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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 169 200 226
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +26
Contract jobs citing Sass 28 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.24% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 0.80% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 0
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
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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
1732 2119 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.57% 29.52% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1616 1657
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.71%
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 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 45 (80.36%) HTML
2 44 (78.57%) CSS
3 41 (73.21%) JavaScript
4 26 (46.43%) Node.js
5 25 (44.64%) Java
6 23 (41.07%) HTML5
7 22 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (37.50%) TDD
8 21 (37.50%) jQuery
9 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
10 17 (30.36%) CSS3
10 17 (30.36%) Mustache
10 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (28.57%) Subversion
12 15 (26.79%) Web Design
12 15 (26.79%) XML
12 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
13 14 (25.00%) .NET
14 13 (23.21%) SQL
14 13 (23.21%) Linux
14 13 (23.21%) OO
14 13 (23.21%) BDD
15 11 (19.64%) Grunt
15 11 (19.64%) Web Services
15 11 (19.64%) UNIX
16 10 (17.86%) Ruby
16 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (16.07%) WATIR
17 9 (16.07%) Selenium
17 9 (16.07%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 26 (46.43%) Node.js
2 3 (5.36%) nginx
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.79%) Moodle
4 1 (1.79%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 16 (28.57%) Subversion
3 11 (19.64%) Grunt
4 9 (16.07%) WATIR
4 9 (16.07%) Selenium
4 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
5 7 (12.50%) Jasmine
6 6 (10.71%) Mocha
6 6 (10.71%) Sahi
7 3 (5.36%) Yeoman
8 2 (3.57%) JUnit
8 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.79%) Maven
9 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.79%) jMock
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (1.79%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.79%) QUnit
General
1 3 (5.36%) Local Government
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Publishing
2 1 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (78.57%) Developer
2 31 (55.36%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) UI Developer
4 5 (8.93%) UI Programmer
5 3 (5.36%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.36%) Tester
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.36%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) QA Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.57%) HTML Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (80.36%) HTML
2 44 (78.57%) CSS
3 23 (41.07%) HTML5
4 21 (37.50%) jQuery
5 17 (30.36%) CSS3
5 17 (30.36%) Mustache
6 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
6 15 (26.79%) XML
7 14 (25.00%) .NET
8 11 (19.64%) Web Services
9 9 (16.07%) LESS
10 5 (8.93%) Ajax
10 5 (8.93%) Backbone.js
11 4 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (7.14%) SOAP
11 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (5.36%) XHTML
12 3 (5.36%) SGML
12 3 (5.36%) DOM
12 3 (5.36%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Open Source
1 8 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.79%) W3C
3 1 (1.79%) BBC
3 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.79%) Physics
3 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) UNIX
3 7 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.36%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 21 (37.50%) TDD
3 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (26.79%) Web Design
5 13 (23.21%) OO
5 13 (23.21%) BDD
6 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.07%) Web Development
8 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.71%) Scrum
10 5 (8.93%) SEO
11 4 (7.14%) MVC
11 4 (7.14%) Content Management
11 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.57%) Project Management
13 2 (3.57%) Change Management
13 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) JavaScript
2 25 (44.64%) Java
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) Ruby
5 8 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) C#
7 3 (5.36%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (3.57%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) XAML
9 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.79%) StatsD
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle
1 2 (3.57%) RedDot
2 1 (1.79%) Twitter
2 1 (1.79%) SAP
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe
2 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
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