The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 37 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Sass 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.77% 0.54% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 1.30% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £306 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £273 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
Sass
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 154 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.89% 41.73% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 81 53
Average daily rate £380 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sass across the Southampton region.

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 7
2 1 (50.00%) OSSEC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Infobright
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) gulp
1 2 (100.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (50.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 7
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Infobright