The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 354 453 527
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +74
Contract jobs citing Sass 226 89 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.19% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% 0.67% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 52 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13745 13229 13967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.84% 28.44% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8985 8596 8674
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 276 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Sass
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +84 135 £400 +6.66% 71
South East -5 22 £315 -18.70% 16
South West - 17 £350 - 9
North West +7 11 £375 +17.18% 12
East Midlands +7 11 £350 - 5
East of England -16 11 £328 +13.91% 4
Yorkshire - 9 £260 - 3
West Midlands - 8 £260 - 1
Midlands - - - -
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 455 (91.37%) CSS
2 445 (89.36%) HTML
3 442 (88.76%) JavaScript
4 347 (69.68%) HTML5
5 298 (59.84%) CSS3
6 265 (53.21%) jQuery
7 181 (36.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 173 (34.74%) LESS
9 158 (31.73%) Git (software)
10 148 (29.72%) TDD
11 127 (25.50%) OO
11 127 (25.50%) AngularJS
12 107 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
13 106 (21.29%) PHP
13 106 (21.29%) Node.js
14 104 (20.88%) Java
15 99 (19.88%) Backbone.js
16 88 (17.67%) Subversion
17 86 (17.27%) Web Development
17 86 (17.27%) Web Design
18 79 (15.86%) BDD
19 78 (15.66%) Grunt
20 77 (15.46%) MVC
21 74 (14.86%) Ruby
22 73 (14.66%) E-Commerce
23 65 (13.05%) .NET
24 64 (12.85%) JSON
25 63 (12.65%) Ajax
26 62 (12.45%) SQL
26 62 (12.45%) Mustache

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (21.29%) Node.js
2 37 (7.43%) CMS
3 30 (6.02%) WordPress
4 21 (4.22%) Drupal
5 12 (2.41%) Apache Solr
6 10 (2.01%) Apache
7 7 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.00%) Confluence
9 5 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.80%) IIS
11 3 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.40%) nginx
12 2 (0.40%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.20%) Orchard CMS
13 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 38 (7.63%) Photoshop
1 38 (7.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (5.22%) Magento
2 2 (0.40%) Tridion
3 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.41%) GitHub
3 3 (0.60%) Heroku
3 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.40%) SaaS
4 2 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.42%) HTTP
2 7 (1.41%) Internet
3 3 (0.60%) SSH
4 2 (0.40%) SSL
4 2 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.03%) MySQL
2 32 (6.43%) MongoDB
3 30 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 25 (5.02%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.20%) Redis
7 6 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.60%) Big Data
9 3 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 158 (31.73%) Git (software)
2 88 (17.67%) Subversion
3 78 (15.66%) Grunt
4 46 (9.24%) Cucumber
5 43 (8.63%) Jasmine
6 29 (5.82%) Selenium
7 23 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (4.62%) WATIR
8 20 (4.02%) Sahi
8 20 (4.02%) Jenkins
9 19 (3.82%) PhoneGap
9 19 (3.82%) Mocha
10 16 (3.21%) JIRA
11 15 (3.01%) Visual Studio
11 15 (3.01%) Yeoman
12 14 (2.81%) Bower
12 14 (2.81%) QUnit
13 12 (2.41%) Capybara
14 10 (2.01%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (1.81%) RSpec
General
1 38 (7.63%) Finance
2 16 (3.21%) Retail
3 12 (2.41%) Banking
4 8 (1.61%) Games
5 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.20%) Advertising
5 6 (1.20%) Marketing
5 6 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.80%) Front Office
7 3 (0.60%) Automotive
7 3 (0.60%) Publishing
7 3 (0.60%) Local Government
8 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 446 (89.56%) Developer
2 246 (49.40%) Front-End Developer
3 92 (18.47%) Web Developer
4 64 (12.85%) UI Developer
5 59 (11.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 59 (11.85%) UI Programmer
6 41 (8.23%) Front-End Web Developer
7 35 (7.03%) Senior Developer
8 22 (4.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 22 (4.42%) Designer
9 16 (3.21%) PHP Developer
10 13 (2.61%) Analyst
10 13 (2.61%) Test Analyst
10 13 (2.61%) Drupal Developer
11 11 (2.21%) Ruby Developer
11 11 (2.21%) Programmer
12 9 (1.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 9 (1.81%) Mobile Developer
12 9 (1.81%) CSS Developer
12 9 (1.81%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (91.37%) CSS
2 445 (89.36%) HTML
3 347 (69.68%) HTML5
4 298 (59.84%) CSS3
5 265 (53.21%) jQuery
6 173 (34.74%) LESS
7 127 (25.50%) AngularJS
8 99 (19.88%) Backbone.js
9 65 (13.05%) .NET
10 64 (12.85%) JSON
11 63 (12.65%) Ajax
12 62 (12.45%) Mustache
13 57 (11.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 55 (11.04%) Web Services
15 53 (10.64%) XML
16 37 (7.43%) JSP
17 35 (7.03%) KnockoutJS
18 33 (6.63%) Ruby on Rails
19 25 (5.02%) RESTful
20 24 (4.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.24%) Open Source
2 22 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.01%) Social Media
5 9 (1.81%) W3C
6 8 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.20%) iPhone
8 5 (1.00%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.80%) iPad
10 3 (0.60%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.60%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.60%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.40%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.40%) Social Network
11 2 (0.40%) Online Games
11 2 (0.40%) NHS
11 2 (0.40%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.40%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.83%) Linux
2 29 (5.82%) UNIX
3 24 (4.82%) Mac OS X
4 23 (4.62%) Android
4 23 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (1.20%) Windows Phone
5 6 (1.20%) Windows
6 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (36.35%) Responsive Web Design
2 148 (29.72%) TDD
3 127 (25.50%) OO
4 107 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (17.27%) Web Design
5 86 (17.27%) Web Development
6 79 (15.86%) BDD
7 77 (15.46%) MVC
8 73 (14.66%) E-Commerce
9 48 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (8.03%) Scrum
11 36 (7.23%) SEO
12 26 (5.22%) Test Automation
13 23 (4.62%) Configuration Management
14 17 (3.41%) Pair Programming
15 16 (3.21%) Content Management
15 16 (3.21%) Software Engineering
16 15 (3.01%) Automated Testing
17 14 (2.81%) Workflow
18 12 (2.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 442 (88.76%) JavaScript
2 106 (21.29%) PHP
3 104 (20.88%) Java
4 74 (14.86%) Ruby
5 62 (12.45%) SQL
6 30 (6.02%) C#
7 15 (3.01%) C
7 15 (3.01%) Scala
8 13 (2.61%) Python
9 8 (1.61%) Clojure
10 6 (1.20%) XQuery
10 6 (1.20%) XAML
11 5 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (0.80%) PHP5
13 3 (0.60%) Erlang
13 3 (0.60%) XPath
13 3 (0.60%) ECMAScript
13 3 (0.60%) C++
14 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (8.63%) Degree
2 6 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.63%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) WCAG
3 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.80%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (7.83%) Adobe
2 22 (4.42%) Twitter
3 19 (3.82%) Zend
4 15 (3.01%) hybris
5 13 (2.61%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.81%) ATG
7 7 (1.41%) Facebook
8 6 (1.20%) VMware
8 6 (1.20%) Google
9 5 (1.00%) Akamai
9 5 (1.00%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.80%) New Relic
10 4 (0.80%) RedDot
10 4 (0.80%) SAP
11 2 (0.40%) Open Text
11 2 (0.40%) Sun
11 2 (0.40%) Apple
11 2 (0.40%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.40%) Sencha
12 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator
Central London / West End
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £405 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £405.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
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Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
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London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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