Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 59 57
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -
Contract jobs citing LESS 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.49% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 3.49% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Warwickshire median daily rate £325 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £300 £325 £315
90th Percentile £350 £375 £340
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £359 £288
% change year-on-year +1.05% +24.78% -29.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Warwickshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 136 86 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 22.04% 9.97% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 52 80
Warwickshire median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -12.75%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £175
90th Percentile £433 £466 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 13
Warwickshire median hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -19.83% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23.42 £22.00 £21.90
90th Percentile £34.40 £30.52 £40.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Handlebars
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Animation
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Express
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (33.33%) Bower
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) gulp
3 1 (33.33%) Pug
3 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) Chatbot

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 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Chatbot
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bower
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
1 1 (33.33%) gulp
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Handlebars
3 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Express
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Pug
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP