Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - +63 -2
Contract jobs citing LESS 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.37% - 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
East Sussex median daily rate - - £335
South East median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% +0.13% +15.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50

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 242 230 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 44.57% 43.73% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 134 165
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +9.24%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £563 £526 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.93 - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 19 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
Brighton - 2 - -
Hove - 1 - -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for LESS.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Angular 2

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Angular 2
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter