Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 January 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 54 -
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.52% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Merseyside median daily rate - £325 -
North West median daily rate £420 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +29.23% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 137 205 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 30.38% 35.47% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 146 94
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £550 £571 £500
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +0.65% - +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £40.00
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £38.50 £33.82
% change year-on-year -0.97% +13.84% +12.73%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Merseyside

LESS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LESS in Merseyside