Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 137 164
Rank change year-on-year -10 +27 +51
Contract jobs citing Sass 110 96 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.55% 1.57% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 4.35% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 87 60
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £319 £323 £313
90th Percentile £593 £575 £626
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
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 2,699 2,208 2,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.02% 36.06% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,308 1,869 1,786
City of London median daily rate £513 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £24.30 £54.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.21% +44.65% +30.73%
10th Percentile £21.20 £51.62 £19.95
90th Percentile £67.50 £56.87 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £24.30 £54.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -55.21% +44.65% +25.00%

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 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 96 (87.27%) CSS
2 91 (82.73%) JavaScript
3 83 (75.45%) HTML
4 63 (57.27%) HTML5
5 59 (53.64%) React
5 59 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (44.55%) Node.js
7 46 (41.82%) CSS3
8 40 (36.36%) LESS
9 37 (33.64%) Git (software)
9 37 (33.64%) Front End Development
10 36 (32.73%) TDD
11 35 (31.82%) gulp
12 32 (29.09%) webpack
13 29 (26.36%) AngularJS
13 29 (26.36%) RESTful
13 29 (26.36%) Redux
14 27 (24.55%) ES6
15 25 (22.73%) Grunt
16 24 (21.82%) User Experience
17 23 (20.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (20.00%) Docker
19 20 (18.18%) PHP
20 19 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
20 19 (17.27%) BDD
21 18 (16.36%) jQuery
22 17 (15.45%) Jasmine
23 16 (14.55%) DevOps
23 16 (14.55%) Web Services
24 14 (12.73%) OO

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 (6.36%) Drupal
2 5 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.64%) Confluence
3 4 (3.64%) WordPress
4 3 (2.73%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.91%) Jetty
5 1 (0.91%) nginx
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Magento
2 2 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.00%) npm
4 4 (3.64%) Serverless
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.82%) GitHub
5 2 (1.82%) Heroku
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.91%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.91%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.91%) Office 365
6 1 (0.91%) Route 53
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.82%) VPLS
2 1 (0.91%) FTP
2 1 (0.91%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) SMTP
2 1 (0.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) MySQL
2 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.64%) Redis
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.91%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.91%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (33.64%) Git (software)
2 35 (31.82%) gulp
3 32 (29.09%) webpack
4 25 (22.73%) Grunt
5 17 (15.45%) Jasmine
6 13 (11.82%) Babel
6 13 (11.82%) Mocha
7 12 (10.91%) Jenkins
8 11 (10.00%) Cucumber
9 9 (8.18%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (6.36%) JIRA
10 7 (6.36%) PhantomJS
10 7 (6.36%) Selenium
10 7 (6.36%) Vagrant
10 7 (6.36%) WebDriver
11 6 (5.45%) Bower
11 6 (5.45%) TeamCity
12 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (3.64%) Gradle
12 4 (3.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (10.00%) Retail
2 9 (8.18%) Marketing
3 7 (6.36%) Finance
4 6 (5.45%) Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Digital Economy
5 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Electronics
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (77.27%) Developer
2 29 (26.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (21.82%) JavaScript Developer
3 24 (21.82%) React Developer
4 12 (10.91%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (8.18%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Drupal Developer
7 6 (5.45%) HTML Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.45%) JavaScript Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Analytics Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Risk Analytics Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.64%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior React Developer
9 4 (3.64%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (87.27%) CSS
2 83 (75.45%) HTML
3 63 (57.27%) HTML5
4 59 (53.64%) React
5 49 (44.55%) Node.js
6 46 (41.82%) CSS3
7 40 (36.36%) LESS
8 29 (26.36%) AngularJS
8 29 (26.36%) Redux
8 29 (26.36%) RESTful
9 23 (20.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (16.36%) jQuery
11 16 (14.55%) Web Services
12 9 (8.18%) REST
13 8 (7.27%) Jest
13 8 (7.27%) React Native
14 6 (5.45%) Backbone.js
14 6 (5.45%) Express
14 6 (5.45%) RxJS
14 6 (5.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) User Experience
2 8 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.45%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.45%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.45%) Fintech
5 4 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.64%) NHS
6 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) W3C
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Derivative
7 1 (0.91%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.91%) Online Games
7 1 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.91%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Linux
2 4 (3.64%) Unix
3 3 (2.73%) VMS
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.64%) Front End Development
3 36 (32.73%) TDD
4 19 (17.27%) BDD
5 16 (14.55%) DevOps
6 14 (12.73%) OO
6 14 (12.73%) Open Source
7 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (11.82%) Scrum
8 12 (10.91%) Web Development
9 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 11 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 11 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.09%) MVC
11 9 (8.18%) Test Automation
12 8 (7.27%) Build Automation
12 8 (7.27%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (7.27%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.36%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 91 (82.73%) JavaScript
2 27 (24.55%) ES6
3 20 (18.18%) PHP
4 13 (11.82%) Java
5 11 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.73%) PHP 7
7 2 (1.82%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.82%) C#
7 2 (1.82%) ES7
7 2 (1.82%) Go
7 2 (1.82%) GraphQL
7 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.82%) Python
7 2 (1.82%) Ruby
7 2 (1.82%) Scala
7 2 (1.82%) SQL
8 1 (0.91%) Clojure
8 1 (0.91%) ES8
8 1 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (11.82%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (9.09%) Ansible
3 3 (2.73%) Puppet
3 3 (2.73%) Terraform
4 2 (1.82%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.82%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (2.73%) Adobe
1 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.82%) Google
2 2 (1.82%) PayPal
2 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.91%) Apple
3 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.91%) Databricks
3 1 (0.91%) Facebook
3 1 (0.91%) SAP
3 1 (0.91%) Twitter
3 1 (0.91%) Zend