The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 380 483 548
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +65
Contract jobs citing Sass 212 87 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.17% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.62% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 53 19
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £375 £175
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +114.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14595 13940 14582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.81% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9429 8825 8863
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 315 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +98 200 £361 -3.73% 122
London +66 121 £400 +6.66% 74
South East -7 25 £335 -13.54% 16
City of London +38 22 £438 +2.94% 17
Berkshire -9 13 £335 -13.54% 5
Buckinghamshire - 10 £300 - 3
Yorkshire - 10 £250 - 2
North West - 10 £375 - 15
East Midlands +5 9 £306 - 2
East of England -5 9 £275 - 3
Reading -5 8 £335 -13.54% 4
West Yorkshire - 8 £255 - 1
Leeds - 8 £255 - 1
South West - 8 £350 - 8
West Midlands - 7 £273 - 1
Manchester - 7 £375 - 6
Luton - 7 £225 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £225 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £306 -
Bristol - 6 £350 - 5
Nottingham - 5 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £350 -
High Wycombe - 4 £300 - 1
Scotland -4 3 £265 -18.46% 1
Edinburgh -15 3 £265 -18.46%
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
Staffordshire - 3 £293 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £275 - 8
Wales - 3 £350 -
South Wales - 3 £350 -

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 459 (90.89%) CSS
2 455 (90.10%) HTML
3 446 (88.32%) JavaScript
4 359 (71.09%) HTML5
5 299 (59.21%) CSS3
6 273 (54.06%) jQuery
7 182 (36.04%) LESS
8 174 (34.46%) Responsive Web Design
9 147 (29.11%) Git (software)
10 143 (28.32%) TDD
11 117 (23.17%) AngularJS
12 113 (22.38%) OO
13 108 (21.39%) PHP
14 104 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
15 103 (20.40%) Java
16 102 (20.20%) Node.js
17 101 (20.00%) Backbone.js
18 90 (17.82%) Web Development
19 89 (17.62%) Subversion
19 89 (17.62%) MVC
20 81 (16.04%) Grunt
21 79 (15.64%) Web Design
22 78 (15.45%) BDD
23 73 (14.46%) .NET
24 71 (14.06%) Ruby
25 70 (13.86%) E-Commerce
26 62 (12.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 62 (12.28%) Ajax
27 60 (11.88%) SQL
28 58 (11.49%) XML

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 102 (20.20%) Node.js
2 35 (6.93%) CMS
3 28 (5.54%) WordPress
4 20 (3.96%) Drupal
5 11 (2.18%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.98%) Apache
7 7 (1.39%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.99%) Confluence
9 4 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.79%) IIS
9 4 (0.79%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.40%) nginx
11 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 35 (6.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 34 (6.73%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.99%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.40%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (5.15%) Magento
2 2 (0.40%) Tridion
3 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.20%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.19%) GitHub
3 4 (0.79%) SaaS
4 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.59%) Trello
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.40%) Heroku
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.17%) HTTP
2 6 (1.19%) Internet
3 2 (0.40%) SSH
3 2 (0.40%) SSL
3 2 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.72%) MySQL
2 36 (7.13%) SQL Server
3 34 (6.73%) MongoDB
4 21 (4.16%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.99%) Redis
9 4 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.59%) Big Data
10 3 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.20%) MS Access
11 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 147 (29.11%) Git (software)
2 89 (17.62%) Subversion
3 81 (16.04%) Grunt
4 49 (9.70%) Jasmine
5 47 (9.31%) Cucumber
6 29 (5.74%) Selenium
7 23 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (4.55%) WATIR
8 22 (4.36%) PhoneGap
9 20 (3.96%) Sahi
9 20 (3.96%) Jenkins
10 18 (3.56%) Mocha
11 17 (3.37%) Visual Studio
11 17 (3.37%) Yeoman
12 15 (2.97%) JIRA
13 14 (2.77%) QUnit
13 14 (2.77%) Bower
14 10 (1.98%) Capybara
15 8 (1.58%) Karma Test Runner
16 7 (1.39%) Trac
General
1 36 (7.13%) Finance
2 16 (3.17%) Retail
3 12 (2.38%) Banking
4 8 (1.58%) Games
5 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.19%) Advertising
5 6 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.19%) Marketing
6 4 (0.79%) Front Office
7 3 (0.59%) Automotive
7 3 (0.59%) Local Government
8 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 452 (89.50%) Developer
2 243 (48.12%) Front-End Developer
3 96 (19.01%) Web Developer
4 72 (14.26%) UI Developer
5 66 (13.07%) UI Programmer
6 57 (11.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 39 (7.72%) Front-End Web Developer
8 31 (6.14%) Senior Developer
9 22 (4.36%) Designer
10 20 (3.96%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 16 (3.17%) Drupal Developer
12 15 (2.97%) PHP Developer
13 13 (2.57%) Analyst
13 13 (2.57%) Test Analyst
14 12 (2.38%) Programmer
14 12 (2.38%) Mobile Developer
15 10 (1.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 9 (1.78%) CSS Developer
16 9 (1.78%) Mobile Web Developer
16 9 (1.78%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (90.89%) CSS
2 455 (90.10%) HTML
3 359 (71.09%) HTML5
4 299 (59.21%) CSS3
5 273 (54.06%) jQuery
6 182 (36.04%) LESS
7 117 (23.17%) AngularJS
8 101 (20.00%) Backbone.js
9 73 (14.46%) .NET
10 62 (12.28%) Ajax
10 62 (12.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 58 (11.49%) JSON
11 58 (11.49%) XML
12 57 (11.29%) Web Services
12 57 (11.29%) Mustache
13 40 (7.92%) JSP
14 34 (6.73%) KnockoutJS
15 31 (6.14%) Ruby on Rails
16 27 (5.35%) XHTML
17 24 (4.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.09%) Open Source
2 23 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.56%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.38%) Social Media
5 9 (1.78%) Digital Media
5 9 (1.78%) W3C
6 8 (1.58%) iPhone
7 5 (0.99%) Visualisation
7 5 (0.99%) Web 2.0
7 5 (0.99%) iPad
8 3 (0.59%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.59%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (0.59%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.59%) GIS
8 3 (0.59%) NHS
9 2 (0.40%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.40%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.40%) Social Network
9 2 (0.40%) Online Games
9 2 (0.40%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.53%) Linux
2 30 (5.94%) Android
3 28 (5.54%) Apple iOS
4 23 (4.55%) UNIX
5 20 (3.96%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.78%) Windows
6 9 (1.78%) Windows Phone 8
6 9 (1.78%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (34.46%) Responsive Web Design
2 143 (28.32%) TDD
3 113 (22.38%) OO
4 104 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (17.82%) Web Development
6 89 (17.62%) MVC
7 79 (15.64%) Web Design
8 78 (15.45%) BDD
9 70 (13.86%) E-Commerce
10 50 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (7.13%) Scrum
12 35 (6.93%) SEO
13 26 (5.15%) Test Automation
14 18 (3.56%) Unit Testing
14 18 (3.56%) Configuration Management
14 18 (3.56%) Pair Programming
15 17 (3.37%) Software Engineering
16 16 (3.17%) Content Management
17 15 (2.97%) Automated Testing
18 13 (2.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 446 (88.32%) JavaScript
2 108 (21.39%) PHP
3 103 (20.40%) Java
4 71 (14.06%) Ruby
5 60 (11.88%) SQL
6 34 (6.73%) C#
7 19 (3.76%) Scala
8 15 (2.97%) C
9 11 (2.18%) Python
10 9 (1.78%) Clojure
11 6 (1.19%) XPath
11 6 (1.19%) XQuery
11 6 (1.19%) XAML
12 4 (0.79%) PHP5
12 4 (0.79%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (0.79%) C++
13 3 (0.59%) ECMAScript
13 3 (0.59%) Erlang
14 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (8.71%) Degree
2 5 (0.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.34%) QA
2 4 (0.79%) WCAG
3 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.19%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.59%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (7.13%) Adobe
2 26 (5.15%) Twitter
3 19 (3.76%) Zend
4 15 (2.97%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.77%) hybris
6 10 (1.98%) ATG
7 7 (1.39%) Facebook
8 6 (1.19%) Google
9 5 (0.99%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.99%) VMware
10 4 (0.79%) RedDot
10 4 (0.79%) Foundry
11 3 (0.59%) Akamai
11 3 (0.59%) New Relic
11 3 (0.59%) Apple
11 3 (0.59%) SAP
12 2 (0.40%) Sun
12 2 (0.40%) Open Text
12 2 (0.40%) Sencha
13 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
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London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
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Senitor Associates
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South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Rate: Up to £200 per day
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London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £300.00 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
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London
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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