The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 58 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Sass 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 1.37% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.21% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
Sass
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 219 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.16% 27.62% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 150 90
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -67.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sass across the Hertfordshire region.

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £325 -
Sass
East of England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (53.33%) HTML5
3 16 (53.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (53.33%) User Experience
4 15 (50.00%) CSS3
4 15 (50.00%) CMS
5 14 (46.67%) jQuery
6 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (36.67%) LESS
7 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
7 11 (36.67%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (33.33%) Grunt
8 10 (33.33%) Adobe
8 10 (33.33%) XHTML
9 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
9 9 (30.00%) JSP
9 9 (30.00%) JSTL
9 9 (30.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (30.00%) Bower
10 8 (26.67%) Semantic HTML
10 8 (26.67%) W3C
10 8 (26.67%) Web Design
10 8 (26.67%) OO
11 7 (23.33%) Web Services
11 7 (23.33%) Java
11 7 (23.33%) Degree
11 7 (23.33%) SMACSS

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 15 (50.00%) CMS
2 9 (30.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 6 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (33.33%) Grunt
3 9 (30.00%) Bower
4 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Publishing
1 6 (20.00%) Multimedia
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Web Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Junior
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (13.33%) HTML Developer
6 4 (13.33%) CSS Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UI Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (53.33%) HTML5
3 15 (50.00%) CSS3
4 14 (46.67%) jQuery
5 12 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
6 11 (36.67%) LESS
6 11 (36.67%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (33.33%) XHTML
8 9 (30.00%) JSP
8 9 (30.00%) JSTL
9 8 (26.67%) Semantic HTML
10 7 (23.33%) Web Services
11 6 (20.00%) XML
11 6 (20.00%) LAMP
11 6 (20.00%) .NET
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 4 (13.33%) JSON
13 3 (10.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) User Experience
2 8 (26.67%) W3C
3 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Social Media
3 6 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (26.67%) Web Design
3 8 (26.67%) OO
4 7 (23.33%) SMACSS
5 6 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (20.00%) UX Design
5 6 (20.00%) Content Management
5 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.00%) Web Development
5 6 (20.00%) Use Case
5 6 (20.00%) Email Marketing
5 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (20.00%) UML
5 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) MVVM
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Adobe
2 3 (10.00%) Google
2 3 (10.00%) Facebook