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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 119 171 175
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +4
Contract jobs citing Sass 56 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.62% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.59% 2.23% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 21
Median daily rate £450 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -
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
1221 1656 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.28% 30.45% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 1356 1292
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 (93.39%) JavaScript
2 112 (92.56%) CSS
3 109 (90.08%) HTML
4 80 (66.12%) HTML5
5 77 (63.64%) AngularJS
6 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (55.37%) CSS3
8 65 (53.72%) LESS
9 64 (52.89%) Node.js
10 52 (42.98%) gulp
11 50 (41.32%) Front End Development
12 48 (39.67%) Git (software)
13 45 (37.19%) jQuery
13 45 (37.19%) Grunt
14 41 (33.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 41 (33.88%) React
15 36 (29.75%) Backbone.js
16 35 (28.93%) User Experience
17 34 (28.10%) Scrum
18 33 (27.27%) Web Development
19 32 (26.45%) TDD
19 32 (26.45%) Responsive Web Design
20 23 (19.01%) BDD
21 22 (18.18%) OOP
22 21 (17.36%) Ajax
22 21 (17.36%) REST
23 20 (16.53%) RESTful
23 20 (16.53%) CMS
24 18 (14.88%) PHP
24 18 (14.88%) User Stories

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 (16.53%) CMS
2 4 (3.31%) WordPress
3 2 (1.65%) Apache
3 2 (1.65%) Drupal
3 2 (1.65%) nginx
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.83%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.65%) Bluemix
1 2 (1.65%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.83%) GitHub
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) HTTP
2 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.48%) MySQL
1 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) DB2
2 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (42.98%) gulp
2 48 (39.67%) Git (software)
3 45 (37.19%) Grunt
4 18 (14.88%) Bower
5 12 (9.92%) Cucumber
5 12 (9.92%) Jasmine
6 10 (8.26%) Selenium
6 10 (8.26%) WebDriver
7 8 (6.61%) Mocha
8 7 (5.79%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
9 6 (4.96%) JIRA
9 6 (4.96%) Subversion
10 5 (4.13%) webpack
11 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.48%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.48%) PhantomJS
13 2 (1.65%) Babel
13 2 (1.65%) Protractor
13 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (14.05%) Advertising
1 17 (14.05%) Games
2 14 (11.57%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Publishing
4 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 115 (95.04%) Developer
2 52 (42.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 38 (31.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 28 (23.14%) Senior Developer
5 22 (18.18%) Web Developer
6 15 (12.40%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 10 (8.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.96%) HTML Developer
11 5 (4.13%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.13%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Lead Developer
12 3 (2.48%) C# Web Developer
12 3 (2.48%) UI Developer
13 2 (1.65%) .NET Web Developer
13 2 (1.65%) Drupal Developer
13 2 (1.65%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 2 (1.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (92.56%) CSS
2 109 (90.08%) HTML
3 80 (66.12%) HTML5
4 77 (63.64%) AngularJS
5 67 (55.37%) CSS3
6 65 (53.72%) LESS
7 64 (52.89%) Node.js
8 45 (37.19%) jQuery
9 41 (33.88%) React
9 41 (33.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 36 (29.75%) Backbone.js
11 21 (17.36%) Ajax
11 21 (17.36%) REST
12 20 (16.53%) RESTful
13 16 (13.22%) WebSockets
14 12 (9.92%) .NET
15 10 (8.26%) RequireJS
16 9 (7.44%) Ember.js
17 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
17 8 (6.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.93%) User Experience
2 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.31%) W3C
3 3 (2.48%) Fintech
4 2 (1.65%) New Media
5 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (3.31%) Unix
3 3 (2.48%) Android
3 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.48%) Windows
4 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (41.32%) Front End Development
3 34 (28.10%) Scrum
4 33 (27.27%) Web Development
5 32 (26.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 32 (26.45%) TDD
6 23 (19.01%) BDD
7 22 (18.18%) OOP
8 18 (14.88%) User Stories
9 15 (12.40%) OO
9 15 (12.40%) Pair Programming
10 14 (11.57%) MVC
11 12 (9.92%) Progressive Enhancement
12 9 (7.44%) Web Design
13 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
14 6 (4.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 5 (4.13%) API Design
15 5 (4.13%) Software Engineering
16 4 (3.31%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
16 4 (3.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 113 (93.39%) JavaScript
2 18 (14.88%) PHP
3 9 (7.44%) C#
3 9 (7.44%) Java
4 8 (6.61%) ES6
5 7 (5.79%) Python
6 4 (3.31%) SQL
7 2 (1.65%) ECMAScript
7 2 (1.65%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.83%) WAI
1 1 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (3.31%) Adobe
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle
3 1 (0.83%) Akamai
3 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.83%) IBM
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.83%) RedDot
3 1 (0.83%) Sencha
3 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.83%) Zend
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