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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
England / South East
Rank 170 187 210
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Contract jobs citing Sass 68 65 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.78% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 2.95% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 37
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £284 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
1869 2202 2317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.75% 26.54% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1119 1434 1361
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 67 46
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +63.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.40 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +24 19 £400 +3.22% 1
Surrey +22 13 £453 +14.92% 3
Hampshire +8 9 £375 +15.38% 6
West Sussex +9 8 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £363 - 1
Oxfordshire -12 5 £538 +34.37% 2
East Sussex +2 2 - - 3
Kent 0 2 £325 -23.52% 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 143 (93.46%) CSS
2 116 (75.82%) HTML
3 114 (74.51%) JavaScript
4 99 (64.71%) CSS3
5 92 (60.13%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (54.90%) HTML5
7 81 (52.94%) AngularJS
8 79 (51.63%) Web Development
9 76 (49.67%) jQuery
10 70 (45.75%) Node.js
11 65 (42.48%) Front End Development
12 64 (41.83%) LESS
13 58 (37.91%) Git (software)
13 58 (37.91%) TDD
14 55 (35.95%) Web Services
15 46 (30.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 44 (28.76%) User Experience
17 43 (28.10%) .NET
17 43 (28.10%) React
18 40 (26.14%) Kanban
18 40 (26.14%) C#
19 37 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (23.53%) Scrum
21 34 (22.22%) E-Commerce
21 34 (22.22%) Grunt
22 33 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
23 32 (20.92%) RESTful
24 29 (18.95%) Bower
25 26 (16.99%) Octopus Deploy
26 24 (15.69%) BDD

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 20 (13.07%) CMS
2 10 (6.54%) Confluence
3 3 (1.96%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.96%) WordPress
4 1 (0.65%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (13.07%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.96%) GIMP
4 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.54%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (6.54%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (6.54%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) LAN
2 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (5.88%) Redis
4 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.96%) MySQL
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.65%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (37.91%) Git (software)
2 34 (22.22%) Grunt
3 29 (18.95%) Bower
4 26 (16.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 22 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (11.11%) NuGet
7 15 (9.80%) Gatling
8 12 (7.84%) gulp
8 12 (7.84%) Jenkins
9 10 (6.54%) Axure RP
9 10 (6.54%) Jasmine
9 10 (6.54%) JIRA
10 9 (5.88%) Subversion
11 7 (4.58%) Visual Studio
12 6 (3.92%) Selenium
12 6 (3.92%) TeamCity
12 6 (3.92%) webpack
13 4 (2.61%) git-flow
14 3 (1.96%) Mercurial
15 2 (1.31%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (9.15%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Publishing
3 7 (4.58%) Back Office
4 2 (1.31%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.65%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 145 (94.77%) Developer
2 71 (46.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 48 (31.37%) JavaScript Developer
4 44 (28.76%) Web Developer
5 28 (18.30%) HTML Developer
6 26 (16.99%) .NET Developer
6 26 (16.99%) HTML CSS Developer
7 19 (12.42%) Agile Developer
8 18 (11.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 16 (10.46%) C# Developer
9 16 (10.46%) Node.js Developer
10 14 (9.15%) UI Developer
11 13 (8.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (7.84%) Angular Developer
13 11 (7.19%) AWS Developer
13 11 (7.19%) PHP Developer
14 10 (6.54%) C# Web Developer
15 9 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
16 8 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
16 8 (5.23%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (93.46%) CSS
2 116 (75.82%) HTML
3 99 (64.71%) CSS3
4 84 (54.90%) HTML5
5 81 (52.94%) AngularJS
6 76 (49.67%) jQuery
7 70 (45.75%) Node.js
8 64 (41.83%) LESS
9 55 (35.95%) Web Services
10 46 (30.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 43 (28.10%) .NET
11 43 (28.10%) React
12 33 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
13 32 (20.92%) RESTful
14 23 (15.03%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (9.15%) JSON
16 13 (8.50%) ASP.NET
16 13 (8.50%) REST
17 11 (7.19%) Backbone.js
17 11 (7.19%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.76%) User Experience
2 4 (2.61%) W3C
3 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.31%) Animation
4 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.65%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.96%) Unix
2 1 (0.65%) Linux
2 1 (0.65%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (60.13%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (51.63%) Web Development
3 65 (42.48%) Front End Development
4 58 (37.91%) TDD
5 40 (26.14%) Kanban
6 37 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (23.53%) Scrum
8 34 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 24 (15.69%) BDD
9 24 (15.69%) Pair Programming
10 22 (14.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 20 (13.07%) Open Source
12 18 (11.76%) Wireframes
13 17 (11.11%) OOP
14 16 (10.46%) User Stories
15 15 (9.80%) MVC
15 15 (9.80%) Performance Testing
15 15 (9.80%) Software Engineering
16 13 (8.50%) API Development
17 10 (6.54%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (74.51%) JavaScript
2 40 (26.14%) C#
3 21 (13.73%) PHP
4 10 (6.54%) Java
5 9 (5.88%) SQL
6 4 (2.61%) ES6
7 2 (1.31%) ECMAScript
7 2 (1.31%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.96%) WCAG
2 1 (0.65%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (3.92%) EPiServer
1 6 (3.92%) Google
2 5 (3.27%) SAP
3 3 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle
4 2 (1.31%) hybris
5 1 (0.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.65%) Sencha
5 1 (0.65%) Twitter