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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 222 221 245
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Contract jobs citing Sass 21 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.17% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.66% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Sass
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2278 2257 2324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.94% 25.81% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1268 1192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 62 79
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +9 14 £338 -12.90% 3
East Sussex - 2 £313 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £413 - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £250 - 2
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (100.00%) HTML
2 49 (98.00%) JavaScript
3 44 (88.00%) CSS
4 41 (82.00%) HTML5
5 29 (58.00%) jQuery
5 29 (58.00%) CSS3
6 20 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (34.00%) Grunt
9 15 (30.00%) OO
10 14 (28.00%) AngularJS
11 13 (26.00%) TDD
12 11 (22.00%) Backbone.js
12 11 (22.00%) Jasmine
13 10 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (20.00%) XHTML
14 9 (18.00%) QUnit
14 9 (18.00%) LESS
14 9 (18.00%) Open Source
15 8 (16.00%) JSON
15 8 (16.00%) CMS
15 8 (16.00%) Photoshop
15 8 (16.00%) .NET
16 7 (14.00%) PHP
16 7 (14.00%) BDD
17 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 6 (12.00%) Java
18 5 (10.00%) SQL
18 5 (10.00%) MySQL
18 5 (10.00%) Durandal

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (16.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Heroku
1 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (34.00%) Grunt
3 11 (22.00%) Jasmine
4 9 (18.00%) QUnit
5 4 (8.00%) Subversion
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) Selenium
6 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.00%) RSpec
7 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (2.00%) Ant
8 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.00%) Hudson
8 1 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.00%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (6.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (98.00%) Developer
2 38 (76.00%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 6 (12.00%) UI Developer
6 6 (12.00%) UI Programmer
7 5 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Designer
9 1 (2.00%) Digital Designer
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (2.00%) UI Designer
9 1 (2.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) HTML
2 44 (88.00%) CSS
3 41 (82.00%) HTML5
4 29 (58.00%) jQuery
4 29 (58.00%) CSS3
5 14 (28.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (22.00%) Backbone.js
7 10 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (20.00%) XHTML
8 9 (18.00%) LESS
9 8 (16.00%) .NET
9 8 (16.00%) JSON
10 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (10.00%) Durandal
12 4 (8.00%) Ajax
13 3 (6.00%) Flash
13 3 (6.00%) Zurb Foundation
14 2 (4.00%) DHTML
14 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (4.00%) FBML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Open Source
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) W3C
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Debian
1 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) OO
3 13 (26.00%) TDD
4 7 (14.00%) BDD
5 4 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (8.00%) Scrum
5 4 (8.00%) CRUD
6 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Web Design
7 2 (4.00%) Dependency Management
7 2 (4.00%) Content Management
7 2 (4.00%) Validation
7 2 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (2.00%) Web Development
8 1 (2.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.00%) MVC
8 1 (2.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.00%) PHP
3 6 (12.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) SQL
5 4 (8.00%) Ruby
5 4 (8.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) SAP
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe
2 1 (2.00%) Akamai
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
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