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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 110 135 106
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs citing Sass 34 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 0.38% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.03% 1.57% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 16
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £340 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
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
843 762 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.03% 23.85% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 507 372
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 26 £350 +7.69% 4
Wiltshire +2 6 £365 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £320 -
Somerset 0 1 £308 +29.47%
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (98.21%) JavaScript
2 51 (91.07%) CSS
3 48 (85.71%) HTML
4 31 (55.36%) HTML5
5 29 (51.79%) Front End Development
6 26 (46.43%) CSS3
7 25 (44.64%) Git (software)
8 23 (41.07%) Unit Testing
8 23 (41.07%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (39.29%) LESS
9 22 (39.29%) Java
10 21 (37.50%) Grunt
11 19 (33.93%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (33.93%) Ruby
11 19 (33.93%) Ruby on Rails
12 18 (32.14%) Subversion
12 18 (32.14%) SQL
12 18 (32.14%) Open Source
12 18 (32.14%) MongoDB
12 18 (32.14%) NoSQL
13 17 (30.36%) Web Development
13 17 (30.36%) jQuery
13 17 (30.36%) Data Migration
13 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
13 17 (30.36%) ETL
13 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (30.36%) Migration
14 16 (28.57%) Web Design
14 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
14 16 (28.57%) AngularJS

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (16.07%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 18 (32.14%) NoSQL
3 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) GIS
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (44.64%) Git (software)
2 21 (37.50%) Grunt
3 18 (32.14%) Subversion
4 14 (25.00%) JUnit
4 14 (25.00%) RSpec
5 13 (23.21%) Capybara
5 13 (23.21%) Cucumber
5 13 (23.21%) git-flow
6 12 (21.43%) gulp
7 8 (14.29%) webpack
8 4 (7.14%) JIRA
9 3 (5.36%) Bower
9 3 (5.36%) Selenium
9 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.79%) Mocha
11 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (96.43%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (30.36%) HTML Developer
4 14 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (23.21%) Ruby Developer
6 12 (21.43%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
9 5 (8.93%) UI Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Senior UI Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Angular Developer
11 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Magento Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Web UI Developer
12 1 (1.79%) Node.js Developer
12 1 (1.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 1 (1.79%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (91.07%) CSS
2 48 (85.71%) HTML
3 31 (55.36%) HTML5
4 26 (46.43%) CSS3
5 22 (39.29%) LESS
6 19 (33.93%) Ruby on Rails
7 17 (30.36%) jQuery
8 16 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 10 (17.86%) Backbone.js
9 10 (17.86%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (17.86%) React
9 10 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (16.07%) Ember.js
11 7 (12.50%) Ajax
11 7 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
11 7 (12.50%) JSON
12 4 (7.14%) Browserify
12 4 (7.14%) Mustache
13 2 (3.57%) Marionette.js
13 2 (3.57%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Visualisation
2 4 (7.14%) iPad
2 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) Mac OS X
2 13 (23.21%) Unix
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 7 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Front End Development
2 23 (41.07%) Responsive Web Design
2 23 (41.07%) Unit Testing
3 18 (32.14%) Open Source
4 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.36%) Data Migration
4 17 (30.36%) ETL
4 17 (30.36%) Migration
4 17 (30.36%) Web Development
5 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 16 (28.57%) Web Design
6 15 (26.79%) MVC
7 14 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (14.29%) BDD
8 8 (14.29%) TDD
9 7 (12.50%) OO
10 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.71%) Scrum
11 5 (8.93%) OOP
12 2 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) JavaScript
2 22 (39.29%) Java
3 19 (33.93%) Ruby
4 18 (32.14%) SQL
5 15 (26.79%) Python
6 13 (23.21%) Scala
7 10 (17.86%) TypeScript
8 7 (12.50%) PHP
9 3 (5.36%) ECMAScript
9 3 (5.36%) ES6
10 2 (3.57%) JSX
11 1 (1.79%) C
11 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe
1 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
1 1 (1.79%) Google
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