Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Sass skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sass over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 108 134
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 -14
Contract jobs citing Sass 55 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.35% 1.39% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.94% 6.15% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 62 29
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £271
90th Percentile £575 £474 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

Sass is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,113 911 938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.33% 22.60% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 553 567
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £311 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £549 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +90.70% -53.23%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.13 £45.40 £42.90
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Berkshire

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sass in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Berkshire

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Berkshire

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 22 £375 +2.74% 6
Bracknell +10 18 £538 +53.57% 5
Newbury -1 10 £363 +7.41% 1
Slough -13 2 £405 -11.23% 3
Sass
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Sass.

1 52 (94.55%) JavaScript
2 46 (83.64%) CSS
3 41 (74.55%) HTML
4 37 (67.27%) Git (software)
5 36 (65.45%) CSS3
6 35 (63.64%) HTML5
7 31 (56.36%) LESS
8 28 (50.91%) AngularJS
9 26 (47.27%) TDD
10 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (40.00%) User Experience
11 21 (38.18%) BDD
12 20 (36.36%) React
12 20 (36.36%) jQuery
13 18 (32.73%) REST
13 18 (32.73%) DevOps
13 18 (32.73%) Front End Development
14 17 (30.91%) Scrum
14 17 (30.91%) Web Services
15 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (27.27%) Cross-Browser Development
16 14 (25.45%) Mercurial
16 14 (25.45%) Functional Testing
16 14 (25.45%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (25.45%) User Stories
16 14 (25.45%) Kanban
16 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
16 14 (25.45%) Pair Programming
17 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
17 13 (23.64%) Node.js

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (20.00%) Confluence
2 8 (14.55%) Liferay
2 8 (14.55%) WordPress
3 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) GIMP
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon Kinesis
1 8 (14.55%) AWS CloudFormation
1 8 (14.55%) AWS Lambda
1 8 (14.55%) Serverless
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) Zapier
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) Redis
5 1 (1.82%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (67.27%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.45%) Mercurial
3 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
4 11 (20.00%) JIRA
5 10 (18.18%) webpack
6 9 (16.36%) Jasmine
7 7 (12.73%) Mocha
8 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
8 6 (10.91%) Subversion
9 4 (7.27%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (7.27%) Selenium
9 4 (7.27%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.64%) Grunt
11 2 (3.64%) gulp
11 2 (3.64%) PhantomJS
12 1 (1.82%) Visual Composer
General
1 8 (14.55%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (92.73%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (23.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (20.00%) React Developer
5 8 (14.55%) UI Developer
6 7 (12.73%) WordPress Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Angular Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 2 (3.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Senior React Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
12 1 (1.82%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (83.64%) CSS
2 41 (74.55%) HTML
3 36 (65.45%) CSS3
4 35 (63.64%) HTML5
5 31 (56.36%) LESS
6 28 (50.91%) AngularJS
7 20 (36.36%) jQuery
7 20 (36.36%) React
8 18 (32.73%) REST
9 17 (30.91%) Web Services
10 13 (23.64%) Node.js
11 7 (12.73%) Durandal
11 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
12 6 (10.91%) Chai
12 6 (10.91%) Highcharts JS
12 6 (10.91%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (10.91%) Redux
12 6 (10.91%) RESTful
12 6 (10.91%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) User Experience
2 6 (10.91%) NHS
3 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) TDD
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.18%) BDD
4 18 (32.73%) DevOps
4 18 (32.73%) Front End Development
5 17 (30.91%) Scrum
6 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (27.27%) Cross-Browser Development
7 14 (25.45%) Functional Testing
7 14 (25.45%) Kanban
7 14 (25.45%) Pair Programming
7 14 (25.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
7 14 (25.45%) User Stories
8 12 (21.82%) OO
9 11 (20.00%) API Testing
9 11 (20.00%) Functional Programming
9 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 10 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.55%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) PHP
3 6 (10.91%) TypeScript
4 4 (7.27%) ES6
4 4 (7.27%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.82%) Twitter