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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 69 56 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing Sass 11 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 1.40% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 5.80% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Average daily rate £388 £350 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
Sass
Berkshire

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
237 207 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.01% 24.13% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 123 144
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (65.22%) Python
2 15 (65.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (60.87%) Django
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) TDD
3 14 (60.87%) Software Testing
4 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
4 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) User Experience
5 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
6 8 (34.78%) OO
7 6 (26.09%) OOP
7 6 (26.09%) gulp
8 5 (21.74%) Internet
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Node.js
9 4 (17.39%) REST
9 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
9 4 (17.39%) Kanban
9 4 (17.39%) HTML5
9 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) JSON
9 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
10 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
11 2 (8.70%) React
11 2 (8.70%) ES6

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (21.74%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
1 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) gulp
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Babel
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.35%) Mocha
3 1 (4.35%) RSpec
3 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Python Developer
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (17.39%) HTML Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) CSS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Django Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) Django
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
3 4 (17.39%) JSON
3 4 (17.39%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) React
4 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) Laravel
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Software Testing
2 14 (60.87%) TDD
3 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
4 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
5 8 (34.78%) OO
6 6 (26.09%) OOP
7 4 (17.39%) Kanban
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.35%) MVC
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) SDLC
9 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) ES6
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Facebook
1 1 (4.35%) Twitter