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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 266 333 455
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +122
Contract jobs citing Sass 339 224 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.49% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 1.80% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 171 31
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £316 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -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
12810 12466 10858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8464 7964 6952
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 234 277
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 £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +56 188 £388 +6.89% 72
South East -1 53 £345 +6.15% 27
Yorkshire +7 38 £375 +36.36% 5
East Midlands +13 13 £420 +25.37% 6
North West -20 11 £275 -16.03% 18
North East - 11 £430 - 6
South West -20 10 £288 -4.16% 8
East of England +9 7 £350 -12.50% 5
West Midlands -9 7 £300 - 3
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 617 (94.92%) CSS
2 606 (93.23%) JavaScript
3 587 (90.31%) HTML
4 470 (72.31%) HTML5
5 411 (63.23%) CSS3
6 339 (52.15%) jQuery
7 294 (45.23%) AngularJS
8 265 (40.77%) LESS
9 212 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
10 206 (31.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 191 (29.38%) Git (software)
12 188 (28.92%) OO
13 185 (28.46%) Backbone.js
14 172 (26.46%) TDD
15 167 (25.69%) Node.js
16 146 (22.46%) Grunt
17 136 (20.92%) User Experience
18 124 (19.08%) MVC
19 119 (18.31%) PHP
20 118 (18.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 107 (16.46%) Java
22 97 (14.92%) Jasmine
23 96 (14.77%) Ajax
24 94 (14.46%) Web Development
25 88 (13.54%) BDD
26 85 (13.08%) Ruby
27 81 (12.46%) Web Design
28 70 (10.77%) Subversion
29 69 (10.62%) JSON
30 66 (10.15%) Photoshop

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 167 (25.69%) Node.js
2 65 (10.00%) CMS
3 28 (4.31%) WordPress
4 21 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
5 19 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (2.77%) Drupal
7 16 (2.46%) nginx
8 13 (2.00%) Umbraco
8 13 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.69%) Confluence
10 10 (1.54%) Apache
11 6 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.62%) Liferay
14 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.31%) Orchard CMS
15 2 (0.31%) Moodle
16 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
16 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 66 (10.15%) Photoshop
2 24 (3.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (2.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (1.69%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.62%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) InDesign
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (2.15%) Magento
2 6 (0.92%) Tridion
3 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.31%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.54%) GitHub
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.08%) HTTP
2 15 (2.31%) Internet
3 3 (0.46%) Intranet
4 1 (0.15%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.15%) DNS
4 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.31%) MySQL
2 31 (4.77%) MongoDB
3 22 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.77%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (2.31%) Redis
6 12 (1.85%) SQL Server
7 8 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.15%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.15%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 191 (29.38%) Git (software)
2 146 (22.46%) Grunt
3 97 (14.92%) Jasmine
4 70 (10.77%) Subversion
5 60 (9.23%) Cucumber
6 52 (8.00%) Bower
7 39 (6.00%) Mocha
8 30 (4.62%) Selenium
9 28 (4.31%) QUnit
10 22 (3.38%) WebDriver
10 22 (3.38%) Capybara
11 21 (3.23%) TeamCity
12 18 (2.77%) Karma Test Runner
12 18 (2.77%) Jenkins
12 18 (2.77%) IntelliJ
13 17 (2.62%) JIRA
14 15 (2.31%) Sinon.JS
15 14 (2.15%) Visual Studio
16 13 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (1.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 49 (7.54%) Finance
2 24 (3.69%) Retail
3 22 (3.38%) Banking
4 20 (3.08%) Marketing
5 18 (2.77%) Games
6 11 (1.69%) Publishing
6 11 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.77%) Legal
9 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.62%) Advertising
9 4 (0.62%) Law
10 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.31%) Hindi Language
11 2 (0.31%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 602 (92.62%) Developer
2 343 (52.77%) Front-End Developer
3 98 (15.08%) Web Developer
4 84 (12.92%) JavaScript Developer
5 44 (6.77%) Senior Developer
6 32 (4.92%) UI Developer
6 32 (4.92%) UI Programmer
7 29 (4.46%) Front-End Web Developer
8 24 (3.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 19 (2.92%) PHP Developer
10 18 (2.77%) Ruby Developer
11 12 (1.85%) Senior Web Developer
12 11 (1.69%) Python Developer
12 11 (1.69%) Designer
13 10 (1.54%) Web Designer
14 9 (1.38%) Software Developer
15 8 (1.23%) HTML Developer
15 8 (1.23%) .NET Developer
15 8 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 7 (1.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (94.92%) CSS
2 587 (90.31%) HTML
3 470 (72.31%) HTML5
4 411 (63.23%) CSS3
5 339 (52.15%) jQuery
6 294 (45.23%) AngularJS
7 265 (40.77%) LESS
8 185 (28.46%) Backbone.js
9 118 (18.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 96 (14.77%) Ajax
11 69 (10.62%) JSON
12 66 (10.15%) Web Services
13 64 (9.85%) .NET
14 61 (9.38%) REST
14 61 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
15 54 (8.31%) Ember.js
16 49 (7.54%) RESTful
17 47 (7.23%) XML
18 41 (6.31%) Mustache
19 36 (5.54%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 136 (20.92%) User Experience
2 37 (5.69%) W3C
3 35 (5.38%) Open Source
4 33 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.00%) Visualisation
6 13 (2.00%) Social Media
6 13 (2.00%) Digital Media
7 10 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.23%) Web 2.0
8 8 (1.23%) Online Games
9 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.46%) NHS
10 3 (0.46%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.46%) RIA
10 3 (0.46%) iPad
10 3 (0.46%) New Media
11 2 (0.31%) iPhone
11 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.92%) Linux
2 21 (3.23%) UNIX
3 18 (2.77%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.46%) Mac OS X
5 14 (2.15%) Android
6 9 (1.38%) Windows
7 7 (1.08%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.62%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (31.69%) Responsive Web Design
3 188 (28.92%) OO
4 172 (26.46%) TDD
5 124 (19.08%) MVC
6 94 (14.46%) Web Development
7 88 (13.54%) BDD
8 81 (12.46%) Web Design
9 59 (9.08%) OOP
10 50 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 47 (7.23%) Scrum
12 33 (5.08%) Unit Testing
13 32 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (4.31%) Progressive Enhancement
14 28 (4.31%) SOA
14 28 (4.31%) Content Management
15 22 (3.38%) Pair Programming
16 21 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (3.08%) SEO
17 20 (3.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 606 (93.23%) JavaScript
2 119 (18.31%) PHP
3 107 (16.46%) Java
4 85 (13.08%) Ruby
5 53 (8.15%) Python
6 33 (5.08%) C#
7 19 (2.92%) Scala
8 18 (2.77%) C
9 14 (2.15%) SQL
10 9 (1.38%) Perl
10 9 (1.38%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.08%) XPath
11 7 (1.08%) Clojure
12 5 (0.77%) PHP5
13 4 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.46%) R
15 2 (0.31%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.15%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (9.23%) Degree
2 15 (2.31%) VCP4
3 5 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.31%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.77%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) WCAG
3 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.62%) Docker
3 1 (0.15%) Varnish
3 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (2.77%) Graylog
2 16 (2.46%) Puppet
3 13 (2.00%) Ansible
4 5 (0.77%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.77%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.15%) StatsD
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 52 (8.00%) Adobe
2 20 (3.08%) Google
3 19 (2.92%) VMware
4 18 (2.77%) New Relic
4 18 (2.77%) Twitter
4 18 (2.77%) Akamai
5 9 (1.38%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.08%) Zend
6 7 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.08%) Appcelerator
7 6 (0.92%) Facebook
8 3 (0.46%) IBM
8 3 (0.46%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle
9 2 (0.31%) SAP
10 1 (0.15%) Apple
10 1 (0.15%) HP
10 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.15%) FatWire
10 1 (0.15%) Omniture
London
Annapurna
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £320 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £380 - £420 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Group
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £0.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum, Benefits 2 days remote working
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £230 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £265 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago