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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 201 210 222
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Sass 53 34 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.39% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 1.66% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £316 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
2349 2045 1765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.82% 23.48% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1160 926
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 50 102
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.97 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +17 25 £350 +45.83% 5
Surrey +8 12 £375 +56.25% 3
Buckinghamshire - 10 £316 - 3
East Sussex +4 3 £350 +7.69% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £250 - 4
West Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 7
Kent - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 90 (97.83%) CSS
2 89 (96.74%) HTML
3 87 (94.57%) JavaScript
4 62 (67.39%) HTML5
5 53 (57.61%) jQuery
6 51 (55.43%) CSS3
7 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (40.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 34 (36.96%) AngularJS
9 34 (36.96%) TDD
10 28 (30.43%) User Experience
11 25 (27.17%) Grunt
12 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
13 23 (25.00%) OO
14 22 (23.91%) Backbone.js
15 20 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (19.57%) Adobe
16 18 (19.57%) PHP
16 18 (19.57%) OOP
16 18 (19.57%) CMS
17 17 (18.48%) Scrum
17 17 (18.48%) LESS
18 13 (14.13%) Python
18 13 (14.13%) Django
19 12 (13.04%) Photoshop
19 12 (13.04%) Jasmine
20 11 (11.96%) Semantic HTML
20 11 (11.96%) BDD
20 11 (11.96%) W3C
20 11 (11.96%) Content Management

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 18 (19.57%) CMS
2 9 (9.78%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (6.52%) Node.js
4 5 (5.43%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (4.35%) Drupal
5 4 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.35%) Liferay
6 3 (3.26%) Apache
7 2 (2.17%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 8 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (5.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.09%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Tridion
1 4 (4.35%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) Intranet
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) MySQL
2 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (27.17%) Grunt
2 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.04%) Jasmine
4 9 (9.78%) QUnit
5 4 (4.35%) Bower
6 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.26%) Subversion
7 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.17%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.17%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.09%) Mocha
8 1 (1.09%) NUnit
8 1 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (4.35%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Legal
2 3 (3.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Games
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 85 (92.39%) Developer
2 54 (58.70%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Web Developer
4 12 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (10.87%) Python Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Front-End Web Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Web Designer
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Designer
9 2 (2.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (2.17%) UI Programmer
9 2 (2.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Junior
9 2 (2.17%) Junior Web Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.17%) UI Developer
10 1 (1.09%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (97.83%) CSS
2 89 (96.74%) HTML
3 62 (67.39%) HTML5
4 53 (57.61%) jQuery
5 51 (55.43%) CSS3
6 34 (36.96%) AngularJS
7 22 (23.91%) Backbone.js
8 20 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (18.48%) LESS
10 13 (14.13%) Django
11 11 (11.96%) Semantic HTML
12 10 (10.87%) .NET
13 8 (8.70%) Ajax
13 8 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (7.61%) REST
14 7 (7.61%) JSON
15 6 (6.52%) Laravel
16 5 (5.43%) Symfony
16 5 (5.43%) XHTML
17 4 (4.35%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.43%) User Experience
2 11 (11.96%) W3C
3 6 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.35%) Social Media
6 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.26%) New Media
6 3 (3.26%) RIA
6 3 (3.26%) Open Source
7 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.17%) FMCG
7 2 (2.17%) BBC
8 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.09%) DTV
8 1 (1.09%) iPhone
8 1 (1.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) Android
2 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 34 (36.96%) TDD
4 23 (25.00%) OO
5 18 (19.57%) OOP
6 17 (18.48%) Scrum
7 11 (11.96%) Content Management
7 11 (11.96%) BDD
8 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.78%) MVC
8 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.52%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Time Management
10 4 (4.35%) Kanban
11 3 (3.26%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.26%) Web Design
11 3 (3.26%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 87 (94.57%) JavaScript
2 18 (19.57%) PHP
3 13 (14.13%) Python
4 5 (5.43%) Java
5 3 (3.26%) C#
6 2 (2.17%) SQL
6 2 (2.17%) Ruby
6 2 (2.17%) PHP5
7 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Varnish
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Adobe
2 5 (5.43%) Google
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) Zend
4 2 (2.17%) Appcelerator
4 2 (2.17%) Facebook
4 2 (2.17%) Twitter
5 1 (1.09%) SendGrid
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £320 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £0.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago