The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 193 265 355
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +90
Contract jobs citing Sass 678 524 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 0.90% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.27% 3.21% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 407 216
Median daily rate £400 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £22.06 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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
15889 16310 15708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 27.96% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11016 11043 9971
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 289 217
Median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +65 645 £400 +8.10% 240
London +66 419 £425 +13.33% 121
South East -27 68 £375 +11.11% 36
City of London +52 56 £450 +25.00% 28
South West +27 38 £338 -3.57% 9
West Midlands -11 30 £350 +40.00% 9
North West +36 28 £400 +29.03% 24
Yorkshire +3 27 £400 +14.28% 15
Scotland +14 23 £400 +3.22% 3
Manchester +13 22 £400 +19.40% 16
West Yorkshire +1 20 £400 +14.28% 12
Leeds -1 20 £400 +14.28% 11
Bristol +6 17 £331 -5.35% 3
Oxfordshire -19 17 £400 +14.28% 1
Oxford -7 16 £400 +33.33%
East Midlands +12 15 £350 - 9
Berkshire -7 15 £375 +17.64% 4
Edinburgh +7 14 £400 +3.22% 1
East of England +9 13 £275 -19.11% 13
Nottinghamshire +4 10 £350 - 3
Nottingham 0 10 £350 - 3
Coventry -5 10 £400 -11.11% 1
Glasgow +16 9 £350 +11.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 9 £325 +8.33% 7
Wiltshire +9 9 £345 -8.00% 1
West Sussex +7 9 £300 -14.28%
Norfolk - 9 £275 -
Great Yarmouth - 8 £275 -
Reading +14 7 £375 +25.00% 1
Dorset +3 7 £325 -7.14% 3

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 with a requirement for Sass.

1 1195 (93.73%) CSS
2 1186 (93.02%) HTML
3 1184 (92.86%) JavaScript
4 826 (64.78%) HTML5
5 709 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
6 676 (53.02%) AngularJS
7 675 (52.94%) CSS3
8 648 (50.82%) Front End Development
9 537 (42.12%) jQuery
10 499 (39.14%) Node.js
11 477 (37.41%) LESS
12 431 (33.80%) Git (software)
13 391 (30.67%) Web Development
14 376 (29.49%) TDD
15 335 (26.27%) React
16 331 (25.96%) Grunt
17 276 (21.65%) User Experience
18 265 (20.78%) Responsive Web Design
19 260 (20.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 242 (18.98%) gulp
21 235 (18.43%) Scrum
22 217 (17.02%) Java
23 182 (14.27%) BDD
24 180 (14.12%) OO
24 180 (14.12%) Jasmine
25 179 (14.04%) MVC
26 167 (13.10%) PHP
27 153 (12.00%) .NET
28 145 (11.37%) Backbone.js
29 136 (10.67%) Finance

Sass
Top Related IT Skills 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 99 (7.76%) CMS
2 43 (3.37%) WordPress
3 26 (2.04%) Confluence
4 23 (1.80%) Apache
4 23 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (1.57%) Drupal
6 14 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (1.02%) Umbraco
8 12 (0.94%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.71%) nginx
11 8 (0.63%) EPiServer CMS
11 8 (0.63%) IIS
11 8 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.55%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.55%) GeoServer
12 7 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.55%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 77 (6.04%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.55%) GIMP
4 7 (0.55%) MS Excel
5 5 (0.39%) InDesign
6 4 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.24%) InVision
7 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.078%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 31 (2.43%) Magento
2 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.16%) KANA IQ
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.078%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.61%) GitHub
3 22 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.57%) SaaS
5 11 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (0.86%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.86%) Heroku
6 8 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.63%) IaaS
6 8 (0.63%) PaaS
7 7 (0.55%) CloudBees
7 7 (0.55%) Office 365
7 7 (0.55%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.31%) Bluemix
8 4 (0.31%) Google Play
8 4 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.37%) HTTP
2 18 (1.41%) Internet
3 8 (0.63%) LDAP
3 8 (0.63%) Network Security
4 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.16%) SMS
5 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.078%) DHCP
6 1 (0.078%) DNS
6 1 (0.078%) SNA
6 1 (0.078%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 77 (6.04%) NoSQL
3 54 (4.24%) MySQL
4 50 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 47 (3.69%) SQL Server
6 32 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (1.57%) Redis
8 16 (1.25%) Neo4j
9 11 (0.86%) GIS
10 9 (0.71%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.55%) Datomic
12 7 (0.55%) DB2
12 7 (0.55%) QGIS
13 5 (0.39%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.39%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.24%) Big Data
14 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 431 (33.80%) Git (software)
2 331 (25.96%) Grunt
3 242 (18.98%) gulp
4 180 (14.12%) Jasmine
5 107 (8.39%) Cucumber
6 98 (7.69%) Mocha
7 95 (7.45%) Jenkins
8 94 (7.37%) Subversion
9 81 (6.35%) Bower
10 78 (6.12%) Karma Test Runner
11 67 (5.25%) webpack
12 59 (4.63%) WebDriver
13 50 (3.92%) Selenium
14 48 (3.76%) JIRA
15 44 (3.45%) Babel
16 41 (3.22%) Visual Studio
17 37 (2.90%) JUnit
18 36 (2.82%) git-flow
19 27 (2.12%) Protractor
20 25 (1.96%) Capybara
General
1 136 (10.67%) Finance
2 53 (4.16%) Banking
3 46 (3.61%) Publishing
4 35 (2.75%) Advertising
5 32 (2.51%) Games
5 32 (2.51%) Marketing
6 30 (2.35%) Retail
7 14 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.63%) Front Office
9 8 (0.63%) Law
9 8 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.55%) Electronics
11 3 (0.24%) Automotive
11 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.078%) Back Office
12 1 (0.078%) German Language
12 1 (0.078%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.078%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1184 (92.86%) Developer
2 627 (49.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 371 (29.10%) JavaScript Developer
4 192 (15.06%) HTML Developer
5 180 (14.12%) Senior Developer
6 165 (12.94%) Web Developer
7 154 (12.08%) HTML CSS Developer
8 122 (9.57%) Angular Developer
9 106 (8.31%) UI Developer
10 90 (7.06%) Node.js Developer
11 88 (6.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 68 (5.33%) Agile Developer
13 64 (5.02%) Full Stack Developer
14 57 (4.47%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 54 (4.24%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 49 (3.84%) PHP Developer
17 43 (3.37%) Java Developer
18 41 (3.22%) .NET Developer
19 36 (2.82%) Lead Developer
20 32 (2.51%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1195 (93.73%) CSS
2 1186 (93.02%) HTML
3 826 (64.78%) HTML5
4 676 (53.02%) AngularJS
5 675 (52.94%) CSS3
6 537 (42.12%) jQuery
7 499 (39.14%) Node.js
8 477 (37.41%) LESS
9 335 (26.27%) React
10 260 (20.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 153 (12.00%) .NET
12 145 (11.37%) Backbone.js
13 136 (10.67%) JSON
14 127 (9.96%) REST
15 122 (9.57%) RESTful
16 108 (8.47%) Ajax
17 95 (7.45%) Web Services
18 79 (6.20%) ASP.NET
19 75 (5.88%) Compass CSS Framework
20 66 (5.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 276 (21.65%) User Experience
2 61 (4.78%) Mobile App
3 35 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.35%) Fintech
4 30 (2.35%) Visualisation
5 26 (2.04%) W3C
6 23 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.57%) Digital Media
8 14 (1.10%) Animation
9 13 (1.02%) iPad
9 13 (1.02%) Social Media
10 9 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (0.71%) Online Games
11 8 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.63%) Equities
11 8 (0.63%) Graphic Design
11 8 (0.63%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.47%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 99 (7.76%) Linux
2 43 (3.37%) Unix
3 34 (2.67%) Windows
4 33 (2.59%) Android
5 28 (2.20%) Mac OS X
6 26 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.86%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.47%) VMS
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.24%) Solaris
13 2 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 648 (50.82%) Front End Development
3 391 (30.67%) Web Development
4 376 (29.49%) TDD
5 265 (20.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 235 (18.43%) Scrum
7 182 (14.27%) BDD
8 180 (14.12%) OO
9 179 (14.04%) MVC
10 122 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (8.31%) Web Design
12 100 (7.84%) OOP
13 97 (7.61%) E-Commerce
14 80 (6.27%) Unit Testing
15 78 (6.12%) Pair Programming
16 77 (6.04%) Kanban
17 68 (5.33%) Open Source
18 66 (5.18%) Mobile First
19 63 (4.94%) Software Engineering
20 54 (4.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 1184 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 217 (17.02%) Java
3 167 (13.10%) PHP
4 127 (9.96%) C#
5 125 (9.80%) ES6
6 82 (6.43%) Python
7 80 (6.27%) Ruby
8 79 (6.20%) SQL
9 41 (3.22%) TypeScript
10 33 (2.59%) CoffeeScript
11 29 (2.27%) ECMAScript
12 24 (1.88%) Scala
13 16 (1.25%) Perl
14 14 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.94%) Clojure
16 9 (0.71%) C
16 9 (0.71%) Go
17 7 (0.55%) Erlang
18 5 (0.39%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.24%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 40 (3.14%) Security Cleared
2 35 (2.75%) Degree
3 23 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (1.18%) WAI
3 14 (1.10%) QA
4 10 (0.78%) WCAG
5 1 (0.078%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (5.18%) Docker
2 7 (0.55%) GeoWebCache
3 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.16%) Varnish
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.078%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (0.94%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.78%) Puppet
3 7 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.39%) Ansible
5 2 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 48 (3.76%) Adobe
2 26 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 24 (1.88%) Sitecore
4 19 (1.49%) Google
5 16 (1.25%) VMware
6 14 (1.10%) Oracle
7 13 (1.02%) EPiServer
7 13 (1.02%) Zend
8 11 (0.86%) IBM
9 8 (0.63%) Twitter
10 7 (0.55%) hybris
11 6 (0.47%) Apple
11 6 (0.47%) SAP
12 5 (0.39%) Telerik
12 5 (0.39%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.31%) Ensighten
13 4 (0.31%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.24%) Omniture
15 2 (0.16%) Akamai
15 2 (0.16%) Rally
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £310 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market leading rates - Dependant upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago