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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 102 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Sass 20 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 2.38% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
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£349 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.17% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £331 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £363 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
512 546 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.65% 21.85% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 283 226
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.51% -43.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 June 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 June 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 +4 6 - - 3
Slough +6 3 £455 +40.07%
Bracknell - 3 £281 -
Newbury - 2 £298 - 1
Windsor - 1 - -
Sass
South East

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (100.00%) HTML
2 48 (97.96%) CSS
3 43 (87.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (46.94%) TDD
6 21 (42.86%) HTML5
6 21 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (32.65%) CSS3
7 16 (32.65%) Django
7 16 (32.65%) Python
8 15 (30.61%) LESS
8 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
8 15 (30.61%) Grunt
8 15 (30.61%) User Experience
9 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 12 (24.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (22.45%) Service Delivery
12 10 (20.41%) OOP
13 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
14 8 (16.33%) Node.js
14 8 (16.33%) jQuery
15 7 (14.29%) Bower
15 7 (14.29%) Scrum
15 7 (14.29%) Internet
16 6 (12.24%) XHTML
16 6 (12.24%) PHP
16 6 (12.24%) Java
16 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
16 6 (12.24%) REST
16 6 (12.24%) Backbone.js

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (16.33%) Node.js
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) WordPress
3 1 (2.04%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) Intranet
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) SSL
4 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
1 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Grunt
2 7 (14.29%) Bower
3 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.16%) gulp
5 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.08%) TestNG
6 2 (4.08%) JUnit
6 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.08%) Maven
6 2 (4.08%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) Selenium
7 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.04%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.04%) QUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.04%) webpack
7 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 19 (38.78%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Python Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Designer
5 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.16%) UI Developer
6 4 (8.16%) UI Programmer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (6.12%) UX Designer
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.08%) UI Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Photoshop Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) UI/UX Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (2.04%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) HTML
2 48 (97.96%) CSS
3 21 (42.86%) HTML5
4 16 (32.65%) CSS3
4 16 (32.65%) Django
5 15 (30.61%) LESS
5 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
6 12 (24.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (16.33%) jQuery
8 6 (12.24%) XHTML
8 6 (12.24%) REST
8 6 (12.24%) Backbone.js
9 4 (8.16%) Semantic HTML
9 4 (8.16%) JSP
9 4 (8.16%) JSON
9 4 (8.16%) JSTL
10 3 (6.12%) Laravel
11 2 (4.08%) Flash
11 2 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (4.08%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) W3C
3 3 (6.12%) Graphic Design
3 3 (6.12%) RIA
4 2 (4.08%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) TDD
3 21 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 11 (22.45%) Service Delivery
6 10 (20.41%) OOP
7 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Scrum
9 5 (10.20%) Web Design
9 5 (10.20%) MVC
10 4 (8.16%) OO
10 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.12%) Kanban
11 3 (6.12%) UML
11 3 (6.12%) BDD
11 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
12 2 (4.08%) Web Accessibility
12 2 (4.08%) Rapid Prototyping
12 2 (4.08%) SOA
12 2 (4.08%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) JavaScript
2 16 (32.65%) Python
3 6 (12.24%) PHP
3 6 (12.24%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) PHP4
4 3 (6.12%) Groovy
4 3 (6.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Adobe
2 2 (4.08%) Macromedia
3 1 (2.04%) Zend
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft