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 2 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 186 213 226
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +13
Contract jobs citing Sass 73 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.06% 1.05% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 11 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
2385 2199 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.84% 24.20% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1521 1238 1102
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 55 91
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £19.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Hampshire - 22 £350 - 6
Berkshire +14 19 £407 +21.34% 7
Oxfordshire -12 17 £400 - 5
Surrey - 4 £356 - 5
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £338 +12.50% 1
East Sussex - 2 £275 - 5
West Sussex - 2 £381 - 5
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 114 (91.20%) JavaScript
2 112 (89.60%) CSS
3 107 (85.60%) HTML
4 51 (40.80%) HTML5
5 50 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 49 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (36.00%) CSS3
8 42 (33.60%) Responsive Web Design
9 39 (31.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 38 (30.40%) jQuery
11 32 (25.60%) TDD
12 29 (23.20%) Grunt
13 27 (21.60%) Web Design
14 26 (20.80%) User Experience
14 26 (20.80%) Node.js
15 25 (20.00%) LESS
15 25 (20.00%) PHP
16 24 (19.20%) OO
17 22 (17.60%) Git (software)
17 22 (17.60%) Adobe
18 20 (16.00%) XHTML
19 18 (14.40%) Photoshop
19 18 (14.40%) W3C
20 17 (13.60%) Python
20 17 (13.60%) E-Commerce
21 16 (12.80%) JSON
21 16 (12.80%) Django
21 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
22 15 (12.00%) Graphic Design
22 15 (12.00%) Backbone.js

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (20.80%) Node.js
2 7 (5.60%) CMS
3 3 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.60%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (1.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.80%) Drupal
5 1 (0.80%) WordPress
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.80%) Moodle
5 1 (0.80%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (14.40%) Photoshop
2 14 (11.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (2.40%) GitHub
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.80%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) Internet
2 3 (2.40%) Intranet
3 2 (1.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.80%) SSL
4 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.20%) Redis
2 8 (6.40%) MySQL
3 6 (4.80%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.20%) Big Data
5 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (23.20%) Grunt
2 22 (17.60%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.20%) Jasmine
3 9 (7.20%) gulp
4 8 (6.40%) Bower
5 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (4.00%) JIRA
7 4 (3.20%) JUnit
8 3 (2.40%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.40%) TestNG
9 2 (1.60%) Mocha
9 2 (1.60%) Selenium
9 2 (1.60%) Subversion
9 2 (1.60%) Maven
10 1 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.80%) NUnit
10 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (4.80%) Retail
2 4 (3.20%) Marketing
2 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.40%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Publishing
4 2 (1.60%) Games
4 2 (1.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (78.40%) Developer
2 46 (36.80%) Front-End Developer
3 24 (19.20%) Designer
4 20 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (11.20%) Web Developer
6 13 (10.40%) Web Designer
7 10 (8.00%) UI Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Python Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Senior Designer
7 10 (8.00%) UI Programmer
8 8 (6.40%) Photoshop Designer
8 8 (6.40%) Senior Web Designer
9 7 (5.60%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Photoshop Designer
10 6 (4.80%) UI Designer
10 6 (4.80%) Front-End Web Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Technical Design Authority
13 3 (2.40%) UX Designer
13 3 (2.40%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (89.60%) CSS
2 107 (85.60%) HTML
3 51 (40.80%) HTML5
4 50 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 45 (36.00%) CSS3
6 39 (31.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 38 (30.40%) jQuery
8 25 (20.00%) LESS
9 20 (16.00%) XHTML
10 16 (12.80%) JSON
10 16 (12.80%) Django
11 15 (12.00%) Backbone.js
12 14 (11.20%) Flash
13 8 (6.40%) REST
14 7 (5.60%) .NET
15 6 (4.80%) JSP
15 6 (4.80%) RESTful
15 6 (4.80%) Laravel
15 6 (4.80%) Semantic HTML
16 5 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.80%) User Experience
2 18 (14.40%) W3C
3 15 (12.00%) Graphic Design
4 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.20%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.40%) RIA
7 2 (1.60%) FMCG
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.60%) Responsive Web Design
3 32 (25.60%) TDD
4 27 (21.60%) Web Design
5 24 (19.20%) OO
6 17 (13.60%) E-Commerce
7 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.20%) Web Accessibility
8 14 (11.20%) Scrum
9 13 (10.40%) OOP
10 12 (9.60%) MVC
11 11 (8.80%) Service Delivery
12 10 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (7.20%) Software Testing
14 8 (6.40%) BDD
15 6 (4.80%) Web Development
15 6 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (4.00%) Content Management
17 4 (3.20%) Workflow
17 4 (3.20%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (91.20%) JavaScript
2 25 (20.00%) PHP
3 17 (13.60%) Python
4 11 (8.80%) Java
5 4 (3.20%) SQL
5 4 (3.20%) Groovy
5 4 (3.20%) Scala
6 3 (2.40%) C#
6 3 (2.40%) PHP4
7 2 (1.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.80%) Rust
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Varnish
2 1 (0.80%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Adobe
2 14 (11.20%) Macromedia
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.60%) Twitter
5 1 (0.80%) Zend
5 1 (0.80%) Sencha
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago