The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 159 186 198
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Contract jobs citing Sass 42 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 0.76% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 6
Average daily rate
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£418 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1677 1982 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.83% 29.47% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1494 1424
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
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 the City of London

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

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 70 (100.00%) HTML
2 69 (98.57%) CSS
3 64 (91.43%) JavaScript
4 51 (72.86%) HTML5
5 45 (64.29%) jQuery
6 39 (55.71%) CSS3
7 34 (48.57%) AngularJS
8 28 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 27 (38.57%) LESS
10 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (27.14%) Web Development
11 19 (27.14%) Backbone.js
12 18 (25.71%) Node.js
13 17 (24.29%) PHP
13 17 (24.29%) User Experience
14 16 (22.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (21.43%) OO
16 14 (20.00%) TDD
16 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
17 13 (18.57%) Grunt
18 12 (17.14%) Java
18 12 (17.14%) Subversion
19 11 (15.71%) Web Design
20 10 (14.29%) Ajax
21 9 (12.86%) .NET
21 9 (12.86%) Photoshop
21 9 (12.86%) Jasmine
22 8 (11.43%) MVC
22 8 (11.43%) CMS
23 7 (10.00%) C#

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (25.71%) Node.js
2 8 (11.43%) CMS
3 3 (4.29%) Drupal
3 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 3 (4.29%) Confluence
4 2 (2.86%) WordPress
5 1 (1.43%) nginx
5 1 (1.43%) Moodle
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.43%) Redis
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
3 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.57%) Grunt
3 12 (17.14%) Subversion
4 9 (12.86%) Jasmine
5 7 (10.00%) Selenium
6 5 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.71%) QUnit
8 3 (4.29%) Bower
8 3 (4.29%) Sinon.JS
8 3 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (4.29%) Mocha
8 3 (4.29%) Maven
8 3 (4.29%) JIRA
8 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.86%) Yeoman
10 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 2 (2.86%) Publishing
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (94.29%) Developer
2 50 (71.43%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.71%) UI Developer
5 4 (5.71%) UI Programmer
6 2 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (2.86%) CSS Developer
6 2 (2.86%) PHP Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (2.86%) HTML Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Technical Architect
6 2 (2.86%) Architect
6 2 (2.86%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (1.43%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.43%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (100.00%) HTML
2 69 (98.57%) CSS
3 51 (72.86%) HTML5
4 45 (64.29%) jQuery
5 39 (55.71%) CSS3
6 34 (48.57%) AngularJS
7 27 (38.57%) LESS
8 19 (27.14%) Backbone.js
9 16 (22.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (14.29%) Ajax
11 9 (12.86%) .NET
12 7 (10.00%) REST
12 7 (10.00%) JSON
13 6 (8.57%) Google Maps API
13 6 (8.57%) XML
13 6 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (8.57%) Mustache
14 5 (7.14%) Ember.js
14 5 (7.14%) SOAP
15 4 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) User Experience
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) W3C
2 3 (4.29%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.43%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
2 3 (4.29%) Android
2 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.29%) UNIX
3 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.14%) Web Development
4 15 (21.43%) OO
5 14 (20.00%) TDD
6 11 (15.71%) Web Design
7 8 (11.43%) MVC
8 7 (10.00%) BDD
9 6 (8.57%) SEO
9 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.14%) Scrum
11 4 (5.71%) Content Management
11 4 (5.71%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.29%) SOA
12 3 (4.29%) Graceful Degradation
13 2 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (2.86%) Progressive Enhancement
13 2 (2.86%) Build Automation
13 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 17 (24.29%) PHP
3 12 (17.14%) Java
4 7 (10.00%) C#
4 7 (10.00%) Scala
5 4 (5.71%) SQL
6 2 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Ruby
6 2 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.43%) PHP5
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.43%) StatsD
1 1 (1.43%) Ansible
1 1 (1.43%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Google
2 2 (2.86%) Facebook
2 2 (2.86%) Twitter
2 2 (2.86%) RedDot
3 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe
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