The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 219 293 402
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +109
Contract jobs citing Sass 567 392 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 0.77% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 2.76% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 263 121
Median daily rate £400 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
14288 14202 13460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.02% 27.92% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10187 9700 8897
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 200 194
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Sass as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +94 389 £400 +6.66% 130
South East -35 41 £375 - 34
Yorkshire +13 32 £430 +16.21% 11
North West +1 21 £400 +62.43% 24
South West -13 21 £325 +8.33% 15
West Midlands -13 21 £300 - 10
East Midlands +20 19 £375 +25.00% 14
East of England +3 15 £338 -3.57% 6
North East -48 7 £350 +9.80% 1
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Sass.

1 1125 (94.14%) JavaScript
2 1106 (92.55%) CSS
3 1090 (91.21%) HTML
4 795 (66.53%) HTML5
5 655 (54.81%) CSS3
6 634 (53.05%) AngularJS
7 630 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
8 588 (49.21%) Front End Development
9 487 (40.75%) jQuery
10 459 (38.41%) LESS
11 455 (38.08%) Git (software)
12 439 (36.74%) Node.js
13 349 (29.21%) Grunt
14 339 (28.37%) Web Development
15 308 (25.77%) React
16 302 (25.27%) TDD
17 274 (22.93%) Responsive Web Design
18 257 (21.51%) gulp
19 255 (21.34%) User Experience
20 241 (20.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 195 (16.32%) OO
22 194 (16.23%) Backbone.js
23 191 (15.98%) Scrum
24 188 (15.73%) Java
24 188 (15.73%) MVC
25 155 (12.97%) PHP
26 152 (12.72%) Jasmine
27 148 (12.38%) .NET
28 134 (11.21%) BDD
29 124 (10.38%) Subversion

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 91 (7.62%) CMS
2 39 (3.26%) WordPress
3 35 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (2.43%) Apache
5 25 (2.09%) Confluence
6 19 (1.59%) Drupal
7 14 (1.17%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (0.84%) nginx
10 8 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.67%) IIS
10 8 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.67%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.59%) ColdFusion
11 7 (0.59%) EPiServer CMS
11 7 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 98 (8.20%) Photoshop
2 33 (2.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.59%) GIMP
5 5 (0.42%) InDesign
6 4 (0.33%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.25%) MS Excel
7 3 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.17%) InVision
8 2 (0.17%) MS Office
9 1 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (2.43%) Magento
2 3 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.77%) GitHub
2 47 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.34%) SaaS
5 8 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.59%) Office 365
7 5 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.42%) Heroku
8 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.33%) Bluemix
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.25%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.25%) Route 53
10 2 (0.17%) Google Play
10 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.084%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.084%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.35%) HTTP
2 18 (1.51%) Internet
3 7 (0.59%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.25%) Network Security
6 1 (0.084%) DHCP
6 1 (0.084%) DNS
6 1 (0.084%) SNA
6 1 (0.084%) SSH
6 1 (0.084%) SSL
6 1 (0.084%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (7.87%) MongoDB
2 67 (5.61%) NoSQL
3 64 (5.36%) MySQL
4 61 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 54 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 25 (2.09%) Redis
8 17 (1.42%) Neo4j
9 10 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.67%) CouchDB
10 8 (0.67%) Datomic
11 7 (0.59%) DB2
11 7 (0.59%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.33%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.25%) Big Data
13 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 455 (38.08%) Git (software)
2 349 (29.21%) Grunt
3 257 (21.51%) gulp
4 152 (12.72%) Jasmine
5 124 (10.38%) Subversion
6 84 (7.03%) Mocha
7 82 (6.86%) Karma Test Runner
8 64 (5.36%) Cucumber
9 61 (5.10%) Bower
10 48 (4.02%) Jenkins
11 43 (3.60%) JIRA
12 38 (3.18%) git-flow
12 38 (3.18%) Selenium
13 35 (2.93%) Protractor
14 33 (2.76%) Visual Studio
15 31 (2.59%) JUnit
16 30 (2.51%) webpack
17 28 (2.34%) WebDriver
18 27 (2.26%) Mercurial
19 25 (2.09%) Capybara
General
1 114 (9.54%) Finance
2 39 (3.26%) Publishing
3 36 (3.01%) Games
4 28 (2.34%) Advertising
5 23 (1.92%) Retail
6 22 (1.84%) Law
7 21 (1.76%) Marketing
8 16 (1.34%) Banking
9 10 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.33%) Electronics
11 4 (0.33%) Hungarian Language
11 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.25%) Legal
13 2 (0.17%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.17%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.084%) Automotive
14 1 (0.084%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.084%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.084%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1116 (93.39%) Developer
2 584 (48.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 362 (30.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 151 (12.64%) HTML Developer
5 147 (12.30%) Web Developer
6 139 (11.63%) Angular Developer
7 131 (10.96%) HTML CSS Developer
8 128 (10.71%) UI Developer
9 124 (10.38%) Senior Developer
10 95 (7.95%) Node.js Developer
11 69 (5.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 67 (5.61%) Full Stack Developer
13 60 (5.02%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 53 (4.44%) Agile Developer
15 48 (4.02%) PHP Developer
16 40 (3.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 37 (3.10%) .NET Developer
18 32 (2.68%) Lead Developer
19 29 (2.43%) UX Developer
20 26 (2.18%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1106 (92.55%) CSS
2 1090 (91.21%) HTML
3 795 (66.53%) HTML5
4 655 (54.81%) CSS3
5 634 (53.05%) AngularJS
6 487 (40.75%) jQuery
7 459 (38.41%) LESS
8 439 (36.74%) Node.js
9 308 (25.77%) React
10 241 (20.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 194 (16.23%) Backbone.js
12 148 (12.38%) .NET
13 114 (9.54%) RESTful
14 110 (9.21%) Ajax
14 110 (9.21%) JSON
15 101 (8.45%) Web Services
16 78 (6.53%) XML
17 74 (6.19%) Ember.js
18 72 (6.03%) ASP.NET
19 64 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 255 (21.34%) User Experience
2 65 (5.44%) Mobile App
3 31 (2.59%) Fintech
4 29 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (2.26%) Visualisation
6 23 (1.92%) W3C
7 22 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.17%) Animation
8 14 (1.17%) iPad
8 14 (1.17%) Online Games
9 13 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.92%) Social Media
11 9 (0.75%) Digital Media
12 8 (0.67%) NHS
12 8 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (0.67%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.59%) Equities
13 7 (0.59%) New Media
14 5 (0.42%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 96 (8.03%) Linux
2 48 (4.02%) Unix
3 41 (3.43%) Windows
4 35 (2.93%) Mac OS X
5 27 (2.26%) Android
6 18 (1.51%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.17%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.75%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.33%) CentOS
12 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.33%) VMS
13 3 (0.25%) Solaris
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (49.21%) Front End Development
3 339 (28.37%) Web Development
4 302 (25.27%) TDD
5 274 (22.93%) Responsive Web Design
6 195 (16.32%) OO
7 191 (15.98%) Scrum
8 188 (15.73%) MVC
9 134 (11.21%) BDD
10 115 (9.62%) Web Design
11 111 (9.29%) E-Commerce
12 101 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
13 96 (8.03%) Unit Testing
14 77 (6.44%) Pair Programming
15 75 (6.28%) OOP
16 72 (6.03%) Open Source
17 54 (4.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 51 (4.27%) Software Engineering
19 49 (4.10%) Wireframes
20 47 (3.93%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 1125 (94.14%) JavaScript
2 188 (15.73%) Java
3 155 (12.97%) PHP
4 109 (9.12%) C#
5 92 (7.70%) ES6
6 89 (7.45%) Ruby
7 73 (6.11%) SQL
8 64 (5.36%) Python
9 44 (3.68%) ECMAScript
10 43 (3.60%) TypeScript
11 34 (2.85%) Scala
12 15 (1.26%) CoffeeScript
13 13 (1.09%) Clojure
13 13 (1.09%) Go
13 13 (1.09%) XPath
14 11 (0.92%) C
15 8 (0.67%) Erlang
16 4 (0.33%) C++
17 3 (0.25%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (3.26%) Security Cleared
2 34 (2.85%) Degree
3 12 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.084%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (0.84%) WAI
3 8 (0.67%) QA
4 7 (0.59%) WCAG
5 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (3.10%) Docker
2 6 (0.50%) Varnish
3 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.75%) Puppet
4 4 (0.33%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.25%) Kibana
6 1 (0.084%) Ansible
6 1 (0.084%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 51 (4.27%) Adobe
2 32 (2.68%) Twitter
3 21 (1.76%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.34%) Google
4 16 (1.34%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.17%) Zend
6 13 (1.09%) EPiServer
7 12 (1.00%) Facebook
7 12 (1.00%) Oracle
8 11 (0.92%) IBM
9 8 (0.67%) hybris
10 7 (0.59%) SAP
10 7 (0.59%) Telerik
11 6 (0.50%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.33%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.33%) RedDot
13 3 (0.25%) Akamai
13 3 (0.25%) Apple
13 3 (0.25%) DevExpress
14 2 (0.17%) Sencha
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