The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 172 210 219
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +9
Contract jobs citing Sass 22 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 2
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£438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £440 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £375 £175
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +114.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1657 2088 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.11% 29.58% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1630 1619
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Sass
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 37 (69.81%) HTML
1 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
1 37 (69.81%) CSS
2 30 (56.60%) Node.js
3 26 (49.06%) TDD
4 25 (47.17%) Java
4 25 (47.17%) HTML5
5 23 (43.40%) CSS3
6 18 (33.96%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
7 17 (32.08%) SQL
8 16 (30.19%) Mustache
9 15 (28.30%) AngularJS
9 15 (28.30%) BDD
9 15 (28.30%) XML
9 15 (28.30%) jQuery
10 14 (26.42%) LESS
11 13 (24.53%) Backbone.js
11 13 (24.53%) Ruby
11 13 (24.53%) Web Services
11 13 (24.53%) Linux
11 13 (24.53%) OO
12 12 (22.64%) .NET
12 12 (22.64%) PHP
13 11 (20.75%) Subversion
13 11 (20.75%) Cucumber
14 10 (18.87%) Web Development
14 10 (18.87%) WATIR
14 10 (18.87%) Selenium
14 10 (18.87%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 30 (56.60%) Node.js
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.55%) WordPress
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MySQL
1 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.75%) Cucumber
2 11 (20.75%) Subversion
3 10 (18.87%) WATIR
3 10 (18.87%) Selenium
3 10 (18.87%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (15.09%) Grunt
5 7 (13.21%) Sahi
6 6 (11.32%) Jasmine
6 6 (11.32%) Mocha
7 2 (3.77%) Yeoman
7 2 (3.77%) PHPUnit
7 2 (3.77%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.89%) QUnit
8 1 (1.89%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.89%) jMock
8 1 (1.89%) Firebug
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (5.66%) Local Government
2 2 (3.77%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) UI Developer
5 4 (7.55%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.66%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (5.66%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior UI Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) HTML
1 37 (69.81%) CSS
2 25 (47.17%) HTML5
3 23 (43.40%) CSS3
4 16 (30.19%) Mustache
5 15 (28.30%) jQuery
5 15 (28.30%) XML
5 15 (28.30%) AngularJS
6 14 (26.42%) LESS
7 13 (24.53%) Backbone.js
7 13 (24.53%) Web Services
8 12 (22.64%) .NET
9 6 (11.32%) JSON
9 6 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (11.32%) Ember.js
9 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.55%) Underscore.js
10 4 (7.55%) Ajax
11 3 (5.66%) Symfony
11 3 (5.66%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) Social Media
3 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.89%) BBC
3 1 (1.89%) Physics
3 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) TDD
2 18 (33.96%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (28.30%) BDD
4 13 (24.53%) OO
5 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.87%) Web Design
5 10 (18.87%) Web Development
5 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.21%) SEO
8 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.32%) Scrum
9 5 (9.43%) MVC
10 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Content Management
11 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (5.66%) OO PHP
12 2 (3.77%) Project Management
12 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
2 25 (47.17%) Java
3 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 13 (24.53%) Ruby
5 12 (22.64%) PHP
6 3 (5.66%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) PHP5
7 2 (3.77%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) Clojure
8 1 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) Erlang
8 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Adobe
2 2 (3.77%) Zend
2 2 (3.77%) Twitter
3 1 (1.89%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.89%) Facebook
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Apple
3 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.89%) ATG
3 1 (1.89%) RedDot
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