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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 207 226 348
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +122
Contract jobs citing Sass 600 603 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.21% 1.09% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 3.81% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 467 254
Median daily rate £400 £388 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.51 -

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
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +5 570 £400 +3.22% 333
London -9 364 £425 +6.25% 170
South East +9 77 £400 +3.89% 30
City of London +19 53 £425 -10.52% 37
South West +26 37 £345 -1.42% 9
Yorkshire +15 27 £337 -32.60% 30
Berkshire +3 27 £400 +3.22% 4
West Midlands +4 23 £355 +31.48% 28
Scotland +14 21 £400 +15.94% 8
Surrey +32 20 £450 +10.76% 3
Edinburgh +24 19 £400 +15.10% 6
Swindon +21 17 £345 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire +13 17 £345 -8.00% 1
East Midlands +7 17 £283 -29.37% 15
North West +12 15 £340 +4.61% 28
West Yorkshire +10 14 £340 -32.77% 21
Leeds +9 14 £340 -32.77% 20
Woking - 14 £450 -
East of England -13 11 £375 +7.14% 18
Manchester +4 10 £350 +7.69% 17
Hampshire +20 9 £388 +19.23% 8
Bristol +10 9 £306 -12.50% 5
South Yorkshire -2 9 £325 -27.77% 4
Coventry +1 8 £378 -5.62%
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £351 -
Reading -5 7 £338 -14.28% 1
Oxfordshire -10 7 £388 -3.12% 8
Northamptonshire - 7 £325 - 1
Northampton - 7 £325 - 1
Leicestershire -1 6 £283 -29.37% 8

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1203 (91.90%) CSS
2 1168 (89.23%) HTML
3 1136 (86.78%) JavaScript
4 775 (59.21%) HTML5
5 748 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 654 (49.96%) CSS3
7 612 (46.75%) Front End Development
8 606 (46.29%) AngularJS
9 520 (39.72%) jQuery
10 504 (38.50%) LESS
11 474 (36.21%) Node.js
12 415 (31.70%) Git (software)
13 414 (31.63%) Web Development
14 378 (28.88%) TDD
15 336 (25.67%) React
16 298 (22.77%) User Experience
17 258 (19.71%) Grunt
18 257 (19.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 252 (19.25%) Responsive Web Design
20 227 (17.34%) Scrum
21 214 (16.35%) gulp
22 203 (15.51%) Java
22 203 (15.51%) BDD
23 196 (14.97%) JSON
24 174 (13.29%) Jasmine
25 166 (12.68%) .NET
26 165 (12.61%) OO
26 165 (12.61%) RESTful
27 163 (12.45%) C#
28 162 (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 86 (6.57%) CMS
2 55 (4.20%) Confluence
3 47 (3.59%) WordPress
4 40 (3.06%) Drupal
5 21 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (1.30%) Apache
6 17 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (1.30%) Umbraco
7 15 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.76%) IIS
8 10 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.61%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.46%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
12 4 (0.31%) JBoss
12 4 (0.31%) Magnolia
12 4 (0.31%) nginx
13 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (3.21%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.61%) GIMP
4 8 (0.61%) MS Excel
5 6 (0.46%) HipChat
6 3 (0.23%) InVision
6 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.076%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 27 (2.06%) Magento
2 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.076%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.076%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.076%) Shopify
3 1 (0.076%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 88 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (4.20%) GitHub
3 48 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (2.60%) PaaS
5 31 (2.37%) IaaS
6 24 (1.83%) SaaS
7 21 (1.60%) Google Analytics
8 19 (1.45%) CloudBees
8 19 (1.45%) OpenShift
9 15 (1.15%) Heroku
10 13 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
16 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 3 (0.23%) Google Play
16 3 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.83%) HTTP
2 21 (1.60%) Internet
3 11 (0.84%) LDAP
4 8 (0.61%) DNS
4 8 (0.61%) Network Security
4 8 (0.61%) SSL
5 5 (0.38%) SMS
6 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.076%) Firewall
7 1 (0.076%) LAN
7 1 (0.076%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (4.13%) MySQL
2 52 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 51 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 36 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 27 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (0.99%) Redis
9 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.53%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.38%) Big Data
12 4 (0.31%) DB2
12 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.23%) GIS
14 2 (0.15%) Datomic
14 2 (0.15%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.15%) RethinkDB
15 1 (0.076%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 415 (31.70%) Git (software)
2 258 (19.71%) Grunt
3 214 (16.35%) gulp
4 174 (13.29%) Jasmine
5 133 (10.16%) Cucumber
6 107 (8.17%) webpack
7 92 (7.03%) Jenkins
8 87 (6.65%) JIRA
9 84 (6.42%) Bower
10 80 (6.11%) Mocha
11 69 (5.27%) Selenium
12 60 (4.58%) Karma Test Runner
13 55 (4.20%) Subversion
14 52 (3.97%) WebDriver
15 50 (3.82%) Visual Studio
16 48 (3.67%) Babel
17 45 (3.44%) Protractor
18 42 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
19 41 (3.13%) JUnit
20 32 (2.44%) Capybara
General
1 155 (11.84%) Finance
2 77 (5.88%) Banking
3 46 (3.51%) Marketing
4 43 (3.28%) Publishing
5 42 (3.21%) Retail
6 29 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.68%) Advertising
8 14 (1.07%) Games
8 14 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.69%) Electronics
9 9 (0.69%) Front Office
10 8 (0.61%) Back Office
11 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.23%) Automotive
13 3 (0.23%) Legal
14 1 (0.076%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.076%) Law
14 1 (0.076%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.076%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1187 (90.68%) Developer
2 592 (45.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 354 (27.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 187 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 185 (14.13%) Web Developer
6 158 (12.07%) Senior Developer
7 139 (10.62%) HTML CSS Developer
8 129 (9.85%) Angular Developer
9 113 (8.63%) UI Developer
10 88 (6.72%) Node.js Developer
11 86 (6.57%) Full Stack Developer
12 71 (5.42%) .NET Developer
13 70 (5.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 66 (5.04%) Agile Developer
15 61 (4.66%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 52 (3.97%) C# Developer
17 49 (3.74%) Senior JavaScript Developer
18 40 (3.06%) PHP Developer
19 37 (2.83%) Java Developer
20 34 (2.60%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1203 (91.90%) CSS
2 1168 (89.23%) HTML
3 775 (59.21%) HTML5
4 654 (49.96%) CSS3
5 606 (46.29%) AngularJS
6 520 (39.72%) jQuery
7 504 (38.50%) LESS
8 474 (36.21%) Node.js
9 336 (25.67%) React
10 257 (19.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 196 (14.97%) JSON
12 166 (12.68%) .NET
13 165 (12.61%) RESTful
14 157 (11.99%) REST
15 129 (9.85%) Backbone.js
16 119 (9.09%) Ajax
17 105 (8.02%) Web Services
18 92 (7.03%) ASP.NET
19 77 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
20 73 (5.58%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 298 (22.77%) User Experience
2 46 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (3.36%) Mobile App
4 34 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 32 (2.44%) W3C
6 25 (1.91%) Social Media
7 22 (1.68%) Fintech
8 20 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.38%) Digital Media
10 14 (1.07%) Animation
10 14 (1.07%) Graphic Design
11 12 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.53%) Equities
12 7 (0.53%) iPad
12 7 (0.53%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.46%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.46%) Podcast
14 5 (0.38%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.38%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 60 (4.58%) Linux
2 36 (2.75%) Unix
3 33 (2.52%) Windows
4 21 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.22%) Android
6 14 (1.07%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.46%) VMS
8 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 612 (46.75%) Front End Development
3 414 (31.63%) Web Development
4 378 (28.88%) TDD
5 252 (19.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 227 (17.34%) Scrum
7 203 (15.51%) BDD
8 165 (12.61%) OO
9 142 (10.85%) MVC
10 135 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
11 112 (8.56%) E-Commerce
12 106 (8.10%) Kanban
13 103 (7.87%) Web Design
14 84 (6.42%) OOP
15 79 (6.04%) Mobile First
15 79 (6.04%) Unit Testing
16 74 (5.65%) Open Source
17 69 (5.27%) Analytics
18 66 (5.04%) Software Engineering
19 65 (4.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1136 (86.78%) JavaScript
2 203 (15.51%) Java
3 163 (12.45%) C#
4 162 (12.38%) PHP
5 147 (11.23%) ES6
6 89 (6.80%) Ruby
7 73 (5.58%) TypeScript
8 71 (5.42%) Python
9 65 (4.97%) SQL
10 24 (1.83%) Scala
11 15 (1.15%) CoffeeScript
12 9 (0.69%) ECMAScript
13 7 (0.53%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.38%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.38%) Go
14 5 (0.38%) JSX
15 4 (0.31%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.31%) Perl
15 4 (0.31%) SPARQL
16 3 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (2.67%) Degree
2 34 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.076%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.90%) QA
2 15 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (1.07%) WCAG
4 8 (0.61%) WAI
5 3 (0.23%) SDET
6 1 (0.076%) GCP
6 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (4.20%) Docker
2 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.46%) Puppet
2 4 (0.31%) Ansible
2 4 (0.31%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.15%) Rancher
4 1 (0.076%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.076%) Marathon
Vendors
1 42 (3.21%) Adobe
2 33 (2.52%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.37%) Google
4 25 (1.91%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.07%) Twitter
6 13 (0.99%) Ensighten
6 13 (0.99%) Oracle
7 12 (0.92%) EPiServer
8 9 (0.69%) Apple
8 9 (0.69%) SAP
9 8 (0.61%) Telerik
10 7 (0.53%) hybris
10 7 (0.53%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.31%) IBM
12 3 (0.23%) Akamai
12 3 (0.23%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.23%) Brightcove
12 3 (0.23%) Sencha
13 2 (0.15%) Ektron
13 2 (0.15%) Syncfusion
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ConSol Partners
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £601 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £475 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago