The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 73 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing Sass 18 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.17% 0.061% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.96% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£442 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
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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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
363 456 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.66% 27.64% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 240 155
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sass across the East Midlands region.

Sass Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Sass
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the East Midlands region.

Sass Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 13 £442 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £263 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (91.30%) CSS3
3 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
4 14 (60.87%) Photoshop
5 13 (56.52%) HTML
5 13 (56.52%) Ajax
5 13 (56.52%) JSON
6 12 (52.17%) HTML5
6 12 (52.17%) OO
7 11 (47.83%) Adobe
7 11 (47.83%) Finance
7 11 (47.83%) LESS
7 11 (47.83%) User Experience
8 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (43.48%) REST
8 10 (43.48%) Backbone.js
8 10 (43.48%) jQuery
9 8 (34.78%) Mobile App
9 8 (34.78%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (30.43%) Banking
11 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
11 6 (26.09%) Web Design
11 6 (26.09%) CMS
11 6 (26.09%) .NET
11 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
12 5 (21.74%) C#
12 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
13 4 (17.39%) QA
13 4 (17.39%) Java

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (26.09%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Tridion
2 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) JSUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Grunt
1 3 (13.04%) Yeoman
1 3 (13.04%) Bower
2 2 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) UI Developer
2 8 (34.78%) UI Programmer
2 8 (34.78%) Web Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Designer
6 2 (8.70%) UI Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Interface Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (91.30%) CSS3
3 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) Ajax
3 13 (56.52%) JSON
4 12 (52.17%) HTML5
5 11 (47.83%) LESS
6 10 (43.48%) REST
6 10 (43.48%) Backbone.js
6 10 (43.48%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) DOM
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (13.04%) Modernizr
8 3 (13.04%) Zepto.js
9 2 (8.70%) OOCSS
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) User Experience
2 8 (34.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) OO
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
4 6 (26.09%) Web Design
5 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 3 (13.04%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (8.70%) User Experience Design
8 1 (4.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter