The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 225 218 248
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Contract jobs citing Sass 19 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.21% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.85% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 1
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£315 £388 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +198.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £381 £175
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +117.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2213 2113 2203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.04% 24.93% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1141 1144
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 68 75
Average hourly rate £33.75 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Sass
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 11 £331 -14.51% 4
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £413 - 4
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 3
Hampshire - 1 £250 - 5
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 5
West Sussex - - - - 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (100.00%) HTML
2 52 (98.11%) JavaScript
3 47 (88.68%) CSS
4 43 (81.13%) HTML5
5 37 (69.81%) jQuery
6 34 (64.15%) CSS3
7 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
9 14 (26.42%) Grunt
10 13 (24.53%) TDD
10 13 (24.53%) PHP
11 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
12 11 (20.75%) OO
13 10 (18.87%) JSON
13 10 (18.87%) LESS
13 10 (18.87%) Jasmine
13 10 (18.87%) Backbone.js
14 9 (16.98%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (16.98%) BDD
14 9 (16.98%) Adobe Illustrator
14 9 (16.98%) SQL
15 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
15 8 (15.09%) QUnit
16 7 (13.21%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (13.21%) Open Source
16 7 (13.21%) Photoshop
17 6 (11.32%) CMS
17 6 (11.32%) .NET
17 6 (11.32%) MySQL
17 6 (11.32%) XHTML

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (11.32%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) WordPress
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (13.21%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.77%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
1 1 (1.89%) Heroku
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Redis
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.42%) Grunt
3 10 (18.87%) Jasmine
4 8 (15.09%) QUnit
5 6 (11.32%) Subversion
6 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.77%) JIRA
7 2 (3.77%) Selenium
7 2 (3.77%) RSpec
7 2 (3.77%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.89%) Sublime Text
General
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Developer
2 38 (71.70%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Senior Developer
3 9 (16.98%) UI Developer
4 8 (15.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (15.09%) UI Programmer
5 7 (13.21%) Front-End Web Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Web Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Designer
8 2 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Digital Designer
9 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) UI Designer
9 1 (1.89%) Programmer
9 1 (1.89%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) HTML
2 47 (88.68%) CSS
3 43 (81.13%) HTML5
4 37 (69.81%) jQuery
5 34 (64.15%) CSS3
6 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
7 10 (18.87%) LESS
7 10 (18.87%) Backbone.js
7 10 (18.87%) JSON
8 9 (16.98%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (11.32%) .NET
9 6 (11.32%) XHTML
9 6 (11.32%) Ajax
10 5 (9.43%) Durandal
11 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (5.66%) Zurb Foundation
12 3 (5.66%) Underscore.js
13 2 (3.77%) Highcharts JS
13 2 (3.77%) Ember.js
13 2 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Open Source
2 1 (1.89%) iPad
2 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Android
1 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) TDD
3 11 (20.75%) OO
4 9 (16.98%) BDD
5 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.21%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (9.43%) SEO
7 5 (9.43%) Scrum
8 4 (7.55%) MVC
9 2 (3.77%) Customer Insight
9 2 (3.77%) Analytics
9 2 (3.77%) Dependency Management
9 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Usability Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Kanban
9 2 (3.77%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.77%) Migration
9 2 (3.77%) Project Management
10 1 (1.89%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.53%) PHP
3 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Adobe
2 3 (5.66%) Twitter
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Akamai
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