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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
London / City of London
Rank 111 102 157
Rank change year-on-year -9 +55  
Contract jobs citing Sass 43 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 1.71% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 5.22% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 23
Median daily rate £500 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% +19.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -0.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £27.37
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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1049 1091 1530
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.04% 32.79% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 918 1224
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in the City of London

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the City of London

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for Sass.

1 83 (93.26%) JavaScript
2 82 (92.13%) CSS
3 75 (84.27%) HTML
4 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (50.56%) CSS3
6 42 (47.19%) HTML5
7 37 (41.57%) AngularJS
8 36 (40.45%) React
9 34 (38.20%) LESS
10 32 (35.96%) gulp
11 30 (33.71%) Node.js
12 28 (31.46%) Grunt
12 28 (31.46%) Front End Development
13 25 (28.09%) webpack
13 25 (28.09%) Jasmine
14 23 (25.84%) JSON
15 22 (24.72%) TDD
15 22 (24.72%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (22.47%) User Experience
16 20 (22.47%) MVC
17 19 (21.35%) Scrum
17 19 (21.35%) PHP
18 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
18 18 (20.22%) Selenium
18 18 (20.22%) jQuery
18 18 (20.22%) REST
19 17 (19.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (19.10%) Web Development
20 15 (16.85%) Web Design
20 15 (16.85%) ES6

Sass
Top Related 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 5 (5.62%) Drupal
2 4 (4.49%) WordPress
3 3 (3.37%) Apache
3 3 (3.37%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.25%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.12%) concrete5
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
1 1 (1.12%) OpenCart
1 1 (1.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) GitHub
2 1 (1.12%) Akamai
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) SSL
2 9 (10.11%) DNS
2 9 (10.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MySQL
1 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (35.96%) gulp
2 28 (31.46%) Grunt
3 25 (28.09%) Jasmine
3 25 (28.09%) webpack
4 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
4 18 (20.22%) Selenium
5 14 (15.73%) Bower
5 14 (15.73%) Protractor
6 13 (14.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (12.36%) QUnit
8 9 (10.11%) Cucumber
8 9 (10.11%) JSHint
8 9 (10.11%) Maven
9 8 (8.99%) Mocha
10 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
11 6 (6.74%) Babel
11 6 (6.74%) WebDriver
12 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
13 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (3.37%) WebStorm
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (94.38%) Developer
2 40 (44.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 36 (40.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (20.22%) Senior Developer
5 15 (16.85%) Web Developer
6 14 (15.73%) Angular Developer
7 13 (14.61%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (11.24%) HTML Developer
9 9 (10.11%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (7.87%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 7 (7.87%) UI Developer
11 6 (6.74%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (6.74%) Web UI Developer
12 5 (5.62%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 4 (4.49%) Drupal Developer
13 4 (4.49%) Node.js Developer
14 3 (3.37%) PHP Developer
14 3 (3.37%) Senior Web Developer
15 2 (2.25%) Business Developer
15 2 (2.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (92.13%) CSS
2 75 (84.27%) HTML
3 45 (50.56%) CSS3
4 42 (47.19%) HTML5
5 37 (41.57%) AngularJS
6 36 (40.45%) React
7 34 (38.20%) LESS
8 30 (33.71%) Node.js
9 23 (25.84%) JSON
10 18 (20.22%) jQuery
10 18 (20.22%) REST
11 17 (19.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (15.73%) RESTful
13 13 (14.61%) Ajax
13 13 (14.61%) Backbone.js
14 12 (13.48%) Redux
15 10 (11.24%) Compass CSS Framework
16 9 (10.11%) DOM
16 9 (10.11%) Ember.js
16 9 (10.11%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) User Experience
2 9 (10.11%) Graphic Design
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (3.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Equities
4 1 (1.12%) Fintech
4 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.12%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.46%) Front End Development
3 22 (24.72%) Responsive Web Design
3 22 (24.72%) TDD
4 20 (22.47%) MVC
5 19 (21.35%) Scrum
6 17 (19.10%) Web Development
7 15 (16.85%) Web Design
8 10 (11.24%) Pair Programming
8 10 (11.24%) Progressive Enhancement
8 10 (11.24%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.11%) OO
9 9 (10.11%) Web Application Development
10 8 (8.99%) BDD
10 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.74%) Dependency Management
12 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.62%) Wireframes
13 4 (4.49%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 83 (93.26%) JavaScript
2 19 (21.35%) PHP
3 15 (16.85%) ES6
4 7 (7.87%) Java
5 5 (5.62%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.49%) C#
7 3 (3.37%) ECMAScript
8 2 (2.25%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.25%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.25%) SQL
9 1 (1.12%) Go
9 1 (1.12%) Ruby
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (2.25%) Adobe
2 1 (1.12%) Google
2 1 (1.12%) hybris
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.12%) Panasonic
2 1 (1.12%) SAP
2 1 (1.12%) Sencha
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