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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 313 424 554
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +130
Contract jobs citing Sass 311 145 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.30% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 1.02% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 94 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £486 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
Sass
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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
14224 14154 14704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 29.35% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9353 9292 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
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 167 247 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +100 195 £375 - 51
South East +17 29 £333 -11.33% 22
South West -21 24 £350 +34.61% 7
East Midlands +20 18 £442 - 1
East of England -13 13 £400 +23.07%
North West +3 12 £300 -6.97% 19
Yorkshire +1 6 £325 +8.33% 11
West Midlands -12 6 £275 - 5
North East - 1 £300 -
Midlands - - - -
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 485 (92.73%) CSS
2 471 (90.06%) HTML
3 467 (89.29%) JavaScript
4 373 (71.32%) HTML5
5 317 (60.61%) CSS3
6 293 (56.02%) jQuery
7 217 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
8 191 (36.52%) Git (software)
9 189 (36.14%) LESS
10 174 (33.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 171 (32.70%) OO
12 158 (30.21%) AngularJS
13 142 (27.15%) TDD
14 111 (21.22%) Backbone.js
15 103 (19.69%) Java
16 100 (19.12%) Node.js
17 99 (18.93%) PHP
18 95 (18.16%) User Experience
19 94 (17.97%) Grunt
20 87 (16.63%) Ajax
21 84 (16.06%) Subversion
22 79 (15.11%) Web Design
23 78 (14.91%) Ruby
24 77 (14.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 75 (14.34%) MVC
26 72 (13.77%) E-Commerce
27 71 (13.58%) JSON
28 69 (13.19%) BDD
29 67 (12.81%) Jasmine
30 64 (12.24%) Web Development

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 100 (19.12%) Node.js
2 43 (8.22%) CMS
3 21 (4.02%) Drupal
4 15 (2.87%) WordPress
5 13 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (2.29%) Apache
7 9 (1.72%) IIS
8 7 (1.34%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.96%) Confluence
11 4 (0.76%) nginx
12 3 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.38%) SilverStripe
13 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.19%) Jetty
14 1 (0.19%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 58 (11.09%) Photoshop
2 31 (5.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.96%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.38%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (2.68%) Magento
2 3 (0.57%) Tridion
3 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (1.53%) GitHub
2 4 (0.76%) Heroku
2 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.02%) HTTP
2 6 (1.15%) Internet
3 4 (0.76%) Intranet
3 4 (0.76%) SSH
4 2 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.16%) Relational Database
2 25 (4.78%) MongoDB
3 24 (4.59%) MySQL
4 13 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.29%) SQL Server
6 8 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.53%) Redis
7 3 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 191 (36.52%) Git (software)
2 94 (17.97%) Grunt
3 84 (16.06%) Subversion
4 67 (12.81%) Jasmine
5 51 (9.75%) Cucumber
6 25 (4.78%) Mocha
7 24 (4.59%) Selenium
8 21 (4.02%) QUnit
9 20 (3.82%) Bower
9 20 (3.82%) Capybara
10 18 (3.44%) Visual Studio
11 17 (3.25%) Jenkins
12 16 (3.06%) WATIR
13 15 (2.87%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (2.87%) Yeoman
14 14 (2.68%) TeamCity
14 14 (2.68%) JIRA
15 13 (2.49%) RSpec
16 12 (2.29%) Sahi
17 11 (2.10%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 50 (9.56%) Finance
2 18 (3.44%) Banking
2 18 (3.44%) Retail
3 14 (2.68%) Marketing
4 7 (1.34%) Games
5 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.96%) Front Office
7 4 (0.76%) Advertising
7 4 (0.76%) Publishing
7 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.57%) Local Government
9 2 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 479 (91.59%) Developer
2 289 (55.26%) Front-End Developer
3 82 (15.68%) Web Developer
4 58 (11.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 48 (9.18%) UI Developer
6 46 (8.80%) Senior Developer
7 44 (8.41%) UI Programmer
8 32 (6.12%) Front-End Web Developer
9 24 (4.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 21 (4.02%) Designer
11 18 (3.44%) Ruby Developer
12 14 (2.68%) PHP Developer
13 13 (2.49%) Web Designer
14 12 (2.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 10 (1.91%) Senior Web Developer
15 10 (1.91%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 9 (1.72%) Programmer
16 9 (1.72%) CSS Developer
17 8 (1.53%) Drupal Developer
17 8 (1.53%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (92.73%) CSS
2 471 (90.06%) HTML
3 373 (71.32%) HTML5
4 317 (60.61%) CSS3
5 293 (56.02%) jQuery
6 189 (36.14%) LESS
7 158 (30.21%) AngularJS
8 111 (21.22%) Backbone.js
9 87 (16.63%) Ajax
10 77 (14.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 71 (13.58%) JSON
12 63 (12.05%) .NET
13 59 (11.28%) Web Services
13 59 (11.28%) XML
14 49 (9.37%) Mustache
15 43 (8.22%) KnockoutJS
16 36 (6.88%) XHTML
17 35 (6.69%) REST
18 33 (6.31%) RESTful
18 33 (6.31%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 95 (18.16%) User Experience
2 56 (10.71%) Open Source
3 20 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.87%) W3C
5 9 (1.72%) Visualisation
5 9 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.34%) Social Media
7 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.76%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.57%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.57%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.38%) iPad
10 2 (0.38%) iPhone
10 2 (0.38%) NHS
10 2 (0.38%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.60%) Linux
2 28 (5.35%) UNIX
3 22 (4.21%) Mac OS X
4 10 (1.91%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.91%) Android
5 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.96%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.57%) CentOS
7 2 (0.38%) VMS
8 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (33.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 171 (32.70%) OO
4 142 (27.15%) TDD
5 79 (15.11%) Web Design
6 75 (14.34%) MVC
7 72 (13.77%) E-Commerce
8 69 (13.19%) BDD
9 64 (12.24%) Web Development
10 49 (9.37%) Scrum
11 41 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (4.78%) Unit Testing
13 24 (4.59%) OOP
14 21 (4.02%) Content Management
15 20 (3.82%) Workflow
16 19 (3.63%) SEO
16 19 (3.63%) Test Automation
17 15 (2.87%) Configuration Management
18 13 (2.49%) SOA
18 13 (2.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 467 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 103 (19.69%) Java
3 99 (18.93%) PHP
4 78 (14.91%) Ruby
5 43 (8.22%) SQL
6 28 (5.35%) C#
7 19 (3.63%) Python
8 10 (1.91%) C
9 8 (1.53%) Scala
10 7 (1.34%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (1.15%) Clojure
11 6 (1.15%) XAML
12 4 (0.76%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.76%) C++
12 4 (0.76%) PHP5
13 3 (0.57%) XPath
14 2 (0.38%) R
14 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.38%) XQuery
15 1 (0.19%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 30 (5.74%) Degree
2 9 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.93%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Varnish
2 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (1.91%) Graylog2
1 10 (1.91%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.38%) Puppet
2 2 (0.38%) Ansible
2 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.19%) StatsD
Vendors
1 35 (6.69%) Adobe
2 21 (4.02%) Twitter
3 19 (3.63%) Zend
4 14 (2.68%) Google
5 12 (2.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.10%) Akamai
7 10 (1.91%) New Relic
7 10 (1.91%) VMware
8 8 (1.53%) hybris
9 7 (1.34%) ATG
10 6 (1.15%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.15%) RedDot
11 5 (0.96%) Oracle
12 4 (0.76%) SAP
13 3 (0.57%) Facebook
14 2 (0.38%) Sencha
14 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.38%) Open Text
14 2 (0.38%) EPiServer
15 1 (0.19%) JBoss
Surrey
Spring Technology
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £260 to £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Paramount Enterprizes Limited
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago