Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 20 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 89 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing LESS 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.40% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% - -
South West median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 259 281 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 20.82% 22.04% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 199 212
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £311 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £499
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Wiltshire median hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -36.84% +66.25%
10th Percentile £36.65 £18.50 £30.88
90th Percentile £40.55 £24.70 £45.75
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% +2.41%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Wiltshire

LESS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LESS in Wiltshire

LESS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +7 5 £350 -26.32%
LESS
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) SOLID
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) ES6
5 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum-ban
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) ES6
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA