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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 66 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Sass 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 1.03% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.31% 4.55% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £356 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.21% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
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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
272 198 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.72% 22.73% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 100 135
Average daily rate £413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -30.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) OOP
3 10 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (56.25%) Django
4 9 (56.25%) Python
5 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
8 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
8 5 (31.25%) OO
8 5 (31.25%) HTML5
8 5 (31.25%) CSS3
8 5 (31.25%) User Experience
9 4 (25.00%) JSON
10 3 (18.75%) Subversion
10 3 (18.75%) CMS
10 3 (18.75%) XML
10 3 (18.75%) PHP
10 3 (18.75%) MySQL
10 3 (18.75%) Internet
10 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
10 3 (18.75%) Drupal
10 3 (18.75%) PHP5
10 3 (18.75%) jQuery
10 3 (18.75%) Git (software)

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) CMS
1 3 (18.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Grunt
2 2 (12.50%) gulp
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Python Developer
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (12.50%) UX Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Designer
5 2 (12.50%) UI Designer
5 2 (12.50%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) Django
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) Flash
6 2 (12.50%) XHTML
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) React
7 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) W3C
2 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) OOP
2 10 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
8 2 (12.50%) Web Design
8 2 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 1 (6.25%) Scrum
9 1 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) PHP5
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
1 2 (12.50%) Macromedia