Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 127 124
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +96
Contract jobs citing Sass 125 122 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.79% 1.80% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 4.75% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 93 106
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £360 £313 £297
90th Percentile £562 £596 £582
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 2,851 2,571 2,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.72% 37.85% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,358 2,098 1,999
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £379 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.42 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -43.95% +24.49%
10th Percentile £19.14 £20.28 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.98 £28.24 £56.12
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £43.57
% change year-on-year +48.84% -50.65% +24.49%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor 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 19 September 2018. 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 - 13 £500 -
Moorgate -4 4 £400 -
Sass
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 105 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 104 (83.20%) CSS
3 95 (76.00%) HTML
4 74 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (54.40%) Front End Development
6 66 (52.80%) AngularJS
7 65 (52.00%) HTML5
8 58 (46.40%) TDD
9 53 (42.40%) React
10 51 (40.80%) CSS3
11 49 (39.20%) Git (software)
12 47 (37.60%) Node.js
13 44 (35.20%) User Experience
14 38 (30.40%) gulp
15 31 (24.80%) webpack
16 30 (24.00%) Redux
16 30 (24.00%) LESS
17 29 (23.20%) Grunt
17 29 (23.20%) DevOps
17 29 (23.20%) BDD
18 28 (22.40%) TypeScript
19 27 (21.60%) OO
20 26 (20.80%) ES6
21 25 (20.00%) RESTful
22 22 (17.60%) Jasmine
22 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
23 20 (16.00%) Babel
24 19 (15.20%) JSON
24 19 (15.20%) Scrum
25 17 (13.60%) Finance

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 7 (5.60%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.40%) Drupal
2 3 (2.40%) WordPress
3 2 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.60%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) Confluence
3 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.80%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.80%) nginx
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.80%) InVision
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.80%) npm
2 9 (7.20%) Serverless
3 8 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.20%) GitHub
6 2 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.60%) Heroku
7 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.80%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.80%) Fastly
7 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.80%) IaaS
7 1 (0.80%) Office 365
7 1 (0.80%) PaaS
7 1 (0.80%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.80%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.80%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.80%) MySQL
3 5 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.60%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.60%) Redis
7 1 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.80%) Big Data
7 1 (0.80%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 49 (39.20%) Git (software)
2 38 (30.40%) gulp
3 31 (24.80%) webpack
4 29 (23.20%) Grunt
5 22 (17.60%) Jasmine
6 20 (16.00%) Babel
7 13 (10.40%) JIRA
8 12 (9.60%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (7.20%) Jenkins
10 8 (6.40%) Selenium
11 6 (4.80%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.80%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (4.80%) TeamCity
11 6 (4.80%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.20%) Protractor
13 3 (2.40%) CircleCI
13 3 (2.40%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.60%) GitLab
14 2 (1.60%) Mocha
14 2 (1.60%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (13.60%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Advertising
3 4 (3.20%) Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.20%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 115 (92.00%) Developer
2 55 (44.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (23.20%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (17.60%) Angular Developer
5 19 (15.20%) Node.js Developer
6 17 (13.60%) React Developer
7 16 (12.80%) Lead Developer
8 14 (11.20%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (11.20%) UI Developer
9 13 (10.40%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.20%) Java Developer
10 9 (7.20%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Integration Developer
12 6 (4.80%) HTML CSS Developer
12 6 (4.80%) HTML Developer
13 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
13 5 (4.00%) Software Engineer
14 4 (3.20%) Designer
14 4 (3.20%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 3 (2.40%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (83.20%) CSS
2 95 (76.00%) HTML
3 66 (52.80%) AngularJS
4 65 (52.00%) HTML5
5 53 (42.40%) React
6 51 (40.80%) CSS3
7 47 (37.60%) Node.js
8 30 (24.00%) LESS
8 30 (24.00%) Redux
9 25 (20.00%) RESTful
10 19 (15.20%) JSON
11 16 (12.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (12.00%) jQuery
13 12 (9.60%) XML
14 11 (8.80%) .NET
14 11 (8.80%) OAuth
15 10 (8.00%) Angular 2
15 10 (8.00%) REST
15 10 (8.00%) Web Services
16 9 (7.20%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (35.20%) User Experience
2 12 (9.60%) Data Structures
3 10 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.60%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.20%) Equities
6 4 (3.20%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.60%) Fintech
8 2 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.80%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.80%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.80%) Social Media
9 1 (0.80%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Android
1 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.60%) Linux
2 2 (1.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (54.40%) Front End Development
3 58 (46.40%) TDD
4 29 (23.20%) BDD
4 29 (23.20%) DevOps
5 27 (21.60%) OO
6 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (15.20%) Scrum
8 16 (12.80%) OOP
9 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
9 13 (10.40%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (8.80%) Project Management
11 9 (7.20%) Kanban
11 9 (7.20%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.20%) Web Accessibility
11 9 (7.20%) Web Development
11 9 (7.20%) Wireframes
12 8 (6.40%) MVC
12 8 (6.40%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 105 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (22.40%) TypeScript
3 26 (20.80%) ES6
4 11 (8.80%) Java
4 11 (8.80%) PHP
5 10 (8.00%) C#
6 7 (5.60%) JSX
7 6 (4.80%) SQL
8 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.60%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.60%) Python
10 1 (0.80%) ES7
10 1 (0.80%) Java 8
10 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (1.60%) Puppet
2 2 (1.60%) Terraform
3 1 (0.80%) Grafana
3 1 (0.80%) Graphite
3 1 (0.80%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.80%) Kibana
3 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.80%) logstash
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle
2 2 (1.60%) Adobe
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.60%) Tableau
3 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.80%) Cadence
3 1 (0.80%) DoubleClick
3 1 (0.80%) Google
3 1 (0.80%) hybris
3 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.80%) Splunk