The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 135 246 297
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +51
Contract jobs citing Sass 405 183 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.84% 0.82% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% 2.68% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 120 88
Median daily rate £400 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £478 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Sass
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7060 6822 6953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.00% 30.60% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5434 4892 5111
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 44 17
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.17 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Sass as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in London

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sass
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the London region.

Sass Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sass
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +68 65 £425 +25.92% 17
Croydon - 7 £425 -
Bromley -9 6 £325 -38.09%
Westminster - 5 £400 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Sass.

1 709 (92.80%) JavaScript
2 692 (90.58%) CSS
3 671 (87.83%) HTML
4 509 (66.62%) HTML5
5 425 (55.63%) CSS3
6 416 (54.45%) AngularJS
6 416 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
7 381 (49.87%) Front End Development
8 322 (42.15%) jQuery
9 295 (38.61%) Node.js
10 285 (37.30%) Git (software)
11 272 (35.60%) LESS
12 221 (28.93%) Grunt
13 220 (28.80%) TDD
14 214 (28.01%) React
15 173 (22.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 172 (22.51%) Web Development
17 169 (22.12%) User Experience
18 162 (21.20%) gulp
19 148 (19.37%) OO
20 141 (18.46%) Responsive Web Design
21 131 (17.15%) Scrum
22 130 (17.02%) Backbone.js
23 123 (16.10%) MVC
24 115 (15.05%) Jasmine
25 109 (14.27%) BDD
26 100 (13.09%) PHP
27 94 (12.30%) Java
28 81 (10.60%) Finance
29 79 (10.34%) .NET

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 295 (38.61%) Node.js
2 58 (7.59%) CMS
3 26 (3.40%) Apache
4 25 (3.27%) WordPress
5 23 (3.01%) Confluence
6 14 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 14 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (1.70%) Drupal
8 8 (1.05%) IIS
9 6 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.79%) ColdFusion
9 6 (0.79%) nginx
9 6 (0.79%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.39%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.39%) Mule
Applications
1 74 (9.69%) Photoshop
2 23 (3.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.65%) GIMP
5 4 (0.52%) InDesign
6 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.76%) GitHub
2 21 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.05%) SaaS
4 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.65%) Office 365
7 4 (0.52%) Bluemix
7 4 (0.52%) Heroku
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.26%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.26%) Google Play
9 2 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.26%) Route 53
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) Firebase
10 1 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.75%) HTTP
2 12 (1.57%) Internet
3 7 (0.92%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.26%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) SNA
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.03%) MongoDB
2 42 (5.50%) MySQL
3 32 (4.19%) Relational Database
4 29 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (3.40%) SQL Server
6 22 (2.88%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.23%) Redis
8 13 (1.70%) Neo4j
9 8 (1.05%) CouchDB
10 6 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.79%) Datomic
11 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.52%) DB2
12 4 (0.52%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.39%) Big Data
13 3 (0.39%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 285 (37.30%) Git (software)
2 221 (28.93%) Grunt
3 162 (21.20%) gulp
4 115 (15.05%) Jasmine
5 76 (9.95%) Mocha
6 66 (8.64%) Subversion
7 52 (6.81%) Karma Test Runner
8 44 (5.76%) Cucumber
8 44 (5.76%) Protractor
9 41 (5.37%) Bower
10 39 (5.10%) Jenkins
11 35 (4.58%) JIRA
12 27 (3.53%) QUnit
13 25 (3.27%) Sinon.JS
14 24 (3.14%) WebDriver
15 22 (2.88%) Selenium
16 17 (2.23%) Vagrant
16 17 (2.23%) Visual Studio
17 14 (1.83%) webpack
18 11 (1.44%) PhantomJS
General
1 81 (10.60%) Finance
2 28 (3.66%) Games
3 22 (2.88%) Advertising
3 22 (2.88%) Law
4 18 (2.36%) Publishing
5 12 (1.57%) Retail
6 11 (1.44%) Marketing
6 11 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.05%) Banking
8 4 (0.52%) Hungarian Language
9 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.26%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.26%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 719 (94.11%) Developer
2 374 (48.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 272 (35.60%) JavaScript Developer
4 106 (13.87%) Angular Developer
5 103 (13.48%) Senior Developer
6 95 (12.43%) HTML Developer
7 80 (10.47%) HTML CSS Developer
8 69 (9.03%) Web Developer
9 65 (8.51%) Node.js Developer
10 59 (7.72%) UI Developer
11 55 (7.20%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 51 (6.68%) Full Stack Developer
13 38 (4.97%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 34 (4.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 32 (4.19%) Agile Developer
16 26 (3.40%) UX Developer
17 23 (3.01%) .NET Developer
17 23 (3.01%) Lead Developer
18 22 (2.88%) PHP Developer
19 21 (2.75%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 692 (90.58%) CSS
2 671 (87.83%) HTML
3 509 (66.62%) HTML5
4 425 (55.63%) CSS3
5 416 (54.45%) AngularJS
6 322 (42.15%) jQuery
7 272 (35.60%) LESS
8 214 (28.01%) React
9 173 (22.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 130 (17.02%) Backbone.js
11 79 (10.34%) .NET
12 70 (9.16%) RESTful
13 55 (7.20%) Web Services
14 53 (6.94%) Ajax
15 46 (6.02%) Ember.js
16 45 (5.89%) RequireJS
16 45 (5.89%) REST
17 44 (5.76%) ASP.NET
17 44 (5.76%) JSON
18 43 (5.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 169 (22.12%) User Experience
2 49 (6.41%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.19%) Fintech
4 27 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.40%) W3C
6 13 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.70%) Online Games
7 12 (1.57%) Animation
8 10 (1.31%) Social Media
9 8 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.92%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.79%) iPad
11 6 (0.79%) New Media
11 6 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
12 5 (0.65%) IPTV
12 5 (0.65%) STB
13 3 (0.39%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.15%) Linux
2 22 (2.88%) Android
3 13 (1.70%) Unix
4 12 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.44%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.31%) Windows
7 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.39%) CentOS
9 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (49.87%) Front End Development
3 220 (28.80%) TDD
4 172 (22.51%) Web Development
5 148 (19.37%) OO
6 141 (18.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 131 (17.15%) Scrum
8 123 (16.10%) MVC
9 109 (14.27%) BDD
10 66 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (8.51%) E-Commerce
12 58 (7.59%) Pair Programming
13 55 (7.20%) OOP
14 53 (6.94%) Unit Testing
15 45 (5.89%) Progressive Enhancement
16 41 (5.37%) Web Design
17 33 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (4.32%) Mobile First
18 31 (4.06%) Open Source
19 28 (3.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 709 (92.80%) JavaScript
2 100 (13.09%) PHP
3 94 (12.30%) Java
4 72 (9.42%) ES6
5 59 (7.72%) Ruby
6 49 (6.41%) C#
7 30 (3.93%) SQL
8 29 (3.80%) Python
9 25 (3.27%) ECMAScript
10 18 (2.36%) Scala
11 12 (1.57%) Go
12 11 (1.44%) Clojure
13 7 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
13 7 (0.92%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.79%) C
14 6 (0.79%) Erlang
15 5 (0.65%) PHP 5
16 4 (0.52%) VBScript
17 3 (0.39%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.39%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (2.49%) Degree
2 14 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.18%) QA
1 9 (1.18%) WAI
2 7 (0.92%) WCAG
3 5 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (5.10%) Docker
2 6 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (1.05%) Kubernetes
1 8 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.92%) Puppet
3 4 (0.52%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 33 (4.32%) Adobe
2 22 (2.88%) Twitter
3 13 (1.70%) Zend
4 11 (1.44%) Facebook
4 11 (1.44%) Google
5 8 (1.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.05%) Oracle
5 8 (1.05%) Sitecore
6 7 (0.92%) Atlassian
6 7 (0.92%) Telerik
7 6 (0.79%) hybris
8 5 (0.65%) RedDot
9 3 (0.39%) Akamai
9 3 (0.39%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.39%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.39%) IBM
9 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.26%) Brightcove
10 2 (0.26%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.26%) Sun
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