The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 78 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Sass 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 0.63% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
346 320 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.75% 22.11% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 173 136
Average daily rate £305 £283 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Sass
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire - 5 £306 -
Leicestershire -6 1 - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 15 (88.24%) CSS3
3 13 (76.47%) HTML
4 12 (70.59%) HTML5
5 9 (52.94%) Web Design
5 9 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (52.94%) jQuery
6 8 (47.06%) .NET
7 7 (41.18%) C#
7 7 (41.18%) Finance
8 6 (35.29%) JSON
8 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
8 6 (35.29%) Ajax
9 5 (29.41%) LESS
10 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
10 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
10 4 (23.53%) OO
10 4 (23.53%) REST
11 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
11 3 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (17.65%) Adobe
11 3 (17.65%) MVC
11 3 (17.65%) JSUnit
11 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
12 2 (11.76%) Zepto.js
12 2 (11.76%) Modernizr
12 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
12 2 (11.76%) Progressive Enhancement
12 2 (11.76%) Node.js

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (11.76%) Node.js
1 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JSUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Grunt
2 2 (11.76%) Yeoman
2 2 (11.76%) Bower
3 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Web Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Front-End Web Developer
4 5 (29.41%) UI Developer
4 5 (29.41%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (88.24%) CSS3
3 13 (76.47%) HTML
4 12 (70.59%) HTML5
5 9 (52.94%) jQuery
6 8 (47.06%) .NET
7 6 (35.29%) JSON
7 6 (35.29%) Ajax
8 5 (29.41%) LESS
9 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
9 4 (23.53%) REST
10 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 2 (11.76%) Zepto.js
11 2 (11.76%) Modernizr
11 2 (11.76%) RESTful
11 2 (11.76%) DOM
12 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
12 1 (5.88%) Web Services
12 1 (5.88%) LAMP
12 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Web Design
1 9 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 4 (23.53%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter
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