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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 112 94
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18  
Contract jobs citing Sass 19 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.05% 0.30% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.99% 1.41% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 8
Median daily rate £375 £315 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -6.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

Sass is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 381 496 476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 21.04% 21.33% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 299 304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Sass as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Reading +17 6 £339 -9.66%
Bracknell +8 2 £340 -
Slough +4 1 £400 - 1
Sass
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (84.00%) HTML
3 20 (80.00%) CSS
4 17 (68.00%) Git (software)
5 15 (60.00%) jQuery
6 14 (56.00%) PHP
7 13 (52.00%) MySQL
8 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
10 8 (32.00%) HTML5
10 8 (32.00%) OO
11 7 (28.00%) Linux
11 7 (28.00%) Symfony
11 7 (28.00%) Web Development
11 7 (28.00%) Node.js
11 7 (28.00%) CSS3
11 7 (28.00%) LESS
11 7 (28.00%) Grunt
12 6 (24.00%) PHPUnit
12 6 (24.00%) Doctrine
12 6 (24.00%) Front End Development
12 6 (24.00%) PHP 7
12 6 (24.00%) JSON
12 6 (24.00%) Subversion
12 6 (24.00%) PHP 5
12 6 (24.00%) RESTful
13 5 (20.00%) WordPress
13 5 (20.00%) Apache
13 5 (20.00%) Angular 2
14 4 (16.00%) gulp

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 (20.00%) Apache
1 5 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) GitHub
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MySQL
2 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) Grunt
3 6 (24.00%) PHPUnit
3 6 (24.00%) Subversion
4 4 (16.00%) gulp
5 2 (8.00%) Bower
5 2 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (8.00%) Yeoman
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Mocha
6 1 (4.00%) Mockito
6 1 (4.00%) webpack
6 1 (4.00%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (24.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Symfony Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (12.00%) Angular Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (12.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Magento Developer
6 2 (8.00%) MongoDB Developer
6 2 (8.00%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 2 (8.00%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Designer
7 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 20 (80.00%) CSS
3 15 (60.00%) jQuery
4 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (32.00%) HTML5
6 7 (28.00%) CSS3
6 7 (28.00%) LESS
6 7 (28.00%) Node.js
6 7 (28.00%) Symfony
7 6 (24.00%) Doctrine
7 6 (24.00%) JSON
7 6 (24.00%) RESTful
8 5 (20.00%) Angular 2
9 4 (16.00%) LAMP
9 4 (16.00%) XHTML
10 3 (12.00%) Laravel
11 2 (8.00%) MEAN Stack
11 2 (8.00%) REST
11 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) Web Development
3 6 (24.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Content Development
6 2 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) Graceful Degradation
6 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) SMACSS
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Open Source
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) PHP
3 6 (24.00%) PHP 5
3 6 (24.00%) PHP 7
4 4 (16.00%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (16.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) ES6
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe