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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 350 444 564
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +120
Contract jobs citing Sass 301 132 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.25% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.94% 0.88% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 82 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £499 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
15477 15084 15543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.81% 28.64% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 9697 9556
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +106 288 £363 -3.33% 112
London +89 182 £375 - 61
City of London +37 30 £375 -16.66% 9
South West -8 25 £350 +34.61% 10
South East -1 21 £338 -12.90% 12
East Midlands +17 17 £435 - 2
Bristol -3 15 £350 +34.61% 2
Berkshire +9 14 £338 -12.90% 3
East of England -17 14 £400 +14.28% 4
Northamptonshire - 12 £461 - 1
Reading +16 10 £356 -10.65% 2
North West +4 10 £375 +16.27% 12
Northampton - 10 £461 - 1
West Midlands - 9 £273 - 1
Manchester -3 6 £375 +15.38% 6
Yorkshire +5 5 £250 -16.66% 10
Bath - 5 - - 3
Somerset - 5 - - 4
West Yorkshire +7 4 £250 -37.50% 4
Slough +6 4 £328 - 1
Leeds +3 4 £250 -37.50%
Cheshire -1 4 £186 -41.79% 3
Hertfordshire -12 4 £340 +4.61% 2
Chester - 4 £186 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £300 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £313 -
Edinburgh - 4 £350 -
South Wales - 4 £313 -
Scotland - 4 £350 -
Wales - 4 £313 -

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 476 (91.19%) CSS
2 464 (88.89%) HTML
3 457 (87.55%) JavaScript
4 375 (71.84%) HTML5
5 310 (59.39%) CSS3
6 282 (54.02%) jQuery
7 179 (34.29%) Git (software)
8 178 (34.10%) Responsive Web Design
8 178 (34.10%) LESS
9 152 (29.12%) AngularJS
10 151 (28.93%) OO
11 144 (27.59%) TDD
12 128 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
13 111 (21.26%) Backbone.js
14 105 (20.11%) Node.js
14 105 (20.11%) Java
15 94 (18.01%) PHP
16 90 (17.24%) Web Design
16 90 (17.24%) Grunt
17 86 (16.48%) Subversion
18 80 (15.33%) Ruby
19 79 (15.13%) MVC
19 79 (15.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 76 (14.56%) Ajax
21 71 (13.60%) Web Development
22 69 (13.22%) .NET
22 69 (13.22%) BDD
23 66 (12.64%) E-Commerce
24 65 (12.45%) Jasmine
25 61 (11.69%) Web Services

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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
1 105 (20.11%) Node.js
2 44 (8.43%) CMS
3 18 (3.45%) Drupal
4 17 (3.26%) WordPress
5 13 (2.49%) Apache
6 11 (2.11%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.34%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.34%) IIS
8 7 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.96%) Confluence
10 4 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.77%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.57%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.38%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.38%) nginx
12 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (10.15%) Photoshop
2 27 (5.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.96%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.38%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.19%) InDesign
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Magento
2 3 (0.57%) Tridion
3 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.53%) GitHub
2 7 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.77%) Heroku
4 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.60%) HTTP
2 7 (1.34%) Internet
3 4 (0.77%) SSH
3 4 (0.77%) Intranet
4 2 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 28 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.60%) MySQL
4 17 (3.26%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.15%) Redis
8 3 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.19%) Big Data
10 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 179 (34.29%) Git (software)
2 90 (17.24%) Grunt
3 86 (16.48%) Subversion
4 65 (12.45%) Jasmine
5 52 (9.96%) Cucumber
6 28 (5.36%) Selenium
7 24 (4.60%) Mocha
8 20 (3.83%) WATIR
8 20 (3.83%) QuickTest Pro
8 20 (3.83%) Bower
9 18 (3.45%) QUnit
10 17 (3.26%) Jenkins
10 17 (3.26%) Visual Studio
10 17 (3.26%) Sahi
11 16 (3.07%) JIRA
11 16 (3.07%) Yeoman
12 13 (2.49%) Capybara
13 12 (2.30%) RSpec
14 11 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (1.34%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (9.20%) Finance
2 15 (2.87%) Banking
2 15 (2.87%) Retail
3 12 (2.30%) Marketing
4 7 (1.34%) Games
5 6 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.15%) Publishing
6 5 (0.96%) Front Office
7 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.57%) Advertising
7 3 (0.57%) Local Government
8 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 471 (90.23%) Developer
2 278 (53.26%) Front-End Developer
3 86 (16.48%) Web Developer
4 61 (11.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 60 (11.49%) UI Developer
6 55 (10.54%) UI Programmer
7 42 (8.05%) Senior Developer
8 33 (6.32%) Front-End Web Developer
9 24 (4.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 24 (4.60%) Designer
10 13 (2.49%) Ruby Developer
10 13 (2.49%) Web Designer
11 12 (2.30%) Test Analyst
11 12 (2.30%) Analyst
11 12 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 11 (2.11%) PHP Developer
12 11 (2.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 9 (1.72%) Programmer
13 9 (1.72%) CSS Developer
14 8 (1.53%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (91.19%) CSS
2 464 (88.89%) HTML
3 375 (71.84%) HTML5
4 310 (59.39%) CSS3
5 282 (54.02%) jQuery
6 178 (34.10%) LESS
7 152 (29.12%) AngularJS
8 111 (21.26%) Backbone.js
9 79 (15.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 76 (14.56%) Ajax
11 69 (13.22%) .NET
12 61 (11.69%) Web Services
13 58 (11.11%) Mustache
14 57 (10.92%) XML
14 57 (10.92%) JSON
15 36 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
15 36 (6.90%) XHTML
16 34 (6.51%) KnockoutJS
17 33 (6.32%) JSP
18 32 (6.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.54%) Open Source
2 24 (4.60%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.68%) W3C
4 9 (1.72%) Social Media
5 8 (1.53%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.34%) Visualisation
7 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.77%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.77%) Web 2.0
8 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.57%) GIS
9 3 (0.57%) iPhone
9 3 (0.57%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.38%) iPad
10 2 (0.38%) Social Network
10 2 (0.38%) Psychology
10 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.38%) Statistics
10 2 (0.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.24%) Linux
2 30 (5.75%) UNIX
3 24 (4.60%) Mac OS X
4 16 (3.07%) Android
4 16 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.96%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.57%) Windows
7 2 (0.38%) VMS
7 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (34.10%) Responsive Web Design
2 151 (28.93%) OO
3 144 (27.59%) TDD
4 128 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (17.24%) Web Design
6 79 (15.13%) MVC
7 71 (13.60%) Web Development
8 69 (13.22%) BDD
9 66 (12.64%) E-Commerce
10 44 (8.43%) Scrum
11 36 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (4.41%) Test Automation
13 21 (4.02%) Unit Testing
13 21 (4.02%) Content Management
14 20 (3.83%) Workflow
14 20 (3.83%) Configuration Management
15 18 (3.45%) OOP
16 16 (3.07%) SEO
17 15 (2.87%) Software Engineering
18 13 (2.49%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 457 (87.55%) JavaScript
2 105 (20.11%) Java
3 94 (18.01%) PHP
4 80 (15.33%) Ruby
5 47 (9.00%) SQL
6 27 (5.17%) C#
7 17 (3.26%) Python
7 17 (3.26%) Scala
8 11 (2.11%) C
9 8 (1.53%) Clojure
10 7 (1.34%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (1.15%) XAML
11 6 (1.15%) C++
12 4 (0.77%) XPath
12 4 (0.77%) PHP5
13 3 (0.57%) XQuery
13 3 (0.57%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.38%) R
14 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.38%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 25 (4.79%) Degree
2 7 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.94%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (1.34%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.77%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (6.70%) Adobe
2 18 (3.45%) Zend
2 18 (3.45%) Twitter
3 13 (2.49%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.30%) hybris
5 11 (2.11%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.72%) Google
6 9 (1.72%) ATG
7 5 (0.96%) Akamai
7 5 (0.96%) RedDot
8 4 (0.77%) VMware
8 4 (0.77%) SAP
8 4 (0.77%) New Relic
9 3 (0.57%) Facebook
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle
10 2 (0.38%) Open Text
10 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.38%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.38%) Sencha
11 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
South Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £330.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Anantha
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
North Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Profiles Creative
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago