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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 100 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs citing Sass 37 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 0.72% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 2.68% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 14
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £252 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
801 895 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.21% 27.03% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 610 502
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 £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 58 12
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.38% -0.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +19 19 £325 -23.52% 7
Wiltshire +9 8 £345 -8.00% 2
Dorset +5 5 £325 +1.56% 5
Somerset +21 3 £350 +24.44%
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 60 (100.00%) HTML
1 60 (100.00%) CSS
2 51 (85.00%) JavaScript
3 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (56.67%) Front End Development
5 32 (53.33%) HTML5
6 31 (51.67%) jQuery
7 28 (46.67%) CSS3
8 21 (35.00%) Git (software)
9 19 (31.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (30.00%) Java
11 17 (28.33%) MVC
12 16 (26.67%) Web Development
13 15 (25.00%) AngularJS
14 14 (23.33%) REST
14 14 (23.33%) Cucumber
15 13 (21.67%) JUnit
16 12 (20.00%) .NET
16 12 (20.00%) SOAP
16 12 (20.00%) TDD
16 12 (20.00%) Scrum
16 12 (20.00%) Spring
16 12 (20.00%) Spring MVC
16 12 (20.00%) BDD
17 11 (18.33%) LESS
17 11 (18.33%) Grunt
17 11 (18.33%) JSON
17 11 (18.33%) Mockito
17 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
17 11 (18.33%) PHP

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 (8.33%) Apache
1 5 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Drupal
2 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) Moodle
3 2 (3.33%) nginx
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) WordPress
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.67%) InDesign
3 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
1 1 (1.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) GitHub
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) LDAP
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) MySQL
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Redis
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (23.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (21.67%) JUnit
4 11 (18.33%) Grunt
4 11 (18.33%) Mockito
5 8 (13.33%) Bitbucket
6 7 (11.67%) Maven
7 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.00%) Bower
8 3 (5.00%) Capybara
8 3 (5.00%) git-flow
8 3 (5.00%) gulp
8 3 (5.00%) RSpec
8 3 (5.00%) Subversion
9 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.33%) JIRA
9 2 (3.33%) Mocha
10 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Automotive
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (95.00%) Developer
2 31 (51.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (23.33%) HTML Developer
4 11 (18.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
4 11 (18.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Digital Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.33%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.67%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) CSS
1 60 (100.00%) HTML
2 32 (53.33%) HTML5
3 31 (51.67%) jQuery
4 28 (46.67%) CSS3
5 15 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 14 (23.33%) REST
7 12 (20.00%) .NET
7 12 (20.00%) SOAP
7 12 (20.00%) Spring
7 12 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
8 11 (18.33%) JSON
8 11 (18.33%) LESS
9 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.67%) Ajax
10 7 (11.67%) Backbone.js
10 7 (11.67%) Compass CSS Framework
10 7 (11.67%) RequireJS
11 6 (10.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) W3C
2 5 (8.33%) Social Media
2 5 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.00%) iPad
3 3 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.33%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.33%) SCORM
5 1 (1.67%) Blog
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Front End Development
3 19 (31.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (28.33%) MVC
5 16 (26.67%) Web Development
6 12 (20.00%) BDD
6 12 (20.00%) Scrum
6 12 (20.00%) TDD
7 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 9 (15.00%) OOP
9 8 (13.33%) Web Design
10 7 (11.67%) Kanban
10 7 (11.67%) OO
11 6 (10.00%) Open Source
11 6 (10.00%) Pair Programming
12 5 (8.33%) Infographics
12 5 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
13 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 3 (5.00%) ETL
14 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (30.00%) Java
3 11 (18.33%) PHP
4 10 (16.67%) C#
4 10 (16.67%) Python
5 8 (13.33%) SQL
6 7 (11.67%) Ruby
7 3 (5.00%) Scala
8 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.33%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.67%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Adobe
2 7 (11.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Apple
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