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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 98 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Sass 22 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 0.48% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.25% 2.18% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
Average daily rate
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£407 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.34% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £370 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £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
518 550 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.19% 21.96% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 270 267
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.65 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £21.10 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Reading -3 8 £344 +2.61% 3
Slough +2 6 £488 +55.37%
Bracknell - 4 £419 - 1
Maidenhead +4 2 £300 -
Newbury - 2 £250 - 1
Windsor - 1 - -
Sass
South East

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 45 (100.00%) HTML
2 44 (97.78%) CSS
3 39 (86.67%) JavaScript
4 23 (51.11%) HTML5
5 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (46.67%) TDD
7 19 (42.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (40.00%) CSS3
9 17 (37.78%) Grunt
10 15 (33.33%) AngularJS
11 14 (31.11%) LESS
12 13 (28.89%) Django
12 13 (28.89%) Python
13 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
14 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
14 9 (20.00%) OOP
14 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (20.00%) REST
15 8 (17.78%) User Experience
15 8 (17.78%) jQuery
15 8 (17.78%) Node.js
15 8 (17.78%) Scrum
16 7 (15.56%) Web Design
16 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
16 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
16 7 (15.56%) gulp
17 6 (13.33%) Bower
17 6 (13.33%) JSON
17 6 (13.33%) PHP
17 6 (13.33%) MySQL

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (17.78%) Node.js
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Grunt
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) gulp
3 6 (13.33%) Bower
4 5 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.89%) JUnit
5 4 (8.89%) IntelliJ
5 4 (8.89%) Maven
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) TestNG
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium
6 3 (6.67%) QUnit
6 3 (6.67%) webpack
6 3 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (6.67%) JSHint
7 1 (2.22%) Ant
7 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Web Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Python Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Designer
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
6 5 (11.11%) UI Programmer
6 5 (11.11%) UI Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.67%) UX Designer
9 2 (4.44%) UI Designer
9 2 (4.44%) Photoshop Designer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.44%) UI/UX Designer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior UI Developer
10 1 (2.22%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) HTML
2 44 (97.78%) CSS
3 23 (51.11%) HTML5
4 18 (40.00%) CSS3
5 15 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 14 (31.11%) LESS
7 13 (28.89%) Django
8 9 (20.00%) REST
8 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (17.78%) jQuery
10 6 (13.33%) JSON
11 5 (11.11%) Backbone.js
12 4 (8.89%) React
12 4 (8.89%) Ajax
12 4 (8.89%) SOAP
13 3 (6.67%) DOM
13 3 (6.67%) XHTML
13 3 (6.67%) Ember.js
13 3 (6.67%) JSLint
13 3 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.44%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) RIA
4 1 (2.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) TDD
3 19 (42.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.00%) OOP
5 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (17.78%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) Web Design
7 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) OO
9 4 (8.89%) SOA
10 3 (6.67%) UML
11 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.44%) SEO
11 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.44%) Kanban
11 2 (4.44%) Web Accessibility
11 2 (4.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.89%) Python
3 6 (13.33%) PHP
4 5 (11.11%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) Groovy
4 5 (11.11%) Scala
5 3 (6.67%) PHP4
6 1 (2.22%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe
2 2 (4.44%) Macromedia
3 1 (2.22%) Zend