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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 210 219 227
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Sass 41 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 1.37% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
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
2200 2117 1988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 23.57% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1200 1073
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 123
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Berkshire +10 23 £338 +0.74% 6
Hampshire +4 6 £335 -9.45% 6
Surrey - 6 £338 - 3
West Sussex - 4 £381 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £340 - 4
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 92 (97.87%) CSS
2 90 (95.74%) HTML
3 84 (89.36%) JavaScript
4 62 (65.96%) HTML5
5 47 (50.00%) jQuery
5 47 (50.00%) CSS3
6 40 (42.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 39 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (29.79%) AngularJS
8 28 (29.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (28.72%) TDD
10 26 (27.66%) LESS
10 26 (27.66%) User Experience
11 25 (26.60%) Grunt
12 19 (20.21%) Backbone.js
12 19 (20.21%) OO
13 18 (19.15%) OOP
13 18 (19.15%) Adobe
13 18 (19.15%) CMS
14 16 (17.02%) PHP
15 14 (14.89%) W3C
16 13 (13.83%) MVC
16 13 (13.83%) Content Management
16 13 (13.83%) Python
16 13 (13.83%) Photoshop
16 13 (13.83%) Django
16 13 (13.83%) Git (software)
17 12 (12.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
18 11 (11.70%) Scrum

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (19.15%) CMS
2 12 (12.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (6.38%) Node.js
4 3 (3.19%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (2.13%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (2.13%) Liferay
5 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.06%) WordPress
6 1 (1.06%) Drupal
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
1 2 (2.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) MySQL
2 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (26.60%) Grunt
2 13 (13.83%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.45%) Bower
4 6 (6.38%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.13%) QUnit
6 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.13%) Mocha
6 2 (2.13%) NetBeans
6 2 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (1.06%) NUnit
7 1 (1.06%) Maven
7 1 (1.06%) Ant
7 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.06%) Selenium
7 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (4.26%) Retail
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Games
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (91.49%) Developer
2 49 (52.13%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (15.96%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Web Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Designer
6 7 (7.45%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Python Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (4.26%) UI Programmer
9 4 (4.26%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Web Designer
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (2.13%) UI Designer
11 2 (2.13%) Junior
11 2 (2.13%) Junior Web Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Junior Developer
12 1 (1.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (97.87%) CSS
2 90 (95.74%) HTML
3 62 (65.96%) HTML5
4 47 (50.00%) jQuery
4 47 (50.00%) CSS3
5 28 (29.79%) AngularJS
5 28 (29.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 26 (27.66%) LESS
7 19 (20.21%) Backbone.js
8 13 (13.83%) Django
9 9 (9.57%) .NET
9 9 (9.57%) Laravel
10 8 (8.51%) JSON
11 7 (7.45%) XHTML
11 7 (7.45%) Ajax
11 7 (7.45%) Semantic HTML
12 6 (6.38%) REST
12 6 (6.38%) JSP
13 5 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (4.26%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) User Experience
2 14 (14.89%) W3C
3 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.19%) RIA
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Social Media
6 2 (2.13%) FMCG
7 1 (1.06%) iPhone
7 1 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Linux
2 3 (3.19%) Android
2 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 39 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (28.72%) TDD
4 19 (20.21%) OO
5 18 (19.15%) OOP
6 13 (13.83%) MVC
6 13 (13.83%) Content Management
7 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.70%) Scrum
8 9 (9.57%) Web Design
8 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.57%) BDD
9 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.38%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.32%) Web Development
12 4 (4.26%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.26%) UML
13 3 (3.19%) Automated Testing
13 3 (3.19%) Kanban
13 3 (3.19%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 84 (89.36%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.02%) PHP
3 13 (13.83%) Python
4 8 (8.51%) Java
5 4 (4.26%) SQL
6 3 (3.19%) C#
7 2 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.06%) Rust
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Varnish
1 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (19.15%) Adobe
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.13%) Twitter
3 2 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) Zend
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