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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 172 232 219
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -13
Contract jobs citing Sass 105 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 0.90% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 15 11
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£325 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
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
2616 2337 2289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.02% 25.16% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1703 1325 1280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 62
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.06 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 2015.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sass
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sass Hourly Rate Trend 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 1 September 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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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 +7 32 £300 -27.27% 8
Berkshire +11 30 £313 -7.40%
Hampshire +23 22 £363 +45.00% 6
Buckinghamshire - 9 £300 - 3
Surrey -2 8 £381 - 6
East Sussex +1 4 £275 -12.00% 6
West Sussex - 2 £350 - 7
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 140 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 132 (85.71%) HTML
3 131 (85.06%) CSS
4 84 (54.55%) HTML5
5 67 (43.51%) CSS3
6 62 (40.26%) AngularJS
7 61 (39.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 58 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (35.71%) jQuery
10 51 (33.12%) PHP
11 44 (28.57%) LESS
11 44 (28.57%) Grunt
12 41 (26.62%) Responsive Web Design
13 39 (25.32%) OO
14 38 (24.68%) Git (software)
15 37 (24.03%) JSON
16 34 (22.08%) E-Commerce
17 31 (20.13%) Node.js
18 29 (18.83%) TDD
19 28 (18.18%) Web Design
20 26 (16.88%) Photoshop
20 26 (16.88%) User Experience
21 23 (14.94%) Backbone.js
22 22 (14.29%) OOP
23 21 (13.64%) Adobe
24 18 (11.69%) Adobe Illustrator
24 18 (11.69%) Bower
24 18 (11.69%) gulp
25 17 (11.04%) Laravel
25 17 (11.04%) Ajax

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 31 (20.13%) Node.js
2 13 (8.44%) Apache
2 13 (8.44%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.19%) CMS
4 5 (3.25%) Drupal
5 3 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.95%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.65%) WordPress
6 1 (0.65%) Moodle
Applications
1 26 (16.88%) Photoshop
2 18 (11.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.30%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (2.60%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.60%) GitHub
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) Internet
2 3 (1.95%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) DNS
2 3 (1.95%) SSL
3 1 (0.65%) Telnet
3 1 (0.65%) SSH
3 1 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) MongoDB
2 14 (9.09%) MySQL
3 9 (5.84%) Redis
4 4 (2.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (28.57%) Grunt
2 38 (24.68%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.69%) Bower
3 18 (11.69%) gulp
4 15 (9.74%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 9 (5.84%) PHPUnit
7 8 (5.19%) Bitbucket
8 7 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (4.55%) Subversion
9 6 (3.90%) JIRA
10 5 (3.25%) JUnit
10 5 (3.25%) QUnit
11 4 (2.60%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.60%) TestNG
11 4 (2.60%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.60%) Maven
12 3 (1.95%) Selenium
12 3 (1.95%) JSHint
12 3 (1.95%) webpack
General
1 14 (9.09%) Retail
2 9 (5.84%) Publishing
3 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 125 (81.17%) Developer
2 64 (41.56%) Front-End Developer
3 25 (16.23%) Designer
4 24 (15.58%) Web Developer
5 19 (12.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 14 (9.09%) UI Programmer
7 13 (8.44%) PHP Developer
8 11 (7.14%) Senior Designer
9 10 (6.49%) Web Designer
10 9 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Senior Web Designer
11 8 (5.19%) Photoshop Designer
11 8 (5.19%) Front-End Web Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Senior Photoshop Designer
12 6 (3.90%) Python Developer
13 5 (3.25%) UI Designer
13 5 (3.25%) Technical Design Authority
14 4 (2.60%) UX Designer
14 4 (2.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (85.71%) HTML
2 131 (85.06%) CSS
3 84 (54.55%) HTML5
4 67 (43.51%) CSS3
5 62 (40.26%) AngularJS
6 61 (39.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 55 (35.71%) jQuery
8 44 (28.57%) LESS
9 37 (24.03%) JSON
10 23 (14.94%) Backbone.js
11 17 (11.04%) Ajax
11 17 (11.04%) XHTML
11 17 (11.04%) Laravel
12 14 (9.09%) Flash
12 14 (9.09%) JSP
13 13 (8.44%) React
14 12 (7.79%) REST
14 12 (7.79%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (6.49%) Django
16 7 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.88%) User Experience
2 17 (11.04%) Graphic Design
3 15 (9.74%) W3C
4 4 (2.60%) Semantic Web
5 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.95%) Linux
2 1 (0.65%) Android
2 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.62%) Responsive Web Design
3 39 (25.32%) OO
4 34 (22.08%) E-Commerce
5 29 (18.83%) TDD
6 28 (18.18%) Web Design
7 22 (14.29%) OOP
8 14 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
9 12 (7.79%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.79%) MVC
9 12 (7.79%) Scrum
10 11 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (5.19%) Web Development
12 8 (5.19%) OO PHP
13 7 (4.55%) Open Source
13 7 (4.55%) Software Testing
13 7 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.55%) Workflow
14 6 (3.90%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 140 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 51 (33.12%) PHP
3 12 (7.79%) Python
3 12 (7.79%) Java
4 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.55%) Scala
6 6 (3.90%) Ruby
7 5 (3.25%) SQL
7 5 (3.25%) Groovy
8 3 (1.95%) PHP5
8 3 (1.95%) PHP4
9 2 (1.30%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.30%) XPath
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) Rust
Qualifications
1 2 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (13.64%) Adobe
2 14 (9.09%) Macromedia
3 7 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (1.30%) Zend
5 1 (0.65%) Sencha
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago