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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 170 198 218
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +20
Contract jobs citing Sass 87 79 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.80% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 3.12% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 24
Median daily rate £375 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.75 -
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
2339 2535 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.96% 25.53% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1691 1289
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 52 37
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Sass as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 26 £375 +20.00% 2
Surrey +16 19 £380 -3.49% 5
Oxfordshire -17 16 £400 +41.59% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 10 £345 +15.00% 3
West Sussex +9 9 £300 -14.28% 1
Hampshire +5 5 £350 +3.70% 7
Kent +6 1 £200 -20.00% 5
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Sass.

1 121 (94.53%) CSS
2 109 (85.16%) HTML
3 102 (79.69%) JavaScript
4 92 (71.88%) CSS3
5 78 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (53.91%) Web Development
6 69 (53.91%) HTML5
7 66 (51.56%) LESS
8 63 (49.22%) AngularJS
8 63 (49.22%) Node.js
9 56 (43.75%) jQuery
10 54 (42.19%) TDD
11 53 (41.41%) Front End Development
12 48 (37.50%) Web Services
13 45 (35.16%) Git (software)
14 39 (30.47%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (30.47%) Kanban
14 39 (30.47%) E-Commerce
15 37 (28.91%) Scrum
16 36 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 33 (25.78%) .NET
18 32 (25.00%) Grunt
19 30 (23.44%) Pair Programming
20 28 (21.88%) RESTful
21 27 (21.09%) PHP
21 27 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
22 26 (20.31%) React
22 26 (20.31%) C#
23 23 (17.97%) Open Source
24 22 (17.19%) JSON

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (14.06%) CMS
2 8 (6.25%) Confluence
3 6 (4.69%) EPiServer CMS
3 6 (4.69%) WordPress
4 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.34%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.78%) JBoss
6 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.56%) GIMP
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
2 8 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.41%) NoSQL
2 11 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.13%) MySQL
4 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.56%) Redis
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (35.16%) Git (software)
2 32 (25.00%) Grunt
3 17 (13.28%) Bower
4 15 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (10.16%) Gatling
5 13 (10.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (8.59%) Jenkins
7 10 (7.81%) NuGet
8 8 (6.25%) gulp
8 8 (6.25%) JIRA
9 6 (4.69%) Subversion
10 5 (3.91%) git-flow
11 4 (3.13%) Jasmine
11 4 (3.13%) Selenium
12 3 (2.34%) Capybara
12 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (1.56%) Maven
13 2 (1.56%) PHPUnit
13 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (13.28%) Publishing
2 10 (7.81%) Finance
3 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 123 (96.09%) Developer
2 56 (43.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 39 (30.47%) Web Developer
4 38 (29.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 25 (19.53%) Agile Developer
5 25 (19.53%) HTML Developer
6 23 (17.97%) HTML CSS Developer
7 21 (16.41%) Node.js Developer
8 19 (14.84%) PHP Developer
9 18 (14.06%) AWS Developer
10 17 (13.28%) E-Commerce Developer
11 16 (12.50%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
11 16 (12.50%) Magento Developer
11 16 (12.50%) PHP Magento Developer
12 13 (10.16%) .NET Developer
13 12 (9.38%) PHP Web Developer
14 10 (7.81%) Angular Developer
14 10 (7.81%) E-Commerce Web Developer
15 8 (6.25%) C# Developer
15 8 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (94.53%) CSS
2 109 (85.16%) HTML
3 92 (71.88%) CSS3
4 69 (53.91%) HTML5
5 66 (51.56%) LESS
6 63 (49.22%) AngularJS
6 63 (49.22%) Node.js
7 56 (43.75%) jQuery
8 48 (37.50%) Web Services
9 36 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 33 (25.78%) .NET
11 28 (21.88%) RESTful
12 26 (20.31%) React
13 22 (17.19%) JSON
14 20 (15.63%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET
16 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (8.59%) Backbone.js
18 6 (4.69%) Ajax
18 6 (4.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) User Experience
2 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.34%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.34%) iPad
3 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.34%) Linux
2 2 (1.56%) Android
2 2 (1.56%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.56%) Unix
3 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (53.91%) Web Development
3 54 (42.19%) TDD
4 53 (41.41%) Front End Development
5 39 (30.47%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (30.47%) E-Commerce
5 39 (30.47%) Kanban
6 37 (28.91%) Scrum
7 30 (23.44%) Pair Programming
8 23 (17.97%) Open Source
9 18 (14.06%) API Development
9 18 (14.06%) Automation Testing
10 17 (13.28%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (11.72%) OOP
12 14 (10.94%) BDD
12 14 (10.94%) MVC
12 14 (10.94%) Software Engineering
12 14 (10.94%) User Stories
13 13 (10.16%) Performance Testing
14 7 (5.47%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (79.69%) JavaScript
2 27 (21.09%) PHP
3 26 (20.31%) C#
4 9 (7.03%) Java
5 3 (2.34%) SQL
5 3 (2.34%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (7.03%) EPiServer
2 7 (5.47%) hybris
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.56%) Adobe
4 2 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle
5 1 (0.78%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) Sencha
5 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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