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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 277 329 504
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +175
Contract jobs citing Sass 393 288 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.54% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 1.98% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 207 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
14472 14509 12580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.34% 27.23% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9423 9255 7928
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 226 331
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.99 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 March 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
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 31 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +39 365 £375 +7.14% 153
London +23 193 £375 - 76
Yorkshire +24 52 £375 +15.38% 6
South East -15 51 £350 +7.69% 29
City of London +20 40 £345 -11.03% 14
Berkshire +20 30 £350 +35.92% 5
West Yorkshire -2 30 £375 +25.00% 3
Leeds -2 25 £375 +25.00% 2
East of England +20 15 £388 -3.12% 5
Surrey +17 14 £375 +56.25% 3
Reading +9 14 £350 +35.92%
East Midlands +7 13 £420 +29.23% 10
Hertfordshire +13 12 £400 - 4
Scotland +3 12 £375 +50.00% 9
North West -17 11 £263 -12.50% 14
South West -18 11 £325 +8.33% 4
Tyne and Wear - 11 £430 - 3
North East - 11 £430 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £430 - 3
Manchester -10 8 £255 -7.27% 7
Watford - 7 £400 -
Hull - 7 £206 -
Wales - 7 £375 - 1
East Yorkshire - 7 £206 -
Edinburgh - 6 £331 - 5
Guildford +6 5 £319 +32.81% 2
West Midlands -18 5 £275 - 5
South Wales - 5 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire -5 4 - - 2
Nottingham -14 4 - - 2

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 689 (95.30%) CSS
2 675 (93.36%) JavaScript
3 660 (91.29%) HTML
4 514 (71.09%) HTML5
5 442 (61.13%) CSS3
6 348 (48.13%) jQuery
7 343 (47.44%) AngularJS
8 294 (40.66%) LESS
9 249 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
10 240 (33.20%) Responsive Web Design
11 200 (27.66%) Backbone.js
12 198 (27.39%) Git (software)
13 187 (25.86%) Node.js
14 186 (25.73%) TDD
15 181 (25.03%) OO
16 178 (24.62%) User Experience
17 170 (23.51%) Grunt
18 145 (20.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 141 (19.50%) MVC
20 122 (16.87%) Java
21 116 (16.04%) Web Development
22 114 (15.77%) PHP
23 106 (14.66%) Web Design
24 100 (13.83%) Jasmine
25 95 (13.14%) Ajax
26 88 (12.17%) BDD
27 84 (11.62%) Web Services
28 82 (11.34%) CMS
29 81 (11.20%) Ruby
30 79 (10.93%) Photoshop

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 187 (25.86%) Node.js
2 82 (11.34%) CMS
3 31 (4.29%) Adobe CQ
4 30 (4.15%) WordPress
5 18 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.07%) Drupal
7 15 (2.07%) Umbraco
8 14 (1.94%) nginx
9 12 (1.66%) Confluence
10 10 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (1.38%) Apache
11 5 (0.69%) FileNet
11 5 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.55%) Liferay
13 2 (0.28%) Moodle
13 2 (0.28%) IIS
13 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.28%) Orchard CMS
14 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 79 (10.93%) Photoshop
2 32 (4.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (2.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (1.94%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.83%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.41%) InDesign
6 3 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.38%) Magento
2 6 (0.83%) Tridion
3 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.41%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.77%) GitHub
2 19 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.28%) SaaS
4 2 (0.28%) PaaS
4 2 (0.28%) Heroku
5 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.71%) HTTP
2 21 (2.90%) Internet
3 8 (1.11%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.41%) Intranet
5 1 (0.14%) SSH
5 1 (0.14%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.36%) MySQL
2 37 (5.12%) MongoDB
3 26 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.07%) SQL Server
6 14 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (1.80%) Redis
8 6 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.55%) Triplestore
10 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.14%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.14%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.14%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 198 (27.39%) Git (software)
2 170 (23.51%) Grunt
3 100 (13.83%) Jasmine
4 75 (10.37%) Bower
5 74 (10.24%) Subversion
6 57 (7.88%) Cucumber
7 38 (5.26%) Mocha
8 30 (4.15%) Selenium
9 25 (3.46%) Visual Studio
9 25 (3.46%) Karma Test Runner
10 21 (2.90%) WebDriver
11 20 (2.77%) JIRA
11 20 (2.77%) Capybara
12 19 (2.63%) TeamCity
13 18 (2.49%) IntelliJ
14 16 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (2.07%) QUnit
16 14 (1.94%) Jenkins
17 10 (1.38%) Sublime Text
17 10 (1.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 61 (8.44%) Finance
2 25 (3.46%) Banking
3 20 (2.77%) Retail
3 20 (2.77%) Games
4 19 (2.63%) Marketing
5 18 (2.49%) Publishing
6 14 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.83%) Advertising
9 4 (0.55%) Legal
10 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.28%) Automotive
11 2 (0.28%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.28%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.28%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 673 (93.08%) Developer
2 367 (50.76%) Front-End Developer
3 114 (15.77%) Web Developer
4 113 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 46 (6.36%) Senior Developer
6 39 (5.39%) UI Developer
7 38 (5.26%) UI Programmer
8 36 (4.98%) Front-End Web Developer
9 24 (3.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 19 (2.63%) PHP Developer
11 18 (2.49%) Ruby Developer
12 16 (2.21%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (2.07%) Designer
14 13 (1.80%) Python Developer
15 12 (1.66%) Web Designer
15 12 (1.66%) Software Developer
16 10 (1.38%) Senior Web Developer
17 9 (1.24%) .NET Developer
18 7 (0.97%) HTML Developer
18 7 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 689 (95.30%) CSS
2 660 (91.29%) HTML
3 514 (71.09%) HTML5
4 442 (61.13%) CSS3
5 348 (48.13%) jQuery
6 343 (47.44%) AngularJS
7 294 (40.66%) LESS
8 200 (27.66%) Backbone.js
9 145 (20.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 95 (13.14%) Ajax
11 84 (11.62%) Web Services
12 76 (10.51%) JSON
13 74 (10.24%) .NET
14 67 (9.27%) REST
15 63 (8.71%) KnockoutJS
16 59 (8.16%) Ember.js
17 58 (8.02%) RESTful
18 56 (7.75%) XML
19 52 (7.19%) Semantic HTML
20 49 (6.78%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 178 (24.62%) User Experience
2 50 (6.92%) W3C
3 41 (5.67%) Mobile App
4 35 (4.84%) Open Source
5 26 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.63%) Visualisation
7 15 (2.07%) Social Media
8 14 (1.94%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.38%) Online Games
10 9 (1.24%) Web 2.0
11 6 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.55%) BBC
13 3 (0.41%) NHS
13 3 (0.41%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.41%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.41%) New Media
13 3 (0.41%) iPad
13 3 (0.41%) RIA
14 2 (0.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.47%) Linux
2 24 (3.32%) UNIX
2 24 (3.32%) Apple iOS
3 20 (2.77%) Mac OS X
3 20 (2.77%) Android
4 14 (1.94%) Windows
5 8 (1.11%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (33.20%) Responsive Web Design
3 186 (25.73%) TDD
4 181 (25.03%) OO
5 141 (19.50%) MVC
6 116 (16.04%) Web Development
7 106 (14.66%) Web Design
8 88 (12.17%) BDD
9 58 (8.02%) OOP
10 56 (7.75%) Scrum
11 50 (6.92%) E-Commerce
12 39 (5.39%) Content Management
13 34 (4.70%) Unit Testing
14 32 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (4.01%) SOA
16 28 (3.87%) Pair Programming
16 28 (3.87%) Progressive Enhancement
17 23 (3.18%) Software Engineering
17 23 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (2.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 675 (93.36%) JavaScript
2 122 (16.87%) Java
3 114 (15.77%) PHP
4 81 (11.20%) Ruby
5 52 (7.19%) Python
6 45 (6.22%) C#
7 19 (2.63%) C
8 18 (2.49%) Scala
9 16 (2.21%) SQL
10 10 (1.38%) Clojure
11 9 (1.24%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.24%) Perl
12 7 (0.97%) XPath
13 6 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (0.69%) PHP5
15 4 (0.55%) SPARQL
15 4 (0.55%) Dart
15 4 (0.55%) R
16 2 (0.28%) ActionScript
17 1 (0.14%) F#
Qualifications
1 59 (8.16%) Degree
2 6 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.28%) CIPD
3 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.15%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) WCAG
3 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.14%) Varnish
3 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (2.49%) Puppet
2 17 (2.35%) Graylog
3 11 (1.52%) Ansible
4 7 (0.97%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 61 (8.44%) Adobe
2 21 (2.90%) Google
3 18 (2.49%) VMware
4 17 (2.35%) Akamai
4 17 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.35%) New Relic
5 16 (2.21%) Twitter
6 12 (1.66%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.52%) Facebook
8 8 (1.11%) Appcelerator
8 8 (1.11%) Zend
9 7 (0.97%) IBM
10 5 (0.69%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.41%) Apple
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle
12 2 (0.28%) SAP
12 2 (0.28%) hybris
13 1 (0.14%) Alterian
13 1 (0.14%) Omniture
13 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
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