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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 366 474 534
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +60
Contract jobs citing Sass 240 89 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.17% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 0.62% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 52 19
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£364 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £278 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £375 £175
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +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
15092 14279 14974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.92% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9704 9080 9140
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 285 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 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 29 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 +114 229 £370 -1.33% 122
London +75 135 £394 +5.00% 68
City of London +42 26 £450 +5.88% 15
South East -6 21 £315 -18.70% 21
South West - 18 £350 - 7
East Midlands +8 15 £403 - 4
Berkshire +1 12 £335 -13.54% 4
Bristol - 12 £350 - 4
North West +6 11 £375 +17.18% 12
East of England -18 11 £328 +13.91% 8
Reading +9 9 £335 -13.54% 3
Yorkshire +12 8 £255 -36.25% 1
West Midlands - 8 £260 -
Luton - 8 £275 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £275 -
Manchester - 7 £375 - 5
West Yorkshire +13 6 £255 -36.25% 1
Leeds +3 6 £255 -36.25%
Edinburgh - 6 £265 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £300 - 1
Scotland - 6 £265 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £306 -
Cheshire +4 4 £186 -41.79% 7
Chester - 4 £186 - 2
High Wycombe - 4 £300 -
Nottingham - 4 £350 -
Bath - 3 - - 1
Somerset - 3 - - 2
Staffordshire - 3 £293 -
Slough - 3 £314 - 1

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 477 (90.68%) CSS
2 467 (88.78%) HTML
3 461 (87.64%) JavaScript
4 371 (70.53%) HTML5
5 311 (59.13%) CSS3
6 278 (52.85%) jQuery
7 191 (36.31%) Responsive Web Design
8 175 (33.27%) LESS
9 167 (31.75%) Git (software)
10 153 (29.09%) TDD
11 135 (25.67%) AngularJS
12 133 (25.29%) OO
13 114 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
14 109 (20.72%) PHP
14 109 (20.72%) Java
15 108 (20.53%) Node.js
16 107 (20.34%) Backbone.js
17 92 (17.49%) Web Design
17 92 (17.49%) Subversion
17 92 (17.49%) Web Development
18 85 (16.16%) MVC
19 81 (15.40%) BDD
20 79 (15.02%) Ruby
21 78 (14.83%) Grunt
22 74 (14.07%) E-Commerce
23 71 (13.50%) .NET
24 68 (12.93%) Ajax
24 68 (12.93%) JSON
25 65 (12.36%) SQL
25 65 (12.36%) Twitter Bootstrap

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 108 (20.53%) Node.js
2 36 (6.84%) CMS
3 31 (5.89%) WordPress
4 19 (3.61%) Drupal
5 12 (2.28%) Apache Solr
6 11 (2.09%) Apache
7 10 (1.90%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.95%) Confluence
10 4 (0.76%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.76%) IIS
10 4 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.57%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.38%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.38%) nginx
13 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.19%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 42 (7.98%) Photoshop
2 41 (7.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.14%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (4.94%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Tridion
2 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.33%) GitHub
3 3 (0.57%) Heroku
3 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.38%) SaaS
4 2 (0.38%) Trello
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.18%) HTTP
2 7 (1.33%) Internet
3 3 (0.57%) SSH
4 2 (0.38%) SSL
4 2 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.79%) MySQL
2 36 (6.84%) MongoDB
3 34 (6.46%) SQL Server
4 25 (4.75%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.14%) Redis
7 6 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.57%) Big Data
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 167 (31.75%) Git (software)
2 92 (17.49%) Subversion
3 78 (14.83%) Grunt
4 50 (9.51%) Cucumber
5 48 (9.13%) Jasmine
6 29 (5.51%) Selenium
7 23 (4.37%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (4.37%) WATIR
8 21 (3.99%) Jenkins
9 20 (3.80%) Sahi
10 19 (3.61%) Mocha
11 18 (3.42%) PhoneGap
12 16 (3.04%) JIRA
13 15 (2.85%) Visual Studio
13 15 (2.85%) QUnit
14 14 (2.66%) Yeoman
14 14 (2.66%) Bower
15 12 (2.28%) Capybara
16 11 (2.09%) Karma Test Runner
17 9 (1.71%) RSpec
General
1 40 (7.60%) Finance
2 16 (3.04%) Retail
3 13 (2.47%) Banking
4 8 (1.52%) Games
5 7 (1.33%) Marketing
6 6 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.14%) Advertising
7 4 (0.76%) Front Office
8 3 (0.57%) Automotive
8 3 (0.57%) Publishing
8 3 (0.57%) Local Government
9 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 473 (89.92%) Developer
2 260 (49.43%) Front-End Developer
3 95 (18.06%) Web Developer
4 71 (13.50%) UI Developer
5 65 (12.36%) UI Programmer
6 62 (11.79%) JavaScript Developer
7 41 (7.79%) Front-End Web Developer
8 36 (6.84%) Senior Developer
9 23 (4.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 22 (4.18%) Designer
11 17 (3.23%) PHP Developer
12 13 (2.47%) Analyst
12 13 (2.47%) Test Analyst
12 13 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 12 (2.28%) Drupal Developer
14 11 (2.09%) Ruby Developer
14 11 (2.09%) Programmer
15 9 (1.71%) CSS Developer
15 9 (1.71%) Scala Developer
16 8 (1.52%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (90.68%) CSS
2 467 (88.78%) HTML
3 371 (70.53%) HTML5
4 311 (59.13%) CSS3
5 278 (52.85%) jQuery
6 175 (33.27%) LESS
7 135 (25.67%) AngularJS
8 107 (20.34%) Backbone.js
9 71 (13.50%) .NET
10 68 (12.93%) Ajax
10 68 (12.93%) JSON
11 65 (12.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 62 (11.79%) Mustache
13 57 (10.84%) Web Services
14 55 (10.46%) XML
15 38 (7.22%) JSP
15 38 (7.22%) Ruby on Rails
16 37 (7.03%) KnockoutJS
17 27 (5.13%) XHTML
18 26 (4.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.46%) Open Source
2 19 (3.61%) Mobile App
2 19 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.09%) Social Media
4 9 (1.71%) W3C
5 8 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.14%) iPhone
7 5 (0.95%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.76%) Web 2.0
8 4 (0.76%) iPad
9 3 (0.57%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.57%) GIS
9 3 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.57%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.38%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.38%) NHS
10 2 (0.38%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.22%) Linux
2 29 (5.51%) UNIX
3 24 (4.56%) Mac OS X
4 22 (4.18%) Android
4 22 (4.18%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (0.95%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.95%) Windows
6 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (36.31%) Responsive Web Design
2 153 (29.09%) TDD
3 133 (25.29%) OO
4 114 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (17.49%) Web Design
5 92 (17.49%) Web Development
6 85 (16.16%) MVC
7 81 (15.40%) BDD
8 74 (14.07%) E-Commerce
9 45 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (7.79%) Scrum
11 35 (6.65%) SEO
12 26 (4.94%) Test Automation
13 23 (4.37%) Configuration Management
14 18 (3.42%) Software Engineering
15 17 (3.23%) Pair Programming
15 17 (3.23%) Content Management
16 16 (3.04%) Workflow
16 16 (3.04%) Unit Testing
17 15 (2.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 461 (87.64%) JavaScript
2 109 (20.72%) PHP
2 109 (20.72%) Java
3 79 (15.02%) Ruby
4 65 (12.36%) SQL
5 31 (5.89%) C#
6 18 (3.42%) Scala
7 15 (2.85%) C
8 13 (2.47%) Python
9 9 (1.71%) Clojure
10 6 (1.14%) XQuery
10 6 (1.14%) XAML
11 5 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (0.95%) C++
12 4 (0.76%) XPath
12 4 (0.76%) PHP5
13 3 (0.57%) Erlang
13 3 (0.57%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (7.60%) Degree
2 6 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.27%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.14%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.76%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 43 (8.17%) Adobe
2 23 (4.37%) Twitter
3 19 (3.61%) Zend
4 15 (2.85%) hybris
5 14 (2.66%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.71%) ATG
6 9 (1.71%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.33%) Facebook
8 6 (1.14%) VMware
8 6 (1.14%) Google
9 5 (0.95%) Akamai
10 4 (0.76%) RedDot
10 4 (0.76%) SAP
10 4 (0.76%) New Relic
11 2 (0.38%) Open Text
11 2 (0.38%) Sun
11 2 (0.38%) Apple
11 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.38%) Sencha
12 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator
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