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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 173 172 218
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +46
Contract jobs citing Sass 35 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 1.57% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 5
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£348 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £519 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -12.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £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
1774 1716 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.30% 29.57% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1288 1635
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £28.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 73 (94.81%) JavaScript
2 71 (92.21%) HTML
3 66 (85.71%) CSS
4 53 (68.83%) HTML5
5 51 (66.23%) jQuery
5 51 (66.23%) AngularJS
6 41 (53.25%) CSS3
7 39 (50.65%) LESS
8 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (37.66%) Backbone.js
10 25 (32.47%) User Experience
11 23 (29.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 23 (29.87%) PHP
12 22 (28.57%) Grunt
12 22 (28.57%) Node.js
13 17 (22.08%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (22.08%) TDD
13 17 (22.08%) Web Development
14 16 (20.78%) OO
15 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
16 14 (18.18%) Java
17 13 (16.88%) RESTful
18 12 (15.58%) Ember.js
18 12 (15.58%) gulp
19 11 (14.29%) Underscore.js
19 11 (14.29%) Jasmine
19 11 (14.29%) BDD
20 9 (11.69%) Selenium
20 9 (11.69%) Pair Programming
20 9 (11.69%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (28.57%) Node.js
2 7 (9.09%) WordPress
3 4 (5.19%) Drupal
4 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) MySQL
2 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Grunt
2 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.58%) gulp
4 11 (14.29%) Jasmine
5 9 (11.69%) Selenium
5 9 (11.69%) Cucumber
6 8 (10.39%) Bower
7 7 (9.09%) Subversion
8 6 (7.79%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.19%) JIRA
9 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.19%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (5.19%) Yeoman
10 1 (1.30%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (1.30%) Gradle
10 1 (1.30%) Ant
10 1 (1.30%) Maven
10 1 (1.30%) Hudson
10 1 (1.30%) QUnit
10 1 (1.30%) Broccoli
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Publishing
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Automotive
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Games
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (93.51%) Developer
2 46 (59.74%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 10 (12.99%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Designer
8 2 (2.60%) UI Programmer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) UI Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Magento Developer
9 1 (1.30%) Email Designer
9 1 (1.30%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (92.21%) HTML
2 66 (85.71%) CSS
3 53 (68.83%) HTML5
4 51 (66.23%) jQuery
4 51 (66.23%) AngularJS
5 41 (53.25%) CSS3
6 39 (50.65%) LESS
7 29 (37.66%) Backbone.js
8 23 (29.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (16.88%) RESTful
10 12 (15.58%) Ember.js
11 11 (14.29%) Underscore.js
12 8 (10.39%) D3.js
12 8 (10.39%) Web Services
13 6 (7.79%) Play Framework
14 5 (6.49%) JSON
15 4 (5.19%) Spring
15 4 (5.19%) XML
15 4 (5.19%) Ext JS
15 4 (5.19%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) User Experience
2 6 (7.79%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.19%) W3C
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) BBC
6 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.30%) Animation
6 1 (1.30%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.30%) CentOS
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.08%) TDD
2 17 (22.08%) Web Development
2 17 (22.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (20.78%) OO
4 11 (14.29%) BDD
5 9 (11.69%) Pair Programming
6 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.39%) MVC
7 7 (9.09%) Scrum
8 4 (5.19%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (5.19%) Analytics
9 3 (3.90%) Mobile Development
9 3 (3.90%) Mobile First
9 3 (3.90%) UX Design
9 3 (3.90%) Information Architecture
9 3 (3.90%) Content Management
9 3 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.90%) Kanban
9 3 (3.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (94.81%) JavaScript
2 23 (29.87%) PHP
3 14 (18.18%) Java
4 8 (10.39%) Ruby
4 8 (10.39%) Scala
5 5 (6.49%) Python
6 4 (5.19%) SQL
7 3 (3.90%) C
7 3 (3.90%) C#
7 3 (3.90%) F#
8 1 (1.30%) Go
8 1 (1.30%) PHP5
8 1 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Google
2 4 (5.19%) Twitter
3 3 (3.90%) Zend
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.60%) Zuora
4 2 (2.60%) Facebook
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
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