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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 148 181 203
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +22
Contract jobs citing Sass 42 30 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.46% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.57% 1.56% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 3
Average daily rate
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£379 £404 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% +15.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £303 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £543 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1633 1925 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 29.72% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1439 1401
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 17
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 78 (98.73%) HTML
2 77 (97.47%) JavaScript
3 72 (91.14%) CSS
4 62 (78.48%) HTML5
5 55 (69.62%) AngularJS
6 54 (68.35%) jQuery
7 47 (59.49%) CSS3
8 46 (58.23%) LESS
9 30 (37.97%) Backbone.js
10 27 (34.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (34.18%) User Experience
11 26 (32.91%) Web Development
12 25 (31.65%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (30.38%) Node.js
13 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (29.11%) PHP
15 20 (25.32%) Grunt
16 17 (21.52%) TDD
16 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
17 14 (17.72%) OO
17 14 (17.72%) RESTful
18 12 (15.19%) Java
18 12 (15.19%) Ember.js
19 11 (13.92%) Scala
20 10 (12.66%) WordPress
20 10 (12.66%) Photoshop
20 10 (12.66%) MySQL
20 10 (12.66%) MVC
20 10 (12.66%) Jasmine
21 9 (11.39%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 24 (30.38%) Node.js
2 10 (12.66%) WordPress
3 6 (7.59%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) Drupal
5 2 (2.53%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) Apache
6 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) MySQL
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Grunt
2 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.66%) Jasmine
4 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
5 8 (10.13%) Selenium
5 8 (10.13%) Subversion
5 8 (10.13%) Bower
6 6 (7.59%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.33%) JIRA
8 4 (5.06%) QUnit
8 4 (5.06%) Maven
9 3 (3.80%) Mocha
9 3 (3.80%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (3.80%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.27%) Yeoman
10 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.27%) Ant
10 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.27%) Gradle
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Arabic Language
3 2 (2.53%) Hindi Language
3 2 (2.53%) Automotive
3 2 (2.53%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (93.67%) Developer
2 47 (59.49%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Web Developer
4 9 (11.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Designer
7 2 (2.53%) UI Programmer
7 2 (2.53%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.53%) Architect
7 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) UI Developer
7 2 (2.53%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (98.73%) HTML
2 72 (91.14%) CSS
3 62 (78.48%) HTML5
4 55 (69.62%) AngularJS
5 54 (68.35%) jQuery
6 47 (59.49%) CSS3
7 46 (58.23%) LESS
8 30 (37.97%) Backbone.js
9 27 (34.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (17.72%) RESTful
11 12 (15.19%) Ember.js
12 9 (11.39%) JSON
12 9 (11.39%) Web Services
13 8 (10.13%) Underscore.js
14 7 (8.86%) XML
14 7 (8.86%) Ajax
14 7 (8.86%) D3.js
15 6 (7.59%) Mustache
15 6 (7.59%) YUI
15 6 (7.59%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.18%) User Experience
2 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.06%) W3C
4 4 (5.06%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.27%) BBC
7 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.27%) Animation
7 1 (1.27%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.27%) CentOS
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Web Development
2 25 (31.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.52%) TDD
5 14 (17.72%) OO
6 10 (12.66%) MVC
7 9 (11.39%) Pair Programming
7 9 (11.39%) BDD
8 5 (6.33%) Content Management
8 5 (6.33%) SOA
8 5 (6.33%) Web Design
8 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.06%) UX Design
10 3 (3.80%) Information Architecture
10 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.80%) OOD
10 3 (3.80%) SEO
10 3 (3.80%) Scrum
10 3 (3.80%) OOP
10 3 (3.80%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 77 (97.47%) JavaScript
2 23 (29.11%) PHP
3 12 (15.19%) Java
4 11 (13.92%) Scala
5 7 (8.86%) Ruby
6 6 (7.59%) Python
7 4 (5.06%) SQL
7 4 (5.06%) C#
8 2 (2.53%) PHP5
8 2 (2.53%) F#
8 2 (2.53%) R
9 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Google
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle
2 2 (2.53%) Facebook
2 2 (2.53%) Twitter
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.27%) Adobe
3 1 (1.27%) VMware
3 1 (1.27%) Zend
3 1 (1.27%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
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