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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 132 110 140
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +30
Contract jobs citing Sass 12 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.88% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 3.47% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 7
Median daily rate £350 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £139 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
739 778 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.84% 25.34% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 519 565
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 16
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.46 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
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 28 May 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 -12 7 £338 +12.50% 8
Dorset - 3 £370 - 3
Devon +2 2 £338 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 45 (100.00%) CSS
2 42 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 39 (86.67%) HTML
4 25 (55.56%) Java
5 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
6 22 (48.89%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (48.89%) Web Development
7 21 (46.67%) Unit Testing
7 21 (46.67%) Ruby
7 21 (46.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 21 (46.67%) SQL
7 21 (46.67%) NoSQL
8 20 (44.44%) MongoDB
8 20 (44.44%) Open Source
8 20 (44.44%) Python
9 19 (42.22%) ETL
9 19 (42.22%) Migration
9 19 (42.22%) Data Migration
9 19 (42.22%) HTML5
9 19 (42.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (40.00%) Subversion
10 18 (40.00%) Web Design
10 18 (40.00%) Configuration Management
10 18 (40.00%) Linux
11 17 (37.78%) Integration Testing
11 17 (37.78%) Visualisation
11 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
11 17 (37.78%) Front End Development
12 16 (35.56%) RSpec
12 16 (35.56%) CSS3

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 14 (31.11%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (46.67%) NoSQL
3 20 (44.44%) MongoDB
4 15 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.89%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) GIS
6 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
2 18 (40.00%) Subversion
3 16 (35.56%) RSpec
4 15 (33.33%) Capybara
4 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 15 (33.33%) git-flow
4 15 (33.33%) JUnit
5 14 (31.11%) gulp
6 13 (28.89%) Grunt
7 8 (17.78%) webpack
8 5 (11.11%) JIRA
9 3 (6.67%) Bower
9 3 (6.67%) Selenium
9 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
11 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (2.22%) Mocha
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (28.89%) Ruby Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior UI Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Web UI Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Designer
8 1 (2.22%) Digital Designer
8 1 (2.22%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.22%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.22%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.22%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) CSS
2 39 (86.67%) HTML
3 21 (46.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (42.22%) HTML5
5 16 (35.56%) CSS3
6 15 (33.33%) Dropwizard
7 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
7 13 (28.89%) LESS
8 10 (22.22%) Backbone.js
9 8 (17.78%) React
10 7 (15.56%) Apache Cordova
10 7 (15.56%) Ember.js
10 7 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (8.89%) Ajax
11 4 (8.89%) jQuery
11 4 (8.89%) JSON
11 4 (8.89%) RequireJS
12 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (2.22%) Ext JS
13 1 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.67%) Social Media
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 15 (33.33%) Unix
3 8 (17.78%) Windows
4 7 (15.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Web Development
2 21 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 20 (44.44%) Open Source
4 19 (42.22%) Data Migration
4 19 (42.22%) ETL
4 19 (42.22%) Migration
4 19 (42.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 18 (40.00%) Web Design
6 17 (37.78%) Front End Development
6 17 (37.78%) Integration Testing
7 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.78%) MVC
9 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.89%) TDD
11 3 (6.67%) BDD
11 3 (6.67%) Infographics
11 3 (6.67%) Scrum
12 2 (4.44%) Kanban
12 2 (4.44%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 25 (55.56%) Java
3 21 (46.67%) Ruby
3 21 (46.67%) SQL
4 20 (44.44%) Python
5 15 (33.33%) Scala
6 10 (22.22%) TypeScript
7 7 (15.56%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) ECMAScript
9 2 (4.44%) C#
10 1 (2.22%) C
10 1 (2.22%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) Sencha
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