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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
Rank 213 215 329
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +114
Contract jobs citing Sass 542 555 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 1.09% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 3.81% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 425 261
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.87%
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
14102 14557 14091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.10% 28.46% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9793 10039 9321
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 £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 245 190
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +12 506 £425 +13.33% 277
London -17 311 £438 +9.37% 132
South East +8 53 £400 +14.28% 42
South West +18 42 £396 +13.21% 17
City of London +4 42 £475 +21.79% 22
East Midlands +3 27 £375 +18.11% 13
Scotland +35 23 £394 +20.22% 2
North West +17 22 £325 -7.14% 17
Yorkshire +13 20 £363 +3.57% 19
Swindon +18 19 £413 +19.56% 1
Wiltshire +12 19 £413 +19.56% 1
West Yorkshire +3 17 £375 +7.14% 16
East of England +2 17 £375 -3.84% 11
Edinburgh +33 16 £400 +15.94%
Leeds +5 16 £375 +7.14% 12
Manchester +5 13 £325 -8.45% 12
Nottinghamshire +12 11 £414 +19.92% 5
Nottingham +10 11 £414 +19.92% 5
Surrey +18 9 £450 +24.13% 11
Berkshire +15 9 £400 +13.87% 2
North East -16 9 £340 -2.85% 4
Bristol -18 9 £325 -7.14% 8
Hampshire +10 8 £375 +11.11% 14
Leicestershire +5 8 £305 -23.75% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £350 - 6
Milton Keynes -1 8 £350 - 3
West Sussex -7 8 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands +1 7 £360 +15.20% 22
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 7 £340 -2.85% 2
Tyne and Wear -15 7 £340 -2.85% 2

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1048 (90.74%) CSS
2 986 (85.37%) JavaScript
3 979 (84.76%) HTML
4 660 (57.14%) HTML5
5 658 (56.97%) Agile Software Development
6 567 (49.09%) CSS3
7 536 (46.41%) AngularJS
8 503 (43.55%) Front End Development
9 437 (37.84%) jQuery
10 424 (36.71%) LESS
11 379 (32.81%) Git (software)
12 361 (31.26%) Node.js
13 324 (28.05%) React
14 317 (27.45%) Web Development
15 285 (24.68%) TDD
16 283 (24.50%) User Experience
17 241 (20.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 223 (19.31%) Responsive Web Design
19 222 (19.22%) Scrum
20 221 (19.13%) gulp
21 217 (18.79%) Grunt
22 172 (14.89%) Java
23 166 (14.37%) Jasmine
24 162 (14.03%) JSON
25 159 (13.77%) C#
25 159 (13.77%) BDD
26 155 (13.42%) .NET
27 153 (13.25%) Finance
28 148 (12.81%) MVC
29 143 (12.38%) PHP

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 68 (5.89%) CMS
2 52 (4.50%) Confluence
3 46 (3.98%) Drupal
4 29 (2.51%) WordPress
5 25 (2.16%) Apache
6 18 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.30%) IIS
9 14 (1.21%) EPiServer
10 13 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (1.13%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.61%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.52%) GeoServer
13 6 (0.52%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.35%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.26%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (4.50%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.69%) GIMP
4 7 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.52%) HipChat
6 4 (0.35%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.17%) InDesign
7 2 (0.17%) InVision
8 1 (0.087%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (0.95%) Magento
2 6 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Shopify
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.087%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.087%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.45%) GitHub
2 57 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (2.60%) PaaS
5 27 (2.34%) IaaS
6 26 (2.25%) SaaS
7 18 (1.56%) Google Analytics
8 13 (1.13%) CloudBees
8 13 (1.13%) OpenShift
9 11 (0.95%) Heroku
10 9 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.26%) Akamai
14 3 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.26%) Slack
15 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.77%) HTTP
2 17 (1.47%) Internet
3 12 (1.04%) SSL
4 11 (0.95%) DNS
5 5 (0.43%) LDAP
6 3 (0.26%) Network Security
6 3 (0.26%) SMS
7 2 (0.17%) DSL
7 2 (0.17%) Firewall
7 2 (0.17%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 2 (0.17%) SSH
7 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.087%) LAN
8 1 (0.087%) Skype
8 1 (0.087%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (4.94%) MySQL
2 39 (3.38%) NoSQL
3 38 (3.29%) SQL Server
4 28 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 15 (1.30%) Redis
7 14 (1.21%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.13%) Big Data
9 8 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.52%) GIS
11 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.26%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.17%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.17%) QGIS
13 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.087%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.087%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.087%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.087%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 379 (32.81%) Git (software)
2 221 (19.13%) gulp
3 217 (18.79%) Grunt
4 166 (14.37%) Jasmine
5 107 (9.26%) Cucumber
6 101 (8.74%) webpack
7 80 (6.93%) JIRA
8 75 (6.49%) Bower
9 67 (5.80%) Jenkins
10 64 (5.54%) Selenium
11 59 (5.11%) Mocha
12 58 (5.02%) Karma Test Runner
12 58 (5.02%) Subversion
13 53 (4.59%) Visual Studio
14 49 (4.24%) Protractor
15 46 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
16 37 (3.20%) WebDriver
17 33 (2.86%) Babel
18 27 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
19 23 (1.99%) RSpec
General
1 153 (13.25%) Finance
2 66 (5.71%) Banking
3 43 (3.72%) Marketing
3 43 (3.72%) Retail
4 22 (1.90%) Publishing
5 18 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.21%) Back Office
7 13 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.95%) Electronics
9 7 (0.61%) Advertising
9 7 (0.61%) Front Office
9 7 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.52%) Czech Language
11 5 (0.43%) Games
12 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.26%) Legal
14 2 (0.17%) Automotive
14 2 (0.17%) Law
15 1 (0.087%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.087%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1063 (92.03%) Developer
2 481 (41.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 351 (30.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 150 (12.99%) Angular Developer
5 139 (12.03%) HTML Developer
6 138 (11.95%) Web Developer
7 119 (10.30%) UI Developer
8 113 (9.78%) Senior Developer
9 107 (9.26%) HTML CSS Developer
10 85 (7.36%) Full Stack Developer
11 81 (7.01%) .NET Developer
12 63 (5.45%) Node.js Developer
13 56 (4.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 49 (4.24%) C# Developer
15 41 (3.55%) Java Developer
16 40 (3.46%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 38 (3.29%) Agile Developer
17 38 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
18 32 (2.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
19 31 (2.68%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1048 (90.74%) CSS
2 979 (84.76%) HTML
3 660 (57.14%) HTML5
4 567 (49.09%) CSS3
5 536 (46.41%) AngularJS
6 437 (37.84%) jQuery
7 424 (36.71%) LESS
8 361 (31.26%) Node.js
9 324 (28.05%) React
10 241 (20.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 162 (14.03%) JSON
12 155 (13.42%) .NET
13 139 (12.03%) RESTful
14 115 (9.96%) Ajax
14 115 (9.96%) REST
15 96 (8.31%) Web Services
16 92 (7.97%) Backbone.js
17 90 (7.79%) ASP.NET
18 77 (6.67%) Redux
19 69 (5.97%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 283 (24.50%) User Experience
2 52 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 39 (3.38%) W3C
4 34 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (1.99%) Fintech
6 20 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 20 (1.73%) Social Media
7 16 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.13%) Graphic Design
10 10 (0.87%) Animation
11 8 (0.69%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.61%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.61%) NHS
12 7 (0.61%) Video on Demand
13 6 (0.52%) Equities
13 6 (0.52%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.52%) Minimum Viable Product
13 6 (0.52%) Podcast
14 5 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 46 (3.98%) Linux
2 37 (3.20%) Windows
3 29 (2.51%) Unix
4 12 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.61%) Android
6 6 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.087%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (56.97%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (43.55%) Front End Development
3 317 (27.45%) Web Development
4 285 (24.68%) TDD
5 223 (19.31%) Responsive Web Design
6 222 (19.22%) Scrum
7 159 (13.77%) BDD
8 148 (12.81%) MVC
9 120 (10.39%) OO
10 102 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
11 101 (8.74%) E-Commerce
12 95 (8.23%) Kanban
13 93 (8.05%) Web Design
14 87 (7.53%) Unit Testing
15 68 (5.89%) Software Engineering
16 64 (5.54%) Pair Programming
17 62 (5.37%) Wireframes
18 58 (5.02%) Analytics
19 54 (4.68%) Mobile First
19 54 (4.68%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 986 (85.37%) JavaScript
2 172 (14.89%) Java
3 159 (13.77%) C#
4 143 (12.38%) PHP
5 128 (11.08%) ES6
6 71 (6.15%) Ruby
7 65 (5.63%) SQL
8 61 (5.28%) TypeScript
9 56 (4.85%) Python
10 16 (1.39%) Scala
11 14 (1.21%) ActionScript
12 11 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
13 9 (0.78%) ECMAScript
14 8 (0.69%) Go
15 6 (0.52%) Perl
16 5 (0.43%) C++
17 4 (0.35%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.35%) JSX
17 4 (0.35%) R
18 3 (0.26%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 35 (3.03%) Degree
2 21 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (0.52%) MBA
5 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.16%) QA
2 11 (0.95%) WAI
3 10 (0.87%) WCAG
4 8 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.26%) SDET
7 1 (0.087%) GCP
System Software
1 36 (3.12%) Docker
2 3 (0.26%) Varnish
3 1 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.52%) Ansible
2 4 (0.35%) Puppet
2 4 (0.35%) Terraform
3 3 (0.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.087%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.087%) Marathon
Vendors
1 38 (3.29%) Google
2 29 (2.51%) Adobe
2 29 (2.51%) Microsoft
3 21 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 16 (1.39%) Oracle
4 16 (1.39%) SAP
5 15 (1.30%) Apple
6 11 (0.95%) Ensighten
7 10 (0.87%) Twitter
8 7 (0.61%) hybris
8 7 (0.61%) Zend
9 6 (0.52%) IBM
10 3 (0.26%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.26%) Brightcove
10 3 (0.26%) Sencha
10 3 (0.26%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.26%) Telerik
11 2 (0.17%) Panasonic
11 2 (0.17%) VMware
11 2 (0.17%) Xamarin
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicestershire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: From £320 to £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirlingshire
Salt
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £150 to £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £335 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 6 days ago