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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 167 204 220
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +16
Contract jobs citing Sass 30 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.21% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 0.70% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 1
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£375 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
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 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
1738 2156 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.88% 29.75% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 1636 1692
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £296 £300
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 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 43 (76.79%) HTML
1 43 (76.79%) CSS
2 41 (73.21%) JavaScript
3 28 (50.00%) Node.js
4 26 (46.43%) HTML5
5 25 (44.64%) Java
6 23 (41.07%) TDD
7 22 (39.29%) CSS3
8 21 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (37.50%) jQuery
8 21 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 17 (30.36%) Mustache
9 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
10 15 (26.79%) BDD
10 15 (26.79%) Subversion
10 15 (26.79%) Web Design
11 14 (25.00%) Linux
12 12 (21.43%) OO
12 12 (21.43%) XML
12 12 (21.43%) SQL
12 12 (21.43%) Ruby
12 12 (21.43%) LESS
13 11 (19.64%) .NET
13 11 (19.64%) Web Services
13 11 (19.64%) UNIX
14 10 (17.86%) Grunt
15 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
15 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
15 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro
15 9 (16.07%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) Drupal
2 2 (3.57%) nginx
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.79%) Moodle
3 1 (1.79%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
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 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (26.79%) Subversion
3 10 (17.86%) Grunt
4 9 (16.07%) WATIR
4 9 (16.07%) Selenium
4 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.71%) Mocha
5 6 (10.71%) Sahi
5 6 (10.71%) Jasmine
6 3 (5.36%) Yeoman
7 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.79%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.79%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.79%) QUnit
7 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.79%) jMock
7 1 (1.79%) Firebug
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (5.36%) Local Government
2 2 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (80.36%) Developer
2 32 (57.14%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.36%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.36%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (3.57%) CSS Developer
7 2 (3.57%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior UI Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (76.79%) HTML
1 43 (76.79%) CSS
2 26 (46.43%) HTML5
3 22 (39.29%) CSS3
4 21 (37.50%) jQuery
5 17 (30.36%) Mustache
5 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
6 12 (21.43%) LESS
6 12 (21.43%) XML
7 11 (19.64%) .NET
7 11 (19.64%) Web Services
8 8 (14.29%) Backbone.js
9 5 (8.93%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.14%) Ember.js
10 4 (7.14%) Ajax
11 2 (3.57%) SOAP
11 2 (3.57%) XHTML
11 2 (3.57%) REST
11 2 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
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 14 (25.00%) 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) TDD
2 21 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (26.79%) BDD
3 15 (26.79%) Web Design
4 12 (21.43%) OO
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.29%) Web Development
7 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.36%) Content Management
10 3 (5.36%) MVC
11 2 (3.57%) SEO
11 2 (3.57%) Project Management
11 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) JavaScript
2 25 (44.64%) Java
3 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) Ruby
4 9 (16.07%) PHP
5 3 (5.36%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) XAML
7 1 (1.79%) PHP5
7 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle
1 1 (1.79%) SAP
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe
1 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
1 1 (1.79%) RedDot
1 1 (1.79%) Zend
1 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator
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