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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 114 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Sass 31 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 1.00% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.66% 3.79% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 12
Median daily rate £334 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £386 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
846 844 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.82% 26.33% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 598 556
Median daily rate £350 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 51 18
Median hourly rate £39.38 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 24 July 2016.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Sass
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sass Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Bristol -7 17 £325 +5.26% 2
Wiltshire +1 6 £335 -10.66% 5
Dorset -3 4 £388 +10.71% 3
Somerset +13 2 £363 +45.00%
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 3
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West region with a requirement for Sass.

1 48 (100.00%) CSS
2 46 (95.83%) HTML
3 42 (87.50%) JavaScript
4 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (56.25%) HTML5
6 26 (54.17%) CSS3
7 23 (47.92%) Front End Development
8 21 (43.75%) Responsive Web Design
9 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
10 18 (37.50%) jQuery
10 18 (37.50%) Web Development
11 16 (33.33%) Java
12 14 (29.17%) Ruby
13 13 (27.08%) SQL
14 12 (25.00%) JUnit
14 12 (25.00%) Python
15 11 (22.92%) .NET
15 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (22.92%) Web Design
15 11 (22.92%) Open Source
15 11 (22.92%) Cucumber
15 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
16 10 (20.83%) NoSQL
16 10 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
16 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
16 10 (20.83%) PHP
16 10 (20.83%) C#
16 10 (20.83%) Linux
16 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
17 9 (18.75%) Grunt

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (14.58%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.42%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) Moodle
4 2 (4.17%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) WordPress
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.08%) InDesign
3 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
1 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (20.83%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.50%) MySQL
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (25.00%) JUnit
3 11 (22.92%) Cucumber
4 9 (18.75%) Grunt
5 8 (16.67%) RSpec
6 7 (14.58%) Capybara
6 7 (14.58%) git-flow
6 7 (14.58%) Subversion
7 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket
7 4 (8.33%) gulp
7 4 (8.33%) Mockito
7 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.25%) Bower
9 2 (4.17%) JIRA
10 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (2.08%) Maven
10 1 (2.08%) Mocha
10 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Developer
2 21 (43.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Digital Developer
4 4 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Designer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.17%) UI Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.08%) UI Designer
6 1 (2.08%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) CSS
2 46 (95.83%) HTML
3 27 (56.25%) HTML5
4 26 (54.17%) CSS3
5 18 (37.50%) jQuery
6 11 (22.92%) .NET
7 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
7 10 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (18.75%) JSON
9 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.58%) Dropwizard
9 7 (14.58%) RequireJS
9 7 (14.58%) REST
10 6 (12.50%) Backbone.js
10 6 (12.50%) Compass CSS Framework
10 6 (12.50%) LESS
11 5 (10.42%) Ajax
11 5 (10.42%) SOAP
12 4 (8.33%) Spring
12 4 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.33%) Social Media
3 3 (6.25%) iPad
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.17%) SCORM
4 2 (4.17%) W3C
5 1 (2.08%) Blog
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Mac OS X
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Front End Development
3 21 (43.75%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (37.50%) Web Development
5 11 (22.92%) Open Source
5 11 (22.92%) Web Design
6 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 9 (18.75%) ETL
7 9 (18.75%) Migration
7 9 (18.75%) Scrum
8 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 8 (16.67%) MVC
8 8 (16.67%) OOP
9 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.50%) OO
11 5 (10.42%) Kanban
11 5 (10.42%) TDD
12 4 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) Ruby
4 13 (27.08%) SQL
5 12 (25.00%) Python
6 10 (20.83%) C#
6 10 (20.83%) PHP
7 7 (14.58%) Scala
8 2 (4.17%) ActionScript
8 2 (4.17%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (2.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Adobe
2 6 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) Sencha
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago