Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 90 84
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6 -4
Contract jobs citing Sass 27 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.26% 1.16% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 4.04% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 14
Bristol median daily rate £400 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £238
90th Percentile £500 £438 £392
South West median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 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 692 544 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.22% 28.72% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 357 302
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £270
90th Percentile £575 £525 £562
South West median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 4
Bristol median hourly rate £58.63 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.42% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £34.25 £22.90 £33.63
90th Percentile £67.88 £56.13 £41.90
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.71%

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 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Sass.

1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 24 (88.89%) CSS
3 23 (85.19%) HTML
4 17 (62.96%) HTML5
5 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (48.15%) Front End Development
7 12 (44.44%) React
8 9 (33.33%) Node.js
9 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
9 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
9 8 (29.63%) TDD
9 8 (29.63%) Web Development
9 8 (29.63%) jQuery
10 7 (25.93%) PHP
11 6 (22.22%) MySQL
11 6 (22.22%) Kanban
11 6 (22.22%) REST
12 5 (18.52%) BDD
12 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
12 5 (18.52%) Finance
12 5 (18.52%) CMS
13 4 (14.81%) Drupal
13 4 (14.81%) Symfony
13 4 (14.81%) CSS3
13 4 (14.81%) LESS
13 4 (14.81%) User Experience
13 4 (14.81%) SDLC
13 4 (14.81%) ES6
14 3 (11.11%) Mobile First
14 3 (11.11%) webpack

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 (18.52%) CMS
2 4 (14.81%) Drupal
3 2 (7.41%) Joomla!
3 2 (7.41%) WordPress
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
4 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) npm
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) MariaDB
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Redis
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 3 (11.11%) webpack
3 2 (7.41%) Babel
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Grunt
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.70%) PostCSS
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (22.22%) UI Developer
4 5 (18.52%) PHP Developer
4 5 (18.52%) React Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
7 2 (7.41%) CMS Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior UI Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Project Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) CSS
2 23 (85.19%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) HTML5
4 12 (44.44%) React
5 9 (33.33%) Node.js
6 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
6 8 (29.63%) jQuery
7 6 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (14.81%) CSS3
8 4 (14.81%) LESS
8 4 (14.81%) Symfony
9 3 (11.11%) Ajax
9 3 (11.11%) Redux
9 3 (11.11%) RESTful
9 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) XML
10 2 (7.41%) Enzyme
10 2 (7.41%) Jest
10 2 (7.41%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.41%) Robotics
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Front End Development
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Web Development
4 6 (22.22%) Kanban
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Mobile First
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.41%) API Development
8 2 (7.41%) API Integration
8 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) OO PHP
8 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.41%) Scrum
8 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
3 4 (14.81%) ES6
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) PHP 7
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) ES7
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) PHP 5
6 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) WooCommerce
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore