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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
Rank 203 227 308
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +81
Contract jobs citing Sass 549 527 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.04% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.99% 3.58% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 404 265
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
13751 14734 13681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.66% 28.97% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9453 10131 9262
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 264 181
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +21 513 £425 +9.67% 232
London -13 307 £438 +8.02% 111
South East +23 71 £400 +3.22% 20
South West +22 40 £363 +3.57% 12
City of London -3 36 £425 -3.40% 23
Scotland +44 29 £394 +13.30% 7
Yorkshire +7 29 £356 -10.93% 20
Edinburgh +35 22 £400 +14.28% 6
West Yorkshire +8 22 £340 -15.00% 11
Berkshire +16 21 £400 +3.22% 3
Leeds +1 21 £340 -32.00% 8
Swindon +18 20 £406 +17.75% 1
Wiltshire +16 20 £406 +11.30% 1
East Midlands +15 20 £325 -18.75% 4
East of England +10 19 £383 +2.00% 15
North West +13 15 £425 +21.42% 24
West Midlands +8 14 £345 +20.00% 22
Surrey +27 13 £453 +14.92% 3
Leicestershire +10 9 £283 -33.52% 3
Hampshire +8 9 £375 +15.38% 5
Manchester +4 9 £444 +26.78% 15
Woking - 9 £453 -
West Sussex +10 8 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £351 - 1
Slough +13 7 £400 -
Bristol -9 7 £356 +1.78% 1
Northampton - 7 £325 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £325 - 1
Leicester +12 6 - - 1
Reading +9 6 £339 -12.58% 1

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 1130 (91.28%) CSS
2 1073 (86.67%) HTML
3 1058 (85.46%) JavaScript
4 727 (58.72%) HTML5
5 689 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
6 612 (49.43%) CSS3
7 585 (47.25%) AngularJS
8 546 (44.10%) Front End Development
9 494 (39.90%) jQuery
10 475 (38.37%) LESS
11 415 (33.52%) Node.js
12 394 (31.83%) Git (software)
13 372 (30.05%) Web Development
14 335 (27.06%) TDD
15 334 (26.98%) React
16 300 (24.23%) User Experience
17 260 (21.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 233 (18.82%) Scrum
19 228 (18.42%) Grunt
20 220 (17.77%) Responsive Web Design
21 207 (16.72%) gulp
22 193 (15.59%) JSON
23 184 (14.86%) Java
23 184 (14.86%) Jasmine
24 174 (14.05%) BDD
25 161 (13.00%) C#
26 157 (12.68%) .NET
27 156 (12.60%) RESTful
28 155 (12.52%) PHP
29 149 (12.04%) 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 76 (6.14%) CMS
2 58 (4.68%) Confluence
3 46 (3.72%) Drupal
4 40 (3.23%) WordPress
5 20 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 19 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 16 (1.29%) Apache
8 13 (1.05%) IIS
8 13 (1.05%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.48%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.40%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.32%) Magnolia
13 4 (0.32%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.24%) EPiServer CMS
14 3 (0.24%) JBoss
15 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (4.20%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (0.89%) GIMP
4 9 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.57%) MS Excel
6 6 (0.48%) HipChat
7 3 (0.24%) InVision
7 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.16%) InDesign
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.081%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 22 (1.78%) Magento
2 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) Shopify
4 1 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.081%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.081%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 86 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (5.33%) GitHub
3 44 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (2.75%) PaaS
5 31 (2.50%) IaaS
6 24 (1.94%) Google Analytics
7 23 (1.86%) SaaS
8 19 (1.53%) CloudBees
8 19 (1.53%) OpenShift
9 17 (1.37%) Heroku
10 13 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.24%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.24%) Google Play
14 3 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.58%) HTTP
2 20 (1.62%) Internet
3 10 (0.81%) DNS
3 10 (0.81%) SSL
4 8 (0.65%) LDAP
5 7 (0.57%) Network Security
6 4 (0.32%) SMS
7 2 (0.16%) Firewall
7 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.081%) DSL
8 1 (0.081%) LAN
8 1 (0.081%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 1 (0.081%) Skype
8 1 (0.081%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (4.04%) NoSQL
2 49 (3.96%) MySQL
3 39 (3.15%) SQL Server
4 31 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.18%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.37%) Redis
8 16 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (0.81%) Big Data
10 6 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.32%) GIS
12 3 (0.24%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.16%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.081%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.081%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.081%) DB2
14 1 (0.081%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.081%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 394 (31.83%) Git (software)
2 228 (18.42%) Grunt
3 207 (16.72%) gulp
4 184 (14.86%) Jasmine
5 127 (10.26%) Cucumber
6 108 (8.72%) webpack
7 89 (7.19%) JIRA
8 83 (6.70%) Bower
8 83 (6.70%) Jenkins
9 72 (5.82%) Selenium
10 71 (5.74%) Mocha
11 67 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
12 53 (4.28%) Subversion
13 52 (4.20%) Visual Studio
14 51 (4.12%) Protractor
15 44 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 38 (3.07%) Babel
17 37 (2.99%) WebDriver
18 27 (2.18%) JUnit
19 26 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 149 (12.04%) Finance
2 67 (5.41%) Banking
3 42 (3.39%) Marketing
3 42 (3.39%) Retail
4 34 (2.75%) Publishing
5 25 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.05%) Back Office
6 13 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 12 (0.97%) Advertising
8 11 (0.89%) Front Office
9 8 (0.65%) Electronics
9 8 (0.65%) Games
10 7 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.32%) Czech Language
11 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.24%) Legal
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
13 2 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.081%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1130 (91.28%) Developer
2 526 (42.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 344 (27.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 165 (13.33%) HTML Developer
5 159 (12.84%) Web Developer
6 140 (11.31%) Angular Developer
7 134 (10.82%) Senior Developer
8 125 (10.10%) HTML CSS Developer
9 115 (9.29%) UI Developer
10 82 (6.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 81 (6.54%) Node.js Developer
12 78 (6.30%) .NET Developer
13 61 (4.93%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 52 (4.20%) Agile Developer
14 52 (4.20%) C# Developer
15 49 (3.96%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 47 (3.80%) Java Developer
17 39 (3.15%) PHP Developer
17 39 (3.15%) Senior JavaScript Developer
18 38 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1130 (91.28%) CSS
2 1073 (86.67%) HTML
3 727 (58.72%) HTML5
4 612 (49.43%) CSS3
5 585 (47.25%) AngularJS
6 494 (39.90%) jQuery
7 475 (38.37%) LESS
8 415 (33.52%) Node.js
9 334 (26.98%) React
10 260 (21.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 193 (15.59%) JSON
12 157 (12.68%) .NET
13 156 (12.60%) RESTful
14 146 (11.79%) REST
15 125 (10.10%) Ajax
16 119 (9.61%) Backbone.js
17 110 (8.89%) Web Services
18 88 (7.11%) ASP.NET
19 73 (5.90%) KnockoutJS
20 68 (5.49%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 300 (24.23%) User Experience
2 51 (4.12%) Mobile App
3 41 (3.31%) W3C
4 38 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.10%) Visualisation
6 23 (1.86%) Social Media
7 22 (1.78%) Fintech
8 20 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.13%) Animation
9 14 (1.13%) Digital Media
9 14 (1.13%) Graphic Design
10 13 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.48%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.48%) Podcast
11 6 (0.48%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.40%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.32%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.32%) NHS
14 3 (0.24%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 50 (4.04%) Linux
2 32 (2.58%) Unix
2 32 (2.58%) Windows
3 18 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 12 (0.97%) Android
5 7 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (44.10%) Front End Development
3 372 (30.05%) Web Development
4 335 (27.06%) TDD
5 233 (18.82%) Scrum
6 220 (17.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 174 (14.05%) BDD
8 142 (11.47%) MVC
8 142 (11.47%) OO
9 126 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
10 110 (8.89%) E-Commerce
11 109 (8.80%) Kanban
12 99 (8.00%) Web Design
13 84 (6.79%) Unit Testing
14 69 (5.57%) Pair Programming
15 68 (5.49%) Mobile First
16 67 (5.41%) Analytics
16 67 (5.41%) Software Engineering
17 63 (5.09%) Wireframes
18 62 (5.01%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1058 (85.46%) JavaScript
2 184 (14.86%) Java
3 161 (13.00%) C#
4 155 (12.52%) PHP
5 141 (11.39%) ES6
6 80 (6.46%) Ruby
7 62 (5.01%) Python
7 62 (5.01%) SQL
7 62 (5.01%) TypeScript
8 16 (1.29%) Scala
9 14 (1.13%) CoffeeScript
10 11 (0.89%) ActionScript
11 7 (0.57%) ECMAScript
11 7 (0.57%) Go
12 6 (0.48%) C++
12 6 (0.48%) Perl
13 5 (0.40%) Apple Swift
13 5 (0.40%) JSX
14 4 (0.32%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (2.67%) Degree
2 26 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.32%) MBA
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.081%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.63%) QA
2 15 (1.21%) WCAG
3 9 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.57%) WAI
5 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.24%) SDET
7 1 (0.081%) GCP
System Software
1 46 (3.72%) Docker
2 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.48%) Ansible
2 4 (0.32%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.32%) Terraform
3 3 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.081%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.081%) Marathon
Vendors
1 42 (3.39%) Google
2 35 (2.83%) Adobe
3 30 (2.42%) Microsoft
4 23 (1.86%) Sitecore
5 16 (1.29%) EPiServer
6 15 (1.21%) Apple
7 13 (1.05%) Ensighten
7 13 (1.05%) Oracle
7 13 (1.05%) SAP
8 11 (0.89%) Twitter
9 8 (0.65%) Telerik
10 7 (0.57%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.48%) hybris
11 6 (0.48%) IBM
12 3 (0.24%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.24%) Brightcove
12 3 (0.24%) Sencha
13 2 (0.16%) Cisco
13 2 (0.16%) Ektron
13 2 (0.16%) Zend
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