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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 304 371 478
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +107
Contract jobs citing Sass 363 226 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.43% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% 1.55% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 147 50
Average daily rate
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£375 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £516 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +57 342 £370 +2.06% 176
London +42 183 £375 -6.54% 87
Yorkshire +10 41 £400 +49.53% 14
South East -2 41 £338 +0.74% 26
City of London +17 32 £350 -22.22% 30
West Yorkshire +1 26 £400 +45.45% 7
South West +28 25 £300 -17.24% 9
East of England +17 21 £400 +6.66% 12
Berkshire 0 21 £338 +0.74% 6
Hertfordshire +16 18 £400 - 4
Leeds -9 18 £350 +27.27% 4
Bristol +12 16 £300 -17.24% 3
East Midlands -8 11 £300 -11.11% 3
Wales +15 10 £375 +7.14%
Scotland +4 10 £388 +50.48% 7
North West -12 9 £313 +13.63% 12
South Wales +10 8 £375 +7.14%
Nottingham -8 8 £300 -11.11%
Nottinghamshire -10 8 £300 -11.11%
Surrey - 8 £338 - 1
Watford - 8 £400 -
Edinburgh +5 7 £375 +41.50% 4
Manchester -5 7 £263 -4.54% 9
West Midlands -12 7 £300 +13.20% 11
Hampshire -2 6 £335 -0.74% 5
Newport -6 6 £388 +10.71%
Newbury - 6 £311 - 1
Isleworth - 6 - -
Reading +10 5 £363 +8.20% 2
West Sussex - 4 £381 - 3

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 662 (94.57%) CSS
2 650 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 636 (90.86%) HTML
4 483 (69.00%) HTML5
5 401 (57.29%) CSS3
6 326 (46.57%) jQuery
7 317 (45.29%) AngularJS
8 269 (38.43%) LESS
9 255 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
10 225 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 207 (29.57%) Git (software)
12 191 (27.29%) TDD
13 181 (25.86%) Grunt
14 179 (25.57%) OO
15 178 (25.43%) Node.js
16 153 (21.86%) User Experience
17 148 (21.14%) Backbone.js
18 136 (19.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 132 (18.86%) Java
20 120 (17.14%) MVC
21 114 (16.29%) PHP
22 101 (14.43%) Web Development
23 96 (13.71%) Web Design
24 91 (13.00%) BDD
25 84 (12.00%) Jasmine
26 77 (11.00%) Web Services
27 74 (10.57%) Photoshop
27 74 (10.57%) CMS
28 73 (10.43%) Subversion
29 71 (10.14%) Bower

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 178 (25.43%) Node.js
2 74 (10.57%) CMS
3 34 (4.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 31 (4.43%) WordPress
5 21 (3.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (2.43%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.86%) Drupal
8 11 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.43%) Apache
10 8 (1.14%) nginx
11 7 (1.00%) Confluence
12 5 (0.71%) FileNet
13 3 (0.43%) IIS
13 3 (0.43%) ExpressionEngine
14 2 (0.29%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.29%) Liferay
14 2 (0.29%) Moodle
14 2 (0.29%) Lightstreamer
14 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 74 (10.57%) Photoshop
2 29 (4.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (1.86%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.57%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.43%) InDesign
6 3 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.71%) Magento
2 4 (0.57%) Tridion
3 2 (0.29%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.57%) GitHub
1 25 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.57%) Heroku
5 3 (0.43%) PaaS
6 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.43%) HTTP
2 17 (2.43%) Internet
3 3 (0.43%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.14%) DNS
4 1 (0.14%) SSH
4 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.43%) MySQL
2 38 (5.43%) MongoDB
3 24 (3.43%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.71%) SQL Server
5 13 (1.86%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.29%) Redis
7 7 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.57%) Triplestore
9 4 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.14%) Jackrabbit
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.14%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.14%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 207 (29.57%) Git (software)
2 181 (25.86%) Grunt
3 84 (12.00%) Jasmine
4 73 (10.43%) Subversion
5 71 (10.14%) Bower
6 47 (6.71%) Cucumber
7 35 (5.00%) Mocha
8 23 (3.29%) Capybara
9 22 (3.14%) Visual Studio
9 22 (3.14%) IntelliJ
10 21 (3.00%) Selenium
10 21 (3.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 21 (3.00%) TeamCity
11 18 (2.57%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.86%) JIRA
12 13 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.43%) Sublime Text
14 9 (1.29%) Eclipse
15 8 (1.14%) WebDriver
16 7 (1.00%) JSHint
General
1 63 (9.00%) Finance
2 24 (3.43%) Banking
3 20 (2.86%) Retail
3 20 (2.86%) Marketing
4 19 (2.71%) Publishing
5 17 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.14%) Games
7 13 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.14%) Advertising
9 2 (0.29%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.29%) Hindi Language
9 2 (0.29%) Automotive
9 2 (0.29%) Law
9 2 (0.29%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Front Office
10 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 659 (94.14%) Developer
2 353 (50.43%) Front-End Developer
3 121 (17.29%) Web Developer
4 112 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 40 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 39 (5.57%) Front-End Web Developer
7 34 (4.86%) UI Developer
8 33 (4.71%) UI Programmer
9 23 (3.29%) Designer
10 22 (3.14%) Ruby Developer
11 18 (2.57%) PHP Developer
12 16 (2.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 14 (2.00%) .NET Developer
14 13 (1.86%) Senior Web Developer
14 13 (1.86%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (1.71%) Web Designer
16 10 (1.43%) Software Developer
17 8 (1.14%) Lead Developer
18 7 (1.00%) Python Developer
18 7 (1.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 662 (94.57%) CSS
2 636 (90.86%) HTML
3 483 (69.00%) HTML5
4 401 (57.29%) CSS3
5 326 (46.57%) jQuery
6 317 (45.29%) AngularJS
7 269 (38.43%) LESS
8 148 (21.14%) Backbone.js
9 136 (19.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 77 (11.00%) Web Services
11 70 (10.00%) RESTful
12 65 (9.29%) .NET
13 61 (8.71%) Ajax
14 55 (7.86%) JSON
15 52 (7.43%) Semantic HTML
16 48 (6.86%) Ember.js
17 46 (6.57%) KnockoutJS
17 46 (6.57%) REST
18 43 (6.14%) Mustache
19 42 (6.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 153 (21.86%) User Experience
2 54 (7.71%) W3C
3 31 (4.43%) Open Source
4 26 (3.71%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.29%) Social Media
7 9 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.29%) Digital Media
8 6 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.71%) Online Games
10 4 (0.57%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.43%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.43%) RIA
11 3 (0.43%) iPad
12 2 (0.29%) Animation
12 2 (0.29%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.29%) FMCG
12 2 (0.29%) BBC
12 2 (0.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.29%) Linux
2 28 (4.00%) UNIX
3 20 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 17 (2.43%) Android
4 17 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.14%) Windows
6 8 (1.14%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 191 (27.29%) TDD
4 179 (25.57%) OO
5 120 (17.14%) MVC
6 101 (14.43%) Web Development
7 96 (13.71%) Web Design
8 91 (13.00%) BDD
9 68 (9.71%) E-Commerce
10 63 (9.00%) Scrum
11 52 (7.43%) OOP
12 41 (5.86%) Content Management
13 36 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (4.86%) Unit Testing
15 32 (4.57%) Pair Programming
16 25 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (3.14%) Mentoring
18 19 (2.71%) SOA
18 19 (2.71%) Software Engineering
18 19 (2.71%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 650 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 132 (18.86%) Java
3 114 (16.29%) PHP
4 68 (9.71%) Ruby
5 40 (5.71%) C#
5 40 (5.71%) Python
6 23 (3.29%) SQL
7 16 (2.29%) C
8 11 (1.57%) Scala
9 7 (1.00%) Perl
9 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.00%) Clojure
10 5 (0.71%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (0.57%) R
11 4 (0.57%) SPARQL
12 3 (0.43%) PHP5
12 3 (0.43%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.43%) Dart
12 3 (0.43%) F#
13 2 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 49 (7.00%) Degree
2 8 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.14%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.86%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) WCAG
3 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 21 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.71%) Docker
3 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (3.00%) Graylog
2 12 (1.71%) Puppet
3 7 (1.00%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.71%) Ansible
5 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.14%) Graphite
6 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 48 (6.86%) Adobe
2 22 (3.14%) VMware
3 21 (3.00%) New Relic
3 21 (3.00%) Akamai
4 17 (2.43%) Microsoft
5 15 (2.14%) Google
6 12 (1.71%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.57%) Zend
8 10 (1.43%) Twitter
9 8 (1.14%) Facebook
10 7 (1.00%) IBM
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle
11 5 (0.71%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.57%) Appcelerator
13 3 (0.43%) Apple
13 3 (0.43%) hybris
14 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.14%) HP
14 1 (0.14%) FatWire
14 1 (0.14%) Atlassian
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London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £220 - £320 per day
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Real Staffing
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Manchester
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