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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 101 175 179
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +4
Contract jobs citing Sass 62 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.87% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 1.74% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 17 18
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Sass
London

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
1156 1729 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.78% 29.77% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1394 1361
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +0.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Sass as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Sass.

1 113 (94.96%) CSS
2 108 (90.76%) HTML
2 108 (90.76%) JavaScript
3 76 (63.87%) HTML5
3 76 (63.87%) AngularJS
4 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (53.78%) CSS3
6 60 (50.42%) Node.js
7 57 (47.90%) Front End Development
8 52 (43.70%) Git (software)
9 51 (42.86%) gulp
10 49 (41.18%) LESS
10 49 (41.18%) jQuery
11 42 (35.29%) Grunt
12 38 (31.93%) Backbone.js
13 37 (31.09%) React
14 35 (29.41%) User Experience
14 35 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 33 (27.73%) TDD
16 31 (26.05%) Scrum
17 30 (25.21%) Web Development
18 26 (21.85%) Responsive Web Design
19 25 (21.01%) BDD
20 20 (16.81%) CMS
20 20 (16.81%) Ajax
21 19 (15.97%) MVC
22 18 (15.13%) PHP
23 17 (14.29%) OOP
23 17 (14.29%) OO
23 17 (14.29%) RESTful

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (16.81%) CMS
2 6 (5.04%) WordPress
3 3 (2.52%) Apache
3 3 (2.52%) Drupal
3 3 (2.52%) IIS
3 3 (2.52%) nginx
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.84%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.84%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.84%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) GitHub
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) Bluemix
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.84%) Office 365
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) HTTP
2 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) MySQL
2 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.84%) Big Data
5 1 (0.84%) DB2
5 1 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (43.70%) Git (software)
2 51 (42.86%) gulp
3 42 (35.29%) Grunt
4 16 (13.45%) Bower
5 11 (9.24%) Jasmine
5 11 (9.24%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (8.40%) Mocha
7 9 (7.56%) Cucumber
8 8 (6.72%) Selenium
9 7 (5.88%) WebDriver
10 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
10 6 (5.04%) JIRA
10 6 (5.04%) PhantomJS
10 6 (5.04%) Subversion
11 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.52%) Mercurial
12 3 (2.52%) Protractor
12 3 (2.52%) webpack
13 2 (1.68%) Sinon.JS
13 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (11.76%) Advertising
1 14 (11.76%) Games
2 13 (10.92%) Finance
3 6 (5.04%) Publishing
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Arabic Language
5 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (95.80%) Developer
2 58 (48.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 35 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 26 (21.85%) Senior Developer
5 17 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 12 (10.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 11 (9.24%) Node.js Developer
8 10 (8.40%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.88%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Angular Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (5.04%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Digital Developer
11 4 (3.36%) PHP Developer
12 3 (2.52%) C# Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Creative Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Drupal Developer
12 3 (2.52%) WordPress Developer
13 2 (1.68%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (94.96%) CSS
2 108 (90.76%) HTML
3 76 (63.87%) AngularJS
3 76 (63.87%) HTML5
4 64 (53.78%) CSS3
5 60 (50.42%) Node.js
6 49 (41.18%) jQuery
6 49 (41.18%) LESS
7 38 (31.93%) Backbone.js
8 37 (31.09%) React
9 35 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (16.81%) Ajax
11 17 (14.29%) RESTful
12 16 (13.45%) RequireJS
13 15 (12.61%) REST
14 13 (10.92%) .NET
14 13 (10.92%) WebSockets
15 10 (8.40%) JSON
15 10 (8.40%) Web Services
16 9 (7.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.41%) User Experience
2 5 (4.20%) W3C
3 4 (3.36%) Fintech
3 4 (3.36%) New Media
4 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.68%) NHS
5 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Unix
3 3 (2.52%) Android
3 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.52%) Windows
4 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (47.90%) Front End Development
3 33 (27.73%) TDD
4 31 (26.05%) Scrum
5 30 (25.21%) Web Development
6 26 (21.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (21.01%) BDD
8 19 (15.97%) MVC
9 17 (14.29%) OO
9 17 (14.29%) OOP
10 15 (12.61%) User Stories
11 13 (10.92%) Progressive Enhancement
12 12 (10.08%) Pair Programming
13 11 (9.24%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.04%) Integration Testing
15 5 (4.20%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
15 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
15 5 (4.20%) DevOps
15 5 (4.20%) Prototyping
15 5 (4.20%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 108 (90.76%) JavaScript
2 18 (15.13%) PHP
3 10 (8.40%) Java
3 10 (8.40%) SQL
4 9 (7.56%) C#
5 7 (5.88%) Python
6 6 (5.04%) ES6
7 3 (2.52%) ECMAScript
7 3 (2.52%) Ruby
7 3 (2.52%) VBScript
8 1 (0.84%) Go
8 1 (0.84%) Perl
8 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) WCAG
2 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.84%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (2.52%) Adobe
1 3 (2.52%) RedDot
1 3 (2.52%) Twitter
2 1 (0.84%) Akamai
2 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.84%) Google
2 1 (0.84%) hybris
2 1 (0.84%) IBM
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle
2 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.84%) Sencha
2 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
2 1 (0.84%) Sun
2 1 (0.84%) Zend