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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sass 23 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
806 589 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.23% 25.04% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 364 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 16 £300 -
Somerset - 6 £338 - 3
Dorset - - - - 3
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) CSS
2 33 (97.06%) HTML
3 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
4 28 (82.35%) LESS
5 22 (64.71%) PHP
6 21 (61.76%) jQuery
7 20 (58.82%) HTML5
8 15 (44.12%) Drupal
8 15 (44.12%) LAMP
9 12 (35.29%) CSS3
10 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 10 (29.41%) MVC
11 9 (26.47%) .NET
11 9 (26.47%) C#
11 9 (26.47%) Web Development
11 9 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (26.47%) Mobile App
12 8 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
12 8 (23.53%) Ext JS
12 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
13 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
13 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (17.65%) Android
14 6 (17.65%) PhoneGap
14 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
14 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (44.12%) Drupal
2 3 (8.82%) WordPress
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.94%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (17.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.65%) PhoneGap
3 4 (11.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Grunt
General
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Drupal Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Web Developer
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (14.71%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Programmer
6 4 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (8.82%) UI Developer
7 3 (8.82%) UI Programmer
8 2 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.94%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) PHP Programmer
9 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
2 33 (97.06%) HTML
3 28 (82.35%) LESS
4 21 (61.76%) jQuery
5 20 (58.82%) HTML5
6 15 (44.12%) LAMP
7 12 (35.29%) CSS3
8 9 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (26.47%) .NET
9 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 8 (23.53%) Ext JS
9 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
9 8 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (5.88%) Ajax
12 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (2.94%) XML
12 1 (2.94%) RSS
12 1 (2.94%) X-Windows
12 1 (2.94%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.76%) iPhone
2 4 (11.76%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (11.76%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Android
1 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) MVC
2 9 (26.47%) Web Development
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) TDD
4 3 (8.82%) SEO
4 3 (8.82%) Scrum
4 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Web Design
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.94%) OO PHP
6 1 (2.94%) OO
6 1 (2.94%) Business Development
6 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
2 22 (64.71%) PHP
3 9 (26.47%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) PHP5
5 1 (2.94%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Zend
1 5 (14.71%) Twitter
2 1 (2.94%) Xamarin