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 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 52 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 0.27% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
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 -
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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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 122 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.00% 32.45% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 50 88
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
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 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 20 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) Grunt
1 5 (100.00%) Bower
2 3 (60.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (60.00%) Mocha
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) LESS
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Google Maps API
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) ATG
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) JSTL
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) OOCSS
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Grunt
1 5 (100.00%) Bower
2 3 (60.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (60.00%) Mocha
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) LESS
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Google Maps API
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) JSTL
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) OOCSS
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) Mustache
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) ATG