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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 185 212 218
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Contract jobs citing Sass 53 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.28% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.28% 1.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 1
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£325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
2325 1991 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 23.92% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1078 960
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +21 22 £350 +45.83%
Buckinghamshire - 12 £320 -
Surrey +2 9 £375 +56.25% 4
Oxfordshire - 4 £275 - 6
Hampshire -35 2 £263 -25.00% 6
Kent - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 92 (97.87%) CSS
2 91 (96.81%) HTML
3 89 (94.68%) JavaScript
4 68 (72.34%) HTML5
5 54 (57.45%) jQuery
5 54 (57.45%) CSS3
6 38 (40.43%) AngularJS
6 38 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (37.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 31 (32.98%) User Experience
8 31 (32.98%) TDD
9 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
9 28 (29.79%) Grunt
10 26 (27.66%) Backbone.js
10 26 (27.66%) OO
11 23 (24.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (21.28%) Adobe
13 18 (19.15%) CMS
13 18 (19.15%) PHP
13 18 (19.15%) LESS
14 17 (18.09%) OOP
15 16 (17.02%) Photoshop
16 15 (15.96%) Scrum
17 13 (13.83%) W3C
17 13 (13.83%) Jasmine
18 12 (12.77%) Semantic HTML
19 11 (11.70%) .NET
20 10 (10.64%) Ajax
20 10 (10.64%) Content Management
20 10 (10.64%) QUnit

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (19.15%) CMS
2 9 (9.57%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (5.32%) Node.js
3 5 (5.32%) ExpressionEngine
4 4 (4.26%) Apache
4 4 (4.26%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.26%) Liferay
5 3 (3.19%) WordPress
5 3 (3.19%) Drupal
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.06%) JBoss
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Photoshop
2 8 (8.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (7.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.06%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Tridion
1 4 (4.26%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
1 1 (1.06%) Heroku
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) SSH
3 1 (1.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) MySQL
2 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
1 28 (29.79%) Grunt
2 13 (13.83%) Jasmine
3 10 (10.64%) QUnit
4 4 (4.26%) Subversion
4 4 (4.26%) Bower
5 3 (3.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.13%) NetBeans
6 2 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.13%) Selenium
6 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.06%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.06%) Hudson
7 1 (1.06%) RSpec
7 1 (1.06%) Mocha
7 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Legal
3 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (92.55%) Developer
2 62 (65.96%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Web Developer
3 12 (12.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (9.57%) Python Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Web Designer
7 4 (4.26%) Designer
7 4 (4.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Junior
8 2 (2.13%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.06%) Python/Django Developer
9 1 (1.06%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.06%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (97.87%) CSS
2 91 (96.81%) HTML
3 68 (72.34%) HTML5
4 54 (57.45%) jQuery
4 54 (57.45%) CSS3
5 38 (40.43%) AngularJS
6 26 (27.66%) Backbone.js
7 23 (24.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (19.15%) LESS
9 12 (12.77%) Semantic HTML
10 11 (11.70%) .NET
11 10 (10.64%) Ajax
11 10 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (9.57%) Django
12 9 (9.57%) XHTML
13 8 (8.51%) JSON
14 6 (6.38%) Laravel
14 6 (6.38%) REST
15 5 (5.32%) Symfony
16 4 (4.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.98%) User Experience
2 13 (13.83%) W3C
3 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Open Source
5 4 (4.26%) Social Media
6 3 (3.19%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.19%) New Media
7 2 (2.13%) BBC
7 2 (2.13%) RIA
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.06%) iPad
8 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.06%) iPhone
8 1 (1.06%) FMCG
8 1 (1.06%) Clustering
8 1 (1.06%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Linux
2 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.19%) Android
3 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.23%) Responsive Web Design
3 31 (32.98%) TDD
4 26 (27.66%) OO
5 17 (18.09%) OOP
6 15 (15.96%) Scrum
7 10 (10.64%) Content Management
8 9 (9.57%) BDD
8 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.38%) MVC
9 6 (6.38%) Software Testing
9 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.26%) Time Management
10 4 (4.26%) Progressive Enhancement
11 3 (3.19%) Graceful Degradation
11 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.19%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.19%) Kanban
11 3 (3.19%) OOD
11 3 (3.19%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 89 (94.68%) JavaScript
2 18 (19.15%) PHP
3 9 (9.57%) Python
4 6 (6.38%) Java
5 3 (3.19%) Ruby
5 3 (3.19%) PHP5
6 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) C#
6 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) WCAG
1 2 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Adobe
2 5 (5.32%) Google
3 3 (3.19%) Facebook
3 3 (3.19%) Appcelerator
4 2 (2.13%) Zend
4 2 (2.13%) Twitter
5 1 (1.06%) SendGrid
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
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