The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 57 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.69% 0.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.33% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Sass
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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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 143 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.63% 23.83% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 99 128
Average daily rate £363 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -57.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sass across the Bristol region.

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (83.33%) LESS
3 14 (77.78%) CSS3
4 13 (72.22%) HTML5
5 12 (66.67%) PHP
5 12 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (55.56%) Zend
7 7 (38.89%) jQuery
7 7 (38.89%) Symfony
7 7 (38.89%) MVC
8 6 (33.33%) CakePHP
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
10 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (16.67%) JSON
11 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
11 2 (11.11%) Haml
11 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
11 2 (11.11%) MySQL
11 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 2 (11.11%) Ruby
11 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (11.11%) E-Learning
11 2 (11.11%) Information Security
11 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
11 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 1 (5.56%) Grunt

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Front-End Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
4 4 (22.22%) UI Developer
4 4 (22.22%) UI Programmer
5 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (83.33%) LESS
3 14 (77.78%) CSS3
4 13 (72.22%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) Symfony
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) CakePHP
7 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
8 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.11%) Haml
8 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
8 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (5.56%) XML
9 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Zend
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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