £455 £288 £425
90th Percentile £495 £313 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% +25.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £38.34

LESS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 425 373 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.06% 33.66% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 186 371
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +6.29%
10th Percentile £285 £251 £263
90th Percentile £503 £550 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 19
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.86%
10th Percentile £20.41 £15.75 £10.65
90th Percentile £93.25 £47.43 £60.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Cambridgeshire

LESS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LESS in Cambridgeshire

LESS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 2 £475 - 1
LESS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) React
2 2 (66.67%) Angular 2
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) GWT
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Angular Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) React
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 1 (33.33%) GWT
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree