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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 138 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.25% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
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
921 716 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.93% 30.10% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 351 429
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.28 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £50.00 £45.00
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 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 22 September 2014.

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
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 22 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
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £475 -
Essex -6 3 £200 -55.55%
Hertfordshire -25 3 £340 +4.61%
Suffolk - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 22 (95.65%) CSS3
3 20 (86.96%) HTML
4 19 (82.61%) OO
4 19 (82.61%) HTML5
5 18 (78.26%) LESS
6 16 (69.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (56.52%) jQuery
8 12 (52.17%) JSP
8 12 (52.17%) TDD
8 12 (52.17%) Subversion
9 10 (43.48%) Dojo
9 10 (43.48%) Ajax
10 9 (39.13%) MVC
10 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
11 8 (34.78%) DOM
11 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (34.78%) Django
11 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
11 8 (34.78%) hybris
11 8 (34.78%) XHR
12 7 (30.43%) Grunt
12 7 (30.43%) Bower
13 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (26.09%) Web Development
14 5 (21.74%) Node.js
14 5 (21.74%) Web Services
14 5 (21.74%) PHP
14 5 (21.74%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (21.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Subversion
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (30.43%) Grunt
3 7 (30.43%) Bower
4 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
5 3 (13.04%) Mocha
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 22 (95.65%) CSS3
3 20 (86.96%) HTML
4 19 (82.61%) HTML5
5 18 (78.26%) LESS
6 13 (56.52%) jQuery
7 12 (52.17%) JSP
8 10 (43.48%) Ajax
8 10 (43.48%) Dojo
9 8 (34.78%) Django
9 8 (34.78%) DOM
9 8 (34.78%) XHR
10 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 5 (21.74%) Web Services
12 4 (17.39%) JSTL
12 4 (17.39%) OOCSS
12 4 (17.39%) Mustache
13 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
13 3 (13.04%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.70%) Life Science
2 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) OO
2 16 (69.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 9 (39.13%) MVC
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
7 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 4 (17.39%) Web Design
8 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
9 2 (8.70%) Bioinformatics
9 2 (8.70%) Validation
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) hybris
2 4 (17.39%) ATG
3 3 (13.04%) Google
4 2 (8.70%) Twitter
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe