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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 349 448 530
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +82
Contract jobs citing Sass 234 91 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.20% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 0.68% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 53 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £381 £175
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +117.85%
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
13758 13351 14136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.83% 28.66% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8961 8646 8788
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 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 264 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 31 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 31 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
(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 +100 140 £375 - 68
South East -7 19 £315 -18.70% 21
South West - 19 £350 - 7
East Midlands +15 14 £415 - 2
East of England -11 13 £353 -6.00% 7
North West +6 11 £375 +17.18% 10
Yorkshire +10 8 £255 -36.25% 2
West Midlands - 8 £260 -
North East - 1 £300 - 1
Midlands - - - -
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 453 (90.96%) CSS
2 441 (88.55%) HTML
3 437 (87.75%) JavaScript
4 350 (70.28%) HTML5
5 298 (59.84%) CSS3
6 265 (53.21%) jQuery
7 179 (35.94%) Responsive Web Design
8 167 (33.53%) LESS
9 159 (31.93%) Git (software)
10 151 (30.32%) TDD
11 134 (26.91%) AngularJS
12 131 (26.31%) OO
13 110 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
14 105 (21.08%) Node.js
15 102 (20.48%) Java
16 101 (20.28%) PHP
17 98 (19.68%) Backbone.js
18 86 (17.27%) Web Design
19 84 (16.87%) Subversion
20 83 (16.67%) Web Development
21 80 (16.06%) BDD
22 78 (15.66%) Grunt
23 75 (15.06%) Ruby
24 74 (14.86%) MVC
25 72 (14.46%) E-Commerce
26 66 (13.25%) .NET
27 65 (13.05%) JSON
28 63 (12.65%) Ajax
28 63 (12.65%) SQL
29 61 (12.25%) Mustache

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 105 (21.08%) Node.js
2 37 (7.43%) CMS
3 30 (6.02%) WordPress
4 18 (3.61%) Drupal
5 11 (2.21%) Apache
5 11 (2.21%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.41%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.00%) Confluence
8 5 (1.00%) IIS
9 3 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.40%) nginx
10 2 (0.40%) SilverStripe
11 1 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.20%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 44 (8.84%) Photoshop
2 42 (8.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.20%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (4.82%) Magento
2 2 (0.40%) Tridion
2 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.61%) GitHub
3 4 (0.80%) Heroku
3 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.40%) SaaS
5 2 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.22%) HTTP
2 7 (1.41%) Internet
3 4 (0.80%) SSH
3 4 (0.80%) Intranet
4 2 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.03%) MySQL
2 33 (6.63%) MongoDB
3 31 (6.22%) SQL Server
4 25 (5.02%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.01%) 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
1 159 (31.93%) Git (software)
2 84 (16.87%) Subversion
3 78 (15.66%) Grunt
4 48 (9.64%) Jasmine
5 47 (9.44%) Cucumber
6 29 (5.82%) Selenium
7 23 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (4.62%) WATIR
7 23 (4.62%) Mocha
8 20 (4.02%) Sahi
8 20 (4.02%) Jenkins
9 16 (3.21%) Bower
9 16 (3.21%) PhoneGap
9 16 (3.21%) JIRA
9 16 (3.21%) Visual Studio
10 14 (2.81%) QUnit
10 14 (2.81%) Yeoman
11 12 (2.41%) Karma Test Runner
11 12 (2.41%) Capybara
12 10 (2.01%) RSpec
General
1 41 (8.23%) Finance
2 16 (3.21%) Retail
3 13 (2.61%) 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%) Publishing
6 4 (0.80%) Front Office
7 3 (0.60%) Automotive
7 3 (0.60%) Local Government
8 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 447 (89.76%) Developer
2 248 (49.80%) Front-End Developer
3 93 (18.67%) Web Developer
4 63 (12.65%) UI Developer
5 59 (11.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 58 (11.65%) UI Programmer
7 41 (8.23%) Front-End Web Developer
8 36 (7.23%) Senior Developer
9 22 (4.42%) Designer
10 21 (4.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 16 (3.21%) PHP Developer
12 13 (2.61%) Analyst
12 13 (2.61%) Test Analyst
13 12 (2.41%) Programmer
13 12 (2.41%) Ruby Developer
14 11 (2.21%) Drupal Developer
15 10 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 9 (1.81%) CSS Developer
16 9 (1.81%) Scala Developer
17 8 (1.61%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (90.96%) CSS
2 441 (88.55%) HTML
3 350 (70.28%) HTML5
4 298 (59.84%) CSS3
5 265 (53.21%) jQuery
6 167 (33.53%) LESS
7 134 (26.91%) AngularJS
8 98 (19.68%) Backbone.js
9 66 (13.25%) .NET
10 65 (13.05%) JSON
11 63 (12.65%) Ajax
12 61 (12.25%) Mustache
13 60 (12.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 58 (11.65%) Web Services
15 51 (10.24%) XML
16 36 (7.23%) JSP
17 35 (7.03%) KnockoutJS
18 34 (6.83%) Ruby on Rails
19 27 (5.42%) RESTful
20 26 (5.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.84%) Open Source
2 19 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.41%) 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%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.83%) Linux
2 29 (5.82%) UNIX
3 24 (4.82%) Mac OS X
4 23 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 22 (4.42%) Android
6 5 (1.00%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (1.00%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.00%) Windows
7 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (35.94%) Responsive Web Design
2 151 (30.32%) TDD
3 131 (26.31%) OO
4 110 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (17.27%) Web Design
6 83 (16.67%) Web Development
7 80 (16.06%) BDD
8 74 (14.86%) MVC
9 72 (14.46%) E-Commerce
10 44 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (8.23%) Scrum
12 35 (7.03%) SEO
13 26 (5.22%) Test Automation
14 22 (4.42%) Configuration Management
15 20 (4.02%) Content Management
16 17 (3.41%) Pair Programming
16 17 (3.41%) Workflow
17 16 (3.21%) Software Engineering
18 15 (3.01%) Automated Testing
19 13 (2.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 437 (87.75%) JavaScript
2 102 (20.48%) Java
3 101 (20.28%) PHP
4 75 (15.06%) Ruby
5 63 (12.65%) SQL
6 31 (6.22%) C#
7 15 (3.01%) Scala
8 14 (2.81%) C
9 13 (2.61%) Python
10 8 (1.61%) Clojure
11 6 (1.20%) XQuery
11 6 (1.20%) XAML
12 5 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (0.80%) PHP5
14 3 (0.60%) Erlang
14 3 (0.60%) XPath
14 3 (0.60%) ECMAScript
14 3 (0.60%) C++
15 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (8.03%) 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 1 (0.20%) WCAG
2 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 43 (8.63%) Adobe
2 22 (4.42%) Twitter
3 19 (3.82%) Zend
4 14 (2.81%) hybris
5 13 (2.61%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.81%) ATG
7 7 (1.41%) Google
7 7 (1.41%) Facebook
8 6 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.20%) VMware
9 5 (1.00%) RedDot
9 5 (1.00%) Akamai
10 4 (0.80%) SAP
10 4 (0.80%) New Relic
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
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