Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 20 November 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 51 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32 -20
Contract jobs citing Sass 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.98% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.39% 1.53% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Cardiff median daily rate £463 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +21.43% +11.11%
10th Percentile £381 £413 £325
90th Percentile £534 £438 £375
South Wales median daily rate £463 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +2.78% +28.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £52.03

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 177 131 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.97% 24.04% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 249
Cardiff median daily rate £371 £381 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +16.41% -6.43%
10th Percentile £191 £263 £220
90th Percentile £475 £525 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +43.33% -89.66%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £20.25
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Cardiff

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Cardiff

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Sass.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Confluence
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Drupal
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Twig
4 2 (33.33%) Redux
4 2 (33.33%) npm
4 2 (33.33%) ES6
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) Drush
4 2 (33.33%) React
5 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
5 1 (16.67%) gulp
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Grunt
3 1 (16.67%) gulp
3 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Drush
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) React
3 2 (33.33%) Redux
3 2 (33.33%) Twig
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Laravel
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) ES6
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Perforce