The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 177 231 224
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -7
Contract jobs citing Sass 88 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 0.98% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 15 13
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£350 £328 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -15.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £385 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
Sass
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2518 2254 2161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.14% 24.19% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1610 1261 1179
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 67
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +6 30 £350 -15.15% 4
Berkshire +14 25 £325 -3.34% 6
Hampshire +19 23 £375 +50.00% 7
Surrey +2 7 £388 - 3
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £338 +12.50% 5
East Sussex -7 2 £275 -26.66% 3
West Sussex - 1 £313 - 5
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 115 (91.27%) JavaScript
2 109 (86.51%) HTML
3 107 (84.92%) CSS
4 60 (47.62%) HTML5
5 49 (38.89%) CSS3
5 49 (38.89%) AngularJS
6 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (36.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 37 (29.37%) PHP
8 37 (29.37%) Responsive Web Design
8 37 (29.37%) Grunt
9 35 (27.78%) jQuery
9 35 (27.78%) Git (software)
10 29 (23.02%) Web Design
11 26 (20.63%) LESS
11 26 (20.63%) Node.js
12 25 (19.84%) OO
13 22 (17.46%) TDD
13 22 (17.46%) JSON
13 22 (17.46%) User Experience
14 21 (16.67%) Adobe
15 20 (15.87%) OOP
15 20 (15.87%) Photoshop
16 18 (14.29%) E-Commerce
17 17 (13.49%) XHTML
17 17 (13.49%) Adobe Illustrator
17 17 (13.49%) Graphic Design
18 15 (11.90%) W3C
18 15 (11.90%) Bower
19 14 (11.11%) Jenkins

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 26 (20.63%) Node.js
2 11 (8.73%) Apache
3 10 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (7.14%) CMS
5 4 (3.17%) Drupal
6 3 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.59%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.79%) Moodle
Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Photoshop
2 17 (13.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (3.17%) GitHub
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.79%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) Internet
2 3 (2.38%) HTTP
2 3 (2.38%) DNS
2 3 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (0.79%) Telnet
3 1 (0.79%) SSH
3 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) MySQL
1 13 (10.32%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.14%) Redis
3 4 (3.17%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (29.37%) Grunt
2 35 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.90%) Bower
4 14 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 14 (11.11%) gulp
5 9 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 8 (6.35%) PHPUnit
7 7 (5.56%) Bitbucket
7 7 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (4.76%) Subversion
8 6 (4.76%) JIRA
9 5 (3.97%) JUnit
10 4 (3.17%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.17%) Maven
10 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.17%) TestNG
11 3 (2.38%) QUnit
11 3 (2.38%) Selenium
11 3 (2.38%) JSHint
11 3 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 5 (3.97%) Retail
1 5 (3.97%) Marketing
2 4 (3.17%) Publishing
3 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 100 (79.37%) Developer
2 44 (34.92%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (17.46%) Designer
4 21 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 19 (15.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (9.52%) PHP Developer
7 11 (8.73%) Senior Designer
7 11 (8.73%) UI Programmer
7 11 (8.73%) UI Developer
8 10 (7.94%) Web Designer
9 8 (6.35%) Photoshop Designer
9 8 (6.35%) Senior Web Designer
10 7 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Senior Photoshop Designer
11 6 (4.76%) Python Developer
12 5 (3.97%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.97%) UI Designer
12 5 (3.97%) Technical Design Authority
13 4 (3.17%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (86.51%) HTML
2 107 (84.92%) CSS
3 60 (47.62%) HTML5
4 49 (38.89%) CSS3
4 49 (38.89%) AngularJS
5 46 (36.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 35 (27.78%) jQuery
7 26 (20.63%) LESS
8 22 (17.46%) JSON
9 17 (13.49%) XHTML
10 14 (11.11%) Flash
10 14 (11.11%) Laravel
11 12 (9.52%) Backbone.js
12 11 (8.73%) Django
13 10 (7.94%) REST
14 9 (7.14%) React
14 9 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (5.56%) Ajax
16 6 (4.76%) .NET
17 5 (3.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.46%) User Experience
2 17 (13.49%) Graphic Design
3 15 (11.90%) W3C
4 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.17%) Linux
2 1 (0.79%) Android
2 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.37%) Responsive Web Design
3 29 (23.02%) Web Design
4 25 (19.84%) OO
5 22 (17.46%) TDD
6 20 (15.87%) OOP
7 18 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 14 (11.11%) Scrum
8 14 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
9 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.73%) MVC
11 10 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
12 7 (5.56%) Software Testing
12 7 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.76%) OO PHP
14 5 (3.97%) Unit Testing
14 5 (3.97%) Software Delivery
14 5 (3.97%) Web Development
14 5 (3.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (91.27%) JavaScript
2 37 (29.37%) PHP
3 13 (10.32%) Python
4 9 (7.14%) Java
5 7 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.97%) Groovy
6 5 (3.97%) Scala
7 4 (3.17%) SQL
8 3 (2.38%) PHP5
8 3 (2.38%) PHP4
9 2 (1.59%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.59%) Ruby
9 2 (1.59%) C#
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Varnish
2 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (16.67%) Adobe
2 14 (11.11%) Macromedia
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.59%) Zend
5 1 (0.79%) Sencha
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago