The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 51 63
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Contract jobs citing LESS 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 1.04% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 4.73% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +26.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -2.85% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 177 148 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 28.64% 21.99% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 86 120
Median daily rate £363 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

LESS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LESS in Hertfordshire

LESS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 1 £400 -2.43% 1
LESS
East of England

LESS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Telerik
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) WCF

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Telerik
Watford, Hertfordshire
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