The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 26 June 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)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing LESS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.34% 0.21% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.86

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 37 98 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 12.76% 20.50% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 56 35
Median daily rate £238 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.48% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £485 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Median hourly rate £34.50 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.75% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

LESS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LESS in Warwickshire

LESS
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Warwick - 1 - -
LESS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Bluemix
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) JSUnit
2 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Bluemix
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JSUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
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%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IBM