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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 221 283 386
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +103
Contract jobs citing Sass 603 450 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.79% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 2.87% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 318 158
Median daily rate £400 £373 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
15657 15670 14656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.93% 27.52% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10952 10538 9499
Median daily rate £415 £397 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 220 208
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +49 569 £400 +10.34% 270
London +63 384 £425 +13.33% 132
City of London +72 60 £410 +17.14% 31
South East -28 52 £375 - 34
Yorkshire +13 31 £425 +24.08% 9
South West 0 31 £334 -4.64% 17
Scotland +12 29 £375 -3.22% 3
West Yorkshire +12 26 £430 +25.54% 8
Leeds +13 23 £430 +30.30% 6
West Midlands -16 20 £300 +9.09% 19
Bristol -7 17 £325 +5.26% 2
East Midlands +15 16 £363 +16.46% 6
North West +2 16 £388 +24.49% 29
Edinburgh -2 16 £387 -1.65% 2
Glasgow +14 13 £375 -9.09%
East of England +7 13 £275 -19.11% 19
Manchester -5 13 £400 +12.28% 19
Leicestershire - 11 £375 - 2
Oxford -2 10 £375 -7.97% 4
Oxfordshire -4 10 £375 -3.53% 6
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £375 +11.11% 3
Leicester - 9 £463 - 1
Croydon - 8 £425 -
Berkshire -11 7 £365 -2.73% 5
Norfolk - 7 £275 -
Wiltshire +1 6 £335 -10.66% 5
Surrey -3 6 £418 +6.03% 3
North East -38 6 £350 - 5
Tyne and Wear - 6 £350 - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £350 - 5

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1186 (94.50%) JavaScript
2 1175 (93.63%) CSS
3 1158 (92.27%) HTML
4 816 (65.02%) HTML5
5 693 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
6 686 (54.66%) AngularJS
7 677 (53.94%) CSS3
8 644 (51.31%) Front End Development
9 527 (41.99%) jQuery
10 496 (39.52%) Node.js
11 461 (36.73%) LESS
12 458 (36.49%) Git (software)
13 357 (28.45%) Web Development
14 349 (27.81%) Grunt
15 347 (27.65%) TDD
16 326 (25.98%) React
17 278 (22.15%) Responsive Web Design
18 272 (21.67%) gulp
19 269 (21.43%) User Experience
20 255 (20.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 224 (17.85%) Scrum
22 208 (16.57%) Java
23 202 (16.10%) OO
24 192 (15.30%) MVC
25 176 (14.02%) Backbone.js
26 167 (13.31%) BDD
27 166 (13.23%) Jasmine
28 162 (12.91%) PHP
29 155 (12.35%) .NET
30 125 (9.96%) RESTful

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 98 (7.81%) CMS
2 37 (2.95%) WordPress
3 30 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.99%) Apache
5 20 (1.59%) Confluence
6 18 (1.43%) Drupal
7 16 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 12 (0.96%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (0.80%) nginx
9 10 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.72%) IIS
11 8 (0.64%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
12 7 (0.56%) GeoServer
13 6 (0.48%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.48%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 93 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 28 (2.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.64%) GIMP
5 5 (0.40%) InDesign
6 4 (0.32%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.32%) MS Excel
6 4 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.16%) InVision
7 2 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (2.23%) Magento
2 4 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.16%) KANA IQ
3 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.59%) GitHub
3 16 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.27%) SaaS
4 9 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.56%) Office 365
7 5 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.40%) Heroku
8 4 (0.32%) Bluemix
8 4 (0.32%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.32%) Route 53
9 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.16%) Google Play
10 2 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.080%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.080%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.98%) HTTP
2 19 (1.51%) Internet
3 6 (0.48%) HTTPS
3 6 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.40%) Network Security
5 4 (0.32%) LDAP
6 1 (0.080%) DHCP
6 1 (0.080%) DNS
6 1 (0.080%) SMS
6 1 (0.080%) SNA
6 1 (0.080%) SSH
6 1 (0.080%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (8.37%) MongoDB
2 84 (6.69%) NoSQL
3 63 (5.02%) MySQL
4 55 (4.38%) Relational Database
5 49 (3.90%) SQL Server
6 47 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (1.83%) Redis
8 17 (1.35%) Neo4j
9 9 (0.72%) DB2
9 9 (0.72%) GIS
10 8 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.64%) CouchDB
10 8 (0.64%) Datomic
10 8 (0.64%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.56%) QGIS
11 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.48%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.32%) Big Data
13 4 (0.32%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 458 (36.49%) Git (software)
2 349 (27.81%) Grunt
3 272 (21.67%) gulp
4 166 (13.23%) Jasmine
5 120 (9.56%) Subversion
6 97 (7.73%) Mocha
7 85 (6.77%) Karma Test Runner
8 75 (5.98%) Cucumber
9 74 (5.90%) Bower
9 74 (5.90%) Jenkins
10 50 (3.98%) webpack
11 43 (3.43%) Visual Studio
11 43 (3.43%) WebDriver
12 41 (3.27%) Selenium
13 38 (3.03%) JIRA
14 35 (2.79%) git-flow
15 33 (2.63%) Babel
16 30 (2.39%) JUnit
17 29 (2.31%) Protractor
18 22 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 118 (9.40%) Finance
2 42 (3.35%) Publishing
3 37 (2.95%) Games
4 34 (2.71%) Banking
5 31 (2.47%) Advertising
6 29 (2.31%) Retail
7 26 (2.07%) Marketing
8 21 (1.67%) Law
9 8 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.40%) Electronics
12 3 (0.24%) Automotive
13 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.080%) Back Office
14 1 (0.080%) Hungarian Language
14 1 (0.080%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.080%) Legal
14 1 (0.080%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.080%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1180 (94.02%) Developer
2 615 (49.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 379 (30.20%) JavaScript Developer
4 168 (13.39%) HTML Developer
5 157 (12.51%) Senior Developer
6 156 (12.43%) Web Developer
7 141 (11.24%) HTML CSS Developer
8 124 (9.88%) Angular Developer
9 120 (9.56%) UI Developer
10 94 (7.49%) Node.js Developer
11 81 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 70 (5.58%) Full Stack Developer
13 63 (5.02%) Agile Developer
14 55 (4.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 51 (4.06%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 47 (3.75%) PHP Developer
17 40 (3.19%) .NET Developer
18 39 (3.11%) Java Developer
19 33 (2.63%) Lead Developer
20 28 (2.23%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1175 (93.63%) CSS
2 1158 (92.27%) HTML
3 816 (65.02%) HTML5
4 686 (54.66%) AngularJS
5 677 (53.94%) CSS3
6 527 (41.99%) jQuery
7 496 (39.52%) Node.js
8 461 (36.73%) LESS
9 326 (25.98%) React
10 255 (20.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 176 (14.02%) Backbone.js
12 155 (12.35%) .NET
13 125 (9.96%) RESTful
14 123 (9.80%) JSON
15 105 (8.37%) Ajax
16 96 (7.65%) Web Services
17 90 (7.17%) REST
18 76 (6.06%) ASP.NET
18 76 (6.06%) Compass CSS Framework
19 69 (5.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 269 (21.43%) User Experience
2 65 (5.18%) Mobile App
3 31 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (2.31%) Fintech
5 26 (2.07%) Visualisation
6 24 (1.91%) W3C
7 21 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.20%) iPad
9 14 (1.12%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.04%) Online Games
11 12 (0.96%) Animation
12 10 (0.80%) Social Media
13 9 (0.72%) Equities
14 8 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
15 7 (0.56%) Graphic Design
15 7 (0.56%) New Media
16 6 (0.48%) Fixed Income
16 6 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (8.53%) Linux
2 45 (3.59%) Unix
3 39 (3.11%) Windows
4 29 (2.31%) Android
4 29 (2.31%) Mac OS X
5 20 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 13 (1.04%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.40%) VMS
10 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.32%) CentOS
11 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 644 (51.31%) Front End Development
3 357 (28.45%) Web Development
4 347 (27.65%) TDD
5 278 (22.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 224 (17.85%) Scrum
7 202 (16.10%) OO
8 192 (15.30%) MVC
9 167 (13.31%) BDD
10 110 (8.76%) E-Commerce
11 104 (8.29%) Web Design
12 102 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
13 98 (7.81%) Unit Testing
14 88 (7.01%) OOP
15 74 (5.90%) Pair Programming
16 67 (5.34%) Open Source
17 64 (5.10%) Kanban
18 59 (4.70%) Software Engineering
19 56 (4.46%) Mobile First
20 52 (4.14%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 1186 (94.50%) JavaScript
2 208 (16.57%) Java
3 162 (12.91%) PHP
4 121 (9.64%) C#
5 111 (8.84%) ES6
6 94 (7.49%) SQL
7 90 (7.17%) Python
8 81 (6.45%) Ruby
9 47 (3.75%) TypeScript
10 35 (2.79%) ECMAScript
11 33 (2.63%) Scala
12 31 (2.47%) CoffeeScript
13 18 (1.43%) Perl
14 15 (1.20%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.04%) Clojure
15 13 (1.04%) Go
16 11 (0.88%) C
17 8 (0.64%) Erlang
18 4 (0.32%) C++
18 4 (0.32%) Dart
Qualifications
1 40 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 34 (2.71%) Degree
3 18 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.080%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (0.88%) WAI
3 10 (0.80%) QA
4 7 (0.56%) WCAG
5 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (4.06%) Docker
2 7 (0.56%) GeoWebCache
3 2 (0.16%) Varnish
3 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.080%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (0.88%) Kubernetes
1 11 (0.88%) Puppet
2 10 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.24%) Ansible
3 3 (0.24%) Kibana
4 2 (0.16%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.16%) Rancher
5 1 (0.080%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 49 (3.90%) Adobe
2 25 (1.99%) Twitter
3 23 (1.83%) Microsoft
4 20 (1.59%) Sitecore
5 17 (1.35%) VMware
6 15 (1.20%) Google
7 14 (1.12%) EPiServer
7 14 (1.12%) Oracle
7 14 (1.12%) Zend
8 11 (0.88%) IBM
9 7 (0.56%) hybris
9 7 (0.56%) SAP
10 6 (0.48%) Facebook
11 4 (0.32%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.24%) Apple
12 3 (0.24%) RedDot
13 2 (0.16%) CA
13 2 (0.16%) FatWire
13 2 (0.16%) Omniture
13 2 (0.16%) Telerik
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Ebury
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Searchability
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £001 - £425 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Greythorn
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago