Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 146 134
Rank change year-on-year -15 -12 +88
Contract jobs citing Sass 102 98 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 1.52% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.68% 4.12% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 80 103
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +18.81% +14.29%
10th Percentile £323 £319 £288
90th Percentile £553 £569 £555
Central London median daily rate £475 £476 £410
% change year-on-year -0.11% +15.98% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 2,768 2,381 2,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.01% 36.87% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,258 1,937 1,984
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £364 £355 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.60% +8.00% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 5
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £24.49 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% +22.43% -22.48%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £16.69
90th Percentile £56.88 £29.62 £35.74
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.92% +22.11% -26.93%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Moorgate - 4 £400 -
London Bridge - 3 £400 -
Sass
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 89 (87.25%) CSS
2 87 (85.29%) JavaScript
3 80 (78.43%) HTML
4 66 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (51.96%) HTML5
6 52 (50.98%) React
7 48 (47.06%) Front End Development
8 41 (40.20%) CSS3
8 41 (40.20%) TDD
9 39 (38.24%) AngularJS
10 38 (37.25%) webpack
11 36 (35.29%) Redux
12 35 (34.31%) User Experience
12 35 (34.31%) Node.js
13 30 (29.41%) Git (software)
14 28 (27.45%) RESTful
14 28 (27.45%) gulp
15 27 (26.47%) LESS
15 27 (26.47%) ES6
16 22 (21.57%) TypeScript
17 20 (19.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (19.61%) Grunt
18 19 (18.63%) DevOps
18 19 (18.63%) Finance
18 19 (18.63%) Babel
19 18 (17.65%) OO
20 17 (16.67%) BDD
21 16 (15.69%) PHP
21 16 (15.69%) Scrum
22 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.94%) WordPress
3 2 (1.96%) Confluence
3 2 (1.96%) Drupal
4 1 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.73%) npm
2 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.84%) Serverless
4 3 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.96%) GitHub
5 2 (1.96%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.98%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.98%) Fastly
6 1 (0.98%) Heroku
6 1 (0.98%) IaaS
6 1 (0.98%) Office 365
6 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (0.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) MySQL
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.96%) Redis
6 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.98%) Big Data
6 1 (0.98%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (37.25%) webpack
2 30 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 28 (27.45%) gulp
4 20 (19.61%) Grunt
5 19 (18.63%) Babel
6 11 (10.78%) Selenium
7 10 (9.80%) JIRA
8 9 (8.82%) Cucumber
8 9 (8.82%) WebDriver
9 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
10 7 (6.86%) Jasmine
11 6 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (5.88%) TeamCity
12 4 (3.92%) PhantomJS
13 3 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (2.94%) PHPUnit
14 2 (1.96%) Capybara
14 2 (1.96%) GitLab
14 2 (1.96%) Mocha
14 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.88%) Marketing
4 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Games
5 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (89.22%) Developer
2 38 (37.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (18.63%) React Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Angular Developer
6 12 (11.76%) UI Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Node.js Developer
8 9 (8.82%) HTML Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.86%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.88%) PHP Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Integration Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 4 (3.92%) Lead Developer
14 3 (2.94%) .NET Developer
14 3 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (87.25%) CSS
2 80 (78.43%) HTML
3 53 (51.96%) HTML5
4 52 (50.98%) React
5 41 (40.20%) CSS3
6 39 (38.24%) AngularJS
7 36 (35.29%) Redux
8 35 (34.31%) Node.js
9 28 (27.45%) RESTful
10 27 (26.47%) LESS
11 20 (19.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (10.78%) JSON
13 10 (9.80%) .NET
14 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET
14 9 (8.82%) OAuth
14 9 (8.82%) RxJS
14 9 (8.82%) Web Services
15 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (7.84%) OAuth2
15 8 (7.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (34.31%) User Experience
2 10 (9.80%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.88%) Equities
5 6 (5.88%) Fixed Income
6 5 (4.90%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.92%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.96%) Fintech
9 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.96%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.98%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.98%) Social Media
10 1 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Android
1 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.94%) Unix
3 2 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.06%) Front End Development
3 41 (40.20%) TDD
4 19 (18.63%) DevOps
5 18 (17.65%) OO
6 17 (16.67%) BDD
7 16 (15.69%) Scrum
8 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
10 13 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (10.78%) Pair Programming
12 10 (9.80%) Kanban
12 10 (9.80%) MVC
12 10 (9.80%) Progressive Enhancement
12 10 (9.80%) Web Development
13 9 (8.82%) Analytics
13 9 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (8.82%) Wireframes
14 7 (6.86%) Task Automation
14 7 (6.86%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 87 (85.29%) JavaScript
2 27 (26.47%) ES6
3 22 (21.57%) TypeScript
4 16 (15.69%) PHP
5 9 (8.82%) C#
6 8 (7.84%) Java
7 7 (6.86%) JSX
8 2 (1.96%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.96%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.96%) ES7
8 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.96%) SQL
9 1 (0.98%) ES8
9 1 (0.98%) Java 8
9 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.98%) Python
9 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) WCAG
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Ansible
2 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.92%) Terraform
3 2 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.98%) Grafana
4 1 (0.98%) Graphite
4 1 (0.98%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (2.94%) Google
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle
2 2 (1.96%) SAP
2 2 (1.96%) Tableau
3 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.98%) DoubleClick
3 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.98%) Splunk
3 1 (0.98%) Zend