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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 306 418 466
Rank change year-on-year
+112 +48
Contract jobs citing Sass 309 145 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 1.12% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 102 41
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.41%
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
13404 12994 12690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.75% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9303 8465 8096
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 280 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +113 207 £375 +7.14% 53
South East +7 44 £325 +18.18% 23
North West -10 18 £374 +6.85% 15
East Midlands +15 13 £406 +47.63% 2
South West -26 13 £313 +13.63% 7
West Midlands 0 8 £368 +63.33% 3
East of England -11 3 £381 +14.66% 4
Yorkshire - 2 £346 - 8
North East - - - - 2
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 604 (96.79%) CSS
2 585 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 567 (90.87%) HTML
4 464 (74.36%) HTML5
5 410 (65.71%) CSS3
6 349 (55.93%) jQuery
7 261 (41.83%) AngularJS
8 242 (38.78%) LESS
9 228 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
10 215 (34.46%) OO
11 200 (32.05%) Responsive Web Design
12 190 (30.45%) Git (software)
13 171 (27.40%) Backbone.js
14 148 (23.72%) TDD
15 124 (19.87%) User Experience
16 122 (19.55%) Ajax
17 118 (18.91%) Node.js
18 116 (18.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 114 (18.27%) PHP
20 110 (17.63%) MVC
20 110 (17.63%) Grunt
21 93 (14.90%) Ruby
22 88 (14.10%) JSON
22 88 (14.10%) Jasmine
23 81 (12.98%) BDD
24 78 (12.50%) Java
25 77 (12.34%) Photoshop
26 67 (10.74%) Web Development
26 67 (10.74%) Web Services
27 66 (10.58%) REST

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 118 (18.91%) Node.js
2 63 (10.10%) CMS
3 24 (3.85%) Drupal
4 20 (3.21%) WordPress
5 17 (2.72%) Adobe CQ
6 15 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.76%) Confluence
8 11 (1.76%) nginx
8 11 (1.76%) Apache
9 9 (1.44%) IIS
10 5 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.80%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (0.64%) Liferay
12 3 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.48%) Moodle
13 2 (0.32%) SilverStripe
13 2 (0.32%) Joomla!
Applications
1 77 (12.34%) Photoshop
2 34 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.64%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.48%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (2.88%) Magento
2 5 (0.80%) Tridion
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.32%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.44%) GitHub
3 5 (0.80%) Heroku
4 4 (0.64%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.49%) HTTP
2 7 (1.12%) Internet
3 4 (0.64%) SSH
4 3 (0.48%) SSL
5 2 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.29%) MySQL
2 32 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 18 (2.88%) SQL Server
4 17 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.40%) Redis
7 13 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.16%) DB2
9 1 (0.16%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.16%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 190 (30.45%) Git (software)
2 110 (17.63%) Grunt
3 88 (14.10%) Jasmine
4 62 (9.94%) Subversion
5 58 (9.29%) Cucumber
6 30 (4.81%) QUnit
7 27 (4.33%) Mocha
8 25 (4.01%) Bower
9 22 (3.53%) Visual Studio
10 21 (3.37%) Selenium
10 21 (3.37%) Jenkins
11 20 (3.21%) Capybara
11 20 (3.21%) WebDriver
12 18 (2.88%) JIRA
13 17 (2.72%) TeamCity
13 17 (2.72%) Karma Test Runner
14 14 (2.24%) Sinon.JS
14 14 (2.24%) RSpec
15 13 (2.08%) Yeoman
16 12 (1.92%) IntelliJ
General
1 54 (8.65%) Finance
2 27 (4.33%) Marketing
3 21 (3.37%) Banking
4 18 (2.88%) Retail
5 13 (2.08%) Games
6 7 (1.12%) Publishing
7 6 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.96%) Advertising
7 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.80%) Legal
9 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 580 (92.95%) Developer
2 337 (54.01%) Front-End Developer
3 92 (14.74%) Web Developer
4 77 (12.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 50 (8.01%) Senior Developer
6 35 (5.61%) UI Developer
6 35 (5.61%) UI Programmer
7 28 (4.49%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 28 (4.49%) Front-End Web Developer
8 18 (2.88%) PHP Developer
9 16 (2.56%) Ruby Developer
10 14 (2.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 13 (2.08%) Designer
11 13 (2.08%) Senior Web Developer
12 10 (1.60%) Applications Developer
12 10 (1.60%) Magento Developer
13 9 (1.44%) CSS Developer
13 9 (1.44%) HTML Developer
14 8 (1.28%) Web Designer
15 7 (1.12%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (96.79%) CSS
2 567 (90.87%) HTML
3 464 (74.36%) HTML5
4 410 (65.71%) CSS3
5 349 (55.93%) jQuery
6 261 (41.83%) AngularJS
7 242 (38.78%) LESS
8 171 (27.40%) Backbone.js
9 122 (19.55%) Ajax
10 116 (18.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 88 (14.10%) JSON
12 67 (10.74%) Web Services
13 66 (10.58%) REST
14 64 (10.26%) XML
15 62 (9.94%) KnockoutJS
16 61 (9.78%) .NET
17 51 (8.17%) Ruby on Rails
18 43 (6.89%) XHTML
19 40 (6.41%) Ember.js
20 37 (5.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 124 (19.87%) User Experience
2 38 (6.09%) Mobile App
2 38 (6.09%) Open Source
3 27 (4.33%) W3C
4 18 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.72%) Digital Media
6 14 (2.24%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.08%) Social Media
8 10 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.12%) Online Games
9 7 (1.12%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.64%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.64%) Graphic Design
10 4 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.64%) New Media
10 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.48%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.48%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.09%) Linux
2 18 (2.88%) Apple iOS
3 15 (2.40%) Android
4 10 (1.60%) UNIX
5 7 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.80%) Windows
8 4 (0.64%) CentOS
8 4 (0.64%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.32%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (34.46%) OO
3 200 (32.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 148 (23.72%) TDD
5 110 (17.63%) MVC
6 81 (12.98%) BDD
7 67 (10.74%) Web Development
8 65 (10.42%) Web Design
8 65 (10.42%) E-Commerce
9 57 (9.13%) Scrum
10 52 (8.33%) OOP
11 31 (4.97%) Content Management
11 31 (4.97%) Unit Testing
12 30 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (4.33%) SEO
14 26 (4.17%) Progressive Enhancement
15 25 (4.01%) SOA
16 18 (2.88%) Mobile Application Development
17 15 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (2.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 585 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 114 (18.27%) PHP
3 93 (14.90%) Ruby
4 78 (12.50%) Java
5 42 (6.73%) Python
6 31 (4.97%) C#
7 22 (3.53%) SQL
8 18 (2.88%) Scala
9 16 (2.56%) C
10 10 (1.60%) Perl
10 10 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.28%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (1.12%) XPath
13 6 (0.96%) PHP5
13 6 (0.96%) XAML
13 6 (0.96%) Clojure
14 4 (0.64%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.64%) C++
15 3 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (7.53%) Degree
2 8 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.32%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.04%) QA
2 5 (0.80%) WCAG
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.48%) Docker
3 1 (0.16%) Varnish
3 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (1.92%) Graylog2
2 11 (1.76%) Ansible
2 11 (1.76%) Puppet
3 7 (1.12%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.64%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) StatsD
5 1 (0.16%) Graphite
Vendors
1 63 (10.10%) Adobe
2 23 (3.69%) Twitter
3 22 (3.53%) Google
4 13 (2.08%) Akamai
5 12 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.92%) VMware
5 12 (1.92%) New Relic
6 9 (1.44%) Zend
7 7 (1.12%) Facebook
8 6 (0.96%) Appcelerator
8 6 (0.96%) RedDot
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle
9 4 (0.64%) hybris
10 3 (0.48%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.48%) SAP
11 2 (0.32%) Open Text
11 2 (0.32%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.16%) Sencha
12 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.16%) IBM
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Senitor Associates
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RBW Consulting
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