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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 292 375 445
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +70
Contract jobs citing Sass 311 169 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.45% 1.41% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 120 46
Average daily rate
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£373 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +82 187 £375 +3.44% 68
South East +27 53 £325 +4.00% 21
Yorkshire +4 16 £340 +23.63% 5
South West -21 13 £313 +4.60% 9
North West -22 11 £275 -24.13% 22
East Midlands +15 8 £278 +0.90% 4
West Midlands +5 8 £355 +57.77% 8
North East - 8 £430 - 3
East of England +3 5 £325 -13.33% 9
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 614 (96.24%) CSS
2 595 (93.26%) JavaScript
3 579 (90.75%) HTML
4 472 (73.98%) HTML5
5 418 (65.52%) CSS3
6 352 (55.17%) jQuery
7 270 (42.32%) AngularJS
8 248 (38.87%) LESS
9 220 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
10 207 (32.45%) Responsive Web Design
11 206 (32.29%) OO
12 173 (27.12%) Git (software)
13 170 (26.65%) Backbone.js
14 160 (25.08%) TDD
15 134 (21.00%) Node.js
16 132 (20.69%) User Experience
17 123 (19.28%) MVC
18 120 (18.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 119 (18.65%) Grunt
20 118 (18.50%) PHP
21 110 (17.24%) Ajax
22 93 (14.58%) Jasmine
23 88 (13.79%) Ruby
24 87 (13.64%) Java
25 84 (13.17%) BDD
26 78 (12.23%) JSON
27 72 (11.29%) Web Development
28 68 (10.66%) E-Commerce
29 67 (10.50%) Web Services
30 65 (10.19%) Photoshop

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 134 (21.00%) Node.js
2 62 (9.72%) CMS
3 20 (3.13%) Drupal
3 20 (3.13%) WordPress
3 20 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
4 17 (2.66%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (2.51%) nginx
6 13 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.72%) Apache
8 9 (1.41%) Confluence
9 5 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
9 5 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.63%) IIS
10 4 (0.63%) Liferay
11 3 (0.47%) Moodle
11 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.31%) Jetty
12 2 (0.31%) Joomla!
Applications
1 65 (10.19%) Photoshop
2 23 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.94%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.63%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.47%) InDesign
7 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (2.98%) Magento
2 5 (0.78%) Tridion
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.31%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.41%) GitHub
3 2 (0.31%) Heroku
4 1 (0.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.96%) HTTP
2 8 (1.25%) Internet
3 3 (0.47%) Intranet
4 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.17%) MySQL
2 30 (4.70%) MongoDB
3 18 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 18 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (2.35%) Redis
4 15 (2.35%) SQL Server
5 12 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.16%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.16%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.16%) DB2
8 1 (0.16%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 173 (27.12%) Git (software)
2 119 (18.65%) Grunt
3 93 (14.58%) Jasmine
4 59 (9.25%) Subversion
5 56 (8.78%) Cucumber
6 34 (5.33%) Mocha
7 33 (5.17%) Bower
8 28 (4.39%) QUnit
9 21 (3.29%) Selenium
10 20 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 20 (3.13%) Capybara
11 19 (2.98%) TeamCity
12 18 (2.82%) Jenkins
13 16 (2.51%) Visual Studio
13 16 (2.51%) Karma Test Runner
14 15 (2.35%) JIRA
14 15 (2.35%) IntelliJ
15 14 (2.19%) Sinon.JS
16 10 (1.57%) Eclipse
16 10 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (7.68%) Finance
2 27 (4.23%) Marketing
3 22 (3.45%) Retail
4 18 (2.82%) Banking
5 14 (2.19%) Games
6 9 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.25%) Publishing
8 5 (0.78%) Legal
8 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.31%) Hindi Language
10 2 (0.31%) Electronics
10 2 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 589 (92.32%) Developer
2 340 (53.29%) Front-End Developer
3 96 (15.05%) Web Developer
4 74 (11.60%) JavaScript Developer
5 43 (6.74%) Senior Developer
6 33 (5.17%) UI Developer
6 33 (5.17%) UI Programmer
7 24 (3.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 24 (3.76%) Front-End Web Developer
8 19 (2.98%) PHP Developer
9 16 (2.51%) Ruby Developer
10 15 (2.35%) Designer
10 15 (2.35%) Web Designer
11 11 (1.72%) Magento Developer
11 11 (1.72%) Senior Web Developer
12 10 (1.57%) Python Developer
12 10 (1.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 10 (1.57%) CSS Developer
13 9 (1.41%) HTML Developer
14 7 (1.10%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (96.24%) CSS
2 579 (90.75%) HTML
3 472 (73.98%) HTML5
4 418 (65.52%) CSS3
5 352 (55.17%) jQuery
6 270 (42.32%) AngularJS
7 248 (38.87%) LESS
8 170 (26.65%) Backbone.js
9 120 (18.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 110 (17.24%) Ajax
11 78 (12.23%) JSON
12 67 (10.50%) Web Services
13 64 (10.03%) KnockoutJS
14 63 (9.87%) REST
14 63 (9.87%) .NET
15 56 (8.78%) XML
16 42 (6.58%) RESTful
17 41 (6.43%) Ruby on Rails
18 40 (6.27%) XHTML
19 38 (5.96%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 132 (20.69%) User Experience
2 39 (6.11%) Open Source
3 35 (5.49%) W3C
3 35 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.51%) Social Media
6 15 (2.35%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.88%) Digital Media
8 11 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.10%) Web 2.0
9 7 (1.10%) Online Games
10 4 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.47%) New Media
11 3 (0.47%) NHS
11 3 (0.47%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.31%) Life Science
12 2 (0.31%) Statistics
12 2 (0.31%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.31%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.11%) Linux
2 20 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 17 (2.66%) Android
4 11 (1.72%) UNIX
5 7 (1.10%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.94%) Windows
6 6 (0.94%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.63%) CentOS
8 2 (0.31%) VMS
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (32.45%) Responsive Web Design
3 206 (32.29%) OO
4 160 (25.08%) TDD
5 123 (19.28%) MVC
6 84 (13.17%) BDD
7 72 (11.29%) Web Development
8 68 (10.66%) E-Commerce
9 65 (10.19%) Web Design
10 60 (9.40%) OOP
11 48 (7.52%) Scrum
12 34 (5.33%) Unit Testing
13 31 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (4.70%) Content Management
14 30 (4.70%) SOA
15 27 (4.23%) Progressive Enhancement
16 20 (3.13%) SEO
17 16 (2.51%) Pair Programming
17 16 (2.51%) Software Engineering
17 16 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 595 (93.26%) JavaScript
2 118 (18.50%) PHP
3 88 (13.79%) Ruby
4 87 (13.64%) Java
5 49 (7.68%) Python
6 29 (4.55%) C#
7 18 (2.82%) Scala
8 17 (2.66%) C
9 13 (2.04%) SQL
10 10 (1.57%) Perl
10 10 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
11 7 (1.10%) XPath
12 6 (0.94%) PHP5
13 5 (0.78%) Clojure
14 4 (0.63%) R
14 4 (0.63%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.31%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.31%) Dart
16 1 (0.16%) Golang
Qualifications
1 59 (9.25%) Degree
2 7 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.31%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.61%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (2.51%) Puppet
2 15 (2.35%) Graylog2
3 13 (2.04%) Ansible
4 6 (0.94%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.78%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.16%) Graphite
6 1 (0.16%) StatsD
6 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (9.25%) Adobe
2 21 (3.29%) Twitter
2 21 (3.29%) Google
3 15 (2.35%) New Relic
3 15 (2.35%) Akamai
3 15 (2.35%) VMware
4 9 (1.41%) Zend
5 8 (1.25%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.10%) Appcelerator
6 7 (1.10%) Facebook
7 6 (0.94%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.63%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle
9 2 (0.31%) IBM
9 2 (0.31%) SAP
10 1 (0.16%) SendGrid
10 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.16%) RedDot
10 1 (0.16%) Apple
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
QUANTICA
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £380 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £193 - £194 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
SDC
Rate: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Three People
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 460 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago