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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 240 346 456
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +110
Contract jobs citing Sass 540 300 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.54% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.31% 1.92% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 213 82
Average daily rate
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£370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £495 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.06 - £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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 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 28 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 28 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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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 +91 507 £369 +1.72% 203
London +81 294 £388 +3.33% 99
South East +66 110 £331 -1.85% 36
City of London +14 40 £350 -6.66% 16
Oxfordshire +12 37 £356 -13.63% 5
Berkshire +14 32 £313 -7.40%
Yorkshire -5 29 £350 +40.00% 21
East of England +15 26 £340 -15.00% 2
West Yorkshire -1 25 £350 +40.00% 16
Hampshire +13 22 £363 +45.00% 5
Leeds -9 22 £350 +40.00% 12
Scotland +10 19 £388 +10.71% 5
Oxford -2 19 £300 - 2
South West -17 18 £350 - 4
Slough +12 15 £313 -4.58%
Basingstoke - 14 £300 -
Edinburgh -5 13 £388 +10.71% 2
North East -13 13 £525 +75.00% 2
Hertfordshire +9 11 £350 +2.94% 1
West Midlands +1 10 £250 -8.25% 6
Reading -8 10 £300 -15.78%
Tyne and Wear -17 9 £550 +83.33% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 9 £550 +83.33% 2
Surrey +3 8 £381 - 7
Bristol -10 8 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £300 - 4
Essex +3 7 £255 -
Wales -1 7 £275 -12.00%
Cambridgeshire -2 7 £340 -28.42% 1
South Wales -6 7 £275 -12.00%

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 824 (91.45%) JavaScript
1 824 (91.45%) CSS
2 809 (89.79%) HTML
3 589 (65.37%) HTML5
4 497 (55.16%) CSS3
5 432 (47.95%) jQuery
6 400 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
7 391 (43.40%) AngularJS
8 318 (35.29%) LESS
9 298 (33.07%) Git (software)
10 280 (31.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 263 (29.19%) OO
12 250 (27.75%) Grunt
13 229 (25.42%) Node.js
14 205 (22.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 193 (21.42%) TDD
16 185 (20.53%) User Experience
17 177 (19.64%) PHP
18 160 (17.76%) Java
19 155 (17.20%) Backbone.js
20 140 (15.54%) E-Commerce
21 135 (14.98%) MVC
22 110 (12.21%) gulp
23 106 (11.76%) Web Design
24 103 (11.43%) Scrum
25 100 (11.10%) JSON
26 98 (10.88%) Photoshop
27 92 (10.21%) BDD
28 88 (9.77%) Jasmine
29 87 (9.66%) Web Services

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 229 (25.42%) Node.js
2 68 (7.55%) CMS
3 29 (3.22%) Apache
4 26 (2.89%) WordPress
5 25 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 20 (2.22%) Drupal
7 20 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 19 (2.11%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.55%) Umbraco
10 13 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (1.44%) Confluence
11 10 (1.11%) JBoss
12 9 (1.00%) Jetty
13 8 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.67%) IIS
16 4 (0.44%) FileNet
17 3 (0.33%) Commerce Server
18 2 (0.22%) Mule
Applications
1 98 (10.88%) Photoshop
2 56 (6.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.67%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.44%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.11%) InDesign
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 26 (2.89%) Magento
2 7 (0.78%) Tridion
3 1 (0.11%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.11%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.66%) GitHub
3 21 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.44%) Google Analytics
4 13 (1.44%) SaaS
5 11 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.44%) PaaS
7 3 (0.33%) Heroku
8 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) IaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.00%) HTTP
2 23 (2.55%) Internet
3 11 (1.22%) SSL
4 8 (0.89%) SNMP
5 5 (0.55%) Skype
6 3 (0.33%) DNS
7 2 (0.22%) VPN
7 2 (0.22%) Firewall
7 2 (0.22%) SSH
7 2 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.11%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.66%) MySQL
2 55 (6.10%) MongoDB
3 26 (2.89%) Redis
4 25 (2.77%) Relational Database
5 24 (2.66%) SQL Server
6 15 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.44%) Big Data
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.11%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.11%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.11%) Triplestore
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 298 (33.07%) Git (software)
2 250 (27.75%) Grunt
3 110 (12.21%) gulp
4 88 (9.77%) Jasmine
5 72 (7.99%) Bower
6 69 (7.66%) Subversion
7 61 (6.77%) Jenkins
8 54 (5.99%) Cucumber
9 32 (3.55%) JIRA
10 29 (3.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 27 (3.00%) Selenium
11 27 (3.00%) IntelliJ
11 27 (3.00%) Mocha
12 23 (2.55%) Visual Studio
13 18 (2.00%) WebDriver
14 16 (1.78%) Bitbucket
15 14 (1.55%) Capybara
16 13 (1.44%) PhantomJS
16 13 (1.44%) PHPUnit
16 13 (1.44%) Mercurial
General
1 85 (9.43%) Finance
2 43 (4.77%) Retail
3 38 (4.22%) Publishing
4 29 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.11%) Marketing
6 21 (2.33%) Advertising
7 20 (2.22%) Banking
8 9 (1.00%) Games
9 7 (0.78%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.55%) Automotive
12 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) Legal
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 824 (91.45%) Developer
2 426 (47.28%) Front-End Developer
3 148 (16.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 132 (14.65%) Web Developer
5 60 (6.66%) UI Developer
6 59 (6.55%) Senior Developer
6 59 (6.55%) UI Programmer
7 52 (5.77%) Designer
8 48 (5.33%) Front-End Web Developer
9 34 (3.77%) PHP Developer
10 26 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
11 25 (2.77%) Java Developer
12 18 (2.00%) Web Designer
13 17 (1.89%) Senior Web Developer
13 17 (1.89%) .NET Developer
14 16 (1.78%) Magento Developer
15 14 (1.55%) Ruby Developer
15 14 (1.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 13 (1.44%) Lead Developer
17 12 (1.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 824 (91.45%) CSS
2 809 (89.79%) HTML
3 589 (65.37%) HTML5
4 497 (55.16%) CSS3
5 432 (47.95%) jQuery
6 391 (43.40%) AngularJS
7 318 (35.29%) LESS
8 205 (22.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 155 (17.20%) Backbone.js
10 100 (11.10%) JSON
11 87 (9.66%) Web Services
12 83 (9.21%) .NET
13 80 (8.88%) Ajax
14 68 (7.55%) XML
15 67 (7.44%) RESTful
16 66 (7.33%) KnockoutJS
17 58 (6.44%) React
18 48 (5.33%) REST
19 47 (5.22%) Ember.js
20 44 (4.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 185 (20.53%) User Experience
2 47 (5.22%) W3C
3 37 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 31 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.00%) Graphic Design
6 24 (2.66%) Social Media
7 22 (2.44%) Digital Media
8 13 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (0.89%) DataPower
10 7 (0.78%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.67%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.44%) Semantic Web
13 3 (0.33%) Online Games
13 3 (0.33%) New Media
13 3 (0.33%) iPad
13 3 (0.33%) Animation
13 3 (0.33%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.22%) E-Learning
14 2 (0.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.55%) Linux
2 22 (2.44%) UNIX
3 17 (1.89%) Windows
4 14 (1.55%) Solaris
5 12 (1.33%) Android
5 12 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.67%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (31.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 263 (29.19%) OO
4 193 (21.42%) TDD
5 140 (15.54%) E-Commerce
6 135 (14.98%) MVC
7 106 (11.76%) Web Design
8 103 (11.43%) Scrum
9 92 (10.21%) BDD
10 78 (8.66%) Unit Testing
11 69 (7.66%) Web Development
12 66 (7.33%) OOP
13 61 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (4.33%) Content Management
15 37 (4.11%) Open Source
16 30 (3.33%) Software Engineering
16 30 (3.33%) Pair Programming
17 29 (3.22%) Kanban
18 25 (2.77%) SEO
18 25 (2.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 824 (91.45%) JavaScript
2 177 (19.64%) PHP
3 160 (17.76%) Java
4 61 (6.77%) C#
4 61 (6.77%) Ruby
5 33 (3.66%) SQL
6 30 (3.33%) Python
7 27 (3.00%) Scala
8 20 (2.22%) TypeScript
8 20 (2.22%) C
9 17 (1.89%) Groovy
10 16 (1.78%) CoffeeScript
11 13 (1.44%) Perl
12 9 (1.00%) ECMAScript
12 9 (1.00%) Dart
13 8 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.55%) PHP5
15 4 (0.44%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.44%) Go
15 4 (0.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (4.66%) Degree
2 15 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.66%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) WCAG
3 3 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (1.66%) Docker
2 13 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.22%) vCloud
4 1 (0.11%) Varnish
4 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (1.44%) Graylog
2 11 (1.22%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.55%) Salt
5 4 (0.44%) Ansible
5 4 (0.44%) Puppet
6 3 (0.33%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.33%) Apache Shiro
7 2 (0.22%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.22%) Kibana
7 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.22%) logstash
8 1 (0.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 54 (5.99%) Adobe
2 33 (3.66%) Google
3 20 (2.22%) Zend
3 20 (2.22%) Oracle
4 19 (2.11%) VMware
5 15 (1.66%) Microsoft
6 14 (1.55%) Macromedia
6 14 (1.55%) New Relic
7 13 (1.44%) Akamai
8 10 (1.11%) Sitecore
8 10 (1.11%) Facebook
9 9 (1.00%) IBM
10 6 (0.67%) Twitter
11 5 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.55%) FatWire
11 5 (0.55%) Omniture
12 4 (0.44%) hybris
13 2 (0.22%) Appcelerator
13 2 (0.22%) Sencha
13 2 (0.22%) Rackspace
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates and expenses
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates and expenses
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £375 to £425 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 per day, Benefits extensions likely, brilliant brand
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £375 to £425 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expectations
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago