Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 119 148
Rank change year-on-year +16 +29 -21
Contract jobs citing Sass 66 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.70% 1.10% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.53% 5.13% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 17
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £228
90th Percentile £475 £463 £490
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -

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 1,011 858 1,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.04% 21.49% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 514 625
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £567 £548 £550
South East median daily rate £433 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.85% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% -62.69%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.50 £44.35 £41.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +5 25 £388 +3.33% 5
Bracknell +13 16 £456 +30.36% 1
Slough -2 7 £400 -11.11% 3
Maidenhead - 7 £325 - 5
Newbury -6 6 £363 +7.41% 1
Sass
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 61 (92.42%) JavaScript
2 57 (86.36%) CSS
3 51 (77.27%) HTML
4 46 (69.70%) HTML5
5 45 (68.18%) CSS3
6 37 (56.06%) Front End Development
7 36 (54.55%) LESS
8 35 (53.03%) jQuery
9 31 (46.97%) Git (software)
9 31 (46.97%) AngularJS
10 25 (37.88%) User Experience
11 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (33.33%) TDD
12 22 (33.33%) React
13 19 (28.79%) REST
14 18 (27.27%) Node.js
14 18 (27.27%) Web Services
15 17 (25.76%) OO
16 15 (22.73%) Scrum
16 15 (22.73%) Cross-Browser Development
17 14 (21.21%) PHP
17 14 (21.21%) QA
17 14 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
17 14 (21.21%) DevOps
18 13 (19.70%) BDD
18 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (19.70%) E-Commerce
19 12 (18.18%) Kanban
19 12 (18.18%) Pair Programming
19 12 (18.18%) Mercurial

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 10 (15.15%) Confluence
2 8 (12.12%) WordPress
3 7 (10.61%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.06%) Liferay
5 3 (4.55%) CMS
5 3 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.52%) GIMP
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon Kinesis
1 9 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
1 9 (13.64%) AWS Lambda
1 9 (13.64%) Serverless
2 2 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Zapier
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (46.97%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 10 (15.15%) JIRA
4 7 (10.61%) webpack
5 6 (9.09%) gulp
6 5 (7.58%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.55%) Grunt
7 3 (4.55%) Mocha
7 3 (4.55%) Subversion
8 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.03%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.52%) Visual Composer
9 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (92.42%) Developer
2 25 (37.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (22.73%) React Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Angular Developer
4 9 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Magento Developer
6 7 (10.61%) UI Developer
6 7 (10.61%) WordPress Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior React Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Designer
9 4 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (4.55%) UI Designer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (86.36%) CSS
2 51 (77.27%) HTML
3 46 (69.70%) HTML5
4 45 (68.18%) CSS3
5 36 (54.55%) LESS
6 35 (53.03%) jQuery
7 31 (46.97%) AngularJS
8 22 (33.33%) React
9 19 (28.79%) REST
10 18 (27.27%) Node.js
10 18 (27.27%) Web Services
11 10 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (12.12%) Durandal
12 8 (12.12%) RESTful
13 7 (10.61%) Backbone.js
13 7 (10.61%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (10.61%) SOAP
14 6 (9.09%) .NET
14 6 (9.09%) Highcharts JS
14 6 (9.09%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.88%) User Experience
2 6 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.58%) NHS
4 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Front End Development
2 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) TDD
4 17 (25.76%) OO
5 15 (22.73%) Cross-Browser Development
5 15 (22.73%) Scrum
6 14 (21.21%) DevOps
6 14 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (19.70%) BDD
7 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (19.70%) E-Commerce
8 12 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 12 (18.18%) Kanban
8 12 (18.18%) Pair Programming
8 12 (18.18%) User Stories
9 11 (16.67%) OOP
9 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 10 (15.15%) Release Management
10 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
10 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (92.42%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.21%) PHP
3 6 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (6.06%) ES6
4 4 (6.06%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Adobe
2 3 (4.55%) Capita
2 3 (4.55%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.55%) Twitter