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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 221 216 230
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Sass 46 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.33% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.94% 1.42% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 5
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£350 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £240 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2372 2257 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.57% 23.18% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1301 1067
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 136
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Berkshire +20 26 £350 +14.75% 2
Surrey +12 11 £375 +56.25% 3
Hampshire -20 4 £335 +3.07% 5
West Sussex - 3 £450 - 1
East Sussex -4 1 £340 +4.61% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 95 (97.94%) CSS
2 92 (94.85%) HTML
3 88 (90.72%) JavaScript
4 59 (60.82%) HTML5
5 46 (47.42%) jQuery
5 46 (47.42%) CSS3
6 42 (43.30%) Responsive Web Design
6 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (34.02%) TDD
7 33 (34.02%) User Experience
8 29 (29.90%) AngularJS
9 26 (26.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (24.74%) LESS
11 22 (22.68%) Adobe
12 21 (21.65%) OOP
12 21 (21.65%) Grunt
13 19 (19.59%) Backbone.js
13 19 (19.59%) CMS
14 18 (18.56%) OO
14 18 (18.56%) Python
14 18 (18.56%) Django
15 16 (16.49%) PHP
16 14 (14.43%) W3C
17 13 (13.40%) Scrum
17 13 (13.40%) Content Management
17 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
17 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
18 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
18 12 (12.37%) Adobe CQ
19 11 (11.34%) BDD

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (19.59%) CMS
2 12 (12.37%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (6.19%) Node.js
4 5 (5.15%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (4.12%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.12%) Liferay
6 3 (3.09%) Apache
7 2 (2.06%) Drupal
7 2 (2.06%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
2 8 (8.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (4.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Tridion
1 4 (4.12%) Magento
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) Intranet
3 1 (1.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) MySQL
2 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) Grunt
2 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.19%) Bower
3 6 (6.19%) Jasmine
4 4 (4.12%) Subversion
5 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.06%) NetBeans
6 2 (2.06%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.06%) Mocha
6 2 (2.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.06%) QUnit
7 1 (1.03%) NUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.03%) Maven
7 1 (1.03%) Selenium
7 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.03%) Ant
7 1 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (4.12%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Games
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (91.75%) Developer
2 48 (49.48%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Web Developer
4 15 (15.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (13.40%) Python Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Front-End Web Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Designer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Web Designer
10 3 (3.09%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.09%) UI Programmer
11 2 (2.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (2.06%) UI Designer
11 2 (2.06%) Junior Web Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Junior
12 1 (1.03%) PHP Developer
12 1 (1.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (97.94%) CSS
2 92 (94.85%) HTML
3 59 (60.82%) HTML5
4 46 (47.42%) jQuery
4 46 (47.42%) CSS3
5 29 (29.90%) AngularJS
6 26 (26.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (24.74%) LESS
8 19 (19.59%) Backbone.js
9 18 (18.56%) Django
10 11 (11.34%) Semantic HTML
11 10 (10.31%) JSON
11 10 (10.31%) Ajax
12 9 (9.28%) Laravel
12 9 (9.28%) REST
13 8 (8.25%) .NET
14 7 (7.22%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (6.19%) XHTML
16 5 (5.15%) JSP
17 4 (4.12%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.02%) User Experience
2 14 (14.43%) W3C
3 7 (7.22%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.12%) Social Media
6 3 (3.09%) New Media
6 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.09%) RIA
7 2 (2.06%) FMCG
7 2 (2.06%) BBC
7 2 (2.06%) Open Source
8 1 (1.03%) DTV
8 1 (1.03%) iPhone
8 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) Android
2 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (43.30%) Responsive Web Design
2 33 (34.02%) TDD
3 21 (21.65%) OOP
4 18 (18.56%) OO
5 13 (13.40%) Content Management
5 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.40%) Scrum
6 11 (11.34%) BDD
6 11 (11.34%) MVC
7 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.28%) Software Testing
8 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.22%) Web Design
10 5 (5.15%) Kanban
10 5 (5.15%) Web Development
11 4 (4.12%) UML
11 4 (4.12%) Time Management
11 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (90.72%) JavaScript
2 18 (18.56%) Python
3 16 (16.49%) PHP
4 7 (7.22%) Java
5 3 (3.09%) C#
5 3 (3.09%) SQL
6 2 (2.06%) Ruby
6 2 (2.06%) PHP5
7 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.03%) Rust
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Varnish
1 1 (1.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Adobe
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.06%) Google
3 2 (2.06%) Appcelerator
3 2 (2.06%) Facebook
3 2 (2.06%) Twitter
4 1 (1.03%) Zend
4 1 (1.03%) SAP
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