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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 255 372 483
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +111
Contract jobs citing Sass 475 251 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.46% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 1.65% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 178 54
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00

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
15578 15189 14479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.79% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10499 9744 9186
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £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 243 222 282
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Sass Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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 +94 444 £363 -3.33% 215
London +78 253 £375 - 102
South East +38 85 £375 +16.73% 37
City of London -8 33 £348 -18.23% 22
South West +9 31 £350 - 4
Oxfordshire +8 28 £363 -12.12% 4
East of England +7 28 £340 -9.33% 6
Berkshire +10 23 £350 +4.47% 6
Scotland +15 22 £388 +46.22% 6
Hampshire +13 22 £375 +50.00% 7
Bristol +9 22 £308 -12.14% 2
Yorkshire -14 20 £335 +31.37% 20
West Yorkshire -15 15 £335 +31.37% 11
Edinburgh +8 14 £388 +46.22% 4
Basingstoke - 13 £320 -
West Midlands +11 12 £250 -3.84% 9
Hertfordshire +4 12 £350 +6.06% 2
Oxford -6 12 £295 - 1
Leeds -17 10 £330 +29.41% 6
North West -27 10 £313 -16.66% 21
Cambridgeshire -1 9 £340 -28.42% 3
Reading -7 9 £290 -20.00% 3
Manchester -10 9 £335 -10.66% 12
Slough +4 8 £444 +41.51%
Surrey - 7 £388 - 3
South Wales +5 6 £275 - 2
Wales 0 6 £275 - 3
Essex - 6 £255 - 1
Guildford - 6 £394 - 1
Cambridge -3 5 £340 -28.42% 1

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 787 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 784 (92.24%) CSS
3 771 (90.71%) HTML
4 561 (66.00%) HTML5
5 465 (54.71%) CSS3
6 399 (46.94%) jQuery
7 385 (45.29%) AngularJS
8 371 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
9 311 (36.59%) LESS
10 280 (32.94%) Git (software)
11 265 (31.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 250 (29.41%) Grunt
13 226 (26.59%) OO
14 220 (25.88%) Node.js
15 199 (23.41%) TDD
16 189 (22.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 178 (20.94%) User Experience
18 163 (19.18%) Backbone.js
19 156 (18.35%) Java
20 155 (18.24%) PHP
21 129 (15.18%) MVC
22 110 (12.94%) Web Design
22 110 (12.94%) E-Commerce
23 101 (11.88%) gulp
24 94 (11.06%) BDD
25 93 (10.94%) Jasmine
25 93 (10.94%) Scrum
26 88 (10.35%) Photoshop
27 87 (10.24%) Bower
28 86 (10.12%) Web Development

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 220 (25.88%) Node.js
2 67 (7.88%) CMS
3 27 (3.18%) WordPress
4 20 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 20 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (2.12%) Apache
7 15 (1.76%) Drupal
8 14 (1.65%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.94%) Confluence
11 7 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.71%) FileNet
13 5 (0.59%) IIS
13 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.24%) Orchard CMS
15 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.12%) Railo
15 1 (0.12%) WildFly
15 1 (0.12%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 88 (10.35%) Photoshop
2 50 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.06%) Fireworks
4 7 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.47%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 18 (2.12%) Magento
2 6 (0.71%) Tridion
3 1 (0.12%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.88%) GitHub
3 19 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.41%) SaaS
5 11 (1.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 9 (1.06%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.35%) PaaS
7 3 (0.35%) Heroku
8 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.35%) HTTP
2 23 (2.71%) Internet
3 4 (0.47%) Skype
4 3 (0.35%) DNS
4 3 (0.35%) SSL
5 2 (0.24%) SSH
6 1 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.12%) Telnet
6 1 (0.12%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.24%) MongoDB
2 52 (6.12%) MySQL
3 23 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.71%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.59%) Redis
5 13 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.47%) Big Data
8 4 (0.47%) Triplestore
9 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.12%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.12%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.12%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 280 (32.94%) Git (software)
2 250 (29.41%) Grunt
3 101 (11.88%) gulp
4 93 (10.94%) Jasmine
5 87 (10.24%) Bower
6 69 (8.12%) Subversion
7 57 (6.71%) Cucumber
8 41 (4.82%) Jenkins
9 33 (3.88%) Mocha
10 32 (3.76%) IntelliJ
10 32 (3.76%) Karma Test Runner
11 30 (3.53%) Selenium
12 25 (2.94%) JIRA
13 20 (2.35%) Capybara
14 19 (2.24%) Visual Studio
14 19 (2.24%) TeamCity
15 16 (1.88%) Bitbucket
16 13 (1.53%) WebDriver
17 12 (1.41%) Mercurial
17 12 (1.41%) PhantomJS
General
1 78 (9.18%) Finance
2 32 (3.76%) Publishing
2 32 (3.76%) Retail
3 25 (2.94%) Banking
3 25 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.82%) Marketing
5 19 (2.24%) Advertising
6 14 (1.65%) Games
7 10 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.82%) Automotive
9 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.24%) Legal
11 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 783 (92.12%) Developer
2 412 (48.47%) Front-End Developer
3 147 (17.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 128 (15.06%) Web Developer
5 60 (7.06%) UI Developer
6 59 (6.94%) UI Programmer
7 51 (6.00%) Front-End Web Developer
8 49 (5.76%) Senior Developer
9 43 (5.06%) Designer
10 26 (3.06%) PHP Developer
11 25 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (2.24%) Ruby Developer
13 18 (2.12%) Web Designer
14 16 (1.88%) Senior Web Developer
14 16 (1.88%) .NET Developer
15 14 (1.65%) Magento Developer
16 13 (1.53%) Lead Developer
16 13 (1.53%) Java Developer
16 13 (1.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 11 (1.29%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 784 (92.24%) CSS
2 771 (90.71%) HTML
3 561 (66.00%) HTML5
4 465 (54.71%) CSS3
5 399 (46.94%) jQuery
6 385 (45.29%) AngularJS
7 311 (36.59%) LESS
8 189 (22.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 163 (19.18%) Backbone.js
10 78 (9.18%) Web Services
11 76 (8.94%) .NET
12 73 (8.59%) JSON
13 72 (8.47%) Ajax
14 68 (8.00%) RESTful
15 60 (7.06%) Ember.js
16 57 (6.71%) XML
17 54 (6.35%) KnockoutJS
18 49 (5.76%) XHTML
19 48 (5.65%) React
20 47 (5.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 178 (20.94%) User Experience
2 53 (6.24%) W3C
3 37 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.94%) Graphic Design
6 17 (2.00%) Digital Media
7 15 (1.76%) Social Media
8 10 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.71%) Web 2.0
11 4 (0.47%) Online Games
11 4 (0.47%) iPad
11 4 (0.47%) Semantic Web
12 3 (0.35%) New Media
13 2 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.24%) iPhone
13 2 (0.24%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.24%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.24%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 40 (4.71%) Linux
2 27 (3.18%) UNIX
3 18 (2.12%) Windows
4 13 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 12 (1.41%) Android
5 12 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.71%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.59%) Solaris
8 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (31.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 226 (26.59%) OO
4 199 (23.41%) TDD
5 129 (15.18%) MVC
6 110 (12.94%) Web Design
6 110 (12.94%) E-Commerce
7 94 (11.06%) BDD
8 93 (10.94%) Scrum
9 86 (10.12%) Web Development
10 67 (7.88%) Unit Testing
11 58 (6.82%) OOP
12 54 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (4.47%) Open Source
14 37 (4.35%) Content Management
15 35 (4.12%) Pair Programming
16 27 (3.18%) Software Engineering
16 27 (3.18%) Kanban
17 25 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 787 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 156 (18.35%) Java
3 155 (18.24%) PHP
4 70 (8.24%) Ruby
5 53 (6.24%) C#
6 33 (3.88%) SQL
7 32 (3.76%) Python
8 27 (3.18%) Scala
9 21 (2.47%) C
10 18 (2.12%) TypeScript
11 16 (1.88%) CoffeeScript
12 8 (0.94%) Dart
12 8 (0.94%) Groovy
12 8 (0.94%) ECMAScript
13 6 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.71%) Clojure
14 5 (0.59%) PHP5
14 5 (0.59%) Perl
15 4 (0.47%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 45 (5.29%) Degree
2 12 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.88%) QA
2 6 (0.71%) WCAG
3 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.29%) Docker
3 2 (0.24%) Varnish
4 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (2.24%) Graylog
2 7 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.71%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.59%) Puppet
5 3 (0.35%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.35%) Salt
5 3 (0.35%) Apache Shiro
6 2 (0.24%) Ansible
7 1 (0.12%) logstash
7 1 (0.12%) Kibana
7 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.12%) Graphite
7 1 (0.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 48 (5.65%) Adobe
2 25 (2.94%) VMware
3 24 (2.82%) Google
4 19 (2.24%) Akamai
4 19 (2.24%) New Relic
5 17 (2.00%) Zend
6 15 (1.76%) Microsoft
7 14 (1.65%) Macromedia
8 11 (1.29%) IBM
8 11 (1.29%) Facebook
9 10 (1.18%) Twitter
10 9 (1.06%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.82%) Oracle
12 5 (0.59%) Omniture
12 5 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.59%) FatWire
13 3 (0.35%) hybris
14 2 (0.24%) Sencha
14 2 (0.24%) Zuora
14 2 (0.24%) Apigee
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