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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 204 299 384
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +85
Contract jobs citing Sass 536 318 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 0.68% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.03% 2.54% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 253 138
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.37 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.87% +9.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
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
13292 12534 12300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.60% 26.93% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9301 8453 7834
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 177 253
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.33 £46.33 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Sass Hourly Rate Histogram 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +83 345 £400 +3.22% 145
South East +19 67 £350 +2.94% 28
South West +19 32 £350 +21.73% 7
East Midlands +11 26 £325 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire -6 24 £350 +2.94% 18
North West +2 20 £350 +27.27% 18
East of England +8 12 £390 +11.42% 8
West Midlands -20 6 £313 -7.40% 20
North East -24 6 £325 -24.41% 2
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1041 (92.12%) JavaScript
2 1011 (89.47%) CSS
3 1009 (89.29%) HTML
4 769 (68.05%) HTML5
5 635 (56.19%) CSS3
6 596 (52.74%) AngularJS
7 584 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
8 560 (49.56%) Front End Development
9 480 (42.48%) jQuery
10 434 (38.41%) LESS
11 398 (35.22%) Git (software)
12 383 (33.89%) Node.js
13 323 (28.58%) Grunt
14 317 (28.05%) User Experience
15 316 (27.96%) TDD
16 272 (24.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 268 (23.72%) Responsive Web Design
18 259 (22.92%) OO
19 238 (21.06%) gulp
20 228 (20.18%) Backbone.js
21 195 (17.26%) PHP
22 192 (16.99%) Scrum
23 187 (16.55%) React
24 176 (15.58%) Java
25 171 (15.13%) BDD
26 166 (14.69%) Jasmine
27 157 (13.89%) MVC
28 156 (13.81%) E-Commerce
29 135 (11.95%) JSON
30 133 (11.77%) Web Development

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 383 (33.89%) Node.js
2 72 (6.37%) CMS
3 46 (4.07%) Confluence
4 45 (3.98%) WordPress
5 23 (2.04%) Apache
5 23 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (1.95%) Drupal
7 14 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (1.24%) nginx
8 6 (0.53%) Alfresco
8 6 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.53%) IIS
8 6 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (0.35%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.27%) Mule
10 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 113 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 47 (4.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (0.53%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.53%) MS Office
6 4 (0.35%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.18%) GIMP
8 1 (0.088%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (2.65%) Magento
2 6 (0.53%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.088%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 90 (7.96%) GitHub
2 34 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.68%) SaaS
5 8 (0.71%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.53%) AdWords
7 6 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.44%) Heroku
9 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.088%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.088%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.088%) Firebase
12 1 (0.088%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.39%) HTTP
2 15 (1.33%) Internet
3 6 (0.53%) MVNO
4 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.27%) Firewall
5 3 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.27%) SSH
5 3 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.088%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.088%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (6.64%) MongoDB
2 68 (6.02%) MySQL
3 60 (5.31%) NoSQL
4 57 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (3.01%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.65%) Redis
7 26 (2.30%) SQL Server
8 8 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.44%) Datomic
10 5 (0.44%) Neo4j
10 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.27%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.18%) Big Data
13 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.088%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.088%) KDB
14 1 (0.088%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 398 (35.22%) Git (software)
2 323 (28.58%) Grunt
3 238 (21.06%) gulp
4 166 (14.69%) Jasmine
5 108 (9.56%) Subversion
6 82 (7.26%) Mocha
7 76 (6.73%) Protractor
8 72 (6.37%) Cucumber
9 69 (6.11%) Bower
10 68 (6.02%) JIRA
11 62 (5.49%) Karma Test Runner
12 47 (4.16%) Selenium
13 41 (3.63%) QUnit
14 35 (3.10%) Sinon.JS
15 34 (3.01%) Mercurial
16 32 (2.83%) Jenkins
17 30 (2.65%) webpack
18 25 (2.21%) WebDriver
19 24 (2.12%) git-flow
19 24 (2.12%) RSpec
General
1 106 (9.38%) Finance
2 46 (4.07%) Retail
3 44 (3.89%) Marketing
4 39 (3.45%) Publishing
5 22 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.33%) Advertising
7 13 (1.15%) Games
8 12 (1.06%) Banking
8 12 (1.06%) Law
9 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.35%) Hungarian Language
10 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.27%) Legal
12 2 (0.18%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.18%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.088%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.088%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1059 (93.72%) Developer
2 572 (50.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 416 (36.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 259 (22.92%) HTML Developer
5 214 (18.94%) HTML CSS Developer
6 164 (14.51%) Angular Developer
7 127 (11.24%) Senior Developer
7 127 (11.24%) Web Developer
8 117 (10.35%) UI Developer
9 76 (6.73%) Node.js Developer
10 59 (5.22%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 57 (5.04%) PHP Developer
12 56 (4.96%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 54 (4.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 44 (3.89%) Java Developer
15 40 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
16 36 (3.19%) Agile Developer
17 29 (2.57%) Designer
18 24 (2.12%) JavaScript Engineer
18 24 (2.12%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1011 (89.47%) CSS
2 1009 (89.29%) HTML
3 769 (68.05%) HTML5
4 635 (56.19%) CSS3
5 596 (52.74%) AngularJS
6 480 (42.48%) jQuery
7 434 (38.41%) LESS
8 272 (24.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 228 (20.18%) Backbone.js
10 187 (16.55%) React
11 135 (11.95%) JSON
12 120 (10.62%) Ajax
13 119 (10.53%) RESTful
14 102 (9.03%) .NET
15 83 (7.35%) Ember.js
16 81 (7.17%) XML
17 78 (6.90%) Web Services
18 62 (5.49%) KnockoutJS
19 59 (5.22%) REST
20 58 (5.13%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 317 (28.05%) User Experience
2 50 (4.42%) Mobile App
3 35 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (1.86%) W3C
6 19 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 17 (1.50%) Animation
7 17 (1.50%) iPad
7 17 (1.50%) Social Media
8 16 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 15 (1.33%) Fintech
10 7 (0.62%) Graphic Design
11 6 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.53%) IPTV
11 6 (0.53%) NHS
12 5 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.44%) Clustering
12 5 (0.44%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.44%) STB
12 5 (0.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 85 (7.52%) Linux
2 20 (1.77%) Unix
3 18 (1.59%) Windows
4 16 (1.42%) Android
4 16 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.15%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.53%) CentOS
7 6 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.088%) Debian
11 1 (0.088%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
2 560 (49.56%) Front End Development
3 316 (27.96%) TDD
4 268 (23.72%) Responsive Web Design
5 259 (22.92%) OO
6 192 (16.99%) Scrum
7 171 (15.13%) BDD
8 157 (13.89%) MVC
9 156 (13.81%) E-Commerce
10 133 (11.77%) Web Development
11 106 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (8.50%) Unit Testing
13 95 (8.41%) Web Design
14 72 (6.37%) Pair Programming
15 70 (6.19%) Open Source
16 59 (5.22%) OOP
17 56 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
18 55 (4.87%) SEO
19 50 (4.42%) Kanban
20 49 (4.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1041 (92.12%) JavaScript
2 195 (17.26%) PHP
3 176 (15.58%) Java
4 87 (7.70%) Python
5 82 (7.26%) ES6
6 70 (6.19%) Ruby
7 65 (5.75%) SQL
8 61 (5.40%) C#
9 49 (4.34%) ECMAScript
10 47 (4.16%) TypeScript
11 31 (2.74%) Scala
12 26 (2.30%) CoffeeScript
13 16 (1.42%) C++
14 14 (1.24%) C
15 13 (1.15%) XPath
16 9 (0.80%) Dart
16 9 (0.80%) Go
16 9 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.62%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.53%) JSX
Qualifications
1 43 (3.81%) Degree
2 32 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.088%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.088%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.088%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.15%) QA
2 11 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.62%) WCAG
4 4 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (2.57%) Docker
2 9 (0.80%) Varnish
3 3 (0.27%) vCloud
4 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.088%) KVM
5 1 (0.088%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.62%) Capistrano
2 7 (0.62%) Puppet
3 5 (0.44%) Ansible
3 5 (0.44%) Kibana
4 4 (0.35%) Salt
5 3 (0.27%) logstash
5 3 (0.27%) Rundeck
5 3 (0.27%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.088%) Apache Shiro
6 1 (0.088%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.088%) Packer
Vendors
1 61 (5.40%) Adobe
2 35 (3.10%) Twitter
3 29 (2.57%) Zend
4 26 (2.30%) Google
5 15 (1.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (1.15%) Facebook
7 10 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.62%) hybris
8 7 (0.62%) Telerik
9 6 (0.53%) IBM
10 5 (0.44%) Oracle
10 5 (0.44%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.35%) RedDot
11 4 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.27%) Akamai
12 3 (0.27%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.27%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.27%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.27%) SAP
12 3 (0.27%) VMware
West London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Consultants
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum Weekly Pay
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £0 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Talent Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Talent Point
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago