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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 322 438 574
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +136
Contract jobs citing Sass 328 149 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.28% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 0.98% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 101 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -

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
15578 15242 15706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.87% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10165 9888 9399
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 254 394
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £15.50
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +108 312 £362 -3.53% 138
London +94 196 £375 - 68
South East +8 36 £330 -13.44% 24
City of London +41 27 £370 -16.61% 14
South West -9 23 £350 +23.89% 5
Berkshire +10 17 £336 -13.22% 6
East Midlands +21 16 £442 -
Northamptonshire - 13 £442 -
East of England -12 12 £400 +23.07% 4
Northampton - 11 £442 -
Reading +27 10 £356 -10.65% 2
North West -1 10 £338 +4.65% 21
Bristol -7 10 £375 +44.23% 2
Slough -1 8 £330 - 1
Scotland -6 8 £263 +5.00% 5
Bath +6 7 - - 1
Somerset +1 7 - - 1
Surrey - 7 £300 - 4
Edinburgh - 6 £263 - 4
Yorkshire -9 5 - - 8
West Midlands -15 5 £250 - 6
Manchester -10 4 £388 +19.23% 12
Birmingham - 4 - - 1
Cardiff - 4 £315 -
South Wales - 4 £315 -
Wales - 4 £315 -
Cheshire +5 3 £224 -30.07% 5
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £475 - 2
Kent -1 3 - - 4
Cambridge -2 3 £475 -

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 499 (93.62%) CSS
2 486 (91.18%) HTML
3 478 (89.68%) JavaScript
4 395 (74.11%) HTML5
5 328 (61.54%) CSS3
6 308 (57.79%) jQuery
7 215 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
8 188 (35.27%) LESS
9 187 (35.08%) Git (software)
10 172 (32.27%) OO
11 168 (31.52%) Responsive Web Design
12 167 (31.33%) AngularJS
13 127 (23.83%) TDD
14 117 (21.95%) Backbone.js
15 109 (20.45%) PHP
16 96 (18.01%) User Experience
17 95 (17.82%) Ajax
18 92 (17.26%) Java
19 89 (16.70%) Grunt
20 85 (15.95%) MVC
21 83 (15.57%) Node.js
22 81 (15.20%) Ruby
23 80 (15.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 76 (14.26%) E-Commerce
25 73 (13.70%) Web Design
25 73 (13.70%) Subversion
25 73 (13.70%) JSON
26 69 (12.95%) BDD
27 62 (11.63%) Jasmine
28 61 (11.44%) Web Development

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 83 (15.57%) Node.js
2 42 (7.88%) CMS
3 21 (3.94%) Drupal
4 17 (3.19%) WordPress
5 13 (2.44%) Apache
5 13 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.69%) IIS
7 8 (1.50%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.75%) nginx
9 4 (0.75%) Alfresco
9 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.56%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.56%) Confluence
11 2 (0.38%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 58 (10.88%) Photoshop
2 31 (5.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.94%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.38%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.81%) Magento
2 3 (0.56%) Tridion
3 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.69%) GitHub
2 7 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.75%) Heroku
3 4 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.50%) HTTP
2 6 (1.13%) Internet
3 4 (0.75%) SSH
3 4 (0.75%) Intranet
4 2 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.07%) MongoDB
2 23 (4.32%) MySQL
3 16 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.50%) Redis
6 7 (1.31%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 187 (35.08%) Git (software)
2 89 (16.70%) Grunt
3 73 (13.70%) Subversion
4 62 (11.63%) Jasmine
5 52 (9.76%) Cucumber
6 27 (5.07%) QUnit
7 20 (3.75%) Capybara
7 20 (3.75%) Jenkins
8 18 (3.38%) Visual Studio
9 17 (3.19%) Bower
10 16 (3.00%) Yeoman
10 16 (3.00%) Selenium
11 14 (2.63%) JIRA
11 14 (2.63%) TeamCity
11 14 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
12 13 (2.44%) RSpec
12 13 (2.44%) Mocha
13 11 (2.06%) Sinon.JS
14 10 (1.88%) Eclipse
14 10 (1.88%) IntelliJ
General
1 52 (9.76%) Finance
2 21 (3.94%) Retail
3 18 (3.38%) Banking
4 15 (2.81%) Marketing
5 7 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.13%) Games
7 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.94%) Front Office
8 4 (0.75%) Advertising
8 4 (0.75%) Publishing
9 2 (0.38%) Law
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 497 (93.25%) Developer
2 291 (54.60%) Front-End Developer
3 90 (16.89%) Web Developer
4 59 (11.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 51 (9.57%) UI Developer
6 48 (9.01%) Senior Developer
7 46 (8.63%) UI Programmer
8 33 (6.19%) Front-End Web Developer
9 24 (4.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 21 (3.94%) Designer
11 18 (3.38%) Ruby Developer
12 15 (2.81%) PHP Developer
13 13 (2.44%) Web Designer
13 13 (2.44%) Senior Web Developer
13 13 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 11 (2.06%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 10 (1.88%) CSS Developer
16 9 (1.69%) Programmer
16 9 (1.69%) Magento Developer
17 8 (1.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (93.62%) CSS
2 486 (91.18%) HTML
3 395 (74.11%) HTML5
4 328 (61.54%) CSS3
5 308 (57.79%) jQuery
6 188 (35.27%) LESS
7 167 (31.33%) AngularJS
8 117 (21.95%) Backbone.js
9 95 (17.82%) Ajax
10 80 (15.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 73 (13.70%) JSON
12 59 (11.07%) .NET
13 53 (9.94%) Web Services
14 51 (9.57%) XML
15 46 (8.63%) KnockoutJS
16 38 (7.13%) Ruby on Rails
17 37 (6.94%) XHTML
18 35 (6.57%) RESTful
18 35 (6.57%) REST
19 29 (5.44%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 96 (18.01%) User Experience
2 52 (9.76%) Open Source
3 20 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.00%) W3C
5 11 (2.06%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.69%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.50%) Social Media
8 5 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.75%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.75%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.56%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.38%) iPad
11 2 (0.38%) Life Science
11 2 (0.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.00%) Linux
2 17 (3.19%) UNIX
3 14 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 12 (2.25%) Android
4 12 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.75%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.56%) CentOS
8 2 (0.38%) VMS
9 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (32.27%) OO
3 168 (31.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 127 (23.83%) TDD
5 85 (15.95%) MVC
6 76 (14.26%) E-Commerce
7 73 (13.70%) Web Design
8 69 (12.95%) BDD
9 61 (11.44%) Web Development
10 49 (9.19%) Scrum
11 38 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (5.07%) OOP
13 26 (4.88%) Unit Testing
14 20 (3.75%) SEO
14 20 (3.75%) Workflow
14 20 (3.75%) Content Management
15 15 (2.81%) Configuration Management
16 14 (2.63%) SOA
16 14 (2.63%) Progressive Enhancement
17 13 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 478 (89.68%) JavaScript
2 109 (20.45%) PHP
3 92 (17.26%) Java
4 81 (15.20%) Ruby
5 38 (7.13%) SQL
6 28 (5.25%) C#
7 26 (4.88%) Python
8 16 (3.00%) Scala
9 9 (1.69%) C
10 8 (1.50%) Clojure
11 7 (1.31%) CoffeeScript
12 6 (1.13%) C++
12 6 (1.13%) XAML
13 4 (0.75%) XPath
13 4 (0.75%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.56%) PHP5
15 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.38%) R
16 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.19%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 32 (6.00%) Degree
2 8 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.07%) QA
2 4 (0.75%) WCAG
3 3 (0.56%) WAI
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Varnish
2 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (1.88%) Capistrano
1 10 (1.88%) Graylog2
2 2 (0.38%) Ansible
2 2 (0.38%) Puppet
2 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.19%) StatsD
Vendors
1 37 (6.94%) Adobe
2 22 (4.13%) Twitter
3 17 (3.19%) Zend
4 15 (2.81%) Google
5 13 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.06%) Akamai
7 10 (1.88%) VMware
7 10 (1.88%) New Relic
8 9 (1.69%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.50%) hybris
10 6 (1.13%) RedDot
11 5 (0.94%) Oracle
12 4 (0.75%) SAP
12 4 (0.75%) ATG
13 3 (0.56%) Facebook
14 2 (0.38%) Open Text
14 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.38%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.38%) Sencha
15 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: excellent daily rate aim high !!
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Stratospherec
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £300 -£350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Middlesex
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £260 - £280 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago