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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 134 241 296
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +55
Contract jobs citing Sass 397 207 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.86% 0.89% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.75% 2.84% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 150 82
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £478 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
6907 7277 7295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.24% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5286 5270
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.09 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +74 62 £400 +14.28% 31
Croydon - 8 £425 -
Westminster - 3 £400 -
Bromley -8 2 £325 -38.09%
Wimbledon - 1 £440 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 735 (92.92%) JavaScript
2 728 (92.04%) CSS
3 703 (88.87%) HTML
4 530 (67.00%) HTML5
5 445 (56.26%) CSS3
6 438 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
7 421 (53.22%) AngularJS
8 393 (49.68%) Front End Development
9 318 (40.20%) jQuery
10 314 (39.70%) Node.js
11 296 (37.42%) Git (software)
12 290 (36.66%) LESS
13 243 (30.72%) Grunt
14 234 (29.58%) React
15 216 (27.31%) TDD
16 188 (23.77%) Web Development
17 177 (22.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 174 (22.00%) gulp
19 172 (21.74%) User Experience
20 149 (18.84%) Responsive Web Design
21 145 (18.33%) OO
22 135 (17.07%) Scrum
23 133 (16.81%) Backbone.js
24 132 (16.69%) MVC
25 111 (14.03%) BDD
26 108 (13.65%) Java
27 103 (13.02%) Jasmine
28 101 (12.77%) PHP
29 89 (11.25%) Finance
30 86 (10.87%) .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 63 (7.96%) CMS
2 26 (3.29%) WordPress
3 25 (3.16%) Apache
4 22 (2.78%) Confluence
5 18 (2.28%) Drupal
6 15 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (0.88%) IIS
8 7 (0.88%) nginx
8 7 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.76%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.76%) ColdFusion
9 6 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.63%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.51%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.38%) Alfresco
Applications
1 73 (9.23%) Photoshop
2 22 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.63%) GIMP
5 4 (0.51%) InDesign
6 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.01%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.68%) GitHub
2 22 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.14%) SaaS
5 7 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.63%) Heroku
6 5 (0.63%) Office 365
7 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.51%) Bluemix
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.38%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.38%) Route 53
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.25%) Google Play
9 2 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Firebase
10 1 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.29%) HTTP
2 13 (1.64%) Internet
3 7 (0.88%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.13%) SNA
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
5 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.34%) MongoDB
2 40 (5.06%) MySQL
3 29 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.16%) SQL Server
6 22 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.02%) Neo4j
7 16 (2.02%) Redis
8 8 (1.01%) CouchDB
8 8 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (0.88%) Datomic
10 5 (0.63%) DB2
11 4 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.38%) Big Data
12 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 296 (37.42%) Git (software)
2 243 (30.72%) Grunt
3 174 (22.00%) gulp
4 103 (13.02%) Jasmine
5 73 (9.23%) Mocha
6 62 (7.84%) Subversion
7 49 (6.19%) Karma Test Runner
8 46 (5.82%) Bower
9 41 (5.18%) Cucumber
10 39 (4.93%) Jenkins
11 33 (4.17%) JIRA
12 32 (4.05%) Protractor
13 25 (3.16%) Selenium
14 23 (2.91%) QUnit
15 22 (2.78%) Vagrant
15 22 (2.78%) WebDriver
16 21 (2.65%) Sinon.JS
17 20 (2.53%) Visual Studio
18 19 (2.40%) webpack
19 11 (1.39%) Babel
General
1 89 (11.25%) Finance
2 36 (4.55%) Games
3 26 (3.29%) Advertising
4 23 (2.91%) Publishing
5 22 (2.78%) Law
6 15 (1.90%) Retail
7 14 (1.77%) Banking
8 9 (1.14%) Marketing
9 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.51%) Hungarian Language
10 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Electronics
12 2 (0.25%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.25%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.25%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 732 (92.54%) Developer
2 376 (47.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 264 (33.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 110 (13.91%) Senior Developer
5 100 (12.64%) Angular Developer
6 84 (10.62%) HTML Developer
7 79 (9.99%) Web Developer
8 74 (9.36%) HTML CSS Developer
9 66 (8.34%) Node.js Developer
10 64 (8.09%) UI Developer
11 60 (7.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 56 (7.08%) Full Stack Developer
13 37 (4.68%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 32 (4.05%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 30 (3.79%) Agile Developer
16 25 (3.16%) Lead Developer
16 25 (3.16%) PHP Developer
16 25 (3.16%) UX Developer
17 24 (3.03%) .NET Developer
18 20 (2.53%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 728 (92.04%) CSS
2 703 (88.87%) HTML
3 530 (67.00%) HTML5
4 445 (56.26%) CSS3
5 421 (53.22%) AngularJS
6 318 (40.20%) jQuery
7 314 (39.70%) Node.js
8 290 (36.66%) LESS
9 234 (29.58%) React
10 177 (22.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 133 (16.81%) Backbone.js
12 86 (10.87%) .NET
13 74 (9.36%) RESTful
14 53 (6.70%) Ajax
14 53 (6.70%) Web Services
15 50 (6.32%) Ember.js
15 50 (6.32%) REST
16 47 (5.94%) ASP.NET
16 47 (5.94%) JSON
17 45 (5.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 172 (21.74%) User Experience
2 49 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.05%) Fintech
4 28 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.53%) W3C
6 15 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.90%) Online Games
7 11 (1.39%) Visualisation
8 10 (1.26%) Animation
9 7 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (0.88%) Social Media
10 6 (0.76%) Equities
10 6 (0.76%) New Media
10 6 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.63%) iPad
12 4 (0.51%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.51%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.51%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.51%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.07%) Linux
2 24 (3.03%) Android
3 18 (2.28%) Unix
4 14 (1.77%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.39%) Mac OS X
5 11 (1.39%) Windows
6 8 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.51%) VMS
7 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) CentOS
8 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (49.68%) Front End Development
3 216 (27.31%) TDD
4 188 (23.77%) Web Development
5 149 (18.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 145 (18.33%) OO
7 135 (17.07%) Scrum
8 132 (16.69%) MVC
9 111 (14.03%) BDD
10 69 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (7.96%) OOP
12 60 (7.59%) E-Commerce
13 56 (7.08%) Unit Testing
14 53 (6.70%) Pair Programming
15 44 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
16 43 (5.44%) Web Design
17 38 (4.80%) Open Source
18 35 (4.42%) Mobile First
19 30 (3.79%) Software Engineering
20 27 (3.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 735 (92.92%) JavaScript
2 108 (13.65%) Java
3 101 (12.77%) PHP
4 80 (10.11%) ES6
5 58 (7.33%) Ruby
6 53 (6.70%) C#
7 45 (5.69%) SQL
8 33 (4.17%) Python
9 24 (3.03%) ECMAScript
10 18 (2.28%) Scala
11 12 (1.52%) Clojure
11 12 (1.52%) Go
12 7 (0.88%) Erlang
12 7 (0.88%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.38%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.38%) Haskell
14 3 (0.38%) PHP 5
14 3 (0.38%) VBScript
15 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (3.29%) Degree
2 15 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.14%) WAI
2 8 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.88%) QA
4 5 (0.63%) WCAG
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (4.55%) Docker
2 6 (0.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (1.39%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.01%) Puppet
4 3 (0.38%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.13%) Ansible
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 33 (4.17%) Adobe
2 22 (2.78%) Twitter
3 13 (1.64%) Zend
4 11 (1.39%) Facebook
4 11 (1.39%) Google
5 9 (1.14%) Oracle
5 9 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.01%) Microsoft
7 7 (0.88%) Telerik
8 6 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.63%) hybris
10 4 (0.51%) RedDot
11 3 (0.38%) Akamai
11 3 (0.38%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.38%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.25%) Apple
12 2 (0.25%) Brightcove
12 2 (0.25%) IBM
12 2 (0.25%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.25%) Sun
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