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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 196 238 340
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +102
Contract jobs citing Sass 701 564 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 0.97% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.27% 3.44% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 441 237
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £22.12 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.75 -

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
16430 16374 15779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.78% 28.23% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11390 11281 10291
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 299 178
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.33 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +44 675 £400 +6.66% 269
London +28 428 £425 +6.25% 116
South East +28 87 £375 +25.00% 26
City of London +36 61 £475 +28.37% 23
South West +29 39 £341 -5.86% 18
North West +38 38 £350 +4.47% 32
West Midlands -8 29 £388 +55.00% 25
Manchester +23 28 £400 +14.28% 21
Berkshire -1 26 £375 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire 0 23 £323 -7.78% 19
Bristol +17 19 £325 -23.52% 2
Surrey +16 19 £380 -3.49% 6
East Midlands +6 18 £338 +22.72% 7
Coventry - 17 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire -17 16 £400 +41.59% 2
Scotland +3 15 £400 +3.22% 5
Nottinghamshire +1 14 £350 +18.64% 3
Nottingham -3 14 £350 +18.64% 2
West Yorkshire -6 14 £325 -7.14% 15
Leeds -8 13 £325 -7.14% 15
Oxford -13 12 £400 +33.33%
Woking - 12 £380 -
Buckinghamshire +17 10 £345 +15.00% 2
Bracknell 0 10 £500 +19.40%
West Sussex +9 9 £300 -14.28% 1
Wiltshire +6 9 £345 -8.00% 1
East of England -11 9 £275 -12.00% 21
Swindon - 9 £345 - 1
Glasgow +11 8 £375 +19.52% 3
Reading +24 7 £319 +6.25% 2

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1219 (93.27%) CSS
2 1207 (92.35%) HTML
3 1182 (90.44%) JavaScript
4 823 (62.97%) HTML5
5 759 (58.07%) Agile Software Development
6 688 (52.64%) CSS3
7 672 (51.42%) AngularJS
8 650 (49.73%) Front End Development
9 564 (43.15%) jQuery
10 511 (39.10%) LESS
11 489 (37.41%) Node.js
12 436 (33.36%) Git (software)
13 418 (31.98%) Web Development
14 397 (30.37%) TDD
15 338 (25.86%) React
16 332 (25.40%) Grunt
17 278 (21.27%) Responsive Web Design
18 271 (20.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 270 (20.66%) User Experience
20 258 (19.74%) Scrum
21 232 (17.75%) gulp
22 213 (16.30%) BDD
23 204 (15.61%) Java
24 182 (13.93%) PHP
24 182 (13.93%) OO
25 177 (13.54%) Jasmine
26 174 (13.31%) MVC
27 166 (12.70%) JSON
28 162 (12.39%) .NET
29 148 (11.32%) 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 93 (7.12%) CMS
2 40 (3.06%) Confluence
3 39 (2.98%) WordPress
4 34 (2.60%) Drupal
5 24 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.53%) Umbraco
7 17 (1.30%) Apache
8 15 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (0.69%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
12 8 (0.61%) nginx
13 7 (0.54%) GeoServer
14 6 (0.46%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.31%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.31%) IIS
16 3 (0.23%) Mule
16 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 67 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 19 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.69%) GIMP
5 7 (0.54%) MS Excel
6 5 (0.38%) InDesign
7 3 (0.23%) InVision
7 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.077%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (2.30%) Magento
2 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.077%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.06%) GitHub
3 37 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (2.14%) SaaS
5 22 (1.68%) IaaS
5 22 (1.68%) PaaS
6 17 (1.30%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (0.92%) CloudBees
7 12 (0.92%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (0.69%) Heroku
9 6 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
10 5 (0.38%) Office 365
11 4 (0.31%) Bluemix
11 4 (0.31%) Google Play
11 4 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.52%) HTTP
2 17 (1.30%) Internet
3 11 (0.84%) Network Security
4 8 (0.61%) LDAP
5 3 (0.23%) SMS
6 1 (0.077%) DNS
6 1 (0.077%) SNA
6 1 (0.077%) SSL
6 1 (0.077%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.077%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (5.51%) MongoDB
2 69 (5.28%) NoSQL
3 54 (4.13%) MySQL
4 51 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 35 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 26 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.30%) Redis
8 14 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (0.92%) Neo4j
10 11 (0.84%) GIS
11 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.61%) DB2
13 7 (0.54%) Big Data
13 7 (0.54%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.54%) QGIS
14 4 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.31%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.23%) Datomic
15 3 (0.23%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 436 (33.36%) Git (software)
2 332 (25.40%) Grunt
3 232 (17.75%) gulp
4 177 (13.54%) Jasmine
5 120 (9.18%) Cucumber
6 112 (8.57%) Jenkins
7 97 (7.42%) Bower
8 92 (7.04%) Mocha
9 79 (6.04%) webpack
10 76 (5.81%) Karma Test Runner
10 76 (5.81%) Subversion
11 67 (5.13%) JIRA
12 60 (4.59%) WebDriver
13 55 (4.21%) Selenium
14 45 (3.44%) Babel
15 43 (3.29%) Visual Studio
16 35 (2.68%) JUnit
17 33 (2.52%) git-flow
18 30 (2.30%) Capybara
19 28 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 148 (11.32%) Finance
2 65 (4.97%) Banking
3 42 (3.21%) Publishing
4 38 (2.91%) Marketing
5 36 (2.75%) Advertising
6 31 (2.37%) Retail
7 28 (2.14%) Games
8 22 (1.68%) Investment Banking
9 12 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.69%) Electronics
12 8 (0.61%) Front Office
13 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.23%) Automotive
14 3 (0.23%) Legal
15 1 (0.077%) Back Office
15 1 (0.077%) German Language
15 1 (0.077%) Law
15 1 (0.077%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1208 (92.43%) Developer
2 630 (48.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 352 (26.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 181 (13.85%) Web Developer
5 178 (13.62%) HTML Developer
6 177 (13.54%) Senior Developer
7 138 (10.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 130 (9.95%) Angular Developer
9 97 (7.42%) UI Developer
10 90 (6.89%) Node.js Developer
11 76 (5.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 72 (5.51%) Full Stack Developer
13 71 (5.43%) Agile Developer
14 57 (4.36%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 55 (4.21%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 54 (4.13%) .NET Developer
17 50 (3.83%) PHP Developer
18 41 (3.14%) C# Developer
19 40 (3.06%) Java Developer
20 39 (2.98%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1219 (93.27%) CSS
2 1207 (92.35%) HTML
3 823 (62.97%) HTML5
4 688 (52.64%) CSS3
5 672 (51.42%) AngularJS
6 564 (43.15%) jQuery
7 511 (39.10%) LESS
8 489 (37.41%) Node.js
9 338 (25.86%) React
10 271 (20.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 166 (12.70%) JSON
12 162 (12.39%) .NET
13 142 (10.86%) REST
14 139 (10.64%) RESTful
15 134 (10.25%) Backbone.js
16 119 (9.10%) Ajax
17 100 (7.65%) Web Services
18 78 (5.97%) ASP.NET
19 76 (5.81%) Compass CSS Framework
20 66 (5.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 270 (20.66%) User Experience
2 62 (4.74%) Mobile App
3 34 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (2.22%) Visualisation
5 27 (2.07%) Fintech
6 26 (1.99%) W3C
7 24 (1.84%) Digital Media
7 24 (1.84%) Social Media
8 22 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 12 (0.92%) Animation
10 11 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (0.84%) iPad
11 9 (0.69%) Equities
12 7 (0.54%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.46%) Graphic Design
13 6 (0.46%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.46%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.38%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 82 (6.27%) Linux
2 36 (2.75%) Windows
3 33 (2.52%) Unix
4 28 (2.14%) Android
5 27 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.69%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.61%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.46%) VMS
10 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (58.07%) Agile Software Development
2 650 (49.73%) Front End Development
3 418 (31.98%) Web Development
4 397 (30.37%) TDD
5 278 (21.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 258 (19.74%) Scrum
7 213 (16.30%) BDD
8 182 (13.93%) OO
9 174 (13.31%) MVC
10 148 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
11 116 (8.88%) Web Design
12 114 (8.72%) OOP
13 108 (8.26%) E-Commerce
13 108 (8.26%) Kanban
14 74 (5.66%) Unit Testing
15 73 (5.59%) Open Source
16 72 (5.51%) Software Engineering
17 69 (5.28%) Pair Programming
18 68 (5.20%) Mobile First
19 53 (4.06%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 1182 (90.44%) JavaScript
2 204 (15.61%) Java
3 182 (13.93%) PHP
4 145 (11.09%) C#
5 124 (9.49%) ES6
6 84 (6.43%) Ruby
7 81 (6.20%) Python
8 74 (5.66%) SQL
9 47 (3.60%) TypeScript
10 33 (2.52%) CoffeeScript
11 19 (1.45%) Scala
12 18 (1.38%) ECMAScript
13 16 (1.22%) Perl
14 13 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.61%) C
15 8 (0.61%) Clojure
16 6 (0.46%) Go
17 5 (0.38%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.31%) Apple Swift
18 4 (0.31%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 39 (2.98%) Degree
2 36 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.61%) QA
2 19 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.22%) WAI
4 12 (0.92%) WCAG
5 3 (0.23%) SDET
6 1 (0.077%) GCP
6 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (4.97%) Docker
2 7 (0.54%) GeoWebCache
3 3 (0.23%) Varnish
3 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (0.99%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.54%) Puppet
3 5 (0.38%) Ansible
4 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.15%) Rancher
6 1 (0.077%) Marathon
Vendors
1 52 (3.98%) Adobe
2 33 (2.52%) Microsoft
3 25 (1.91%) Google
4 24 (1.84%) Sitecore
5 18 (1.38%) Oracle
6 16 (1.22%) VMware
7 15 (1.15%) EPiServer
8 11 (0.84%) Twitter
8 11 (0.84%) Zend
9 9 (0.69%) hybris
10 8 (0.61%) Ensighten
10 8 (0.61%) SAP
11 7 (0.54%) IBM
11 7 (0.54%) Telerik
12 6 (0.46%) Apple
12 6 (0.46%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.31%) Brightcove
13 4 (0.31%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.23%) Akamai
14 3 (0.23%) Sencha
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worcestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
UK
Revolution Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day TBC
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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London
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South Yorkshire
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Rate: £0 - £350 per day
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London
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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London
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UK
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