Period
to 18 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +56
Contract jobs citing LESS 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.46% 0.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.02% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
East Sussex median daily rate £453 - -
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £380
% change year-on-year -1.16% +13.16% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 298 218 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 48.30% 40.90% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 161 113
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £363 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +5.53% +2.54%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £220
90th Percentile £550 £563 £438
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
East Sussex median hourly rate £43.50 - £42.25
10th Percentile £42.75 - £41.48
90th Percentile £44.25 - £44.10
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in East Sussex over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 February 2019. 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 -8 3 £475 - 2
Hove 0 2 £525 - 1
Eastbourne - 1 £453 -
Hastings - 1 £453 -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
3 7 (77.78%) Sass
4 6 (66.67%) Web Development
4 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 5 (55.56%) BDD
5 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) .NET
5 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
5 5 (55.56%) React
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
7 3 (33.33%) CSS3
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (33.33%) Mocha
7 3 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (33.33%) MVC
7 3 (33.33%) Spring
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 3 (33.33%) C#
7 3 (33.33%) Java
7 3 (33.33%) PostCSS

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 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (11.11%) npm
2 1 (11.11%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Grunt
2 3 (33.33%) gulp
2 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 3 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (33.33%) Mocha
2 3 (33.33%) PostCSS
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) webpack
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) React Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
3 7 (77.78%) Sass
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) React
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) Angular 2
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) JSON
6 2 (22.22%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) D3.js
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (11.11%) Node.js
7 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile First
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) ES6
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WAI
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Google