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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 228 190 221
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +31
Contract jobs citing Sass 41 72 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.78% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 3.04% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 12
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
2400 2372 2147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.73% 25.54% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1506 1215
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 56
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £375 +11.11% 2
Berkshire -21 7 £315 +8.15% 4
Oxfordshire -1 6 £375 -6.25% 1
Hampshire -4 5 £215 -38.57% 16
Surrey -4 5 £375 +5.26% 4
West Sussex -11 3 £355 -6.88% 1
Kent - 2 £301 - 4
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 114 (100.00%) CSS
2 113 (99.12%) JavaScript
3 112 (98.25%) HTML
4 66 (57.89%) HTML5
4 66 (57.89%) CSS3
5 62 (54.39%) LESS
5 62 (54.39%) AngularJS
6 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (46.49%) Web Development
7 51 (44.74%) jQuery
8 47 (41.23%) Front End Development
9 38 (33.33%) Node.js
10 33 (28.95%) Git (software)
11 30 (26.32%) Scrum
12 29 (25.44%) TDD
12 29 (25.44%) Backbone.js
13 28 (24.56%) Grunt
14 26 (22.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (21.93%) Web Services
16 24 (21.05%) MVC
17 23 (20.18%) PHP
17 23 (20.18%) E-Commerce
17 23 (20.18%) JSON
18 21 (18.42%) User Experience
19 20 (17.54%) Responsive Web Design
19 20 (17.54%) NoSQL
20 19 (16.67%) Jasmine
20 19 (16.67%) React
20 19 (16.67%) .NET
21 18 (15.79%) Kanban

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 13 (11.40%) CMS
2 5 (4.39%) EPiServer CMS
2 5 (4.39%) WordPress
3 3 (2.63%) Confluence
3 3 (2.63%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.88%) Drupal
5 1 (0.88%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.75%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.75%) GIMP
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) GitHub
2 2 (1.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) HTTP
2 2 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) NoSQL
2 9 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.14%) MySQL
4 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 28 (24.56%) Grunt
3 19 (16.67%) Jasmine
4 15 (13.16%) Karma Test Runner
5 13 (11.40%) gulp
6 8 (7.02%) Mocha
6 8 (7.02%) Subversion
7 4 (3.51%) Bower
7 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.51%) webpack
8 3 (2.63%) JIRA
8 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.75%) Maven
9 2 (1.75%) RSpec
10 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (13.16%) Publishing
2 10 (8.77%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (96.49%) Developer
2 52 (45.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 44 (38.60%) JavaScript Developer
4 36 (31.58%) Web Developer
5 32 (28.07%) HTML Developer
6 28 (24.56%) HTML CSS Developer
7 20 (17.54%) Node.js Developer
8 18 (15.79%) PHP Developer
9 16 (14.04%) PHP Web Developer
10 15 (13.16%) Agile Developer
10 15 (13.16%) AWS Developer
10 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce Developer
10 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce Web Developer
10 15 (13.16%) Magento Developer
10 15 (13.16%) PHP Magento Developer
11 11 (9.65%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (6.14%) Angular Developer
12 7 (6.14%) UI Developer
13 6 (5.26%) EPiServer Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (100.00%) CSS
2 112 (98.25%) HTML
3 66 (57.89%) CSS3
3 66 (57.89%) HTML5
4 62 (54.39%) AngularJS
4 62 (54.39%) LESS
5 51 (44.74%) jQuery
6 38 (33.33%) Node.js
7 29 (25.44%) Backbone.js
8 26 (22.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (21.93%) Web Services
10 23 (20.18%) JSON
11 19 (16.67%) .NET
11 19 (16.67%) React
12 18 (15.79%) Handlebars
13 16 (14.04%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET
15 12 (10.53%) Ajax
16 6 (5.26%) Django
16 6 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) User Experience
2 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.14%) iPad
4 4 (3.51%) Animation
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.88%) New Media
6 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) Android
2 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.75%) Unix
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (46.49%) Web Development
2 47 (41.23%) Front End Development
3 30 (26.32%) Scrum
4 29 (25.44%) TDD
5 24 (21.05%) MVC
6 23 (20.18%) E-Commerce
7 20 (17.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (15.79%) Kanban
9 16 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (13.16%) API Development
10 15 (13.16%) Automation Testing
10 15 (13.16%) Open Source
10 15 (13.16%) Pair Programming
11 10 (8.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
12 8 (7.02%) OO
13 6 (5.26%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.26%) SEO
13 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 113 (99.12%) JavaScript
2 23 (20.18%) PHP
3 11 (9.65%) C#
4 7 (6.14%) ES6
5 6 (5.26%) Java
5 6 (5.26%) Python
6 4 (3.51%) SQL
6 4 (3.51%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (8.77%) EPiServer
2 8 (7.02%) Twitter
3 6 (5.26%) Adobe
4 4 (3.51%) hybris
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.88%) Facebook
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore