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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 287 333 480
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +147
Contract jobs citing Sass 376 286 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.52% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.52% 1.92% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 203 43
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
14917 14887 12863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.33% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9662 9655 8037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 219 349
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.05 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +46 351 £375 +7.14% 163
London +8 197 £375 - 89
Yorkshire 0 46 £403 +23.84% 11
City of London +21 43 £360 -10.83% 21
South East -9 42 £350 +7.69% 21
West Yorkshire +1 31 £403 +46.36% 4
Leeds 0 24 £363 +31.81% 2
Berkshire +14 22 £350 +4.47% 4
East of England +21 18 £394 +5.00% 2
East Midlands +4 14 £350 +7.69% 9
Hertfordshire +16 13 £400 - 1
South West -6 13 £325 - 6
Scotland +14 11 £375 +50.00% 5
Reading +13 10 £363 +18.85%
North West -19 10 £259 -5.90% 16
Surrey - 10 £375 -
Wales +1 9 £375 +7.14% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 8 £300 -7.69% 6
Nottingham -2 8 £300 -7.69% 6
Manchester -7 8 £255 -7.27% 10
Watford - 8 £400 -
South Wales +6 7 £375 +7.14% 1
Bristol -4 6 £313 +4.16% 1
Newport -5 6 £388 +10.71%
Hampshire -18 5 £335 +3.07% 3
West Midlands -22 5 £275 -4.34% 7
Northamptonshire - 5 £420 - 2
Newbury - 5 £311 - 1
Isleworth - 5 - - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £350 - 3

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 675 (95.20%) CSS
2 664 (93.65%) JavaScript
3 648 (91.40%) HTML
4 499 (70.38%) HTML5
5 422 (59.52%) CSS3
6 339 (47.81%) jQuery
7 334 (47.11%) AngularJS
8 270 (38.08%) LESS
9 241 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
10 229 (32.30%) Responsive Web Design
11 190 (26.80%) Git (software)
12 185 (26.09%) OO
13 184 (25.95%) TDD
14 179 (25.25%) Node.js
15 177 (24.96%) Grunt
16 170 (23.98%) Backbone.js
17 158 (22.28%) User Experience
18 140 (19.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 130 (18.34%) MVC
20 124 (17.49%) Java
21 118 (16.64%) PHP
22 111 (15.66%) Web Development
23 99 (13.96%) Web Design
24 90 (12.69%) BDD
25 86 (12.13%) Jasmine
26 85 (11.99%) Web Services
27 79 (11.14%) Ajax
28 76 (10.72%) CMS
29 75 (10.58%) Photoshop
29 75 (10.58%) Ruby

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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
1 179 (25.25%) Node.js
2 76 (10.72%) CMS
3 36 (5.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 34 (4.80%) WordPress
5 18 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (2.12%) Umbraco
6 15 (2.12%) Drupal
7 13 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.69%) Apache
9 11 (1.55%) Confluence
10 10 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (1.41%) nginx
11 5 (0.71%) FileNet
11 5 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.56%) Liferay
13 3 (0.42%) IIS
14 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.28%) Lightstreamer
14 2 (0.28%) Moodle
14 2 (0.28%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 75 (10.58%) Photoshop
2 33 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (1.83%) Fireworks
4 12 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.71%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.42%) InDesign
6 3 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.12%) Magento
2 6 (0.85%) Tridion
3 3 (0.42%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.10%) GitHub
3 5 (0.71%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.56%) Heroku
5 3 (0.42%) PaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.90%) HTTP
2 20 (2.82%) Internet
3 3 (0.42%) Intranet
3 3 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.14%) SSL
4 1 (0.14%) DNS
4 1 (0.14%) SSH
4 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.77%) MySQL
2 34 (4.80%) MongoDB
3 26 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.40%) SQL Server
5 14 (1.97%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.27%) Redis
7 8 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.56%) Triplestore
10 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.14%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.14%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.14%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 190 (26.80%) Git (software)
2 177 (24.96%) Grunt
3 86 (12.13%) Jasmine
4 75 (10.58%) Bower
5 73 (10.30%) Subversion
6 49 (6.91%) Cucumber
7 36 (5.08%) Mocha
8 25 (3.53%) Visual Studio
9 22 (3.10%) Selenium
10 21 (2.96%) Karma Test Runner
11 20 (2.82%) Capybara
12 19 (2.68%) IntelliJ
12 19 (2.68%) TeamCity
13 18 (2.54%) JIRA
14 16 (2.26%) Jenkins
15 15 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (1.83%) WebDriver
17 10 (1.41%) Sublime Text
18 9 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 9 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 60 (8.46%) Finance
2 26 (3.67%) Marketing
3 22 (3.10%) Banking
4 21 (2.96%) Retail
5 19 (2.68%) Publishing
6 18 (2.54%) Games
7 13 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.13%) Advertising
10 2 (0.28%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.28%) Hindi Language
10 2 (0.28%) Automotive
10 2 (0.28%) Law
10 2 (0.28%) Legal
10 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 664 (93.65%) Developer
2 357 (50.35%) Front-End Developer
3 123 (17.35%) Web Developer
4 105 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 42 (5.92%) Senior Developer
6 38 (5.36%) UI Developer
6 38 (5.36%) Front-End Web Developer
7 37 (5.22%) UI Programmer
8 19 (2.68%) Ruby Developer
8 19 (2.68%) PHP Developer
9 18 (2.54%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 18 (2.54%) Designer
10 15 (2.12%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (1.69%) Senior Web Developer
12 11 (1.55%) Web Designer
12 11 (1.55%) Python Developer
12 11 (1.55%) .NET Developer
12 11 (1.55%) Software Developer
13 7 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 7 (0.99%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 675 (95.20%) CSS
2 648 (91.40%) HTML
3 499 (70.38%) HTML5
4 422 (59.52%) CSS3
5 339 (47.81%) jQuery
6 334 (47.11%) AngularJS
7 270 (38.08%) LESS
8 170 (23.98%) Backbone.js
9 140 (19.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 85 (11.99%) Web Services
11 79 (11.14%) Ajax
12 65 (9.17%) .NET
13 64 (9.03%) RESTful
14 62 (8.74%) JSON
15 56 (7.90%) XML
16 53 (7.48%) Ember.js
16 53 (7.48%) Semantic HTML
17 52 (7.33%) REST
18 46 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
19 45 (6.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 158 (22.28%) User Experience
2 53 (7.48%) W3C
3 30 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.09%) Open Source
5 25 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.68%) Social Media
7 12 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 11 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.27%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.99%) Online Games
11 6 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.56%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.56%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.42%) RIA
13 3 (0.42%) BBC
13 3 (0.42%) E-Learning
14 2 (0.28%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.28%) Animation
14 2 (0.28%) iPad
14 2 (0.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 49 (6.91%) Linux
2 24 (3.39%) UNIX
3 20 (2.82%) Mac OS X
4 19 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.40%) Android
6 15 (2.12%) Windows
7 8 (1.13%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (32.30%) Responsive Web Design
3 185 (26.09%) OO
4 184 (25.95%) TDD
5 130 (18.34%) MVC
6 111 (15.66%) Web Development
7 99 (13.96%) Web Design
8 90 (12.69%) BDD
9 59 (8.32%) E-Commerce
10 56 (7.90%) OOP
10 56 (7.90%) Scrum
11 40 (5.64%) Content Management
12 38 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (4.37%) Pair Programming
14 30 (4.23%) Unit Testing
15 27 (3.81%) SOA
16 26 (3.67%) Progressive Enhancement
17 24 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (2.82%) Mentoring
18 20 (2.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 664 (93.65%) JavaScript
2 124 (17.49%) Java
3 118 (16.64%) PHP
4 75 (10.58%) Ruby
5 46 (6.49%) Python
6 45 (6.35%) C#
7 20 (2.82%) C
8 19 (2.68%) SQL
9 12 (1.69%) Scala
10 9 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.27%) Perl
11 7 (0.99%) Clojure
12 6 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (0.71%) R
13 5 (0.71%) PHP5
14 4 (0.56%) SPARQL
15 3 (0.42%) Dart
16 2 (0.28%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.28%) F#
16 2 (0.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 52 (7.33%) Degree
2 7 (0.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.28%) CIPD
3 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.09%) QA
2 6 (0.85%) WCAG
3 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.71%) Docker
3 1 (0.14%) Varnish
3 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (2.54%) Graylog
2 14 (1.97%) Puppet
3 7 (0.99%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.99%) Ansible
4 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 52 (7.33%) Adobe
2 19 (2.68%) VMware
3 18 (2.54%) Akamai
3 18 (2.54%) New Relic
4 17 (2.40%) Google
4 17 (2.40%) Microsoft
5 14 (1.97%) Twitter
6 12 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.27%) Facebook
8 8 (1.13%) Appcelerator
8 8 (1.13%) Zend
9 7 (0.99%) IBM
10 5 (0.71%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.56%) Oracle
12 3 (0.42%) Apple
13 2 (0.28%) hybris
14 1 (0.14%) Alterian
14 1 (0.14%) Omniture
14 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.14%) FatWire
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