Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 18 July 2018 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 52 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -2
Contract jobs citing LESS 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.12% 0.57% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.90% 1.26% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
East Sussex median daily rate £311 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.68% +14.81% +2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £326 £319
90th Percentile £330 £439 £356
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 East Sussex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 207 239 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 38.48% 45.35% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 157 177
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +14.75%
10th Percentile £300 £231 £256
90th Percentile £524 £475 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - £11.93 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -76.14% +47.06%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in East Sussex

LESS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LESS in East Sussex

LESS
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
Brighton -1 2 £300 -22.58% 3
Uckfield - 2 £320 - 2
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for LESS.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 5 (83.33%) React
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Secure Coding
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) ISMS
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (50.00%) Security Management
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (16.67%) React Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 5 (83.33%) React
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (66.67%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Django
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 4 (66.67%) Secure Coding
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) ISMS
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Source Code Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft