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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 210 223 228
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing Sass 47 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.16% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 0.66% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 1
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£323 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £303 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
2338 2108 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.58% 24.73% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1181 1140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +16 18 £365 +32.72% 2
Buckinghamshire - 12 £320 -
Surrey +2 7 £338 - 1
Oxfordshire -21 5 £275 +22.22% 7
Hampshire -23 2 £263 -22.22% 13
Kent - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £350 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 75 (98.68%) HTML
1 75 (98.68%) CSS
2 74 (97.37%) JavaScript
3 59 (77.63%) HTML5
4 51 (67.11%) CSS3
5 48 (63.16%) jQuery
6 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (39.47%) Git (software)
8 29 (38.16%) AngularJS
9 28 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (32.89%) TDD
10 25 (32.89%) OO
11 24 (31.58%) Backbone.js
12 23 (30.26%) Grunt
13 19 (25.00%) User Experience
14 18 (23.68%) CMS
15 17 (22.37%) Adobe
15 17 (22.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (21.05%) Scrum
17 15 (19.74%) Photoshop
18 14 (18.42%) PHP
18 14 (18.42%) LESS
19 13 (17.11%) Jasmine
19 13 (17.11%) OOP
20 12 (15.79%) QUnit
21 10 (13.16%) Content Management
21 10 (13.16%) W3C
22 9 (11.84%) Adobe CQ
23 8 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
23 8 (10.53%) .NET

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (23.68%) CMS
2 9 (11.84%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (5.26%) Apache
3 4 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 4 (5.26%) Liferay
3 4 (5.26%) ExpressionEngine
3 4 (5.26%) Drupal
4 3 (3.95%) Node.js
5 2 (2.63%) WordPress
6 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Tridion
1 4 (5.26%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Heroku
1 1 (1.32%) GitHub
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (39.47%) Git (software)
2 23 (30.26%) Grunt
3 13 (17.11%) Jasmine
4 12 (15.79%) QUnit
5 5 (6.58%) Subversion
6 3 (3.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (2.63%) RSpec
7 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.32%) Hudson
8 1 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.32%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.32%) JIRA
8 1 (1.32%) Selenium
8 1 (1.32%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.32%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.32%) Ant
General
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
1 3 (3.95%) Legal
2 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (94.74%) Developer
2 55 (72.37%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Web Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Front-End Web Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.32%) UX Designer
9 1 (1.32%) Designer
9 1 (1.32%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Programmer
9 1 (1.32%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Junior
9 1 (1.32%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (98.68%) HTML
1 75 (98.68%) CSS
2 59 (77.63%) HTML5
3 51 (67.11%) CSS3
4 48 (63.16%) jQuery
5 29 (38.16%) AngularJS
6 24 (31.58%) Backbone.js
7 17 (22.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (18.42%) LESS
9 8 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (10.53%) .NET
9 8 (10.53%) Ajax
9 8 (10.53%) JSON
10 7 (9.21%) XHTML
11 6 (7.89%) Django
12 5 (6.58%) Semantic HTML
13 4 (5.26%) Smarty
13 4 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (5.26%) REST
14 3 (3.95%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) User Experience
2 10 (13.16%) W3C
3 6 (7.89%) Open Source
4 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.95%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.95%) New Media
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) BBC
6 2 (2.63%) Social Media
7 1 (1.32%) iPad
7 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) iPhone
7 1 (1.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.32%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
3 25 (32.89%) TDD
3 25 (32.89%) OO
4 16 (21.05%) Scrum
5 13 (17.11%) OOP
6 10 (13.16%) Content Management
7 6 (7.89%) BDD
8 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.26%) SEO
9 4 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (3.95%) Graceful Degradation
10 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.95%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.95%) OOD
11 2 (2.63%) Validation
11 2 (2.63%) Project Management
11 2 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (97.37%) JavaScript
2 14 (18.42%) PHP
3 7 (9.21%) Python
4 4 (5.26%) Ruby
5 3 (3.95%) PHP5
5 3 (3.95%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) SQL
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) WCAG
2 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Adobe
2 4 (5.26%) Google
3 3 (3.95%) Facebook
3 3 (3.95%) Appcelerator
4 2 (2.63%) Zend
5 1 (1.32%) Akamai
5 1 (1.32%) SendGrid
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
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