The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 112 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 26 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.23% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.32% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 0
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£300 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
784 820 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.37% 27.11% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 572 317
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sass across the South West region.

Sass Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Bristol +18 19 £300 -17.24% 2
Somerset +12 3 £138 -59.25% 4
Wiltshire - 3 £425 - 4
Devon - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £138 - 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 36 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (77.78%) CSS
3 27 (75.00%) HTML
4 21 (58.33%) jQuery
5 15 (41.67%) HTML5
5 15 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (41.67%) .NET
5 15 (41.67%) Web Services
5 15 (41.67%) CMS
6 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
7 13 (36.11%) CSS3
8 12 (33.33%) Web Development
9 11 (30.56%) Content Management
10 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
11 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 9 (25.00%) XML
11 9 (25.00%) Windows
12 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 8 (22.22%) MVC
12 8 (22.22%) LESS
13 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 6 (16.67%) Express
14 6 (16.67%) Windows Phone
14 6 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
14 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (16.67%) RESTful
14 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
14 6 (16.67%) Node.js

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (41.67%) CMS
2 6 (16.67%) Node.js
3 5 (13.89%) Umbraco
4 4 (11.11%) WordPress
5 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Grunt
2 4 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Bower
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Junior
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.78%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) CSS
2 27 (75.00%) HTML
3 21 (58.33%) jQuery
4 15 (41.67%) HTML5
4 15 (41.67%) .NET
4 15 (41.67%) Web Services
5 13 (36.11%) CSS3
6 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (25.00%) XML
8 8 (22.22%) LESS
9 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 6 (16.67%) Express
9 6 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (16.67%) RESTful
10 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
10 5 (13.89%) Ember.js
10 5 (13.89%) Backbone.js
11 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) W3C
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) E-Learning
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Animation
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Phone
2 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (33.33%) Web Development
3 11 (30.56%) Content Management
4 8 (22.22%) MVC
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Web Design
7 3 (8.33%) Web Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) Web Usability
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
8 2 (5.56%) Android Development
8 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.56%) User Stories
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) OO
8 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.78%) OOP
9 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Appcelerator
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.56%) Zend
2 2 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Google
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