The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 134 240 274
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +34
Contract jobs citing Sass 419 195 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.82% 0.87% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.79% 2.85% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 141 119
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.37 -
UK excluding London average 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
7239 6847 6978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.45% 30.53% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5478 4871 5068
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 31
Average hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +64 64 £425 +21.42% 20
Croydon - 8 £425 -
Bromley -11 7 £325 -23.52%
Westminster - 7 £413 -
Clapham - 2 £350 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 680 (91.64%) JavaScript
2 666 (89.76%) CSS
3 643 (86.66%) HTML
4 481 (64.82%) HTML5
5 409 (55.12%) AngularJS
6 404 (54.45%) CSS3
7 395 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
8 382 (51.48%) Front End Development
9 296 (39.89%) jQuery
10 290 (39.08%) Node.js
11 273 (36.79%) Git (software)
12 254 (34.23%) LESS
13 226 (30.46%) TDD
14 202 (27.22%) Grunt
15 199 (26.82%) React
16 173 (23.32%) User Experience
17 165 (22.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 158 (21.29%) Web Development
19 153 (20.62%) gulp
20 152 (20.49%) OO
21 142 (19.14%) Backbone.js
22 128 (17.25%) BDD
23 127 (17.12%) Responsive Web Design
24 125 (16.85%) Jasmine
25 118 (15.90%) MVC
26 116 (15.63%) Scrum
27 102 (13.75%) PHP
28 94 (12.67%) Java
29 77 (10.38%) Mocha
29 77 (10.38%) RESTful

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 290 (39.08%) Node.js
2 45 (6.06%) CMS
3 26 (3.50%) WordPress
4 25 (3.37%) Apache
4 25 (3.37%) Confluence
5 14 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (1.75%) Drupal
7 10 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.21%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.08%) IIS
9 8 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.81%) ColdFusion
10 6 (0.81%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.67%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.54%) nginx
12 4 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.40%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.40%) Joomla!
Applications
1 65 (8.76%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.27%) GIMP
5 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.26%) GitHub
2 21 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.08%) SaaS
5 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.67%) Office 365
7 4 (0.54%) Heroku
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.40%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.27%) Route 53
10 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.13%) Firebase
10 1 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.10%) HTTP
2 12 (1.62%) Internet
3 7 (0.94%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.40%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) SNA
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.30%) MongoDB
2 38 (5.12%) MySQL
3 27 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 22 (2.96%) SQL Server
6 17 (2.29%) Redis
7 11 (1.48%) Neo4j
8 8 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.08%) CouchDB
8 8 (1.08%) Datomic
9 7 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.40%) Big Data
12 3 (0.40%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 273 (36.79%) Git (software)
2 202 (27.22%) Grunt
3 153 (20.62%) gulp
4 125 (16.85%) Jasmine
5 77 (10.38%) Mocha
6 67 (9.03%) Subversion
7 57 (7.68%) Karma Test Runner
7 57 (7.68%) Protractor
8 52 (7.01%) Cucumber
9 38 (5.12%) JIRA
10 35 (4.72%) Jenkins
11 33 (4.45%) Bower
11 33 (4.45%) QUnit
12 32 (4.31%) Sinon.JS
13 28 (3.77%) Selenium
13 28 (3.77%) WebDriver
14 17 (2.29%) Visual Studio
15 15 (2.02%) Vagrant
16 13 (1.75%) Mockito
17 11 (1.48%) PhantomJS
General
1 74 (9.97%) Finance
2 22 (2.96%) Law
3 21 (2.83%) Games
4 18 (2.43%) Publishing
5 15 (2.02%) Advertising
6 12 (1.62%) Marketing
7 11 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.35%) Retail
9 7 (0.94%) Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Hungarian Language
11 2 (0.27%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.27%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 706 (95.15%) Developer
2 380 (51.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 279 (37.60%) JavaScript Developer
4 117 (15.77%) Angular Developer
5 112 (15.09%) HTML Developer
6 101 (13.61%) Senior Developer
7 92 (12.40%) HTML CSS Developer
8 60 (8.09%) Node.js Developer
9 55 (7.41%) Web Developer
10 54 (7.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 52 (7.01%) UI Developer
12 48 (6.47%) Full Stack Developer
13 38 (5.12%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 29 (3.91%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 27 (3.64%) Agile Developer
16 24 (3.23%) UX Developer
17 23 (3.10%) Java Developer
17 23 (3.10%) PHP Developer
18 21 (2.83%) .NET Developer
18 21 (2.83%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 666 (89.76%) CSS
2 643 (86.66%) HTML
3 481 (64.82%) HTML5
4 409 (55.12%) AngularJS
5 404 (54.45%) CSS3
6 296 (39.89%) jQuery
7 254 (34.23%) LESS
8 199 (26.82%) React
9 165 (22.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 142 (19.14%) Backbone.js
11 77 (10.38%) RESTful
12 75 (10.11%) .NET
13 54 (7.28%) Web Services
14 49 (6.60%) Ember.js
15 48 (6.47%) JSON
15 48 (6.47%) RequireJS
16 42 (5.66%) Express
17 41 (5.53%) Ajax
18 38 (5.12%) ASP.NET
19 37 (4.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 173 (23.32%) User Experience
2 34 (4.58%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.91%) Fintech
4 28 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.64%) W3C
6 13 (1.75%) Animation
6 13 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.75%) Online Games
7 9 (1.21%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.21%) Social Media
8 6 (0.81%) IPTV
8 6 (0.81%) New Media
8 6 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (0.81%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (0.67%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (0.67%) iPad
9 5 (0.67%) STB
10 3 (0.40%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.40%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.12%) Linux
2 22 (2.96%) Android
3 13 (1.75%) Unix
4 12 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.48%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.81%) Windows
7 5 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.40%) CentOS
8 3 (0.40%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (51.48%) Front End Development
3 226 (30.46%) TDD
4 158 (21.29%) Web Development
5 152 (20.49%) OO
6 128 (17.25%) BDD
7 127 (17.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 118 (15.90%) MVC
9 116 (15.63%) Scrum
10 73 (9.84%) E-Commerce
11 65 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (8.36%) Pair Programming
13 53 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 45 (6.06%) Progressive Enhancement
15 42 (5.66%) OOP
16 37 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (4.45%) Web Design
18 32 (4.31%) Mobile First
19 31 (4.18%) Workflow
20 30 (4.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 680 (91.64%) JavaScript
2 102 (13.75%) PHP
3 94 (12.67%) Java
4 66 (8.89%) ES6
5 54 (7.28%) Ruby
6 43 (5.80%) C#
7 33 (4.45%) Python
7 33 (4.45%) SQL
8 29 (3.91%) ECMAScript
9 21 (2.83%) Scala
10 12 (1.62%) Go
11 9 (1.21%) Clojure
12 8 (1.08%) Erlang
12 8 (1.08%) TypeScript
13 7 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
14 6 (0.81%) C
15 5 (0.67%) PHP 5
15 5 (0.67%) XAML
16 4 (0.54%) VBScript
17 3 (0.40%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 17 (2.29%) Degree
2 8 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.21%) QA
1 9 (1.21%) WAI
2 7 (0.94%) WCAG
3 5 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 39 (5.26%) Docker
2 9 (1.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.21%) Puppet
3 4 (0.54%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 32 (4.31%) Adobe
2 22 (2.96%) Twitter
3 14 (1.89%) Zend
4 11 (1.48%) Facebook
5 9 (1.21%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.21%) Google
5 9 (1.21%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 7 (0.94%) hybris
7 7 (0.94%) Telerik
8 5 (0.67%) RedDot
9 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.40%) Akamai
10 3 (0.40%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle
11 2 (0.27%) Apple
11 2 (0.27%) Brightcove
11 2 (0.27%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.27%) Sun
12 1 (0.13%) IBM
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