The first table below looks at the demand for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 251 348 407
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +59
Contract jobs citing Sass 171 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.14% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 0.49% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 21 11
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7212 6331 7720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.14% 28.80% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5195 4589 5102
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 76
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £169.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Sass
England

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sass
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 31 £388 +10.71% 11
Ealing - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Stanmore - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 226 (89.68%) CSS
2 217 (86.11%) JavaScript
3 210 (83.33%) HTML
4 164 (65.08%) HTML5
5 151 (59.92%) CSS3
6 117 (46.43%) LESS
7 110 (43.65%) jQuery
8 104 (41.27%) TDD
9 99 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 88 (34.92%) Git (software)
11 78 (30.95%) AngularJS
12 76 (30.16%) Node.js
13 74 (29.37%) OO
14 70 (27.78%) Java
14 70 (27.78%) Backbone.js
15 58 (23.02%) BDD
16 57 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
17 54 (21.43%) Web Development
18 51 (20.24%) Ruby
19 46 (18.25%) PHP
20 45 (17.86%) Web Design
21 44 (17.46%) MVC
22 41 (16.27%) Subversion
23 40 (15.87%) XML
23 40 (15.87%) Grunt
24 34 (13.49%) .NET
25 33 (13.10%) Web Services
25 33 (13.10%) Ajax
25 33 (13.10%) Mustache
26 32 (12.70%) Twitter Bootstrap

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 76 (30.16%) Node.js
2 9 (3.57%) CMS
3 8 (3.17%) WordPress
4 6 (2.38%) Drupal
5 3 (1.19%) Apache
5 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.79%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.19%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.78%) Magento
2 2 (0.79%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.59%) GitHub
3 3 (1.19%) Heroku
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.57%) HTTP
2 4 (1.59%) Internet
3 3 (1.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.92%) MongoDB
2 21 (8.33%) MySQL
3 15 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.79%) Redis
6 2 (0.79%) Big Data
6 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 88 (34.92%) Git (software)
2 41 (16.27%) Subversion
3 40 (15.87%) Grunt
4 30 (11.90%) Cucumber
5 29 (11.51%) Jasmine
6 16 (6.35%) PhoneGap
6 16 (6.35%) WATIR
6 16 (6.35%) Selenium
6 16 (6.35%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (5.95%) Mocha
7 15 (5.95%) Jenkins
8 13 (5.16%) Sahi
9 11 (4.37%) Yeoman
10 10 (3.97%) JIRA
11 7 (2.78%) Trac
12 6 (2.38%) JUnit
13 5 (1.98%) Bower
14 4 (1.59%) Mercurial
14 4 (1.59%) Maven
14 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (6.35%) Finance
2 8 (3.17%) Retail
2 8 (3.17%) Marketing
3 5 (1.98%) Advertising
3 5 (1.98%) Banking
4 3 (1.19%) Publishing
4 3 (1.19%) Games
4 3 (1.19%) Local Government
5 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 212 (84.13%) Developer
2 109 (43.25%) Front-End Developer
3 40 (15.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 31 (12.30%) Web Developer
5 16 (6.35%) UI Programmer
5 16 (6.35%) UI Developer
6 13 (5.16%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.37%) PHP Developer
7 11 (4.37%) Designer
8 9 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (3.57%) Mobile Web Developer
8 9 (3.57%) Scala Developer
9 8 (3.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 8 (3.17%) Analyst
9 8 (3.17%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.38%) CSS Developer
10 6 (2.38%) Front-End Web Developer
10 6 (2.38%) UI Designer
11 5 (1.98%) Lead Developer
11 5 (1.98%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (89.68%) CSS
2 210 (83.33%) HTML
3 164 (65.08%) HTML5
4 151 (59.92%) CSS3
5 117 (46.43%) LESS
6 110 (43.65%) jQuery
7 78 (30.95%) AngularJS
8 70 (27.78%) Backbone.js
9 40 (15.87%) XML
10 34 (13.49%) .NET
11 33 (13.10%) Web Services
11 33 (13.10%) Ajax
11 33 (13.10%) Mustache
12 32 (12.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (10.32%) JSON
14 21 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (7.94%) Ember.js
16 18 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
17 17 (6.75%) Underscore.js
17 17 (6.75%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.30%) Open Source
2 21 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.97%) Social Media
4 8 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.59%) W3C
6 3 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.19%) iPhone
7 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.79%) Online Games
7 2 (0.79%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) GIS
8 1 (0.40%) Animation
8 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.92%) Android
2 21 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 19 (7.54%) Linux
4 15 (5.95%) UNIX
5 12 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 11 (4.37%) Windows
7 9 (3.57%) Windows Phone
7 9 (3.57%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (41.27%) TDD
2 99 (39.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 74 (29.37%) OO
4 58 (23.02%) BDD
5 57 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (21.43%) Web Development
7 45 (17.86%) Web Design
8 44 (17.46%) MVC
9 30 (11.90%) Scrum
10 27 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (10.32%) E-Commerce
12 16 (6.35%) Test Automation
13 14 (5.56%) Pair Programming
14 13 (5.16%) OOP
15 10 (3.97%) Android Development
15 10 (3.97%) iOS Development
15 10 (3.97%) Progressive Enhancement
15 10 (3.97%) SEO
15 10 (3.97%) Automated Testing
15 10 (3.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 70 (27.78%) Java
3 51 (20.24%) Ruby
4 46 (18.25%) PHP
5 24 (9.52%) SQL
6 19 (7.54%) C
7 12 (4.76%) Scala
8 8 (3.17%) C#
9 6 (2.38%) Python
9 6 (2.38%) XQuery
10 3 (1.19%) Groovy
10 3 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.79%) Clojure
11 2 (0.79%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.79%) PHP5
11 2 (0.79%) Erlang
11 2 (0.79%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.79%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (9.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) WCAG
3 1 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (6.75%) Twitter
2 11 (4.37%) Adobe
3 8 (3.17%) Zend
4 7 (2.78%) Facebook
5 6 (2.38%) Sencha
6 5 (1.98%) ATG
6 5 (1.98%) VMware
6 5 (1.98%) Google
7 4 (1.59%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.19%) Apple
8 3 (1.19%) Foundry
8 3 (1.19%) Akamai
8 3 (1.19%) New Relic
9 2 (0.79%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.79%) Sun
10 1 (0.40%) Perforce
10 1 (0.40%) Omniture
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + +Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £475 - £585 per day
Posted: 25 days ago