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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 105 128 120
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing Sass 37 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.28% 0.55% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 2.07% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 18
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -
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
834 868 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.94% 26.45% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 597 536
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £276 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 68 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £30.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +8 16 £331 -5.35% 3
Wiltshire +10 9 £345 -8.00% 1
Dorset +2 7 £325 -7.14% 3
Somerset +14 2 £363 +28.88%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 49 (100.00%) HTML
1 49 (100.00%) CSS
2 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
3 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (53.06%) Front End Development
5 25 (51.02%) jQuery
5 25 (51.02%) HTML5
6 23 (46.94%) CSS3
7 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
7 17 (34.69%) Web Development
8 16 (32.65%) Java
8 16 (32.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (28.57%) MVC
10 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
11 12 (24.49%) REST
11 12 (24.49%) Scrum
11 12 (24.49%) .NET
11 12 (24.49%) JUnit
12 11 (22.45%) TDD
12 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
13 10 (20.41%) BDD
13 10 (20.41%) C#
13 10 (20.41%) SOAP
13 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
14 9 (18.37%) SQL
14 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
14 9 (18.37%) Spring
14 9 (18.37%) Spring MVC
14 9 (18.37%) Mockito
14 9 (18.37%) 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 5 (10.20%) Apache
1 5 (10.20%) CMS
2 4 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) Moodle
4 2 (4.08%) nginx
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) WordPress
5 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) InDesign
3 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
1 1 (2.04%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) GitHub
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) LDAP
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Redis
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
3 12 (24.49%) JUnit
4 9 (18.37%) Grunt
4 9 (18.37%) Mockito
5 8 (16.33%) Bitbucket
6 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.16%) Capybara
7 4 (8.16%) git-flow
7 4 (8.16%) Maven
7 4 (8.16%) RSpec
7 4 (8.16%) Subversion
8 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.12%) Bower
8 3 (6.12%) gulp
9 2 (4.08%) JIRA
10 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.04%) Mocha
10 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 24 (48.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (18.37%) HTML Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.24%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Digital Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.08%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (2.04%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) CSS
1 49 (100.00%) HTML
2 25 (51.02%) HTML5
2 25 (51.02%) jQuery
3 23 (46.94%) CSS3
4 12 (24.49%) .NET
4 12 (24.49%) REST
5 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
6 10 (20.41%) SOAP
7 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
7 9 (18.37%) Spring
7 9 (18.37%) Spring MVC
8 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
8 8 (16.33%) JSON
9 7 (14.29%) RequireJS
10 6 (12.24%) Compass CSS Framework
11 5 (10.20%) LESS
12 4 (8.16%) Ajax
12 4 (8.16%) Backbone.js
12 4 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.16%) W3C
3 3 (6.12%) iPad
3 3 (6.12%) User Experience
4 2 (4.08%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.08%) SCORM
4 2 (4.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) Blog
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Mac OS X
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (53.06%) Front End Development
3 17 (34.69%) Web Development
4 16 (32.65%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (28.57%) MVC
6 12 (24.49%) Scrum
7 11 (22.45%) TDD
8 10 (20.41%) BDD
8 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
9 8 (16.33%) OOP
10 7 (14.29%) Kanban
11 6 (12.24%) OO
11 6 (12.24%) Open Source
11 6 (12.24%) Web Design
12 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
13 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
13 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
13 4 (8.16%) ETL
13 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
13 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (32.65%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) C#
4 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 8 (16.33%) PHP
5 8 (16.33%) Ruby
6 7 (14.29%) Python
7 4 (8.16%) Scala
8 2 (4.08%) ActionScript
8 2 (4.08%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Sitecore
2 5 (10.20%) Adobe
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Apple