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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 220 225 251
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +26
Contract jobs citing Sass 29 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.20% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 0.75% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 4
Average daily rate
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£333 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £350 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £442 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
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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
2233 2259 2485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.15% 25.96% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1289 1282 1236
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 60 83
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +12 16 £338 -12.90% 5
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 - 1
Kent -2 2 - - 3
Surrey - 2 - - 2
East Sussex - 2 £313 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £250 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 55 (100.00%) HTML
2 54 (98.18%) JavaScript
3 49 (89.09%) CSS
4 42 (76.36%) HTML5
5 31 (56.36%) CSS3
6 30 (54.55%) jQuery
7 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (38.18%) Git (software)
9 20 (36.36%) AngularJS
10 18 (32.73%) OO
11 17 (30.91%) Grunt
12 16 (29.09%) User Experience
13 14 (25.45%) TDD
14 13 (23.64%) Backbone.js
15 11 (20.00%) XHTML
15 11 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (18.18%) Jasmine
16 10 (18.18%) Open Source
17 9 (16.36%) JSON
17 9 (16.36%) CMS
17 9 (16.36%) PHP
17 9 (16.36%) LESS
18 8 (14.55%) Responsive Web Design
18 8 (14.55%) QUnit
18 8 (14.55%) BDD
18 8 (14.55%) Photoshop
18 8 (14.55%) .NET
19 7 (12.73%) Scrum
19 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 6 (10.91%) Java

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (16.36%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) WordPress
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Photoshop
2 5 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.82%) Heroku
1 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (30.91%) Grunt
3 10 (18.18%) Jasmine
4 8 (14.55%) QUnit
5 4 (7.27%) Subversion
6 3 (5.45%) JIRA
6 3 (5.45%) Selenium
6 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.64%) RSpec
7 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.82%) Ant
8 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.82%) Hudson
8 1 (1.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.82%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (98.18%) Developer
2 44 (80.00%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) UI Developer
7 4 (7.27%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Designer
9 1 (1.82%) Digital Designer
9 1 (1.82%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) HTML
2 49 (89.09%) CSS
3 42 (76.36%) HTML5
4 31 (56.36%) CSS3
5 30 (54.55%) jQuery
6 20 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 13 (23.64%) Backbone.js
8 11 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (20.00%) XHTML
9 9 (16.36%) JSON
9 9 (16.36%) LESS
10 8 (14.55%) .NET
11 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (9.09%) Durandal
13 4 (7.27%) Zurb Foundation
14 3 (5.45%) Flash
14 3 (5.45%) Ajax
14 3 (5.45%) Ruby on Rails
15 2 (3.64%) Google Maps API
15 2 (3.64%) FBML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) User Experience
2 10 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) W3C
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Debian
2 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) OO
3 14 (25.45%) TDD
4 8 (14.55%) BDD
4 8 (14.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (12.73%) Scrum
6 4 (7.27%) CRUD
7 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.64%) Project Management
8 2 (3.64%) Web Design
8 2 (3.64%) SEO
8 2 (3.64%) Validation
8 2 (3.64%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (3.64%) Content Management
8 2 (3.64%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (3.64%) Dependency Management
9 1 (1.82%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.82%) Web Development
9 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.82%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 54 (98.18%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.36%) PHP
3 6 (10.91%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby
5 4 (7.27%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) PHP5
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Adobe
1 2 (3.64%) Google
1 2 (3.64%) SAP
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) Akamai
2 1 (1.82%) Appcelerator
2 1 (1.82%) Facebook
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