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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 307 423 499
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +76
Contract jobs citing Sass 326 148 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 1.05% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 104 41
Average daily rate
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£372 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +97 307 £372 +6.14% 118
London +116 203 £375 +7.14% 54
South East +1 45 £325 +18.18% 24
City of London +33 42 £418 +11.46% 10
Berkshire +11 18 £365 +32.72% 2
North West -18 18 £374 +6.85% 14
Scotland +7 16 £376 +25.41% 4
Manchester -18 16 £375 +7.14% 3
East Midlands +15 13 £406 +47.63% 2
South West -24 13 £313 +13.63% 7
Buckinghamshire - 12 £320 -
Milton Keynes - 11 £320 -
West Midlands +2 8 £368 +63.33% 3
Slough - 8 £365 -
Reading - 8 £383 - 1
Glasgow - 8 £406 - 1
Edinburgh -7 7 £320 +6.66% 2
Northampton - 7 £455 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £455 -
Bath +4 5 £275 - 1
Surrey 0 5 £375 - 1
Somerset -5 5 £275 - 1
Bristol -12 5 £325 -7.14% 4
Oxfordshire -15 5 £275 +22.22% 6
Derbyshire +16 4 £316 +15.00% 1
Wiltshire -12 3 - - 1
East of England -12 3 £381 +14.66% 4
Birmingham - 3 £415 - 1
Leicestershire +13 2 £195 -
Derby +10 2 £370 +34.54% 1

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 628 (96.47%) CSS
2 604 (92.78%) JavaScript
3 593 (91.09%) HTML
4 489 (75.12%) HTML5
5 429 (65.90%) CSS3
6 366 (56.22%) jQuery
7 273 (41.94%) AngularJS
8 255 (39.17%) LESS
9 240 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
10 222 (34.10%) OO
11 209 (32.10%) Responsive Web Design
12 202 (31.03%) Git (software)
13 176 (27.04%) Backbone.js
14 155 (23.81%) TDD
15 130 (19.97%) Ajax
16 129 (19.82%) User Experience
17 124 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 119 (18.28%) Grunt
19 118 (18.13%) PHP
20 117 (17.97%) MVC
21 115 (17.67%) Node.js
22 95 (14.59%) Ruby
22 95 (14.59%) Jasmine
23 91 (13.98%) JSON
24 84 (12.90%) BDD
25 82 (12.60%) Java
26 80 (12.29%) Photoshop
27 79 (12.14%) Web Design
28 73 (11.21%) Web Development
29 71 (10.91%) Web Services

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 115 (17.67%) Node.js
2 66 (10.14%) CMS
3 23 (3.53%) Drupal
4 21 (3.23%) WordPress
5 19 (2.92%) Adobe CQ
6 15 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.69%) Confluence
8 11 (1.69%) nginx
8 11 (1.69%) Apache
9 9 (1.38%) IIS
10 8 (1.23%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.61%) Liferay
13 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.46%) Moodle
13 3 (0.46%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.31%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 80 (12.29%) Photoshop
2 37 (5.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.61%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.46%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (2.76%) Magento
2 5 (0.77%) Tridion
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.31%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.38%) GitHub
3 5 (0.77%) Heroku
4 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.68%) HTTP
2 8 (1.23%) HTTPS
3 7 (1.08%) Internet
4 4 (0.61%) SSH
5 3 (0.46%) SSL
6 2 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.07%) MySQL
2 32 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 19 (2.92%) SQL Server
4 17 (2.61%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.30%) Redis
7 13 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.15%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.15%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.15%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 202 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 119 (18.28%) Grunt
3 95 (14.59%) Jasmine
4 65 (9.98%) Subversion
5 61 (9.37%) Cucumber
6 34 (5.22%) QUnit
7 26 (3.99%) Bower
7 26 (3.99%) Mocha
8 24 (3.69%) Visual Studio
8 24 (3.69%) Jenkins
9 22 (3.38%) Karma Test Runner
9 22 (3.38%) JIRA
10 20 (3.07%) Selenium
10 20 (3.07%) WebDriver
10 20 (3.07%) Capybara
11 18 (2.76%) Sinon.JS
12 17 (2.61%) TeamCity
13 14 (2.15%) RSpec
14 13 (2.00%) Yeoman
15 12 (1.84%) IntelliJ
General
1 57 (8.76%) Finance
2 25 (3.84%) Marketing
3 21 (3.23%) Banking
4 20 (3.07%) Retail
5 13 (2.00%) Games
6 7 (1.08%) Publishing
7 6 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.77%) Legal
9 4 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 604 (92.78%) Developer
2 344 (52.84%) Front-End Developer
3 99 (15.21%) Web Developer
4 84 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 53 (8.14%) Senior Developer
6 38 (5.84%) UI Developer
6 38 (5.84%) UI Programmer
7 31 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
8 28 (4.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 18 (2.76%) PHP Developer
10 16 (2.46%) Ruby Developer
11 15 (2.30%) Senior Web Developer
12 14 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 13 (2.00%) Designer
14 10 (1.54%) Magento Developer
14 10 (1.54%) HTML Developer
14 10 (1.54%) Applications Developer
15 9 (1.38%) CSS Developer
16 8 (1.23%) Web Designer
17 7 (1.08%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 628 (96.47%) CSS
2 593 (91.09%) HTML
3 489 (75.12%) HTML5
4 429 (65.90%) CSS3
5 366 (56.22%) jQuery
6 273 (41.94%) AngularJS
7 255 (39.17%) LESS
8 176 (27.04%) Backbone.js
9 130 (19.97%) Ajax
10 124 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 91 (13.98%) JSON
12 71 (10.91%) Web Services
13 69 (10.60%) KnockoutJS
14 66 (10.14%) REST
15 65 (9.98%) XML
15 65 (9.98%) .NET
16 51 (7.83%) Ruby on Rails
17 44 (6.76%) XHTML
18 39 (5.99%) Ember.js
19 37 (5.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 129 (19.82%) User Experience
2 43 (6.61%) Open Source
3 41 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.45%) W3C
5 20 (3.07%) Visualisation
6 18 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.61%) Digital Media
8 13 (2.00%) Social Media
9 11 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.08%) Online Games
10 7 (1.08%) Web 2.0
11 5 (0.77%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.61%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.61%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.61%) New Media
12 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.46%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.46%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.84%) Linux
2 21 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 18 (2.76%) Android
4 10 (1.54%) UNIX
5 7 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.92%) Windows
6 6 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.77%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.61%) CentOS
8 4 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (34.10%) OO
3 209 (32.10%) Responsive Web Design
4 155 (23.81%) TDD
5 117 (17.97%) MVC
6 84 (12.90%) BDD
7 79 (12.14%) Web Design
8 73 (11.21%) Web Development
9 67 (10.29%) E-Commerce
10 58 (8.91%) Scrum
11 56 (8.60%) OOP
12 33 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (4.76%) Content Management
14 30 (4.61%) Unit Testing
15 28 (4.30%) SOA
15 28 (4.30%) Progressive Enhancement
16 26 (3.99%) SEO
17 18 (2.76%) Mobile Application Development
18 15 (2.30%) Graceful Degradation
18 15 (2.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 604 (92.78%) JavaScript
2 118 (18.13%) PHP
3 95 (14.59%) Ruby
4 82 (12.60%) Java
5 44 (6.76%) Python
6 32 (4.92%) C#
7 26 (3.99%) SQL
8 22 (3.38%) Scala
9 16 (2.46%) C
10 8 (1.23%) Perl
10 8 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
11 7 (1.08%) XPath
12 6 (0.92%) PHP5
12 6 (0.92%) XAML
12 6 (0.92%) Clojure
13 4 (0.61%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.61%) C++
14 3 (0.46%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (7.22%) Degree
2 8 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.31%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.92%) QA
2 7 (1.08%) WCAG
3 2 (0.31%) WAI
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.15%) Varnish
3 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (1.84%) Graylog2
2 11 (1.69%) Ansible
2 11 (1.69%) Puppet
3 7 (1.08%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.61%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) StatsD
5 1 (0.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 68 (10.45%) Adobe
2 22 (3.38%) Twitter
3 21 (3.23%) Google
4 14 (2.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.00%) Akamai
6 12 (1.84%) VMware
6 12 (1.84%) New Relic
7 8 (1.23%) Zend
8 7 (1.08%) Facebook
9 6 (0.92%) Appcelerator
9 6 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 6 (0.92%) RedDot
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle
10 4 (0.61%) hybris
11 3 (0.46%) SAP
12 2 (0.31%) Open Text
12 2 (0.31%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.15%) Sencha
13 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
13 1 (0.15%) IBM
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Premier Media
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Premier Media
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
Explore Group
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
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RBW Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £425 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
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Rate: Up to £280 per day
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum Plus benefits
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
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