Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 101 160
Rank change year-on-year -18 +59 -10
Contract jobs citing Sass 50 16 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 0.90% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.98% 2.99% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 61
10th Percentile £388 £306 £375
25th Percentile " £416 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £500 " £563
90th Percentile £650 £574 £645
Central London median daily rate £450 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -

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 1,255 535 2,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.81% 30.09% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 413 1,780
10th Percentile £406 £363 £406
25th Percentile £478 £431 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £525 £538
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -2.33% +2.38%
75th Percentile £660 £613 £625
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
10th Percentile £18.78 £27.20 £16.85
25th Percentile £24.25 £32.75 £21.75
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £41.75
Median % change year-on-year -4.67% -10.17% +54.61%
75th Percentile £45.25 £40.00 £47.99
90th Percentile £68.43 £44.65 £51.68
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -6.67% -10.17% +54.61%

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 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sass in the City of London

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the City of London region over the 6 months to 28 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 4 £650 -
Sass
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 48 (96.00%) CSS
2 47 (94.00%) HTML
3 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
4 36 (72.00%) HTML5
4 36 (72.00%) AngularJS
5 31 (62.00%) CSS3
5 31 (62.00%) Git (software)
6 30 (60.00%) Web Services
6 30 (60.00%) TDD
7 28 (56.00%) LESS
7 28 (56.00%) Docker
8 27 (54.00%) AWS
8 27 (54.00%) Vue.js
9 25 (50.00%) Azure
10 24 (48.00%) DevOps
10 24 (48.00%) Full Stack Development
11 23 (46.00%) MVC
12 22 (44.00%) PHP
12 22 (44.00%) Software Engineering
12 22 (44.00%) Jenkins
12 22 (44.00%) Laravel
12 22 (44.00%) Vuetify.js
13 15 (30.00%) React
13 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (26.00%) webpack
14 13 (26.00%) Front End Development
15 12 (24.00%) jQuery
15 12 (24.00%) Node.js
16 11 (22.00%) Jasmine
16 11 (22.00%) ES6

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 4 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 27 (54.00%) AWS
2 25 (50.00%) Azure
3 4 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.00%) npm
4 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (62.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (44.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (26.00%) webpack
4 11 (22.00%) Jasmine
5 8 (16.00%) Grunt
6 7 (14.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (12.00%) gulp
8 4 (8.00%) Bower
8 4 (8.00%) JSUnit
8 4 (8.00%) PhantomJS
9 2 (4.00%) JIRA
9 2 (4.00%) Mocha
9 2 (4.00%) Protractor
10 1 (2.00%) Babel
10 1 (2.00%) Cypress.io
10 1 (2.00%) ESLint
10 1 (2.00%) GitLab
10 1 (2.00%) Maven
10 1 (2.00%) Storybook
General
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Front Office
2 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (86.00%) Developer
2 21 (42.00%) PHP Developer
3 18 (36.00%) Backend Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (20.00%) React Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior React Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Designer
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Lead PHP Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Salesforce Developer
9 2 (4.00%) UI Designer
9 2 (4.00%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.00%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (4.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (96.00%) CSS
2 47 (94.00%) HTML
3 36 (72.00%) AngularJS
3 36 (72.00%) HTML5
4 31 (62.00%) CSS3
5 30 (60.00%) Web Services
6 28 (56.00%) LESS
7 27 (54.00%) Vue.js
8 22 (44.00%) Laravel
8 22 (44.00%) Vuetify.js
9 15 (30.00%) React
10 12 (24.00%) jQuery
10 12 (24.00%) Node.js
11 9 (18.00%) Jest
11 9 (18.00%) Redux
12 8 (16.00%) RESTful
13 4 (8.00%) JSON
13 4 (8.00%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (8.00%) NgRx
14 3 (6.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) TDD
2 24 (48.00%) DevOps
2 24 (48.00%) Full Stack Development
3 23 (46.00%) MVC
4 22 (44.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (26.00%) Front End Development
7 10 (20.00%) Web Development
8 8 (16.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (16.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (12.00%) Build Automation
9 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (8.00%) Machine Learning
11 4 (8.00%) OWASP
11 4 (8.00%) Software Architecture
11 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.00%) PHP
3 11 (22.00%) ES6
4 10 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 6 (12.00%) Java
6 5 (10.00%) SQL
7 4 (8.00%) Kotlin
7 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Accessibility
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe