Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 31 May 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 143 163
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20 -23
Contract jobs citing Sass 19 96 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 1.48% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 3.89% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 81 76
Median daily rate £550 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -13.92%
10th Percentile £393 £375 £319
90th Percentile £628 £588 £538
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,030 2,469 2,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.69% 38.13% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 1,984 2,189
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £381 £413 £365
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +115.39% -12.51%
10th Percentile £24.50 £31.48 £21.08
90th Percentile £57.50 £69.25 £58.23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -11.50%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Sass as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the City of London

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sass in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Sass in the City of London

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sass in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sass in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sass.

1 18 (94.74%) CSS
2 17 (89.47%) HTML
3 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
4 12 (63.16%) Front End Development
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) ES6
7 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
7 7 (36.84%) TypeScript
7 7 (36.84%) Node.js
8 6 (31.58%) CSS3
8 6 (31.58%) HTML5
8 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 6 (31.58%) CMS
8 6 (31.58%) User Experience
8 6 (31.58%) React
8 6 (31.58%) Jest
9 5 (26.32%) Java
10 4 (21.05%) TDD
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (21.05%) JSON
10 4 (21.05%) Marketing
10 4 (21.05%) jQuery
10 4 (21.05%) webpack
11 3 (15.79%) RxJS
11 3 (15.79%) Redux
11 3 (15.79%) Babel
11 3 (15.79%) Angular 2
11 3 (15.79%) ES7
11 3 (15.79%) AWS
11 3 (15.79%) Scrum

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (31.58%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) AWS
2 2 (10.53%) npm
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.26%) Azure
3 1 (5.26%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) webpack
3 3 (15.79%) Babel
4 2 (10.53%) gulp
4 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Protractor
5 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.26%) Cypress.io
5 1 (5.26%) git-flow
5 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.26%) PhantomJS
5 1 (5.26%) Postman
5 1 (5.26%) TestCafe
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Law
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (21.05%) Angular Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.53%) React Developer
4 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
2 17 (89.47%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
3 7 (36.84%) Node.js
4 6 (31.58%) CSS3
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) Jest
4 6 (31.58%) React
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) Angular 2
6 3 (15.79%) Redux
6 3 (15.79%) RxJS
7 2 (10.53%) Ajax
7 2 (10.53%) LESS
7 2 (10.53%) Mustache
7 2 (10.53%) REST
7 2 (10.53%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) Fusebox
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) W3C
2 2 (10.53%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.26%) Blog
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Front End Development
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (10.53%) Dependency Management
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Micro Frontends
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) API Integration
6 1 (5.26%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) ES6
3 7 (36.84%) TypeScript
4 5 (26.32%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) ES7
6 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) Java 8
6 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.26%) Google