Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 125 124
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1 +29
Contract jobs citing Sass 61 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.49% 1.04% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.70% 5.03% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 31 58
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £250
90th Percentile £469 £450 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50

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 911 875 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.27% 20.71% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 520 614
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £543 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £21.06 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.98% -43.48% +96.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +30 28 £365 +2.10% 9
Slough +10 8 £456 +14.06% 1
Newbury - 8 £338 - 2
Bracknell -3 3 £350 -26.32%
Sass
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Sass.

1 60 (98.36%) JavaScript
2 58 (95.08%) HTML
3 57 (93.44%) CSS
4 47 (77.05%) HTML5
5 38 (62.30%) Front End Development
6 37 (60.66%) AngularJS
7 29 (47.54%) Git (software)
8 28 (45.90%) jQuery
8 28 (45.90%) gulp
9 27 (44.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (37.70%) TDD
11 22 (36.07%) Test Automation
11 22 (36.07%) webpack
12 21 (34.43%) npm
12 21 (34.43%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (34.43%) BDD
12 21 (34.43%) Node.js
12 21 (34.43%) CSS3
12 21 (34.43%) CRM
13 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (31.15%) ES6
15 18 (29.51%) Protractor
15 18 (29.51%) Karma Test Runner
15 18 (29.51%) React
15 18 (29.51%) Jasmine
15 18 (29.51%) Twitter
15 18 (29.51%) Open Source
15 18 (29.51%) Degree
16 17 (27.87%) Computer Science
16 17 (27.87%) Scrum

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 5 (8.20%) WordPress
2 3 (4.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (8.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (8.20%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) npm
2 6 (9.84%) SaaS
3 4 (6.56%) GitHub
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.92%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) SMTP
2 1 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) MySQL
2 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Git (software)
2 28 (45.90%) gulp
3 22 (36.07%) webpack
4 18 (29.51%) Jasmine
4 18 (29.51%) Karma Test Runner
4 18 (29.51%) Protractor
5 9 (14.75%) Grunt
6 7 (11.48%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (11.48%) Subversion
7 4 (6.56%) Axure RP
7 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.92%) PHPUnit
9 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 13 (21.31%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (98.36%) Developer
2 38 (62.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (36.07%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (16.39%) HTML Developer
5 8 (13.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Angular Developer
7 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.92%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 3 (4.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Symfony Developer
8 3 (4.92%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Web UI Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Digital Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Hadoop Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (95.08%) HTML
2 57 (93.44%) CSS
3 47 (77.05%) HTML5
4 37 (60.66%) AngularJS
5 28 (45.90%) jQuery
6 27 (44.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (34.43%) CSS3
7 21 (34.43%) Node.js
8 18 (29.51%) React
9 12 (19.67%) LESS
10 5 (8.20%) Angular 2
10 5 (8.20%) JSON
10 5 (8.20%) SVG
10 5 (8.20%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 4 (6.56%) .NET
11 4 (6.56%) RESTful
11 4 (6.56%) Silverlight
11 4 (6.56%) XML
12 3 (4.92%) Dojo
12 3 (4.92%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Animation
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Front End Development
2 23 (37.70%) TDD
3 22 (36.07%) Test Automation
4 21 (34.43%) BDD
4 21 (34.43%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (34.43%) CRM
5 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (29.51%) Open Source
7 17 (27.87%) Scrum
8 7 (11.48%) Web Development
9 5 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (8.20%) Visualisation
10 3 (4.92%) Content Development
10 3 (4.92%) DevOps
10 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.28%) API Development
11 2 (3.28%) Performance Testing
11 2 (3.28%) SEO
11 2 (3.28%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 60 (98.36%) JavaScript
2 19 (31.15%) ES6
3 17 (27.87%) ECMAScript
4 8 (13.11%) PHP
5 5 (8.20%) C#
6 4 (6.56%) Ruby
6 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.92%) Java
7 3 (4.92%) PHP 5
7 3 (4.92%) PHP 7
8 2 (3.28%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.64%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 17 (27.87%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Twitter
2 13 (21.31%) Adobe
3 3 (4.92%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft