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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
England / South West
Rank 92 115 129
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Contract jobs citing Sass 41 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.59% 0.97% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.24% 3.37% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 11
Median daily rate £363 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +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
657 860 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.46% 28.74% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 642 522
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 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 +19 20 £406 +9.79% 4
Bristol -16 7 £356 +1.78%
Somerset +10 5 £375 +18.57% 6
Dorset - 4 - - 4
Gloucestershire +6 1 - - 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 67 (94.37%) CSS
2 66 (92.96%) HTML
3 63 (88.73%) JavaScript
4 39 (54.93%) jQuery
5 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (42.25%) Front End Development
6 24 (33.80%) HTML5
7 22 (30.99%) Java
8 19 (26.76%) Cucumber
9 18 (25.35%) BDD
9 18 (25.35%) REST
9 18 (25.35%) .NET
9 18 (25.35%) Git (software)
9 18 (25.35%) TDD
10 17 (23.94%) Spring
10 17 (23.94%) Ajax
10 17 (23.94%) Web Development
10 17 (23.94%) W3C
10 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
10 17 (23.94%) C#
10 17 (23.94%) SOAP
10 17 (23.94%) AngularJS
11 16 (22.54%) Finance
11 16 (22.54%) Sitecore
11 16 (22.54%) Mockito
12 15 (21.13%) MVC
12 15 (21.13%) Windows
13 14 (19.72%) Visual Studio
13 14 (19.72%) Hibernate
13 14 (19.72%) CMS

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 (19.72%) CMS
1 14 (19.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (15.49%) IIS
3 7 (9.86%) Apache
3 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.23%) Drupal
6 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.82%) InDesign
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.82%) GitHub
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Internet
2 7 (9.86%) LDAP
3 2 (2.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) MySQL
2 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Cucumber
2 18 (25.35%) Git (software)
3 16 (22.54%) Mockito
4 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (19.72%) Visual Studio
5 12 (16.90%) Bitbucket
6 11 (15.49%) Maven
7 9 (12.68%) JUnit
8 8 (11.27%) Jasmine
9 7 (9.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (7.04%) Grunt
11 2 (2.82%) Capybara
11 2 (2.82%) git-flow
11 2 (2.82%) JIRA
11 2 (2.82%) Mocha
11 2 (2.82%) RSpec
11 2 (2.82%) Subversion
12 1 (1.41%) JBehave
12 1 (1.41%) Selenium
12 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Electronics
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (94.37%) Developer
2 27 (38.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (25.35%) Java Developer
4 17 (23.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (18.31%) HTML Developer
6 12 (16.90%) HTML CSS Developer
6 12 (16.90%) Sitecore Developer
7 9 (12.68%) .NET Developer
8 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Agile Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Angular Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Scala Developer
12 1 (1.41%) Drupal Developer
12 1 (1.41%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (94.37%) CSS
2 66 (92.96%) HTML
3 39 (54.93%) jQuery
4 24 (33.80%) HTML5
5 18 (25.35%) .NET
5 18 (25.35%) REST
6 17 (23.94%) Ajax
6 17 (23.94%) AngularJS
6 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
6 17 (23.94%) SOAP
6 17 (23.94%) Spring
7 14 (19.72%) Hibernate
8 13 (18.31%) Flash
9 12 (16.90%) Spring MVC
10 11 (15.49%) CSS3
10 11 (15.49%) LESS
10 11 (15.49%) XSLT
11 7 (9.86%) JSON
11 7 (9.86%) Node.js
12 5 (7.04%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) W3C
2 12 (16.90%) User Experience
3 4 (5.63%) Social Media
4 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.82%) RIA
5 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (42.25%) Front End Development
2 18 (25.35%) BDD
2 18 (25.35%) TDD
3 17 (23.94%) Web Development
4 15 (21.13%) MVC
5 13 (18.31%) Content Management
6 11 (15.49%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
8 6 (8.45%) Kanban
9 5 (7.04%) Infographics
9 5 (7.04%) Pair Programming
9 5 (7.04%) Web Design
10 4 (5.63%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (4.23%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (4.23%) OO
11 3 (4.23%) Open Source
12 2 (2.82%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 2 (2.82%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 2 (2.82%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (88.73%) JavaScript
2 22 (30.99%) Java
3 17 (23.94%) C#
4 11 (15.49%) ActionScript
5 9 (12.68%) Python
6 6 (8.45%) PHP
7 4 (5.63%) Scala
7 4 (5.63%) SQL
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) WCAG
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Sitecore
2 11 (15.49%) Apple
3 5 (7.04%) Adobe
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) OpenText
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago