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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 110 131 112
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs citing Sass 18 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 1.18% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +108.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £328 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £408 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sass
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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
754 849 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.47% 27.63% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 482 338
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 33
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 +16 13 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £388 +3.33%
Essex +5 2 - - 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
1 22 (95.65%) CSS
2 21 (91.30%) HTML
3 15 (65.22%) AngularJS
3 15 (65.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (56.52%) XHTML
5 12 (52.17%) JSP
5 12 (52.17%) Grunt
5 12 (52.17%) Bower
5 12 (52.17%) User Experience
6 11 (47.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (47.83%) Java
6 11 (47.83%) CMS
6 11 (47.83%) JSTL
7 10 (43.48%) W3C
7 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
7 10 (43.48%) Semantic HTML
8 9 (39.13%) jQuery
9 8 (34.78%) HTML5
9 8 (34.78%) CSS3
10 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (21.74%) LESS
12 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
12 4 (17.39%) Web Design
12 4 (17.39%) OO
13 3 (13.04%) MVC
13 3 (13.04%) Ajax
13 3 (13.04%) Google
13 3 (13.04%) Graphic Design
13 3 (13.04%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (47.83%) CMS
1 11 (47.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Grunt
1 12 (52.17%) Bower
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Mocha
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) PhantomJS
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (26.09%) UI Programmer
3 6 (26.09%) UI Developer
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) CSS
2 21 (91.30%) HTML
3 15 (65.22%) AngularJS
3 15 (65.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (56.52%) XHTML
5 12 (52.17%) JSP
6 11 (47.83%) JSTL
7 10 (43.48%) Semantic HTML
8 9 (39.13%) jQuery
9 8 (34.78%) HTML5
9 8 (34.78%) CSS3
10 5 (21.74%) LESS
11 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
12 3 (13.04%) Ajax
12 3 (13.04%) JSON
13 2 (8.70%) Ember.js
13 2 (8.70%) Underscore.js
13 2 (8.70%) Mustache
13 2 (8.70%) OOCSS
13 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) User Experience
2 10 (43.48%) W3C
3 3 (13.04%) Graphic Design
4 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
2 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) Web Design
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) MVVM
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) RAD
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) B2C
6 1 (4.35%) SEO
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.35%) C
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Facebook
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) FatWire
3 1 (4.35%) Omniture
3 1 (4.35%) IBM