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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 220 305 393
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +88
Contract jobs citing Sass 598 361 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.67% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.02% 2.47% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 230 141
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
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
14869 14628 14562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.99% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9658 9678
Median daily rate £418 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 202 181
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.64 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +95 567 £400 +11.11% 225
London +128 408 £400 +6.66% 122
City of London +73 65 £405 +15.71% 17
South East -18 43 £325 -3.70% 14
Scotland +3 28 £375 -6.25% 6
Yorkshire -11 25 £433 +8.12% 11
West Yorkshire +4 24 £440 +10.00% 6
East Midlands +17 19 £350 +16.66% 8
West Midlands -6 19 £300 -4.00% 16
East of England -1 18 £400 +3.22% 13
Leeds -4 18 £440 +25.71% 5
North West -8 17 £375 +20.00% 20
Manchester -9 15 £425 +61.90% 12
Edinburgh -4 14 £375 -6.25% 3
Leicestershire - 14 £300 - 2
South West -20 13 £350 +16.66% 19
Glasgow +13 12 £375 - 3
Surrey -9 12 £325 -3.70% 1
Leicester - 12 £375 -
Hertfordshire -2 9 £450 +16.12% 5
Bristol -16 8 £350 +16.66% 10
Berkshire -20 7 £328 -2.96% 3
Croydon - 7 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +21 6 £269 - 1
Essex +3 6 £400 - 2
Bromley -7 6 £325 -38.09%
Warwickshire - 6 £485 - 3
Hampshire 0 5 £275 -17.91% 3
Westminster - 5 £400 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 5 - -

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 1090 (93.64%) JavaScript
2 1066 (91.58%) CSS
3 1047 (89.95%) HTML
4 769 (66.07%) HTML5
5 651 (55.93%) AngularJS
6 631 (54.21%) CSS3
7 594 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
8 562 (48.28%) Front End Development
9 495 (42.53%) jQuery
10 453 (38.92%) Git (software)
11 440 (37.80%) LESS
12 422 (36.25%) Node.js
13 327 (28.09%) Grunt
14 321 (27.58%) Web Development
15 312 (26.80%) TDD
16 291 (25.00%) React
17 267 (22.94%) Responsive Web Design
18 255 (21.91%) User Experience
18 255 (21.91%) gulp
19 250 (21.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 200 (17.18%) Backbone.js
21 197 (16.92%) Scrum
22 192 (16.49%) OO
23 182 (15.64%) Java
24 180 (15.46%) MVC
25 160 (13.75%) Jasmine
26 146 (12.54%) PHP
27 140 (12.03%) Subversion
28 139 (11.94%) BDD
29 126 (10.82%) .NET

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
1 422 (36.25%) Node.js
2 78 (6.70%) CMS
3 35 (3.01%) WordPress
4 33 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (2.58%) Apache
6 25 (2.15%) Confluence
7 23 (1.98%) Drupal
8 12 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (0.86%) nginx
9 10 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.77%) IIS
10 9 (0.77%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.60%) ColdFusion
11 7 (0.60%) GeoServer
11 7 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.52%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.52%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 98 (8.42%) Photoshop
2 33 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.60%) GIMP
5 5 (0.43%) MS Office
6 4 (0.34%) InDesign
7 3 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.26%) MS Excel
7 3 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (2.15%) Magento
2 3 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.17%) KANA IQ
3 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 67 (5.76%) GitHub
2 42 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.37%) SaaS
4 15 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.43%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.43%) Heroku
7 5 (0.43%) Office 365
8 4 (0.34%) Bluemix
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.17%) Google Play
10 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.17%) Route 53
11 1 (0.086%) AdWords
11 1 (0.086%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.12%) HTTP
2 14 (1.20%) Internet
3 7 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.086%) DHCP
6 1 (0.086%) DNS
6 1 (0.086%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.086%) SNA
6 1 (0.086%) SSH
6 1 (0.086%) SSL
6 1 (0.086%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (9.97%) MongoDB
2 79 (6.79%) NoSQL
3 62 (5.33%) MySQL
4 60 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 55 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (3.44%) SQL Server
7 22 (1.89%) Redis
8 13 (1.12%) Neo4j
9 9 (0.77%) GIS
10 8 (0.69%) CouchDB
11 7 (0.60%) QGIS
11 7 (0.60%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.52%) Datomic
12 6 (0.52%) DB2
12 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.43%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.34%) Big Data
14 4 (0.34%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 453 (38.92%) Git (software)
2 327 (28.09%) Grunt
3 255 (21.91%) gulp
4 160 (13.75%) Jasmine
5 140 (12.03%) Subversion
6 88 (7.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 87 (7.47%) Mocha
8 71 (6.10%) Cucumber
9 70 (6.01%) Bower
10 62 (5.33%) Jenkins
11 45 (3.87%) Protractor
12 43 (3.69%) JIRA
13 39 (3.35%) git-flow
14 36 (3.09%) Selenium
15 32 (2.75%) webpack
16 31 (2.66%) Mercurial
17 26 (2.23%) QUnit
17 26 (2.23%) RSpec
17 26 (2.23%) WebDriver
18 24 (2.06%) Sinon.JS
General
1 110 (9.45%) Finance
2 30 (2.58%) Games
3 29 (2.49%) Publishing
4 24 (2.06%) Retail
5 22 (1.89%) Advertising
5 22 (1.89%) Law
6 19 (1.63%) Marketing
7 13 (1.12%) Banking
7 13 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.34%) Hungarian Language
10 3 (0.26%) Legal
11 2 (0.17%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.17%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.086%) Automotive
12 1 (0.086%) Electronics
12 1 (0.086%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.086%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1100 (94.50%) Developer
2 550 (47.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 360 (30.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 150 (12.89%) HTML Developer
5 142 (12.20%) Angular Developer
6 134 (11.51%) Web Developer
7 130 (11.17%) HTML CSS Developer
7 130 (11.17%) UI Developer
8 127 (10.91%) Senior Developer
9 88 (7.56%) Node.js Developer
10 63 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 61 (5.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 57 (4.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 49 (4.21%) Agile Developer
14 45 (3.87%) PHP Developer
15 44 (3.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 37 (3.18%) Java Developer
17 31 (2.66%) .NET Developer
17 31 (2.66%) UX Developer
18 28 (2.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1066 (91.58%) CSS
2 1047 (89.95%) HTML
3 769 (66.07%) HTML5
4 651 (55.93%) AngularJS
5 631 (54.21%) CSS3
6 495 (42.53%) jQuery
7 440 (37.80%) LESS
8 291 (25.00%) React
9 250 (21.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 200 (17.18%) Backbone.js
11 126 (10.82%) .NET
12 114 (9.79%) Ajax
13 104 (8.93%) RESTful
14 97 (8.33%) JSON
15 94 (8.08%) Web Services
16 77 (6.62%) Ember.js
16 77 (6.62%) XML
17 70 (6.01%) Ruby on Rails
18 64 (5.50%) ASP.NET
19 58 (4.98%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 255 (21.91%) User Experience
2 64 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 32 (2.75%) Fintech
4 31 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (2.49%) W3C
6 27 (2.32%) Visualisation
7 23 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.29%) Animation
9 14 (1.20%) Online Games
10 13 (1.12%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.12%) Social Media
11 12 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.03%) iPad
12 7 (0.60%) New Media
12 7 (0.60%) NHS
13 6 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (0.43%) Graphic Design
14 5 (0.43%) STB
Operating Systems
1 108 (9.28%) Linux
2 45 (3.87%) Unix
3 41 (3.52%) Windows
4 31 (2.66%) Mac OS X
5 27 (2.32%) Android
6 19 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.55%) Windows 10
8 14 (1.20%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.43%) CentOS
11 5 (0.43%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.26%) Solaris
14 1 (0.086%) Debian
14 1 (0.086%) VMS
14 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 562 (48.28%) Front End Development
3 321 (27.58%) Web Development
4 312 (26.80%) TDD
5 267 (22.94%) Responsive Web Design
6 197 (16.92%) Scrum
7 192 (16.49%) OO
8 180 (15.46%) MVC
9 139 (11.94%) BDD
10 116 (9.97%) Web Design
11 107 (9.19%) E-Commerce
12 105 (9.02%) Unit Testing
13 96 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (6.62%) Pair Programming
15 70 (6.01%) Open Source
16 65 (5.58%) OOP
17 51 (4.38%) SEO
18 48 (4.12%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 48 (4.12%) Kanban
18 48 (4.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1090 (93.64%) JavaScript
2 182 (15.64%) Java
3 146 (12.54%) PHP
4 94 (8.08%) C#
5 89 (7.65%) Ruby
5 89 (7.65%) SQL
6 83 (7.13%) ES6
7 74 (6.36%) Python
8 53 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 46 (3.95%) ECMAScript
10 34 (2.92%) Scala
11 29 (2.49%) CoffeeScript
12 17 (1.46%) Perl
13 15 (1.29%) C
14 14 (1.20%) XPath
15 12 (1.03%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.95%) Clojure
16 11 (0.95%) Go
17 6 (0.52%) Erlang
17 6 (0.52%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 41 (3.52%) Security Cleared
2 33 (2.84%) Degree
3 11 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.086%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (0.77%) QA
2 9 (0.77%) WAI
3 7 (0.60%) WCAG
4 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (3.35%) Docker
2 6 (0.52%) Varnish
3 3 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.086%) KVM
5 1 (0.086%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.69%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.60%) Puppet
4 5 (0.43%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.26%) Kibana
6 1 (0.086%) Ansible
6 1 (0.086%) Apache Shiro
6 1 (0.086%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 45 (3.87%) Adobe
2 32 (2.75%) Twitter
3 20 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.37%) Google
5 15 (1.29%) VMware
5 15 (1.29%) Zend
6 13 (1.12%) IBM
7 12 (1.03%) Facebook
8 11 (0.95%) Oracle
9 9 (0.77%) EPiServer
9 9 (0.77%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.60%) Telerik
11 6 (0.52%) hybris
11 6 (0.52%) SAP
12 5 (0.43%) RedDot
13 4 (0.34%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.26%) Akamai
14 3 (0.26%) Omniture
14 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + 350-450
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £350.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Success Appointments
Rate: £Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London and South East
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Pro-Quest
Rate: 450-520 Per Day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, Weston-Super-Mare, Clevedon,United...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £300-350/day
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, Weston-Super-Mare, Clevedon,United...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £300-350/day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago