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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 105 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 16 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.55% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.09% 2.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 0
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£338 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%
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
517 610 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.09% 23.77% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 336 230
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 22 September 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 +19 10 £356 -10.65% 2
Slough +3 7 £330 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 £300 -
Wokingham - - - -
Sass
South East

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 30 (96.77%) JavaScript
3 28 (90.32%) HTML5
4 25 (80.65%) CSS
5 24 (77.42%) CSS3
6 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (58.06%) jQuery
8 17 (54.84%) Grunt
9 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
10 14 (45.16%) OO
11 13 (41.94%) AngularJS
12 11 (35.48%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (32.26%) TDD
13 10 (32.26%) Open Source
13 10 (32.26%) User Experience
14 9 (29.03%) JSON
14 9 (29.03%) CMS
14 9 (29.03%) XHTML
15 8 (25.81%) Backbone.js
15 8 (25.81%) QUnit
15 8 (25.81%) Jasmine
16 7 (22.58%) .NET
16 7 (22.58%) Scrum
17 6 (19.35%) BDD
18 5 (16.13%) Durandal
18 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
20 2 (6.45%) SAP
20 2 (6.45%) LESS
20 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (29.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Grunt
2 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.81%) QUnit
3 8 (25.81%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 26 (83.87%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Senior Developer
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (29.03%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.23%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Designer
5 1 (3.23%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 28 (90.32%) HTML5
3 25 (80.65%) CSS
4 24 (77.42%) CSS3
5 18 (58.06%) jQuery
6 13 (41.94%) AngularJS
7 11 (35.48%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (29.03%) XHTML
8 9 (29.03%) JSON
9 8 (25.81%) Backbone.js
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 5 (16.13%) Durandal
11 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (6.45%) LESS
13 1 (3.23%) OOCSS
13 1 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
13 1 (3.23%) Flash
13 1 (3.23%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Open Source
1 10 (32.26%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) OO
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Akamai
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