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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 96 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Sass 25 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 0.72% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.74% 3.34% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
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£338 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £331 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £361 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
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
527 539 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.72% 21.46% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 302 208
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 £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 46
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 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 2 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 7 £363 +8.20% 1
Newbury - 6 £311 - 1
Slough -1 2 £400 +23.07%
Bracknell - 2 £150 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Sass
South East

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 42 (85.71%) JavaScript
4 27 (55.10%) HTML5
5 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (44.90%) TDD
7 20 (40.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (36.73%) CSS3
9 17 (34.69%) LESS
10 16 (32.65%) Grunt
11 14 (28.57%) User Experience
11 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
11 14 (28.57%) Django
11 14 (28.57%) Python
12 12 (24.49%) jQuery
12 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
13 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (18.37%) PHP
14 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
15 8 (16.33%) Scrum
15 8 (16.33%) OOP
15 8 (16.33%) Backbone.js
16 7 (14.29%) Node.js
16 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
16 7 (14.29%) Internet
17 6 (12.24%) MVC
17 6 (12.24%) OO
17 6 (12.24%) Degree
17 6 (12.24%) Laravel

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 7 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) WordPress
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Grunt
2 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.24%) Bower
4 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.08%) QUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Python Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Designer
7 3 (6.12%) UI Programmer
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.12%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (2.04%) UX Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Design Authority
9 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (2.04%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) HTML
2 48 (97.96%) CSS
3 27 (55.10%) HTML5
4 18 (36.73%) CSS3
5 17 (34.69%) LESS
6 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 14 (28.57%) Django
7 12 (24.49%) jQuery
8 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (16.33%) Backbone.js
10 6 (12.24%) Laravel
11 4 (8.16%) XHTML
11 4 (8.16%) JSP
11 4 (8.16%) JSTL
11 4 (8.16%) Semantic HTML
12 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (6.12%) REST
12 3 (6.12%) Symfony
12 3 (6.12%) JSON
12 3 (6.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) RIA
2 3 (6.12%) W3C
3 2 (4.08%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) TDD
3 20 (40.82%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.33%) Scrum
6 8 (16.33%) OOP
7 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.24%) MVC
8 6 (12.24%) OO
9 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.16%) UML
11 3 (6.12%) BDD
11 3 (6.12%) Kanban
12 2 (4.08%) SEO
12 2 (4.08%) Web Design
12 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.08%) Rapid Prototyping
13 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
13 1 (2.04%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.57%) Python
3 9 (18.37%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) Scala
5 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Adobe
2 1 (2.04%) Zend
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft