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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 114 131 118
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing Sass 24 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 1.40% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 4
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£340 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £478 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £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
849 930 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.06% 30.39% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 578 362
Average daily rate £365 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 35
Average hourly rate £36.67 £28.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £14.75 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.95 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Sass Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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
Hertfordshire +10 10 £350 +2.94% 3
Essex +9 7 £255 - 2
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £340 -28.42% 1
Bedfordshire +5 1 £338 -6.89%
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 50 (98.04%) HTML
1 50 (98.04%) CSS
2 45 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 34 (66.67%) HTML5
4 28 (54.90%) CSS3
4 28 (54.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 27 (52.94%) User Experience
6 25 (49.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (47.06%) jQuery
8 22 (43.14%) LESS
8 22 (43.14%) Java
9 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
10 19 (37.25%) Grunt
10 19 (37.25%) CMS
11 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
12 15 (29.41%) UX Design
12 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (29.41%) Ajax
12 15 (29.41%) JSP
12 15 (29.41%) OO
12 15 (29.41%) XHTML
13 14 (27.45%) Node.js
14 13 (25.49%) XML
15 12 (23.53%) Web Services
15 12 (23.53%) Mobile App
16 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
16 11 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (21.57%) Photoshop
16 11 (21.57%) Content Management
16 11 (21.57%) Adobe Illustrator

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 19 (37.25%) CMS
2 14 (27.45%) Node.js
3 9 (17.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Photoshop
1 11 (21.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (9.80%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (37.25%) Grunt
3 9 (17.65%) PhantomJS
3 9 (17.65%) Bower
3 9 (17.65%) gulp
3 9 (17.65%) Mercurial
3 9 (17.65%) Jasmine
3 9 (17.65%) WebStorm
3 9 (17.65%) IntelliJ
4 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 5 (9.80%) Ant
6 3 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.76%) Publishing
1 6 (11.76%) Multimedia
1 6 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (98.04%) Developer
2 29 (56.86%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Junior Web Developer
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Junior
5 5 (9.80%) UI Programmer
5 5 (9.80%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.84%) HTML Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) CSS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (98.04%) HTML
1 50 (98.04%) CSS
2 34 (66.67%) HTML5
3 28 (54.90%) CSS3
4 25 (49.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 24 (47.06%) jQuery
6 22 (43.14%) LESS
7 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
8 15 (29.41%) XHTML
8 15 (29.41%) Ajax
8 15 (29.41%) JSP
9 13 (25.49%) XML
10 12 (23.53%) Web Services
11 11 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (19.61%) REST
13 9 (17.65%) JSTL
14 8 (15.69%) Semantic HTML
15 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
15 7 (13.73%) .NET
16 6 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (52.94%) User Experience
2 12 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 8 (15.69%) W3C
3 8 (15.69%) Graphic Design
4 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.76%) Social Media
4 6 (11.76%) Digital Media
5 5 (9.80%) Web 2.0
6 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) UNIX
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
1 5 (9.80%) Solaris
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) UX Design
2 15 (29.41%) OO
3 11 (21.57%) Content Management
3 11 (21.57%) Web Design
4 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.73%) TDD
5 7 (13.73%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (13.73%) SMACSS
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.76%) UML
6 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.76%) Web Development
6 6 (11.76%) Use Case
6 6 (11.76%) Email Marketing
6 6 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) ECMAScript
3 9 (17.65%) TypeScript
3 9 (17.65%) Dart
4 7 (13.73%) C#
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Adobe
2 8 (15.69%) Google
3 5 (9.80%) FatWire
3 5 (9.80%) Omniture
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Facebook
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter