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 3 months to 30 April 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 62 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing Sass 9 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.12% 0.91% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 4.42% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Median daily rate £283 £344 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.81% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
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 Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 240 181 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 29.89% 20.54% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 131 149
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.43% -49.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Sass.

1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) HTML5
4 10 (58.82%) CSS3
5 9 (52.94%) LESS
5 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
5 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
7 7 (41.18%) Grunt
8 6 (35.29%) gulp
9 5 (29.41%) JSON
9 5 (29.41%) Web Design
10 4 (23.53%) Infographics
10 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (23.53%) React
10 4 (23.53%) PHP
10 4 (23.53%) MySQL
10 4 (23.53%) Ajax
11 3 (17.65%) jQuery
11 3 (17.65%) Web Development
11 3 (17.65%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (17.65%) JUnit
11 3 (17.65%) Java
11 3 (17.65%) SQL
11 3 (17.65%) Python
11 3 (17.65%) Linux
11 3 (17.65%) MVC

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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Drupal
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Grunt
3 6 (35.29%) gulp
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Capybara
5 2 (11.76%) git-flow
5 2 (11.76%) RSpec
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
6 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.88%) Mockito
6 1 (5.88%) Protractor
6 1 (5.88%) Redmine
6 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (35.29%) HTML Developer
3 6 (35.29%) UI Developer
4 5 (29.41%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI/UX Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) HTML5
3 10 (58.82%) CSS3
4 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
4 9 (52.94%) LESS
5 5 (29.41%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) React
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (17.65%) Node.js
7 3 (17.65%) REST
8 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
8 2 (11.76%) Dropwizard
8 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (5.88%) Laravel
9 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (5.88%) Twig
9 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
1 8 (47.06%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (29.41%) Web Design
3 4 (23.53%) Infographics
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) ECMAScript
5 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Panasonic
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