Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 105 120
Rank change year-on-year -22 +15 +13
Contract jobs citing Sass 45 73 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.09% 1.80% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.16% 7.68% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 63 32
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £578 £478 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
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 1,083 951 879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.17% 23.39% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 566 522
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 21
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £18.90 £8.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.75 £45.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Bracknell +11 21 £525 +50.00% 5
Reading -40 13 £381 +4.45% 7
Newbury +1 6 £376 +11.48%
Slough -14 1 £300 -35.14% 2
Wokingham - 1 - - 2
Sass
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 45 (100.00%) CSS
2 42 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 39 (86.67%) HTML
4 34 (75.56%) Git (software)
5 32 (71.11%) HTML5
5 32 (71.11%) CSS3
6 27 (60.00%) LESS
7 26 (57.78%) AngularJS
7 26 (57.78%) TDD
8 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (55.56%) BDD
9 21 (46.67%) User Experience
10 20 (44.44%) React
10 20 (44.44%) Front End Development
10 20 (44.44%) DevOps
10 20 (44.44%) Scrum
11 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (40.00%) Kanban
11 18 (40.00%) Pair Programming
11 18 (40.00%) Functional Testing
11 18 (40.00%) User Stories
11 18 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Development
12 17 (37.78%) REST
12 17 (37.78%) Mercurial
12 17 (37.78%) Web Services
13 16 (35.56%) Node.js
14 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
15 14 (31.11%) JIRA
15 14 (31.11%) OOP

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 12 (26.67%) Confluence
2 4 (8.89%) Liferay
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon Kinesis
1 11 (24.44%) AWS CloudFormation
1 11 (24.44%) AWS Lambda
1 11 (24.44%) Serverless
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) Redis
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (75.56%) Git (software)
2 17 (37.78%) Mercurial
3 14 (31.11%) Jenkins
3 14 (31.11%) JIRA
4 11 (24.44%) Jasmine
5 10 (22.22%) webpack
6 8 (17.78%) Mocha
7 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
8 6 (13.33%) Subversion
9 4 (8.89%) gulp
9 4 (8.89%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (8.89%) Selenium
9 4 (8.89%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (6.67%) Grunt
10 3 (6.67%) PhantomJS
10 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (37.78%) React Developer
4 10 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (8.89%) UI Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior React Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Angular Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Contracts Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Designer
9 2 (4.44%) User Experience Manager
9 2 (4.44%) UX Designer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) CSS
2 39 (86.67%) HTML
3 32 (71.11%) CSS3
3 32 (71.11%) HTML5
4 27 (60.00%) LESS
5 26 (57.78%) AngularJS
6 20 (44.44%) React
7 17 (37.78%) REST
7 17 (37.78%) Web Services
8 16 (35.56%) Node.js
9 7 (15.56%) Chai
9 7 (15.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (11.11%) GraphQL
10 5 (11.11%) jQuery
11 4 (8.89%) Swagger
12 3 (6.67%) .NET
12 3 (6.67%) Angular 2
12 3 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (4.44%) D3.js
13 2 (4.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.44%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) TDD
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) BDD
3 20 (44.44%) DevOps
3 20 (44.44%) Front End Development
3 20 (44.44%) Scrum
4 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Development
4 18 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 18 (40.00%) Kanban
4 18 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 18 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (40.00%) User Stories
5 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 14 (31.11%) OOP
7 13 (28.89%) Functional Programming
7 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
8 12 (26.67%) API Testing
8 12 (26.67%) OO
9 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.22%) TypeScript
3 5 (11.11%) ES6
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Sitecore