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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 69 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Sass 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 1.81% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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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
271 166 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.88% 22.96% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 102
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) CSS3
3 10 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (53.33%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) LESS
5 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (33.33%) Ember.js
6 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
7 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (26.67%) Node.js
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Android
7 4 (26.67%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) HTTP
8 3 (20.00%) SOAP
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (20.00%) CMS
8 3 (20.00%) Content Management
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (20.00%) JSON
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Phone
8 3 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (20.00%) RESTful
8 3 (20.00%) Appcelerator
8 3 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (13.33%) Haml

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Node.js
2 3 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) CSS3
3 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) LESS
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 5 (33.33%) Ember.js
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (13.33%) Haml
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (6.67%) WCF
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
1 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Appcelerator