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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 363 478 554
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +76
Contract jobs citing Sass 229 91 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.18% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 0.64% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 54 17
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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 £263 £279 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +87.50%
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
14863 14244 14823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 27.94% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9051 9048
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 297 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.20 £18.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £44.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 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 23 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 +105 218 £365 -2.66% 116
London +76 131 £408 +8.66% 69
City of London +47 25 £463 +25.42% 17
South East -2 22 £315 -18.70% 14
South West - 15 £350 - 9
Berkshire -3 12 £335 -13.54% 4
North West +4 11 £375 +17.18% 13
Bristol - 11 £350 - 6
East of England -11 10 £325 +13.04% 4
Yorkshire - 10 £250 - 4
East Midlands +10 9 £306 - 2
Reading +8 9 £335 -13.54% 3
West Yorkshire - 8 £255 - 1
Luton - 8 £275 -
Leeds - 8 £255 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £275 -
West Midlands - 8 £260 - 1
Manchester - 7 £375 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 7 £300 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £306 -
Edinburgh - 5 £265 - 2
Scotland - 5 £265 - 4
Cheshire +9 4 £186 -41.79% 7
Chester - 4 £186 - 2
High Wycombe - 4 £300 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £350 -
Staffordshire - 3 £293 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £350 -
Swindon - 3 £350 -
Cardiff - 2 - - 1

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 474 (90.80%) CSS
2 468 (89.66%) HTML
3 462 (88.51%) JavaScript
4 364 (69.73%) HTML5
5 303 (58.05%) CSS3
6 274 (52.49%) jQuery
7 187 (35.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 177 (33.91%) LESS
9 163 (31.23%) Git (software)
10 153 (29.31%) TDD
11 128 (24.52%) AngularJS
12 122 (23.37%) OO
13 111 (21.26%) Java
14 110 (21.07%) PHP
14 110 (21.07%) Node.js
15 109 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
16 103 (19.73%) Backbone.js
17 96 (18.39%) Subversion
18 93 (17.82%) Web Development
19 91 (17.43%) Web Design
20 86 (16.48%) MVC
21 80 (15.33%) Grunt
22 78 (14.94%) BDD
22 78 (14.94%) Ruby
23 73 (13.98%) E-Commerce
24 71 (13.60%) .NET
25 65 (12.45%) Mustache
26 64 (12.26%) SQL
27 63 (12.07%) Ajax
28 62 (11.88%) JSON

Sass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 110 (21.07%) Node.js
2 37 (7.09%) CMS
3 31 (5.94%) WordPress
4 21 (4.02%) Drupal
5 12 (2.30%) Apache Solr
6 11 (2.11%) Apache
7 9 (1.72%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.96%) Confluence
9 5 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.77%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.77%) IIS
10 4 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.38%) nginx
11 2 (0.38%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.38%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
Applications
1 38 (7.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 36 (6.90%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.96%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.38%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (4.98%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Tridion
3 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.34%) GitHub
3 3 (0.57%) SaaS
3 3 (0.57%) Heroku
3 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.38%) Trello
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.60%) HTTP
2 7 (1.34%) Internet
3 3 (0.57%) SSH
4 2 (0.38%) SSL
4 2 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.85%) MySQL
2 36 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 35 (6.70%) SQL Server
4 27 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.15%) Redis
7 6 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.57%) Big Data
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.19%) MS Access
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 163 (31.23%) Git (software)
2 96 (18.39%) Subversion
3 80 (15.33%) Grunt
4 49 (9.39%) Cucumber
5 48 (9.20%) Jasmine
6 29 (5.56%) Selenium
7 23 (4.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (4.41%) WATIR
8 20 (3.83%) Sahi
8 20 (3.83%) Jenkins
9 19 (3.64%) PhoneGap
10 18 (3.45%) Mocha
11 16 (3.07%) Visual Studio
12 15 (2.87%) JIRA
12 15 (2.87%) Yeoman
12 15 (2.87%) QUnit
13 14 (2.68%) Bower
14 12 (2.30%) Capybara
15 9 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (1.72%) RSpec
General
1 36 (6.90%) Finance
2 15 (2.87%) Retail
3 12 (2.30%) Banking
4 8 (1.53%) Games
5 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.15%) Marketing
6 5 (0.96%) Advertising
7 4 (0.77%) Front Office
8 3 (0.57%) Automotive
8 3 (0.57%) Publishing
8 3 (0.57%) Local Government
9 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 467 (89.46%) Developer
2 254 (48.66%) Front-End Developer
3 98 (18.77%) Web Developer
4 70 (13.41%) UI Developer
5 64 (12.26%) UI Programmer
6 59 (11.30%) JavaScript Developer
7 42 (8.05%) Front-End Web Developer
8 37 (7.09%) Senior Developer
9 24 (4.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 22 (4.21%) Designer
11 16 (3.07%) PHP Developer
12 13 (2.49%) Analyst
12 13 (2.49%) Test Analyst
12 13 (2.49%) Drupal Developer
12 13 (2.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 11 (2.11%) Ruby Developer
14 10 (1.92%) Mobile Developer
14 10 (1.92%) Programmer
15 9 (1.72%) CSS Developer
15 9 (1.72%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (90.80%) CSS
2 468 (89.66%) HTML
3 364 (69.73%) HTML5
4 303 (58.05%) CSS3
5 274 (52.49%) jQuery
6 177 (33.91%) LESS
7 128 (24.52%) AngularJS
8 103 (19.73%) Backbone.js
9 71 (13.60%) .NET
10 65 (12.45%) Mustache
11 63 (12.07%) Ajax
12 62 (11.88%) JSON
12 62 (11.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 57 (10.92%) XML
14 56 (10.73%) Web Services
15 37 (7.09%) Ruby on Rails
15 37 (7.09%) JSP
16 35 (6.70%) KnockoutJS
17 25 (4.79%) XHTML
17 25 (4.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.92%) Open Source
2 22 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.07%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.11%) Social Media
5 9 (1.72%) W3C
6 8 (1.53%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.15%) iPhone
8 5 (0.96%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.77%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.77%) iPad
10 3 (0.57%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.57%) GIS
10 3 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.57%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.38%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.38%) NHS
11 2 (0.38%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.05%) Linux
2 31 (5.94%) UNIX
3 27 (5.17%) Mac OS X
4 25 (4.79%) Android
5 24 (4.60%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.34%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (1.34%) Windows Phone
6 7 (1.34%) Windows
7 4 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (35.82%) Responsive Web Design
2 153 (29.31%) TDD
3 122 (23.37%) OO
4 109 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (17.82%) Web Development
6 91 (17.43%) Web Design
7 86 (16.48%) MVC
8 78 (14.94%) BDD
9 73 (13.98%) E-Commerce
10 49 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (7.47%) Scrum
12 36 (6.90%) SEO
13 26 (4.98%) Test Automation
14 24 (4.60%) Configuration Management
15 18 (3.45%) Pair Programming
15 18 (3.45%) Software Engineering
16 17 (3.26%) Unit Testing
17 16 (3.07%) Content Management
18 15 (2.87%) Automated Testing
19 14 (2.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 462 (88.51%) JavaScript
2 111 (21.26%) Java
3 110 (21.07%) PHP
4 78 (14.94%) Ruby
5 64 (12.26%) SQL
6 33 (6.32%) C#
7 18 (3.45%) Scala
8 14 (2.68%) C
9 13 (2.49%) Python
10 9 (1.72%) Clojure
11 6 (1.15%) XQuery
11 6 (1.15%) XAML
12 5 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (0.96%) XPath
12 5 (0.96%) C++
13 4 (0.77%) PHP5
14 3 (0.57%) Erlang
14 3 (0.57%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (8.24%) Degree
2 6 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.13%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.15%) Capistrano
2 4 (0.77%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (7.09%) Adobe
2 23 (4.41%) Twitter
3 19 (3.64%) Zend
4 15 (2.87%) hybris
5 14 (2.68%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.72%) ATG
7 7 (1.34%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.34%) Facebook
8 6 (1.15%) VMware
8 6 (1.15%) Google
9 5 (0.96%) Akamai
10 4 (0.77%) New Relic
10 4 (0.77%) RedDot
11 3 (0.57%) SAP
12 2 (0.38%) Sun
12 2 (0.38%) Apple
12 2 (0.38%) Open Text
12 2 (0.38%) Sencha
13 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator
13 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
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