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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 62 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Sass 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 0.29% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 1.38% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £305 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £281 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £329 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
256 217 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.73% 20.91% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 137 83
Average daily rate £375 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (78.95%) Django
4 15 (78.95%) Python
5 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
6 11 (57.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (47.37%) User Experience
8 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
8 8 (42.11%) Internet
8 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
8 8 (42.11%) OOP
9 4 (21.05%) CSS3
9 4 (21.05%) HTML5
10 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
10 3 (15.79%) REST
10 3 (15.79%) LESS
10 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) Linux
10 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
10 3 (15.79%) Scrum
10 3 (15.79%) JSON
10 3 (15.79%) Kanban
11 2 (10.53%) FMCG
11 2 (10.53%) jQuery
11 2 (10.53%) Retail
11 2 (10.53%) MVC

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Python Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) Django
3 4 (21.05%) HTML5
3 4 (21.05%) CSS3
4 3 (15.79%) LESS
4 3 (15.79%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
5 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) New Media
3 1 (5.26%) BBC
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
4 11 (57.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
5 8 (42.11%) OOP
5 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree