The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 331 455 563
Rank change year-on-year
+124 +108
Contract jobs citing Sass 301 123 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.23% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 0.81% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 76 20
Average daily rate
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£364 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £495 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15617 15211 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.53% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 9790 9471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 260 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sass
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sass
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sass within the UK.

Sass Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sass
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +110 286 £370 -1.33% 116
London +99 181 £375 - 64
City of London +48 33 £375 -14.28% 10
South West -9 25 £350 +34.61% 12
South East +6 21 £350 -9.67% 12
East Midlands +18 17 £435 - 2
Bristol -5 15 £350 +34.61% 3
Berkshire +10 14 £350 -9.67% 5
East of England -21 14 £400 +23.07% 3
Northamptonshire - 12 £461 -
Reading +18 11 £363 -9.09% 3
North West +8 11 £375 +16.27% 15
Northampton - 10 £461 -
West Midlands - 8 £273 - 1
Manchester 0 7 £375 +15.38% 7
Bedfordshire -12 6 £363 -
Luton -13 6 £363 -
Yorkshire +8 5 £250 -37.50% 7
South Wales - 5 £313 -
Wales - 5 £313 -
Scotland - 5 £308 - 2
Bath - 5 - - 4
Cardiff - 5 £313 -
Edinburgh - 5 £308 - 2
Somerset - 5 - - 4
West Yorkshire +14 4 £250 -37.50% 3
Leeds +12 4 £250 -37.50% 1
Cheshire 0 4 £186 -41.79% 5
Hertfordshire -14 4 £340 +4.61% 1
Chester - 4 £186 - 1

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 479 (91.41%) CSS
2 465 (88.74%) HTML
3 459 (87.60%) JavaScript
4 378 (72.14%) HTML5
5 313 (59.73%) CSS3
6 282 (53.82%) jQuery
7 181 (34.54%) LESS
8 179 (34.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 178 (33.97%) Git (software)
10 152 (29.01%) OO
11 150 (28.63%) AngularJS
12 144 (27.48%) TDD
13 125 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
14 109 (20.80%) Backbone.js
15 106 (20.23%) Node.js
15 106 (20.23%) Java
16 92 (17.56%) PHP
17 91 (17.37%) Web Design
18 88 (16.79%) Subversion
18 88 (16.79%) Grunt
19 81 (15.46%) MVC
20 80 (15.27%) Ajax
20 80 (15.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 79 (15.08%) Ruby
22 74 (14.12%) Web Development
23 72 (13.74%) .NET
24 68 (12.98%) BDD
25 67 (12.79%) E-Commerce
26 64 (12.21%) Jasmine
27 60 (11.45%) Web Services

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 106 (20.23%) Node.js
2 44 (8.40%) CMS
3 18 (3.44%) Drupal
4 17 (3.24%) WordPress
5 12 (2.29%) Apache
6 11 (2.10%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.34%) IIS
8 7 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (1.34%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.95%) Confluence
10 4 (0.76%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.57%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.38%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.38%) nginx
12 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (10.11%) Photoshop
2 27 (5.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.95%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.38%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.19%) InDesign
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.72%) Magento
2 3 (0.57%) Tridion
3 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (1.53%) GitHub
2 4 (0.76%) Heroku
2 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.58%) HTTP
2 7 (1.34%) Internet
3 4 (0.76%) SSH
3 4 (0.76%) Intranet
4 2 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.11%) MongoDB
2 28 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.58%) MySQL
4 17 (3.24%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.15%) Redis
8 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) Big Data
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 178 (33.97%) Git (software)
2 88 (16.79%) Subversion
2 88 (16.79%) Grunt
3 64 (12.21%) Jasmine
4 52 (9.92%) Cucumber
5 27 (5.15%) Selenium
6 24 (4.58%) Mocha
7 20 (3.82%) WATIR
7 20 (3.82%) QuickTest Pro
7 20 (3.82%) Bower
8 17 (3.24%) Visual Studio
8 17 (3.24%) Sahi
8 17 (3.24%) Jenkins
8 17 (3.24%) QUnit
9 16 (3.05%) Yeoman
9 16 (3.05%) JIRA
10 13 (2.48%) Capybara
11 12 (2.29%) RSpec
12 11 (2.10%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (1.34%) Trac
General
1 47 (8.97%) Finance
2 17 (3.24%) Retail
3 15 (2.86%) Banking
4 11 (2.10%) Marketing
5 7 (1.34%) Games
6 6 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.95%) Front Office
7 5 (0.95%) Publishing
8 4 (0.76%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Local Government
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 474 (90.46%) Developer
2 275 (52.48%) Front-End Developer
3 88 (16.79%) Web Developer
4 63 (12.02%) UI Developer
4 63 (12.02%) JavaScript Developer
5 58 (11.07%) UI Programmer
6 41 (7.82%) Senior Developer
7 33 (6.30%) Front-End Web Developer
8 24 (4.58%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 23 (4.39%) Designer
10 13 (2.48%) Ruby Developer
10 13 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 12 (2.29%) Web Designer
11 12 (2.29%) Analyst
11 12 (2.29%) Test Analyst
12 11 (2.10%) PHP Developer
12 11 (2.10%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 10 (1.91%) Programmer
14 9 (1.72%) CSS Developer
15 8 (1.53%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 479 (91.41%) CSS
2 465 (88.74%) HTML
3 378 (72.14%) HTML5
4 313 (59.73%) CSS3
5 282 (53.82%) jQuery
6 181 (34.54%) LESS
7 150 (28.63%) AngularJS
8 109 (20.80%) Backbone.js
9 80 (15.27%) Ajax
9 80 (15.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 72 (13.74%) .NET
11 60 (11.45%) Web Services
12 58 (11.07%) Mustache
13 57 (10.88%) XML
13 57 (10.88%) JSON
14 35 (6.68%) Ruby on Rails
14 35 (6.68%) XHTML
15 34 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
16 32 (6.11%) JSP
17 31 (5.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.11%) Open Source
2 24 (4.58%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.67%) W3C
4 11 (2.10%) Social Media
5 8 (1.53%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.34%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.76%) Web 2.0
8 4 (0.76%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.57%) GIS
9 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.57%) iPhone
9 3 (0.57%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.38%) iPad
10 2 (0.38%) Psychology
10 2 (0.38%) Social Network
10 2 (0.38%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.21%) Linux
2 30 (5.73%) UNIX
3 24 (4.58%) Mac OS X
4 17 (3.24%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.24%) Android
5 5 (0.95%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.57%) Windows
6 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.38%) VMS
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (34.16%) Responsive Web Design
2 152 (29.01%) OO
3 144 (27.48%) TDD
4 125 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (17.37%) Web Design
6 81 (15.46%) MVC
7 74 (14.12%) Web Development
8 68 (12.98%) BDD
9 67 (12.79%) E-Commerce
10 41 (7.82%) Scrum
11 36 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (4.39%) Test Automation
13 22 (4.20%) Content Management
14 21 (4.01%) Unit Testing
15 20 (3.82%) Workflow
15 20 (3.82%) Configuration Management
16 17 (3.24%) OOP
16 17 (3.24%) SEO
17 16 (3.05%) Software Engineering
18 13 (2.48%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 459 (87.60%) JavaScript
2 106 (20.23%) Java
3 92 (17.56%) PHP
4 79 (15.08%) Ruby
5 45 (8.59%) SQL
6 30 (5.73%) C#
7 20 (3.82%) Scala
8 18 (3.44%) Python
9 13 (2.48%) C
10 9 (1.72%) Clojure
11 8 (1.53%) CoffeeScript
12 6 (1.15%) C++
12 6 (1.15%) XAML
13 4 (0.76%) PHP5
13 4 (0.76%) XPath
13 4 (0.76%) XQuery
14 3 (0.57%) Erlang
14 3 (0.57%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.38%) R
15 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (4.96%) Degree
2 5 (0.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.11%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (1.34%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.76%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (6.68%) Adobe
2 19 (3.63%) Twitter
3 18 (3.44%) Zend
4 13 (2.48%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.29%) hybris
6 11 (2.10%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.72%) ATG
7 9 (1.72%) Google
8 5 (0.95%) RedDot
8 5 (0.95%) Akamai
9 4 (0.76%) New Relic
9 4 (0.76%) SAP
9 4 (0.76%) VMware
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle
10 3 (0.57%) Facebook
11 2 (0.38%) Sencha
11 2 (0.38%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.38%) Open Text
11 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.19%) Apple
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