The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 102 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 18 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.42% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.60% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 0
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£335 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
Sass
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
500 605 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.39% 23.29% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 350 221
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £32.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £36.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sass across the Berkshire region.

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +26 10 £356 -10.65% 1
Slough -2 9 £329 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 £300 -
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Sass
South East

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sass also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sass.

1 30 (100.00%) HTML
2 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
3 27 (90.00%) HTML5
4 24 (80.00%) CSS
5 23 (76.67%) CSS3
6 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (56.67%) jQuery
8 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
8 16 (53.33%) Grunt
9 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
9 15 (50.00%) OO
10 11 (36.67%) TDD
10 11 (36.67%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (30.00%) Backbone.js
11 9 (30.00%) QUnit
11 9 (30.00%) Jasmine
11 9 (30.00%) Scrum
12 8 (26.67%) Open Source
12 8 (26.67%) User Experience
13 7 (23.33%) CMS
13 7 (23.33%) XHTML
13 7 (23.33%) .NET
13 7 (23.33%) JSON
14 6 (20.00%) BDD
15 5 (16.67%) Durandal
15 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
17 2 (6.67%) SAP
17 2 (6.67%) LESS
17 2 (6.67%) Dependency Management

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Sass also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sass. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
1 16 (53.33%) Grunt
2 9 (30.00%) QUnit
2 9 (30.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
1 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 25 (83.33%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (90.00%) HTML5
3 24 (80.00%) CSS
4 23 (76.67%) CSS3
5 17 (56.67%) jQuery
6 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (36.67%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (30.00%) Backbone.js
9 7 (23.33%) XHTML
9 7 (23.33%) .NET
9 7 (23.33%) JSON
10 5 (16.67%) Durandal
10 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (6.67%) LESS
12 1 (3.33%) Flash
12 1 (3.33%) Dojo
12 1 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
12 1 (3.33%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Open Source
1 8 (26.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) OO
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.67%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Akamai
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