The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 60 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sass 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£383 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
211 310 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.52% 28.60% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 179 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £251 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +185.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) HTML5
4 10 (55.56%) CSS3
5 8 (44.44%) User Experience
6 7 (38.89%) JSON
6 7 (38.89%) Python
7 6 (33.33%) OO
7 6 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) Django
7 6 (33.33%) jQuery
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js
8 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (27.78%) Open Source
8 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (27.78%) CMS
9 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
9 4 (22.22%) OOP
9 4 (22.22%) XHTML
9 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 4 (22.22%) Grunt
10 3 (16.67%) REST
10 3 (16.67%) New Media
10 3 (16.67%) PHP

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (27.78%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Grunt
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Python Developer
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) HTML5
3 10 (55.56%) CSS3
4 7 (38.89%) JSON
5 6 (33.33%) Django
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js
6 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (22.22%) XHTML
8 3 (16.67%) REST
9 1 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (5.56%) OOCSS
9 1 (5.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) User Experience
2 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) New Media
4 2 (11.11%) BBC
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Akamai
1 1 (5.56%) SendGrid