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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 316 411 537
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +126
Contract jobs citing Sass 310 144 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.30% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 1.04% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 98 22
Average daily rate
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£361 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
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
14181 13892 14615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.87% 29.26% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9400 9227 8869
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 226 354
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +80 192 £375 - 67
South East +17 37 £330 -14.83% 24
South West -8 23 £350 +23.89% 9
East Midlands +18 16 £442 -
East of England -18 12 £400 +23.07% 5
North West -3 11 £350 +7.69% 21
Yorkshire -1 5 - - 8
West Midlands -15 5 £250 - 5
North East - 1 £300 -
Midlands - - - -
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 470 (94.19%) CSS
2 457 (91.58%) HTML
3 453 (90.78%) JavaScript
4 369 (73.95%) HTML5
5 314 (62.93%) CSS3
6 291 (58.32%) jQuery
7 201 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
8 186 (37.27%) LESS
9 177 (35.47%) Git (software)
10 165 (33.07%) OO
11 163 (32.67%) AngularJS
12 157 (31.46%) Responsive Web Design
13 120 (24.05%) TDD
14 114 (22.85%) Backbone.js
15 99 (19.84%) PHP
16 93 (18.64%) User Experience
17 89 (17.84%) Ajax
18 86 (17.23%) Java
19 83 (16.63%) Grunt
20 79 (15.83%) Node.js
21 76 (15.23%) MVC
22 75 (15.03%) E-Commerce
23 74 (14.83%) Ruby
23 74 (14.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 70 (14.03%) JSON
25 66 (13.23%) Web Design
26 64 (12.83%) Subversion
26 64 (12.83%) BDD
27 57 (11.42%) Jasmine
27 57 (11.42%) Photoshop

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 79 (15.83%) Node.js
2 40 (8.02%) CMS
3 21 (4.21%) Drupal
4 16 (3.21%) WordPress
5 13 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (2.40%) Apache
7 9 (1.80%) IIS
8 6 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.60%) nginx
11 3 (0.60%) Confluence
12 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.40%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.20%) Jetty
13 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 57 (11.42%) Photoshop
2 31 (6.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.80%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.40%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.20%) InDesign
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.01%) Magento
2 3 (0.60%) Tridion
3 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.00%) GitHub
2 7 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.80%) Heroku
3 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.41%) HTTP
2 6 (1.20%) Internet
3 4 (0.80%) SSH
3 4 (0.80%) Intranet
4 2 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.61%) MongoDB
2 22 (4.41%) MySQL
3 16 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.40%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.60%) Redis
6 7 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 177 (35.47%) Git (software)
2 83 (16.63%) Grunt
3 64 (12.83%) Subversion
4 57 (11.42%) Jasmine
5 45 (9.02%) Cucumber
6 24 (4.81%) QUnit
7 20 (4.01%) Capybara
8 18 (3.61%) Visual Studio
9 17 (3.41%) Selenium
9 17 (3.41%) Bower
10 16 (3.21%) Yeoman
10 16 (3.21%) Jenkins
11 14 (2.81%) TeamCity
12 13 (2.61%) RSpec
12 13 (2.61%) Mocha
13 11 (2.20%) JIRA
13 11 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (2.00%) IntelliJ
15 8 (1.60%) WATIR
15 8 (1.60%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (10.62%) Finance
2 20 (4.01%) Retail
3 18 (3.61%) Banking
4 15 (3.01%) Marketing
5 8 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.20%) Games
7 5 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.00%) Front Office
8 4 (0.80%) Advertising
8 4 (0.80%) Publishing
9 2 (0.40%) Law
9 2 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 465 (93.19%) Developer
2 277 (55.51%) Front-End Developer
3 81 (16.23%) Web Developer
4 55 (11.02%) JavaScript Developer
5 43 (8.62%) Senior Developer
5 43 (8.62%) UI Developer
6 39 (7.82%) UI Programmer
7 29 (5.81%) Front-End Web Developer
8 22 (4.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 20 (4.01%) Designer
10 18 (3.61%) Ruby Developer
11 14 (2.81%) PHP Developer
12 12 (2.40%) Web Designer
13 10 (2.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 10 (2.00%) Senior Web Developer
13 10 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 9 (1.80%) Programmer
14 9 (1.80%) CSS Developer
14 9 (1.80%) Magento Developer
15 8 (1.60%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 470 (94.19%) CSS
2 457 (91.58%) HTML
3 369 (73.95%) HTML5
4 314 (62.93%) CSS3
5 291 (58.32%) jQuery
6 186 (37.27%) LESS
7 163 (32.67%) AngularJS
8 114 (22.85%) Backbone.js
9 89 (17.84%) Ajax
10 74 (14.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 70 (14.03%) JSON
12 55 (11.02%) .NET
13 51 (10.22%) XML
14 50 (10.02%) Web Services
15 45 (9.02%) KnockoutJS
16 36 (7.21%) XHTML
17 35 (7.01%) REST
18 34 (6.81%) Ruby on Rails
19 32 (6.41%) RESTful
20 29 (5.81%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 93 (18.64%) User Experience
2 48 (9.62%) Open Source
3 20 (4.01%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.01%) W3C
5 11 (2.20%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.80%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.40%) Social Media
8 6 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.80%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.80%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.60%) NHS
10 3 (0.60%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.40%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.40%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.40%) iPad
11 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.41%) Linux
2 17 (3.41%) UNIX
3 14 (2.81%) Mac OS X
4 9 (1.80%) Android
4 9 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.40%) VMS
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (33.07%) OO
3 157 (31.46%) Responsive Web Design
4 120 (24.05%) TDD
5 76 (15.23%) MVC
6 75 (15.03%) E-Commerce
7 66 (13.23%) Web Design
8 64 (12.83%) BDD
9 52 (10.42%) Web Development
10 49 (9.82%) Scrum
11 35 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (4.81%) Unit Testing
13 22 (4.41%) OOP
14 20 (4.01%) Content Management
14 20 (4.01%) SEO
14 20 (4.01%) Workflow
15 15 (3.01%) Configuration Management
16 13 (2.61%) SOA
17 12 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (2.40%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 453 (90.78%) JavaScript
2 99 (19.84%) PHP
3 86 (17.23%) Java
4 74 (14.83%) Ruby
5 35 (7.01%) SQL
6 28 (5.61%) C#
7 22 (4.41%) Python
8 9 (1.80%) C
8 9 (1.80%) Scala
9 8 (1.60%) Clojure
10 6 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
10 6 (1.20%) XAML
11 4 (0.80%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.80%) XPath
11 4 (0.80%) C++
12 3 (0.60%) PHP5
13 2 (0.40%) R
13 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.20%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (6.81%) Degree
2 8 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) WCAG
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (2.00%) Graylog2
1 10 (2.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.40%) Ansible
2 2 (0.40%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) StatsD
Vendors
1 36 (7.21%) Adobe
2 21 (4.21%) Twitter
3 17 (3.41%) Zend
4 16 (3.21%) Google
5 12 (2.40%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.20%) Akamai
7 10 (2.00%) New Relic
7 10 (2.00%) VMware
8 8 (1.60%) hybris
9 6 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.20%) RedDot
10 5 (1.00%) Oracle
11 4 (0.80%) ATG
11 4 (0.80%) SAP
12 3 (0.60%) Facebook
13 2 (0.40%) Sencha
13 2 (0.40%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.40%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.40%) Open Text
14 1 (0.20%) JBoss
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