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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 163 180 209
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +29
Contract jobs citing Sass 30 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.41% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 1.39% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 3
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£338 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
1590 1730 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 29.49% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1348 1454
Average daily rate £425 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 25
Average hourly rate £24.23 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 64 (96.97%) HTML
2 63 (95.45%) JavaScript
3 59 (89.39%) CSS
4 50 (75.76%) HTML5
5 47 (71.21%) jQuery
6 42 (63.64%) AngularJS
7 40 (60.61%) LESS
8 38 (57.58%) CSS3
9 23 (34.85%) PHP
10 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (31.82%) Responsive Web Design
12 20 (30.30%) Backbone.js
13 19 (28.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (28.79%) User Experience
13 19 (28.79%) OO
14 18 (27.27%) Web Development
15 16 (24.24%) TDD
15 16 (24.24%) Grunt
15 16 (24.24%) Node.js
16 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
16 15 (22.73%) RESTful
17 11 (16.67%) Ember.js
18 10 (15.15%) BDD
18 10 (15.15%) Subversion
18 10 (15.15%) Java
18 10 (15.15%) MySQL
19 9 (13.64%) Photoshop
20 8 (12.12%) WordPress
20 8 (12.12%) Web Services
20 8 (12.12%) Jasmine

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 16 (24.24%) Node.js
2 8 (12.12%) WordPress
3 3 (4.55%) CMS
3 3 (4.55%) Drupal
4 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.52%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Grunt
2 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.15%) Subversion
4 8 (12.12%) Jasmine
5 5 (7.58%) Selenium
5 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.58%) Bower
6 4 (6.06%) JIRA
7 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.52%) Maven
9 1 (1.52%) Ant
9 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.52%) Hudson
9 1 (1.52%) Yeoman
9 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.52%) QUnit
9 1 (1.52%) Gradle
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Arabic Language
4 2 (3.03%) Hindi Language
4 2 (3.03%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (96.97%) Developer
2 36 (54.55%) Front-End Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Web Developer
4 9 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.03%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (3.03%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Designer
7 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (3.03%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (96.97%) HTML
2 59 (89.39%) CSS
3 50 (75.76%) HTML5
4 47 (71.21%) jQuery
5 42 (63.64%) AngularJS
6 40 (60.61%) LESS
7 38 (57.58%) CSS3
8 20 (30.30%) Backbone.js
9 19 (28.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (22.73%) RESTful
11 11 (16.67%) Ember.js
12 8 (12.12%) Web Services
13 7 (10.61%) Underscore.js
13 7 (10.61%) D3.js
14 6 (9.09%) JSON
14 6 (9.09%) XML
15 5 (7.58%) Ajax
16 4 (6.06%) React
17 3 (4.55%) Django
17 3 (4.55%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) User Experience
2 6 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) W3C
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.52%) BBC
6 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.52%) Animation
6 1 (1.52%) Photography
6 1 (1.52%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (28.79%) OO
4 18 (27.27%) Web Development
5 16 (24.24%) TDD
6 10 (15.15%) BDD
7 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 6 (9.09%) MVC
8 4 (6.06%) UX Design
8 4 (6.06%) SOA
8 4 (6.06%) Scrum
8 4 (6.06%) Content Management
9 3 (4.55%) Web Design
9 3 (4.55%) OOD
9 3 (4.55%) Information Architecture
9 3 (4.55%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (3.03%) Refactoring
10 2 (3.03%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 63 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 23 (34.85%) PHP
3 10 (15.15%) Java
4 7 (10.61%) Ruby
5 6 (9.09%) Python
6 5 (7.58%) Scala
7 4 (6.06%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) SQL
8 3 (4.55%) F#
9 2 (3.03%) R
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) C
10 1 (1.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle
1 3 (4.55%) Zend
2 2 (3.03%) Twitter
3 1 (1.52%) VMware
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe
3 1 (1.52%) Google
3 1 (1.52%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.52%) Facebook
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