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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing LESS 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire - 0.61% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £365 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.00% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £17.86
% change year-on-year - +95.96%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 128 149 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 20.03% 22.82% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 95 65
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Median hourly rate £47.75 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1 (100.00%) HTML

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML