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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 97 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Sass 29 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.20% 2.27% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 10
Average daily rate
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£313 £343 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
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
558 528 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.57% 21.81% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 259 309
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015. 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
Slough +11 13 £313 -4.58%
Reading -7 9 £300 -15.78% 1
Bracknell - 6 £425 -
Maidenhead +7 4 £295 -1.66%
Newbury - 1 £250 -
Sass
South East

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) HTML
2 54 (98.18%) CSS
3 48 (87.27%) JavaScript
4 36 (65.45%) HTML5
5 31 (56.36%) CSS3
6 25 (45.45%) LESS
7 23 (41.82%) TDD
8 21 (38.18%) jQuery
9 20 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
9 20 (36.36%) JSON
10 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (34.55%) AngularJS
11 18 (32.73%) Grunt
12 16 (29.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (21.82%) OOP
13 12 (21.82%) OO
14 11 (20.00%) Retail
14 11 (20.00%) Ajax
15 10 (18.18%) Django
15 10 (18.18%) Python
15 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
15 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
16 9 (16.36%) REST
16 9 (16.36%) React
16 9 (16.36%) PHP
17 8 (14.55%) MySQL
17 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
17 8 (14.55%) Scrum
17 8 (14.55%) User Experience
17 8 (14.55%) gulp

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (12.73%) Node.js
2 4 (7.27%) CMS
3 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.45%) Drupal
3 3 (5.45%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Photoshop
2 5 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Google Analytics
1 4 (7.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
1 3 (5.45%) DNS
1 3 (5.45%) SSL
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Telnet
2 1 (1.82%) SSH
2 1 (1.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Grunt
2 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.55%) gulp
4 6 (10.91%) Bower
5 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
5 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.27%) Subversion
6 4 (7.27%) Maven
6 4 (7.27%) JIRA
6 4 (7.27%) JUnit
6 4 (7.27%) IntelliJ
6 4 (7.27%) TestNG
7 3 (5.45%) Selenium
7 3 (5.45%) QUnit
7 3 (5.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (5.45%) JSHint
7 3 (5.45%) webpack
8 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.82%) Ant
General
1 11 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 26 (47.27%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 7 (12.73%) UI Developer
4 7 (12.73%) UI Programmer
5 6 (10.91%) Designer
5 6 (10.91%) Python Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
7 4 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.45%) UX Designer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) UI Designer
9 2 (3.64%) Photoshop Designer
9 2 (3.64%) UI/UX Designer
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.82%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) HTML
2 54 (98.18%) CSS
3 36 (65.45%) HTML5
4 31 (56.36%) CSS3
5 25 (45.45%) LESS
6 21 (38.18%) jQuery
7 20 (36.36%) JSON
8 19 (34.55%) AngularJS
9 16 (29.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (20.00%) Ajax
11 10 (18.18%) Django
12 9 (16.36%) REST
12 9 (16.36%) React
13 8 (14.55%) Backbone.js
14 7 (12.73%) JSP
15 4 (7.27%) SOAP
16 3 (5.45%) XML
16 3 (5.45%) DOM
16 3 (5.45%) XHTML
16 3 (5.45%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) User Experience
2 5 (9.09%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.64%) W3C
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) TDD
2 20 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) OOP
4 12 (21.82%) OO
5 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.55%) Scrum
6 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Web Design
8 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.91%) SEO
9 5 (9.09%) MVC
9 5 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Coaching
10 4 (7.27%) Analytics
10 4 (7.27%) SOA
11 3 (5.45%) UML
11 3 (5.45%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 48 (87.27%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.18%) Python
3 9 (16.36%) PHP
4 5 (9.09%) Groovy
4 5 (9.09%) Scala
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) PHP5
5 3 (5.45%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Google
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe
3 2 (3.64%) Macromedia
4 1 (1.82%) Zend