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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sass 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.91% - 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
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 Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 84 87 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.61% 31.29% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 87
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) Ajax
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
4 7 (63.64%) Web Development
4 7 (63.64%) CSS3
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Front End Development
5 6 (54.55%) LAMP
5 6 (54.55%) Web Design
5 6 (54.55%) OOP
5 6 (54.55%) Apache
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) PHP
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (54.55%) Zend
5 6 (54.55%) Zend Framework
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) SOLID
7 2 (18.18%) Twig
7 2 (18.18%) gulp
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile First
7 2 (18.18%) User Experience
7 2 (18.18%) Drush
7 2 (18.18%) BDD

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 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) Drupal
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) gulp
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Babel
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Grunt
3 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 1 (9.09%) Mocha
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) webpack
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Zend Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Developer
3 5 (45.45%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) Ajax
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
4 7 (63.64%) CSS3
5 6 (54.55%) LAMP
5 6 (54.55%) Zend Framework
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) Drush
7 2 (18.18%) Node.js
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) Twig
8 1 (9.09%) .NET
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 1 (9.09%) Django
8 1 (9.09%) Express
8 1 (9.09%) Handlebars
8 1 (9.09%) React
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Front End Development
1 7 (63.64%) Web Development
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (54.55%) Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) SOLID
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile First
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Zend