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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 319 434 538
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +104
Contract jobs citing Sass 282 120 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.25% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 0.86% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 74 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14204 13991 14537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.92% 29.21% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9175 9166 9070
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 238 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £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 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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
London +94 177 £375 - 66
South West -14 24 £350 +34.61% 11
South East +7 22 £350 -9.67% 12
East Midlands +20 17 £435 - 3
East of England -16 14 £400 +23.07% 3
North West +8 11 £375 +16.27% 15
West Midlands - 8 £273 - 1
Yorkshire +7 5 £250 -37.50% 8
North East - 1 £300 -
Midlands - - - -
Sass
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Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 454 (91.90%) CSS
2 439 (88.87%) HTML
3 433 (87.65%) JavaScript
4 357 (72.27%) HTML5
5 300 (60.73%) CSS3
6 266 (53.85%) jQuery
7 177 (35.83%) LESS
8 172 (34.82%) Git (software)
9 170 (34.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 146 (29.55%) AngularJS
11 144 (29.15%) OO
12 138 (27.94%) TDD
13 119 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
14 106 (21.46%) Node.js
15 104 (21.05%) Backbone.js
16 100 (20.24%) Java
17 86 (17.41%) PHP
17 86 (17.41%) Web Design
18 85 (17.21%) Grunt
19 80 (16.19%) Subversion
20 74 (14.98%) Ajax
20 74 (14.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 73 (14.78%) MVC
22 72 (14.57%) Ruby
23 68 (13.77%) Web Development
24 66 (13.36%) .NET
25 65 (13.16%) E-Commerce
25 65 (13.16%) BDD
26 58 (11.74%) Mustache
27 57 (11.54%) Web Services

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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
1 106 (21.46%) Node.js
2 43 (8.70%) CMS
3 18 (3.64%) Drupal
4 17 (3.44%) WordPress
5 11 (2.23%) Apache
6 8 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.62%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.42%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.42%) IIS
8 5 (1.01%) Confluence
9 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.40%) SilverStripe
10 2 (0.40%) nginx
11 1 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.20%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 53 (10.73%) Photoshop
2 28 (5.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.01%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.40%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.20%) InDesign
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.02%) Magento
2 3 (0.61%) Tridion
3 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.62%) GitHub
2 7 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.81%) Heroku
4 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.45%) HTTP
2 7 (1.42%) Internet
3 4 (0.81%) SSH
3 4 (0.81%) Intranet
4 2 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.67%) MongoDB
2 27 (5.47%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.86%) MySQL
4 14 (2.83%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.21%) Redis
8 4 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.40%) Big Data
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 172 (34.82%) Git (software)
2 85 (17.21%) Grunt
3 80 (16.19%) Subversion
4 57 (11.54%) Jasmine
5 46 (9.31%) Cucumber
6 27 (5.47%) Selenium
7 25 (5.06%) Mocha
8 20 (4.05%) WATIR
8 20 (4.05%) QuickTest Pro
8 20 (4.05%) Bower
9 17 (3.44%) Visual Studio
9 17 (3.44%) Sahi
10 16 (3.24%) Yeoman
11 15 (3.04%) Jenkins
12 14 (2.83%) Capybara
12 14 (2.83%) QUnit
12 14 (2.83%) JIRA
13 12 (2.43%) RSpec
13 12 (2.43%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (1.42%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (9.72%) Finance
2 16 (3.24%) Banking
2 16 (3.24%) Retail
3 11 (2.23%) Marketing
4 7 (1.42%) Games
5 6 (1.21%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.01%) Advertising
6 5 (1.01%) Publishing
6 5 (1.01%) Front Office
7 3 (0.61%) Local Government
8 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.40%) Automotive
8 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 446 (90.28%) Developer
2 261 (52.83%) Front-End Developer
3 85 (17.21%) Web Developer
4 63 (12.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 56 (11.34%) UI Developer
6 52 (10.53%) UI Programmer
7 38 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 34 (6.88%) Front-End Web Developer
9 24 (4.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 23 (4.66%) Designer
11 13 (2.63%) Ruby Developer
12 12 (2.43%) Analyst
12 12 (2.43%) Web Designer
12 12 (2.43%) PHP Developer
12 12 (2.43%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 11 (2.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 10 (2.02%) CSS Developer
14 10 (2.02%) Programmer
15 7 (1.42%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (91.90%) CSS
2 439 (88.87%) HTML
3 357 (72.27%) HTML5
4 300 (60.73%) CSS3
5 266 (53.85%) jQuery
6 177 (35.83%) LESS
7 146 (29.55%) AngularJS
8 104 (21.05%) Backbone.js
9 74 (14.98%) Ajax
9 74 (14.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 66 (13.36%) .NET
11 58 (11.74%) Mustache
12 57 (11.54%) Web Services
12 57 (11.54%) JSON
13 56 (11.34%) XML
14 34 (6.88%) XHTML
15 33 (6.68%) KnockoutJS
16 31 (6.28%) JSP
16 31 (6.28%) Ruby on Rails
16 31 (6.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.73%) Open Source
2 24 (4.86%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.23%) W3C
4 10 (2.02%) Social Media
5 8 (1.62%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.42%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.61%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.61%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.61%) iPhone
9 3 (0.61%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.40%) iPad
10 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.40%) Statistics
10 2 (0.40%) Psychology
10 2 (0.40%) Social Network
10 2 (0.40%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.50%) Linux
2 29 (5.87%) UNIX
3 24 (4.86%) Mac OS X
4 14 (2.83%) Android
4 14 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.01%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.61%) Windows
7 2 (0.40%) VMS
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (34.41%) Responsive Web Design
2 144 (29.15%) OO
3 138 (27.94%) TDD
4 119 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (17.41%) Web Design
6 73 (14.78%) MVC
7 68 (13.77%) Web Development
8 65 (13.16%) BDD
8 65 (13.16%) E-Commerce
9 41 (8.30%) Scrum
10 34 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (4.66%) Test Automation
12 22 (4.45%) Content Management
13 20 (4.05%) Workflow
13 20 (4.05%) Configuration Management
14 19 (3.85%) SEO
15 17 (3.44%) Unit Testing
16 14 (2.83%) OOP
16 14 (2.83%) Software Engineering
17 13 (2.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 433 (87.65%) JavaScript
2 100 (20.24%) Java
3 86 (17.41%) PHP
4 72 (14.57%) Ruby
5 42 (8.50%) SQL
6 30 (6.07%) C#
7 15 (3.04%) Python
8 14 (2.83%) Scala
9 13 (2.63%) C
10 8 (1.62%) Clojure
10 8 (1.62%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (1.21%) XAML
12 4 (0.81%) PHP5
12 4 (0.81%) XQuery
12 4 (0.81%) C++
13 3 (0.61%) XPath
13 3 (0.61%) Erlang
13 3 (0.61%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.40%) R
14 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (5.47%) Degree
2 6 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.88%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) WCAG
3 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (1.42%) Capistrano
2 5 (1.01%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (7.29%) Adobe
2 19 (3.85%) Zend
3 18 (3.64%) Twitter
4 12 (2.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.43%) hybris
5 9 (1.82%) Google
5 9 (1.82%) ATG
6 8 (1.62%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.21%) Akamai
8 5 (1.01%) RedDot
8 5 (1.01%) VMware
8 5 (1.01%) New Relic
9 4 (0.81%) SAP
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle
10 3 (0.61%) Facebook
11 2 (0.40%) Apple
11 2 (0.40%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.40%) Open Text
11 2 (0.40%) Sencha
11 2 (0.40%) EPiServer
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