The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 37 45 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing Sass 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 0.81% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £388
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 - £35.00 -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 81 123 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.88% 30.15% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 78 59
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £505 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Cambridge

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Sass.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) gulp
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (50.00%) ECMAScript
3 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (50.00%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (50.00%) UX Design
3 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Dart
3 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) gulp
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
3 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (50.00%) PhantomJS
3 2 (50.00%) WebStorm
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Compass CSS Framework
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) UX Design
3 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Dart
3 2 (50.00%) ECMAScript
3 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) SAP