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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 78 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 0.40% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£278 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Sass
England

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
297 351 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.90% 23.49% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 198 165
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 45
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £22.26 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Derbyshire +28 4 £278 +0.90% 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) CSS
2 24 (88.89%) CSS3
3 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
4 20 (74.07%) Photoshop
4 20 (74.07%) OO
5 18 (66.67%) Adobe
6 17 (62.96%) Ajax
6 17 (62.96%) JSON
7 16 (59.26%) REST
8 15 (55.56%) LESS
8 15 (55.56%) Backbone.js
9 14 (51.85%) Mobile App
9 14 (51.85%) Mobile Application Development
9 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (44.44%) Finance
10 12 (44.44%) User Experience
11 11 (40.74%) HTML
12 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
12 10 (37.04%) HTML5
13 8 (29.63%) CMS
13 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
14 7 (25.93%) Banking
15 6 (22.22%) Java
16 5 (18.52%) MVC
16 5 (18.52%) QA
16 5 (18.52%) jQuery
16 5 (18.52%) KnockoutJS
17 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
18 3 (11.11%) SOA
18 3 (11.11%) .NET

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (29.63%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) Jetty
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Photoshop
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Tridion
1 1 (3.70%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Mockito
2 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.70%) Grunt
2 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (3.70%) Yeoman
2 1 (3.70%) Bower
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Log4j
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 9 (33.33%) UI Programmer
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.70%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Interface Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
2 24 (88.89%) CSS3
3 17 (62.96%) Ajax
3 17 (62.96%) JSON
4 16 (59.26%) REST
5 15 (55.56%) Backbone.js
5 15 (55.56%) LESS
6 11 (40.74%) HTML
7 10 (37.04%) HTML5
7 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
8 5 (18.52%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (18.52%) jQuery
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) XML
9 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (7.41%) OOCSS
10 2 (7.41%) SOAP
10 2 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Mobile App
2 12 (44.44%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) OO
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Mobile Application Development
3 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
4 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) MVVM
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) UX Design
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.70%) SEO
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Zend
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore