The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Sass 1 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.79% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 3.32% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £338 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +5.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
143 241 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.11% 23.91% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 163 143
Median daily rate £375 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 £27.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.03% +4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £13.70 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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 27 February 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sass.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) Front End Development
3 6 (75.00%) LESS
4 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
4 5 (62.50%) gulp
4 5 (62.50%) Browserify
5 4 (50.00%) webpack
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
6 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (37.50%) CSS3
6 3 (37.50%) User Experience
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (25.00%) ECMAScript
7 2 (25.00%) ES6
7 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (25.00%) Grunt
7 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
8 1 (12.50%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
8 1 (12.50%) React
8 1 (12.50%) Scrum
8 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (12.50%) TDD

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) gulp
1 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
2 4 (50.00%) webpack
3 2 (25.00%) Grunt
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Mocha
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) LESS
4 5 (62.50%) Browserify
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (12.50%) Compass CSS Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
7 1 (12.50%) Node.js
7 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) ECMAScript
2 2 (25.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree