Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 89 -
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.54% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Reading median daily rate - £375 -
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year +5.88% +25.93% -30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 319 302 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.02% 20.52% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 178 334
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.08% +7.61%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £283
90th Percentile £525 £488 £547
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £50.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -60.99% +164.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.40 £15.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £21.06 £37.25
% change year-on-year +51.98% -43.48% +96.05%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Reading

LESS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LESS in Reading