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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 134 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Contract jobs citing Sass 13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.42% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.53% 1.72% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
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£313 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £353 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
849 581 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.99% 24.63% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 392 402
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.72 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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
Somerset -5 5 £275 - 1
Bristol -12 5 £325 -7.14% 4
Wiltshire -12 3 - - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 34 (94.44%) HTML
2 34 (94.44%) CSS
3 24 (66.67%) HTML5
4 19 (52.78%) CSS3
5 15 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (41.67%) jQuery
6 13 (36.11%) LESS
7 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 10 (27.78%) Backbone.js
8 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (19.44%) XML
9 7 (19.44%) .NET
9 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
10 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (16.67%) Node.js
10 6 (16.67%) CMS
10 6 (16.67%) Web Services
10 6 (16.67%) TDD
11 5 (13.89%) Scrum
11 5 (13.89%) Ruby
11 5 (13.89%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (13.89%) Web Development
11 5 (13.89%) JSON
11 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
11 5 (13.89%) Ember.js
12 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
12 4 (11.11%) SOAP
12 4 (11.11%) Photoshop
12 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (16.67%) CMS
1 6 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (8.33%) WordPress
3 2 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 4 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.33%) Heroku
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
1 3 (8.33%) SSH
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (8.33%) Sublime Text
3 3 (8.33%) RSpec
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Grunt
General
1 1 (2.78%) Games
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (58.33%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.56%) UI Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) HTML
1 34 (94.44%) CSS
2 24 (66.67%) HTML5
3 19 (52.78%) CSS3
4 15 (41.67%) jQuery
5 13 (36.11%) LESS
6 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 10 (27.78%) Backbone.js
8 7 (19.44%) .NET
8 7 (19.44%) XML
9 6 (16.67%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (13.89%) Ember.js
10 5 (13.89%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (13.89%) JSON
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
11 4 (11.11%) SOAP
11 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 4 (11.11%) Ajax
12 3 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.56%) E-Learning
1 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Android
1 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Phone
2 3 (8.33%) Mac OS
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
4 5 (13.89%) Web Development
5 4 (11.11%) MVC
6 3 (8.33%) Web Design
6 3 (8.33%) Content Management
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.78%) BDD
8 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) Ruby
3 4 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Appcelerator
2 2 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
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