The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sass 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
829 522 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.34% 24.27% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 363 343
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Sass
England

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 July 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 July 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
Bristol - 12 £350 - 6
Wiltshire - 3 £350 -
Somerset - 2 - - 4
Dorset - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 34 (100.00%) HTML
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (79.41%) LESS
3 20 (58.82%) HTML5
3 20 (58.82%) PHP
4 15 (44.12%) jQuery
5 13 (38.24%) CSS3
6 11 (32.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (32.35%) MVC
7 10 (29.41%) LAMP
7 10 (29.41%) Drupal
7 10 (29.41%) Zend
8 8 (23.53%) TDD
9 7 (20.59%) Symfony
10 6 (17.65%) CakePHP
10 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
11 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
11 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.71%) Ruby
11 5 (14.71%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (14.71%) Web Development
11 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
11 5 (14.71%) Scrum
11 5 (14.71%) Linux
12 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
12 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
12 4 (11.76%) .NET

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (29.41%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (8.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) GitHub
1 3 (8.82%) Heroku
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SSH
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (8.82%) Sublime Text
3 3 (8.82%) RSpec
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.94%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Drupal Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (11.76%) UI Developer
6 4 (11.76%) UI Programmer
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Programmer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (2.94%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) HTML
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (79.41%) LESS
3 20 (58.82%) HTML5
4 15 (44.12%) jQuery
5 13 (38.24%) CSS3
6 10 (29.41%) LAMP
7 7 (20.59%) Symfony
8 6 (17.65%) CakePHP
8 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
9 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
9 5 (14.71%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.76%) .NET
10 4 (11.76%) Ext JS
10 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
10 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (8.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) E-Learning
2 2 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (5.88%) iPhone
2 2 (5.88%) iPad
2 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Mac OS
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Responsive Web Design
1 11 (32.35%) MVC
2 8 (23.53%) TDD
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.71%) Web Development
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Web Design
6 1 (2.94%) SEO
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (58.82%) PHP
3 5 (14.71%) Ruby
4 4 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Zend
2 3 (8.82%) Twitter
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