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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 223 306 436
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +130
Contract jobs citing Sass 593 401 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.71% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 2.60% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 269 132
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
15246 15434 14997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.51% 27.49% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10737 10309 9776
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 222 219
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +71 555 £400 +14.28% 258
London +97 381 £400 +6.66% 125
City of London +59 59 £400 +14.69% 34
South East -29 39 £375 - 42
Scotland +1 33 £375 -6.25% 7
Yorkshire +10 32 £430 +22.85% 9
West Yorkshire +13 28 £430 +22.85% 8
Leeds +7 23 £430 +30.30% 8
South West -7 23 £325 +8.33% 17
West Midlands -8 21 £300 - 14
Edinburgh +14 19 £375 -25.00% 3
North West +6 19 £425 +72.58% 29
East Midlands +10 18 £375 +25.00% 14
Manchester +10 17 £425 +36.00% 18
Glasgow +11 14 £375 - 3
East of England +1 14 £275 -21.42% 7
Bristol -8 11 £325 +8.33%
Leicestershire - 11 £375 - 5
Leicester - 9 £463 - 1
Croydon - 8 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +15 7 £375 +11.11% 3
North East -52 7 £350 +9.80% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £350 - 1
Oxford +1 6 £375 -10.50% 2
Oxfordshire 0 6 £375 -6.25% 3
Berkshire -15 6 £255 -26.93% 6
Wolverhampton - 6 £300 -
Hertfordshire +8 5 £478 +36.42% 5
Dorset -6 5 £370 +5.71% 7

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 1178 (94.09%) JavaScript
2 1161 (92.73%) CSS
3 1137 (90.81%) HTML
4 813 (64.94%) HTML5
5 675 (53.91%) AngularJS
6 670 (53.51%) CSS3
7 665 (53.12%) Agile Software Development
8 615 (49.12%) Front End Development
9 528 (42.17%) jQuery
10 479 (38.26%) Git (software)
11 478 (38.18%) LESS
12 463 (36.98%) Node.js
13 359 (28.67%) Grunt
14 355 (28.35%) Web Development
15 329 (26.28%) TDD
16 313 (25.00%) React
17 280 (22.36%) Responsive Web Design
18 265 (21.17%) User Experience
19 260 (20.77%) gulp
20 258 (20.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 217 (17.33%) Scrum
22 212 (16.93%) Java
23 200 (15.97%) OO
24 194 (15.50%) Backbone.js
25 190 (15.18%) MVC
26 163 (13.02%) Jasmine
27 160 (12.78%) PHP
28 153 (12.22%) BDD
29 151 (12.06%) .NET
30 147 (11.74%) Subversion

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 93 (7.43%) CMS
2 39 (3.12%) WordPress
3 35 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (2.32%) Apache
5 26 (2.08%) Confluence
6 21 (1.68%) Drupal
7 15 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 12 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (0.80%) nginx
10 9 (0.72%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.64%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (0.64%) IIS
11 8 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.56%) ColdFusion
12 7 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
12 7 (0.56%) GeoServer
12 7 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 99 (7.91%) Photoshop
2 33 (2.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.56%) GIMP
5 5 (0.40%) InDesign
6 4 (0.32%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.24%) MS Excel
7 3 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.16%) InVision
8 2 (0.16%) MS Office
9 1 (0.080%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (2.32%) Magento
2 3 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.16%) KANA IQ
3 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.63%) GitHub
2 49 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.28%) SaaS
5 9 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.56%) Office 365
8 6 (0.48%) Heroku
9 5 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.40%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.32%) Bluemix
10 4 (0.32%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.32%) Route 53
11 3 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.16%) Google Play
12 2 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.080%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.080%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.23%) HTTP
2 19 (1.52%) Internet
3 7 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.24%) Network Security
6 1 (0.080%) DHCP
6 1 (0.080%) DNS
6 1 (0.080%) LDAP
6 1 (0.080%) SNA
6 1 (0.080%) SSH
6 1 (0.080%) SSL
6 1 (0.080%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (9.27%) MongoDB
2 88 (7.03%) NoSQL
3 67 (5.35%) MySQL
4 61 (4.87%) Relational Database
5 54 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (3.83%) SQL Server
7 25 (2.00%) Redis
8 17 (1.36%) Neo4j
9 10 (0.80%) GIS
9 10 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.64%) CouchDB
10 8 (0.64%) Datomic
10 8 (0.64%) DB2
11 7 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.56%) QGIS
11 7 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.32%) Big Data
12 4 (0.32%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 479 (38.26%) Git (software)
2 359 (28.67%) Grunt
3 260 (20.77%) gulp
4 163 (13.02%) Jasmine
5 147 (11.74%) Subversion
6 91 (7.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 86 (6.87%) Mocha
8 79 (6.31%) Bower
9 69 (5.51%) Jenkins
10 65 (5.19%) Cucumber
11 44 (3.51%) JIRA
12 41 (3.27%) Selenium
13 38 (3.04%) git-flow
14 36 (2.88%) Protractor
15 34 (2.72%) Visual Studio
16 33 (2.64%) webpack
17 32 (2.56%) JUnit
18 29 (2.32%) Mercurial
19 28 (2.24%) WebDriver
20 25 (2.00%) Capybara
General
1 122 (9.74%) Finance
2 39 (3.12%) Publishing
3 35 (2.80%) Games
4 28 (2.24%) Advertising
5 25 (2.00%) Retail
6 22 (1.76%) Banking
6 22 (1.76%) Law
7 21 (1.68%) Marketing
8 10 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.32%) Electronics
10 4 (0.32%) Hungarian Language
10 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.24%) Legal
12 2 (0.16%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.16%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.080%) Automotive
13 1 (0.080%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.080%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.080%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1172 (93.61%) Developer
2 598 (47.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 376 (30.03%) JavaScript Developer
4 157 (12.54%) HTML Developer
5 152 (12.14%) Web Developer
6 144 (11.50%) Senior Developer
7 139 (11.10%) Angular Developer
8 136 (10.86%) HTML CSS Developer
9 134 (10.70%) UI Developer
10 95 (7.59%) Node.js Developer
11 72 (5.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 71 (5.67%) Full Stack Developer
13 60 (4.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 55 (4.39%) Agile Developer
15 49 (3.91%) PHP Developer
16 45 (3.59%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 38 (3.04%) .NET Developer
18 37 (2.96%) Java Developer
19 33 (2.64%) Lead Developer
20 30 (2.40%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1161 (92.73%) CSS
2 1137 (90.81%) HTML
3 813 (64.94%) HTML5
4 675 (53.91%) AngularJS
5 670 (53.51%) CSS3
6 528 (42.17%) jQuery
7 478 (38.18%) LESS
8 463 (36.98%) Node.js
9 313 (25.00%) React
10 258 (20.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 194 (15.50%) Backbone.js
12 151 (12.06%) .NET
13 119 (9.50%) RESTful
14 116 (9.27%) JSON
15 114 (9.11%) Ajax
16 102 (8.15%) Web Services
17 80 (6.39%) XML
18 74 (5.91%) Ember.js
19 73 (5.83%) ASP.NET
20 65 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 265 (21.17%) User Experience
2 65 (5.19%) Mobile App
3 32 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (2.48%) Fintech
5 29 (2.32%) Visualisation
6 26 (2.08%) W3C
7 22 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.20%) iPad
9 14 (1.12%) Animation
9 14 (1.12%) Online Games
10 13 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.96%) Social Media
12 10 (0.80%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.64%) Equities
13 8 (0.64%) NHS
13 8 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
13 8 (0.64%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.56%) New Media
15 6 (0.48%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 111 (8.87%) Linux
2 50 (3.99%) Unix
3 41 (3.27%) Windows
4 35 (2.80%) Mac OS X
5 27 (2.16%) Android
6 18 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.44%) Windows 10
7 14 (1.12%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.32%) CentOS
11 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.32%) VMS
12 3 (0.24%) Solaris
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (53.12%) Agile Software Development
2 615 (49.12%) Front End Development
3 355 (28.35%) Web Development
4 329 (26.28%) TDD
5 280 (22.36%) Responsive Web Design
6 217 (17.33%) Scrum
7 200 (15.97%) OO
8 190 (15.18%) MVC
9 153 (12.22%) BDD
10 116 (9.27%) Web Design
11 113 (9.03%) E-Commerce
12 110 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
13 105 (8.39%) Unit Testing
14 77 (6.15%) OOP
15 76 (6.07%) Pair Programming
16 75 (5.99%) Open Source
17 57 (4.55%) Software Engineering
18 56 (4.47%) Kanban
19 55 (4.39%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
20 50 (3.99%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1178 (94.09%) JavaScript
2 212 (16.93%) Java
3 160 (12.78%) PHP
4 113 (9.03%) C#
5 96 (7.67%) SQL
6 93 (7.43%) ES6
7 92 (7.35%) Ruby
8 83 (6.63%) Python
9 50 (3.99%) TypeScript
10 44 (3.51%) ECMAScript
11 35 (2.80%) Scala
12 34 (2.72%) CoffeeScript
13 17 (1.36%) Perl
14 14 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.12%) XPath
15 13 (1.04%) Clojure
15 13 (1.04%) Go
16 11 (0.88%) C
17 8 (0.64%) Erlang
18 4 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 34 (2.72%) Degree
3 13 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.080%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (0.88%) WAI
3 9 (0.72%) QA
4 7 (0.56%) WCAG
5 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (3.04%) Docker
2 7 (0.56%) GeoWebCache
3 6 (0.48%) Varnish
4 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (0.88%) Kubernetes
1 11 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.80%) Puppet
3 4 (0.32%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.24%) Kibana
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.080%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 52 (4.15%) Adobe
2 31 (2.48%) Twitter
3 21 (1.68%) Microsoft
4 17 (1.36%) VMware
5 16 (1.28%) Google
5 16 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 14 (1.12%) Zend
7 13 (1.04%) EPiServer
7 13 (1.04%) Oracle
8 11 (0.88%) Facebook
8 11 (0.88%) IBM
9 9 (0.72%) hybris
10 7 (0.56%) SAP
10 7 (0.56%) Telerik
11 6 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.32%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.32%) RedDot
13 3 (0.24%) Akamai
13 3 (0.24%) Apple
13 3 (0.24%) DevExpress
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