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

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 56 63
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Sass 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 1.99% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -0.71% -  
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 154 201 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.52% 31.70% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 121 111
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £33.60 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.89% +0.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Cambridgeshire

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 3 £375 - 1
Sass
East of England

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

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (83.33%) gulp
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) WordPress
4 3 (50.00%) Grunt
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) ECMAScript
5 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
5 2 (33.33%) Adobe
5 2 (33.33%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (33.33%) UX Design
5 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
5 2 (33.33%) TDD

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) gulp
2 3 (50.00%) Grunt
3 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (33.33%) PhantomJS
3 2 (33.33%) WebStorm
4 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) LESS
4 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
4 2 (33.33%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Compass CSS Framework
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) UX Design
3 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 1 (16.67%) Content Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Infographics
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Dart
3 2 (33.33%) ECMAScript
3 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) SAP