Period
to 18 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 114 166
Rank change year-on-year +14 +52 -19
Contract jobs citing Sass 69 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.74% 0.83% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.87% 4.23% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 21
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £450 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +27.66% -2.76%
10th Percentile £313 £317 £228
90th Percentile £450 £450 £406
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 1,005 732 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.30% 19.50% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 434 607
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £294 £275
90th Percentile £538 £543 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +20.00% -62.12%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.80 £34.50
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 July 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 July 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 +11 29 £375 +1.35% 7
Bracknell +13 11 £538 +53.57% 1
Newbury -10 8 £363 +7.41% 1
Maidenhead - 8 £325 - 1
Slough -1 7 £400 -5.88% 4
Sass
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 64 (92.75%) JavaScript
2 61 (88.41%) CSS
3 55 (79.71%) HTML
4 52 (75.36%) CSS3
5 49 (71.01%) HTML5
6 41 (59.42%) Front End Development
7 38 (55.07%) jQuery
8 35 (50.72%) LESS
9 28 (40.58%) AngularJS
10 27 (39.13%) Git (software)
11 23 (33.33%) TDD
12 22 (31.88%) Node.js
13 19 (27.54%) User Experience
13 19 (27.54%) React
13 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (24.64%) REST
15 16 (23.19%) Web Services
16 15 (21.74%) OO
17 13 (18.84%) PHP
17 13 (18.84%) Cross-Browser Development
18 12 (17.39%) QA
18 12 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
18 12 (17.39%) DevOps
19 11 (15.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 11 (15.94%) BDD
19 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (15.94%) Scrum
19 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
20 10 (14.49%) Kanban
20 10 (14.49%) Pair Programming

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 8 (11.59%) Confluence
2 7 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (10.14%) WordPress
3 5 (7.25%) CMS
3 5 (7.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (5.80%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.45%) GIMP
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon Kinesis
1 7 (10.14%) AWS CloudFormation
1 7 (10.14%) AWS Lambda
1 7 (10.14%) Serverless
2 1 (1.45%) Zapier
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.49%) Mercurial
3 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.59%) JIRA
3 8 (11.59%) webpack
4 7 (10.14%) gulp
5 3 (4.35%) Grunt
5 3 (4.35%) Subversion
6 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.90%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Composer
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
1 8 (11.59%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (94.20%) Developer
2 26 (37.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (28.99%) React Developer
4 12 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Senior React Developer
5 8 (11.59%) UI Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Angular Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Magento Developer
7 6 (8.70%) WordPress Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Designer
9 4 (5.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (4.35%) UI Designer
11 2 (2.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (88.41%) CSS
2 55 (79.71%) HTML
3 52 (75.36%) CSS3
4 49 (71.01%) HTML5
5 38 (55.07%) jQuery
6 35 (50.72%) LESS
7 28 (40.58%) AngularJS
8 22 (31.88%) Node.js
9 19 (27.54%) React
10 17 (24.64%) REST
11 16 (23.19%) Web Services
12 11 (15.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (11.59%) .NET
13 8 (11.59%) Durandal
13 8 (11.59%) RESTful
14 7 (10.14%) Backbone.js
14 7 (10.14%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (10.14%) SOAP
15 6 (8.70%) Angular 2
16 5 (7.25%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) User Experience
2 7 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Front End Development
2 23 (33.33%) TDD
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.74%) OO
5 13 (18.84%) Cross-Browser Development
6 12 (17.39%) DevOps
6 12 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (15.94%) BDD
7 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
7 11 (15.94%) Scrum
8 10 (14.49%) Functional Testing
8 10 (14.49%) Kanban
8 10 (14.49%) Pair Programming
8 10 (14.49%) User Stories
9 9 (13.04%) OOP
10 8 (11.59%) Release Management
10 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.59%) Test Scripting
10 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (92.75%) JavaScript
2 13 (18.84%) PHP
3 6 (8.70%) Java
4 4 (5.80%) ES6
5 1 (1.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Adobe
2 5 (7.25%) Capita
2 5 (7.25%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.80%) Twitter