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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 190 209 215
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing Sass 67 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.61% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 2.49% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 20
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £392 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £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
2156 2285 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.53% 24.28% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1447 1319 1079
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 53 63
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £18.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxfordshire +13 15 £425 +54.54% 2
Berkshire -1 14 £358 +2.14% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 13 - -
Hampshire +19 9 £350 +33.33% 11
Surrey -8 5 £375 - 3
Kent - 5 £363 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £350 - 2
East Sussex +6 2 £338 -3.57% 4
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 157 (96.91%) JavaScript
2 152 (93.83%) HTML
3 144 (88.89%) CSS
4 97 (59.88%) HTML5
5 90 (55.56%) Front End Development
6 80 (49.38%) jQuery
7 76 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (43.83%) LESS
9 64 (39.51%) CSS3
10 63 (38.89%) AngularJS
11 59 (36.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 57 (35.19%) Git (software)
13 51 (31.48%) Grunt
14 48 (29.63%) gulp
15 47 (29.01%) PHP
16 45 (27.78%) E-Commerce
17 41 (25.31%) Node.js
18 37 (22.84%) Backbone.js
18 37 (22.84%) OO
19 30 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
20 29 (17.90%) TDD
20 29 (17.90%) JSON
21 28 (17.28%) User Experience
21 28 (17.28%) React
22 24 (14.81%) Photoshop
23 23 (14.20%) Java
23 23 (14.20%) Scrum
24 22 (13.58%) Web Development
24 22 (13.58%) ES6
25 21 (12.96%) Software Engineering

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 41 (25.31%) Node.js
2 8 (4.94%) nginx
3 6 (3.70%) CMS
4 5 (3.09%) Apache
5 4 (2.47%) Confluence
5 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.85%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.23%) Drupal
8 1 (0.62%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.62%) TYPO3
8 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (14.81%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.47%) MS Office
3 3 (1.85%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.23%) GIMP
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.79%) GitHub
2 7 (4.32%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.02%) NoSQL
2 7 (4.32%) MySQL
3 5 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.85%) Redis
6 1 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 57 (35.19%) Git (software)
2 51 (31.48%) Grunt
3 48 (29.63%) gulp
4 19 (11.73%) webpack
5 13 (8.02%) Jasmine
6 12 (7.41%) Bower
7 10 (6.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (3.70%) Mocha
9 5 (3.09%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.09%) Subversion
10 4 (2.47%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (2.47%) JIRA
11 2 (1.23%) Babel
11 2 (1.23%) RSpec
11 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.62%) PhpStorm
12 1 (0.62%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (11.73%) Finance
2 17 (10.49%) Retail
3 15 (9.26%) Publishing
4 9 (5.56%) Marketing
5 3 (1.85%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 153 (94.44%) Developer
2 85 (52.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 67 (41.36%) JavaScript Developer
4 52 (32.10%) HTML Developer
5 41 (25.31%) HTML CSS Developer
6 31 (19.14%) Web Developer
7 18 (11.11%) PHP Developer
7 18 (11.11%) UI Developer
8 14 (8.64%) Senior Developer
9 13 (8.02%) Python Developer
10 11 (6.79%) E-Commerce Developer
11 10 (6.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (6.17%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (5.56%) E-Commerce Web Developer
13 8 (4.94%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 8 (4.94%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 7 (4.32%) Agile Developer
14 7 (4.32%) Consultant
14 7 (4.32%) JSP Developer
14 7 (4.32%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (93.83%) HTML
2 144 (88.89%) CSS
3 97 (59.88%) HTML5
4 80 (49.38%) jQuery
5 71 (43.83%) LESS
6 64 (39.51%) CSS3
7 63 (38.89%) AngularJS
8 59 (36.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 37 (22.84%) Backbone.js
10 29 (17.90%) JSON
11 28 (17.28%) React
12 17 (10.49%) Ajax
13 16 (9.88%) Browserify
14 15 (9.26%) Django
15 12 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (7.41%) RequireJS
16 11 (6.79%) Laravel
17 9 (5.56%) D3.js
18 8 (4.94%) Web Services
19 7 (4.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.28%) User Experience
2 13 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.70%) iPad
4 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.85%) Animation
7 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.62%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.11%) Linux
2 9 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.94%) Android
4 1 (0.62%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 76 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 37 (22.84%) OO
5 30 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 29 (17.90%) TDD
7 23 (14.20%) Scrum
8 22 (13.58%) Web Development
9 21 (12.96%) Software Engineering
10 17 (10.49%) Open Source
11 16 (9.88%) MVC
11 16 (9.88%) Unit Testing
12 15 (9.26%) SEO
13 14 (8.64%) Software Testing
14 12 (7.41%) Functional Programming
14 12 (7.41%) Service Delivery
15 9 (5.56%) API Development
15 9 (5.56%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
15 9 (5.56%) Kanban
15 9 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 157 (96.91%) JavaScript
2 47 (29.01%) PHP
3 23 (14.20%) Java
4 22 (13.58%) ES6
5 17 (10.49%) Python
6 12 (7.41%) CoffeeScript
6 12 (7.41%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.32%) Ruby
9 4 (2.47%) SQL
10 2 (1.23%) JSX
10 2 (1.23%) Scala
11 1 (0.62%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.62%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.62%) VBScript
11 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (8.02%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) KVM
2 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) OSSEC
1 1 (0.62%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (6.79%) Adobe
2 10 (6.17%) Google
3 9 (5.56%) Twitter
4 3 (1.85%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.85%) IBM
5 2 (1.23%) Zend
6 1 (0.62%) Apple
6 1 (0.62%) Facebook
6 1 (0.62%) Infobright
6 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
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