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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
England / South West
Rank 93 113 135
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +22
Contract jobs citing Sass 42 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.56% 1.10% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.46% 4.17% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 7
Median daily rate £393 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £365 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
769 792 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.49% 26.44% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 554 511
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 44 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +12 17 £413 +19.56% 2
Bristol -11 10 £313 -10.71% 7
Dorset - 6 £409 -
Somerset +4 5 £375 +21.95% 1
Gloucestershire +2 2 - - 3
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 71 (94.67%) CSS
2 70 (93.33%) HTML
3 68 (90.67%) JavaScript
4 40 (53.33%) jQuery
5 35 (46.67%) Front End Development
6 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (36.00%) HTML5
8 22 (29.33%) .NET
9 21 (28.00%) C#
9 21 (28.00%) Ajax
10 20 (26.67%) Web Development
10 20 (26.67%) Sitecore
10 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET
10 20 (26.67%) Finance
11 19 (25.33%) Git (software)
12 18 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (24.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 18 (24.00%) CMS
12 18 (24.00%) W3C
12 18 (24.00%) Visual Studio
12 18 (24.00%) Java
12 18 (24.00%) Windows
12 18 (24.00%) User Experience
13 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
13 17 (22.67%) Content Management
14 16 (21.33%) Flash
14 16 (21.33%) CSS3
15 15 (20.00%) REST
15 15 (20.00%) Cucumber
15 15 (20.00%) LESS

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 18 (24.00%) CMS
1 18 (24.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (18.67%) IIS
3 6 (8.00%) Apache
3 6 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.33%) Drupal
6 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.67%) InDesign
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) GitHub
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) LDAP
3 3 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) MySQL
2 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (24.00%) Visual Studio
3 15 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (16.00%) Mockito
5 10 (13.33%) Grunt
6 9 (12.00%) Bitbucket
7 8 (10.67%) Jasmine
7 8 (10.67%) Maven
8 6 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (8.00%) JUnit
9 4 (5.33%) gulp
10 2 (2.67%) Capybara
10 2 (2.67%) git-flow
10 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.67%) JIRA
10 2 (2.67%) RSpec
10 2 (2.67%) Subversion
11 1 (1.33%) JBehave
11 1 (1.33%) Mocha
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (94.67%) Developer
2 32 (42.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (24.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (21.33%) Sitecore Developer
5 14 (18.67%) HTML Developer
5 14 (18.67%) Java Developer
6 13 (17.33%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (12.00%) .NET Developer
8 8 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (10.67%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.33%) UI Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Agile Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Angular Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (2.67%) Agile Java Developer
12 2 (2.67%) Drupal Developer
12 2 (2.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 2 (2.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (94.67%) CSS
2 70 (93.33%) HTML
3 40 (53.33%) jQuery
4 27 (36.00%) HTML5
5 22 (29.33%) .NET
6 21 (28.00%) Ajax
7 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
9 16 (21.33%) CSS3
9 16 (21.33%) Flash
10 15 (20.00%) LESS
10 15 (20.00%) REST
11 14 (18.67%) XSLT
12 13 (17.33%) SOAP
12 13 (17.33%) Spring
13 10 (13.33%) Hibernate
14 9 (12.00%) JSON
15 8 (10.67%) Node.js
15 8 (10.67%) Spring MVC
16 7 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) User Experience
1 18 (24.00%) W3C
2 4 (5.33%) Social Media
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) RIA
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.67%) Front End Development
2 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (26.67%) Web Development
4 17 (22.67%) Content Management
5 14 (18.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (18.67%) TDD
6 13 (17.33%) BDD
7 12 (16.00%) MVC
8 7 (9.33%) Scrum
9 6 (8.00%) Web Design
10 5 (6.67%) Infographics
10 5 (6.67%) Kanban
11 4 (5.33%) Web Accessibility
12 3 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.00%) OO
12 3 (4.00%) Open Source
12 3 (4.00%) Pair Programming
12 3 (4.00%) Time Management
12 3 (4.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 68 (90.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.00%) C#
3 18 (24.00%) Java
4 14 (18.67%) ActionScript
5 9 (12.00%) Python
6 8 (10.67%) PHP
7 4 (5.33%) Scala
8 3 (4.00%) Ruby
8 3 (4.00%) SQL
9 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.33%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) WCAG
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Sitecore
2 14 (18.67%) Apple
3 5 (6.67%) Adobe
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) OpenText
5 1 (1.33%) Panasonic
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