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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 103 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 20 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.88% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
516 607 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.61% 23.19% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 346 220
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 21
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 £36.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £36.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 11 £363 - 3
Slough -1 8 £330 - 2
Windsor - - - -
Ascot - - - - 1
Sass
South East

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 32 (100.00%) HTML
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (84.38%) HTML5
3 26 (81.25%) CSS
4 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (65.63%) CSS3
6 18 (56.25%) jQuery
7 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
8 16 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 16 (50.00%) OO
9 15 (46.88%) Grunt
10 14 (43.75%) TDD
11 11 (34.38%) Scrum
11 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
11 11 (34.38%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (31.25%) QUnit
12 10 (31.25%) Jasmine
13 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (25.00%) .NET
14 7 (21.88%) JSON
14 7 (21.88%) BDD
15 6 (18.75%) Open Source
15 6 (18.75%) User Experience
15 6 (18.75%) CMS
16 5 (15.63%) XHTML
16 5 (15.63%) Durandal
16 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 3 (9.38%) Python
17 3 (9.38%) PHP
17 3 (9.38%) Project Management

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 6 (18.75%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 15 (46.88%) Grunt
3 10 (31.25%) QUnit
3 10 (31.25%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (78.13%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (84.38%) HTML5
3 26 (81.25%) CSS
4 21 (65.63%) CSS3
5 18 (56.25%) jQuery
6 16 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
7 11 (34.38%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (25.00%) .NET
9 7 (21.88%) JSON
10 5 (15.63%) XHTML
10 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (15.63%) Durandal
11 2 (6.25%) Django
11 2 (6.25%) REST
12 1 (3.13%) OOCSS
12 1 (3.13%) LESS
12 1 (3.13%) Symfony
12 1 (3.13%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Open Source
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) New Media
3 1 (3.13%) BBC
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) OO
3 14 (43.75%) TDD
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (21.88%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
9 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.13%) SEO
9 1 (3.13%) OOP
9 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Akamai
2 1 (3.13%) SendGrid
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