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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 49 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 23 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.62% 0.87% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.58% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 0
Average daily rate
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£304 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
268 227 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 30.56% 28.16% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 178 60
Average daily rate £375 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £293 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (75.00%) CSS
3 20 (71.43%) HTML
4 16 (57.14%) jQuery
5 15 (53.57%) Web Services
6 13 (46.43%) .NET
6 13 (46.43%) CMS
6 13 (46.43%) HTML5
7 12 (42.86%) CSS3
7 12 (42.86%) AngularJS
8 11 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (35.71%) Express
9 10 (35.71%) Node.js
10 9 (32.14%) Content Management
11 8 (28.57%) MVC
11 8 (28.57%) LESS
12 6 (21.43%) Scrum
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
12 6 (21.43%) XML
12 6 (21.43%) Umbraco
12 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
13 5 (17.86%) OO
13 5 (17.86%) TDD
13 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
13 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (14.29%) Windows Phone

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (46.43%) CMS
2 10 (35.71%) Node.js
3 6 (21.43%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Mocha
2 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 4 (14.29%) Grunt
2 4 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (10.71%) gulp
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Bower
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) CSS
2 20 (71.43%) HTML
3 16 (57.14%) jQuery
4 15 (53.57%) Web Services
5 13 (46.43%) .NET
5 13 (46.43%) HTML5
6 12 (42.86%) CSS3
6 12 (42.86%) AngularJS
7 10 (35.71%) Express
8 8 (28.57%) LESS
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 6 (21.43%) XML
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
10 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (14.29%) Ember.js
11 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
11 4 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) W3C
1 1 (3.57%) E-Learning
1 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Android
1 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 4 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Content Management
4 8 (28.57%) MVC
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) API Integration
9 2 (7.14%) Mobile Development
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) Web Design
10 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Web Analytics
10 1 (3.57%) SMACSS
10 1 (3.57%) Mobile First
10 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
10 1 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) TypeScript
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Appcelerator
2 2 (7.14%) Zend