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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 118 161 183
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +22
Contract jobs citing Sass 34 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.58% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 1.88% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 22
Average daily rate £400 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £284 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.37 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
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
998 1544 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.81% 30.67% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1244 1272
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 62 (92.54%) JavaScript
2 60 (89.55%) CSS
3 56 (83.58%) HTML
4 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (61.19%) AngularJS
5 36 (53.73%) HTML5
6 32 (47.76%) Node.js
7 30 (44.78%) CSS3
8 27 (40.30%) gulp
9 25 (37.31%) Front End Development
10 24 (35.82%) LESS
11 23 (34.33%) Backbone.js
11 23 (34.33%) User Experience
12 22 (32.84%) jQuery
13 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
14 18 (26.87%) MVC
15 17 (25.37%) Scrum
16 16 (23.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (22.39%) Cucumber
17 15 (22.39%) TDD
18 14 (20.90%) Responsive Web Design
18 14 (20.90%) Grunt
19 12 (17.91%) RequireJS
19 12 (17.91%) Progressive Enhancement
20 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
20 11 (16.42%) Pair Programming
20 11 (16.42%) Spring
21 10 (14.93%) OO
21 10 (14.93%) React
22 9 (13.43%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (47.76%) Node.js
2 8 (11.94%) CMS
3 4 (5.97%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.48%) WordPress
5 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.99%) Confluence
5 2 (2.99%) Drupal
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.49%) DNN
6 1 (1.49%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.49%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (1.49%) Kentico
6 1 (1.49%) nginx
6 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.49%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.49%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
1 1 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.99%) GitHub
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.49%) Heroku
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.97%) Datomic
2 4 (5.97%) Neo4j
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) gulp
2 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
3 15 (22.39%) Cucumber
4 14 (20.90%) Grunt
5 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
6 9 (13.43%) Selenium
7 7 (10.45%) Jasmine
8 4 (5.97%) JIRA
8 4 (5.97%) Mocha
9 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.48%) Protractor
9 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
9 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.99%) RSpec
11 1 (1.49%) Capybara
11 1 (1.49%) git-flow
11 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.49%) QUnit
11 1 (1.49%) RubyGems
11 1 (1.49%) WebStorm
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Arabic Language
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (91.04%) Developer
2 28 (41.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (29.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (26.87%) Senior Developer
5 11 (16.42%) HTML Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.96%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Angular Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.48%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.48%) Senior UI Developer
9 3 (4.48%) UI Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Drupal Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (2.99%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (89.55%) CSS
2 56 (83.58%) HTML
3 41 (61.19%) AngularJS
4 36 (53.73%) HTML5
5 30 (44.78%) CSS3
6 24 (35.82%) LESS
7 23 (34.33%) Backbone.js
8 22 (32.84%) jQuery
9 16 (23.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (17.91%) RequireJS
11 11 (16.42%) Spring
12 10 (14.93%) React
13 8 (11.94%) Spring MVC
14 7 (10.45%) .NET
14 7 (10.45%) RESTful
15 6 (8.96%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (8.96%) Ruby on Rails
16 5 (7.46%) Browserify
16 5 (7.46%) Ember.js
16 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.97%) iPad
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Fintech
3 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Linux
1 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) Front End Development
3 18 (26.87%) MVC
4 17 (25.37%) Scrum
5 15 (22.39%) TDD
6 14 (20.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (17.91%) Progressive Enhancement
8 11 (16.42%) Pair Programming
9 10 (14.93%) OO
10 9 (13.43%) BDD
10 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
10 9 (13.43%) Web Development
11 6 (8.96%) Kanban
12 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (5.97%) Extreme Programming
14 3 (4.48%) B2C
14 3 (4.48%) Content Management
14 3 (4.48%) Migration
14 3 (4.48%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (92.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.94%) Java
3 7 (10.45%) PHP
3 7 (10.45%) Python
3 7 (10.45%) Ruby
4 5 (7.46%) ES6
5 4 (5.97%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) Clojure
5 4 (5.97%) Erlang
5 4 (5.97%) Go
5 4 (5.97%) Scala
6 3 (4.48%) JSX
6 3 (4.48%) SQL
7 2 (2.99%) VBScript
8 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.49%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) WAI
1 2 (2.99%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Adobe
1 3 (4.48%) Twitter
2 2 (2.99%) RedDot
3 1 (1.49%) Akamai
3 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.49%) Facebook
3 1 (1.49%) Google
3 1 (1.49%) hybris
3 1 (1.49%) IBM
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.49%) Sun
3 1 (1.49%) Zend
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £185.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago