Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 17 January 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 74 81
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +11
Contract jobs citing Sass 23 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.21% 1.41% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 4.94% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 11
Bristol median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £325
90th Percentile £438 £390 £375
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Bristol median hourly rate - - £35.00
South West median hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -

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 Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 551 445 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.09% 28.47% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 317 336
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% -3.95%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £266
90th Percentile £518 £556 £518
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% - -21.05%
10th Percentile £22.90 £33.63 £31.00
90th Percentile £56.13 £41.90 £72.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +5.59%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Bristol

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sass in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Bristol

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Sass.

1 18 (78.26%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 17 (73.91%) CSS
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
4 11 (47.83%) HTML5
4 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
5 10 (43.48%) CSS3
6 9 (39.13%) MVC
6 9 (39.13%) React
7 8 (34.78%) Front End Development
7 8 (34.78%) C#
7 8 (34.78%) .NET
8 7 (30.43%) PHP
8 7 (30.43%) Web Development
8 7 (30.43%) LESS
9 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
9 6 (26.09%) jQuery
9 6 (26.09%) Entity Framework
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (26.09%) TDD
10 5 (21.74%) CMS
11 4 (17.39%) Scrum
11 4 (17.39%) Web Design
11 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 4 (17.39%) Linux
11 4 (17.39%) RESTful
11 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (17.39%) Laravel
11 4 (17.39%) Kanban

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (21.74%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
3 2 (8.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Firebase
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Grunt
2 4 (17.39%) PostCSS
2 4 (17.39%) webpack
3 1 (4.35%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.35%) Protractor
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) CSS Developer
4 3 (13.04%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (47.83%) HTML5
4 10 (43.48%) CSS3
5 9 (39.13%) React
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
7 7 (30.43%) LESS
8 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 6 (26.09%) Entity Framework
8 6 (26.09%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Laravel
9 4 (17.39%) RESTful
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (13.04%) Dapper ORM
10 3 (13.04%) NHibernate
10 3 (13.04%) Node.js
10 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) Front End Development
4 7 (30.43%) Web Development
5 6 (26.09%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Kanban
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Web Design
7 3 (13.04%) BDD
7 3 (13.04%) Loose Coupling
7 3 (13.04%) SOLID
8 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Wireframes
9 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) ES6
5 2 (8.70%) ES7
5 2 (8.70%) PHP 5
6 1 (4.35%) Go
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.35%) Zend