The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 278 388 469
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +81
Contract jobs citing Sass 384 189 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 1.38% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 123 44
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £369
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Sass
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14095 13693 12618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.74% 28.12% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9604 9025 8127
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 202 320
Average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in England

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sass
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Sass Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sass
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
London +78 208 £375 -6.25% 112
South East +35 74 £375 +11.94% 33
South West +23 31 £300 -14.28% 11
Yorkshire -4 23 £350 +40.00% 16
East of England +11 22 £350 - 12
West Midlands -3 9 £300 +9.09% 12
North West -21 7 £246 -34.33% 19
East Midlands -12 6 £300 +14.28% 6
North East - 2 £319 - 3
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 697 (93.06%) JavaScript
2 693 (92.52%) CSS
3 672 (89.72%) HTML
4 471 (62.88%) HTML5
5 415 (55.41%) CSS3
6 341 (45.53%) jQuery
7 335 (44.73%) AngularJS
8 310 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
9 265 (35.38%) LESS
10 251 (33.51%) Responsive Web Design
11 234 (31.24%) Git (software)
12 205 (27.37%) Node.js
13 203 (27.10%) Grunt
14 192 (25.63%) TDD
15 186 (24.83%) OO
16 162 (21.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 158 (21.09%) User Experience
18 148 (19.76%) Backbone.js
19 142 (18.96%) Java
20 125 (16.69%) PHP
21 112 (14.95%) Web Design
22 110 (14.69%) MVC
23 96 (12.82%) E-Commerce
24 87 (11.62%) Jasmine
25 86 (11.48%) BDD
25 86 (11.48%) Web Development
26 85 (11.35%) Photoshop
27 84 (11.21%) gulp
28 73 (9.75%) Bower
28 73 (9.75%) Scrum

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 205 (27.37%) Node.js
2 64 (8.54%) CMS
3 29 (3.87%) WordPress
4 23 (3.07%) Cloud Foundry
5 22 (2.94%) Umbraco
6 21 (2.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.47%) Drupal
8 9 (1.20%) Apache
9 8 (1.07%) Confluence
10 6 (0.80%) nginx
11 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.40%) IIS
13 2 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
14 1 (0.13%) Railo
14 1 (0.13%) WildFly
14 1 (0.13%) Mule ESB
14 1 (0.13%) SilverStripe
14 1 (0.13%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 85 (11.35%) Photoshop
2 43 (5.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.34%) Fireworks
4 7 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.53%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.40%) InDesign
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.00%) Magento
2 5 (0.67%) Tridion
3 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.41%) GitHub
2 31 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (0.93%) SaaS
6 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.40%) Heroku
8 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.27%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.27%) PaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.14%) HTTP
2 23 (3.07%) Internet
3 3 (0.40%) Intranet
4 2 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
5 1 (0.13%) VPN
5 1 (0.13%) Firewall
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.01%) MySQL
2 38 (5.07%) MongoDB
3 23 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.54%) SQL Server
5 17 (2.27%) Redis
6 12 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.53%) Big Data
10 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 234 (31.24%) Git (software)
2 203 (27.10%) Grunt
3 87 (11.62%) Jasmine
4 84 (11.21%) gulp
5 73 (9.75%) Bower
6 64 (8.54%) Subversion
7 52 (6.94%) Cucumber
8 42 (5.61%) Mocha
9 32 (4.27%) IntelliJ
10 27 (3.60%) Jenkins
11 26 (3.47%) Karma Test Runner
12 24 (3.20%) Capybara
12 24 (3.20%) Selenium
13 23 (3.07%) TeamCity
14 20 (2.67%) JIRA
15 11 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.47%) Bitbucket
16 10 (1.34%) PhantomJS
16 10 (1.34%) Sublime Text
17 9 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (8.54%) Finance
2 28 (3.74%) Retail
3 23 (3.07%) Publishing
4 22 (2.94%) Banking
5 19 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.40%) Marketing
7 14 (1.87%) Games
8 13 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.74%) Advertising
9 6 (0.80%) Automotive
10 2 (0.27%) Law
10 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.27%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.27%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 688 (91.86%) Developer
2 374 (49.93%) Front-End Developer
3 121 (16.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 105 (14.02%) Web Developer
5 50 (6.68%) UI Developer
6 49 (6.54%) UI Programmer
7 42 (5.61%) Designer
8 36 (4.81%) Front-End Web Developer
9 34 (4.54%) Senior Developer
10 24 (3.20%) Ruby Developer
10 24 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
11 23 (3.07%) Web Designer
12 16 (2.14%) PHP Developer
13 15 (2.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 13 (1.74%) .NET Developer
15 11 (1.47%) Software Developer
15 11 (1.47%) Magento Developer
16 10 (1.34%) Lead Developer
16 10 (1.34%) Python Developer
16 10 (1.34%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 693 (92.52%) CSS
2 672 (89.72%) HTML
3 471 (62.88%) HTML5
4 415 (55.41%) CSS3
5 341 (45.53%) jQuery
6 335 (44.73%) AngularJS
7 265 (35.38%) LESS
8 162 (21.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 148 (19.76%) Backbone.js
10 69 (9.21%) RESTful
11 66 (8.81%) Web Services
12 62 (8.28%) JSON
13 56 (7.48%) Ajax
13 56 (7.48%) .NET
14 51 (6.81%) Ember.js
15 49 (6.54%) Semantic HTML
16 47 (6.28%) REST
17 45 (6.01%) XHTML
18 44 (5.87%) KnockoutJS
19 43 (5.74%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 158 (21.09%) User Experience
2 53 (7.08%) W3C
3 31 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 21 (2.80%) Graphic Design
5 18 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.87%) Social Media
7 9 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.07%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.53%) Online Games
10 4 (0.53%) Semantic Web
11 3 (0.40%) RIA
11 3 (0.40%) New Media
11 3 (0.40%) iPad
12 2 (0.27%) FMCG
12 2 (0.27%) Animation
12 2 (0.27%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.27%) BBC
12 2 (0.27%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.34%) Linux
2 25 (3.34%) UNIX
3 20 (2.67%) Mac OS X
4 14 (1.87%) Windows
5 13 (1.74%) Android
5 13 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.07%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (33.51%) Responsive Web Design
3 192 (25.63%) TDD
4 186 (24.83%) OO
5 112 (14.95%) Web Design
6 110 (14.69%) MVC
7 96 (12.82%) E-Commerce
8 86 (11.48%) Web Development
8 86 (11.48%) BDD
9 73 (9.75%) Scrum
10 47 (6.28%) OOP
11 45 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.34%) Open Source
13 37 (4.94%) Pair Programming
14 34 (4.54%) Unit Testing
15 32 (4.27%) Content Management
16 25 (3.34%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (3.20%) Software Engineering
18 22 (2.94%) Mentoring
19 20 (2.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 697 (93.06%) JavaScript
2 142 (18.96%) Java
3 125 (16.69%) PHP
4 68 (9.08%) Ruby
5 39 (5.21%) Python
6 31 (4.14%) C#
7 23 (3.07%) SQL
8 19 (2.54%) C
9 16 (2.14%) Scala
10 12 (1.60%) TypeScript
11 7 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
12 6 (0.80%) Clojure
12 6 (0.80%) Groovy
13 5 (0.67%) ECMAScript
13 5 (0.67%) Dart
14 4 (0.53%) R
15 3 (0.40%) PHP5
15 3 (0.40%) PHP4
15 3 (0.40%) F#
16 2 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (7.08%) Degree
2 9 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.27%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.07%) QA
2 5 (0.67%) WCAG
3 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.60%) Docker
3 2 (0.27%) Varnish
4 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (3.07%) Graylog
2 7 (0.93%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.80%) Puppet
4 3 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.40%) Ansible
5 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.27%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.27%) Salt
6 1 (0.13%) Kibana
6 1 (0.13%) Graphite
6 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 50 (6.68%) Adobe
2 25 (3.34%) VMware
3 23 (3.07%) Akamai
3 23 (3.07%) New Relic
4 15 (2.00%) Google
5 14 (1.87%) Macromedia
6 13 (1.74%) Zend
6 13 (1.74%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.60%) Twitter
8 9 (1.20%) Facebook
9 6 (0.80%) Microsoft
10 5 (0.67%) Oracle
11 4 (0.53%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.53%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.40%) hybris
12 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.27%) IBM
13 2 (0.27%) Apple
13 2 (0.27%) Sencha
13 2 (0.27%) Zuora
London
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Talent Spa
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £190 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6 months +
Posted: 6 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: Neg
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago