The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 42 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
Sass
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 108 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.71% 35.64% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 48
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Grunt
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
1 6 (100.00%) gulp
2 5 (83.33%) Dart
2 5 (83.33%) PhantomJS
2 5 (83.33%) TypeScript
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) Node.js
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (83.33%) Jasmine
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (83.33%) WebStorm
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) UX Design
2 5 (83.33%) Mercurial
2 5 (83.33%) ECMAScript
2 5 (83.33%) IntelliJ
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (83.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Grunt
1 6 (100.00%) gulp
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) IntelliJ
2 5 (83.33%) Jasmine
2 5 (83.33%) Mercurial
2 5 (83.33%) PhantomJS
2 5 (83.33%) WebStorm
3 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (50.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
1 5 (83.33%) UX Design
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Dart
1 5 (83.33%) ECMAScript
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) TypeScript