The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 110 122 132
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing Sass 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.16% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 0.54% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate £383 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.40% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
649 742 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.88% 29.39% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 444 372
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £37.50
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 East of England

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

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Sass
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Sass Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedfordshire - 5 £390 - 2
Essex -2 4 £363 - 4
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £340 +8.80% 1
Hertfordshire +7 2 £410 - 3
Norfolk - 2 £375 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 39 (100.00%) CSS
2 38 (97.44%) HTML
3 33 (84.62%) HTML5
4 32 (82.05%) JavaScript
5 31 (79.49%) CSS3
6 26 (66.67%) LESS
7 25 (64.10%) jQuery
8 20 (51.28%) OO
9 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (46.15%) User Experience
10 17 (43.59%) Front End Development
10 17 (43.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (41.03%) Ajax
12 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
12 15 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (33.33%) Java
14 12 (30.77%) UX Design
15 11 (28.21%) Node.js
16 10 (25.64%) gulp
16 10 (25.64%) XML
16 10 (25.64%) Grunt
17 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
17 9 (23.08%) Jasmine
17 9 (23.08%) REST
17 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
17 9 (23.08%) Photoshop
17 9 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
17 9 (23.08%) TypeScript
18 8 (20.51%) Dart
18 8 (20.51%) CMS

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (28.21%) Node.js
2 8 (20.51%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 5 (12.82%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.64%) Grunt
2 10 (25.64%) gulp
3 9 (23.08%) Jasmine
4 8 (20.51%) IntelliJ
4 8 (20.51%) Mercurial
4 8 (20.51%) PhantomJS
4 8 (20.51%) WebStorm
5 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.13%) Ant
6 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
6 2 (5.13%) Selenium
7 1 (2.56%) Mocha
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Multimedia
2 4 (10.26%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (28.21%) HTML CSS Developer
4 11 (28.21%) HTML Developer
5 7 (17.95%) JSP Developer
5 7 (17.95%) UI Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Lead Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Junior
8 4 (10.26%) Junior Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Junior Web Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
10 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) CSS
2 38 (97.44%) HTML
3 33 (84.62%) HTML5
4 31 (79.49%) CSS3
5 26 (66.67%) LESS
6 25 (64.10%) jQuery
7 17 (43.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (41.03%) Ajax
9 10 (25.64%) XML
10 9 (23.08%) REST
11 7 (17.95%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (17.95%) XHTML
12 6 (15.38%) .NET
12 6 (15.38%) JSON
12 6 (15.38%) Web Services
13 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
13 5 (12.82%) Dojo
13 5 (12.82%) J2EE
13 5 (12.82%) JSP
13 5 (12.82%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) User Experience
2 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.82%) Graphic Design
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Digital Media
4 4 (10.26%) Social Media
5 2 (5.13%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Solaris
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) OO
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) Front End Development
4 15 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (30.77%) UX Design
6 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.82%) Content Management
8 5 (12.82%) Web Design
8 5 (12.82%) Web Development
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (10.26%) Email Marketing
9 4 (10.26%) SEO
9 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.26%) SMACSS
9 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.26%) UML
9 4 (10.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) JavaScript
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) TypeScript
4 8 (20.51%) Dart
4 8 (20.51%) ECMAScript
5 5 (12.82%) C#
6 4 (10.26%) SQL
7 3 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) FatWire
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Omniture