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 27 June 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.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 101 171
Rank change year-on-year -14 +70  
Contract jobs citing Sass 49 62 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 1.83% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 5.25% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 17
Median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.81% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 1252 1181 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.89% 34.87% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1014 1376
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £20.00 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 85 (92.39%) JavaScript
2 82 (89.13%) CSS
3 71 (77.17%) HTML
4 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (46.74%) AngularJS
6 40 (43.48%) CSS3
7 38 (41.30%) React
8 35 (38.04%) Front End Development
9 34 (36.96%) HTML5
10 32 (34.78%) Node.js
10 32 (34.78%) gulp
11 28 (30.43%) TDD
12 26 (28.26%) Git (software)
12 26 (28.26%) User Experience
13 24 (26.09%) LESS
14 23 (25.00%) Scrum
15 22 (23.91%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (21.74%) Jasmine
17 19 (20.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (20.65%) ES6
17 19 (20.65%) jQuery
18 17 (18.48%) MVC
19 16 (17.39%) webpack
19 16 (17.39%) Redux
20 15 (16.30%) Grunt
20 15 (16.30%) JSON
21 14 (15.22%) E-Commerce
22 13 (14.13%) Web Development
22 13 (14.13%) RESTful
23 12 (13.04%) D3.js

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 (5.43%) WordPress
2 4 (4.35%) Apache
2 4 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.35%) CMS
3 3 (3.26%) Drupal
3 3 (3.26%) EPiServer
3 3 (3.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.17%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.09%) Confluence
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) GitHub
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) SSL
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) MySQL
2 3 (3.26%) Couchbase
2 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (34.78%) gulp
2 26 (28.26%) Git (software)
3 20 (21.74%) Jasmine
4 16 (17.39%) webpack
5 15 (16.30%) Grunt
6 12 (13.04%) Selenium
7 11 (11.96%) Bower
7 11 (11.96%) Mocha
8 9 (9.78%) Protractor
9 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
9 8 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (6.52%) Babel
10 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
10 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
11 5 (5.43%) WebDriver
12 4 (4.35%) QUnit
12 4 (4.35%) Sinon.JS
12 4 (4.35%) Subversion
13 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (3.26%) WebStorm
General
1 6 (6.52%) Marketing
2 5 (5.43%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (93.48%) Developer
2 46 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 37 (40.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (16.30%) Senior Developer
5 13 (14.13%) Angular Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Node.js Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (5.43%) UI Developer
10 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
10 4 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (4.35%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.35%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (3.26%) CSS Developer
11 3 (3.26%) JavaScript Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Lead Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (89.13%) CSS
2 71 (77.17%) HTML
3 43 (46.74%) AngularJS
4 40 (43.48%) CSS3
5 38 (41.30%) React
6 34 (36.96%) HTML5
7 32 (34.78%) Node.js
8 24 (26.09%) LESS
9 19 (20.65%) jQuery
9 19 (20.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (17.39%) Redux
11 15 (16.30%) JSON
12 13 (14.13%) RESTful
13 12 (13.04%) D3.js
14 10 (10.87%) Ember.js
14 10 (10.87%) REST
15 9 (9.78%) Spring
15 9 (9.78%) Spring MVC
16 8 (8.70%) React Native
16 8 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) User Experience
2 4 (4.35%) Fintech
2 4 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.04%) Front End Development
3 28 (30.43%) TDD
4 23 (25.00%) Scrum
5 22 (23.91%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (18.48%) MVC
7 14 (15.22%) E-Commerce
8 13 (14.13%) Web Development
9 10 (10.87%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.78%) BDD
11 8 (8.70%) OO
11 8 (8.70%) Pair Programming
12 7 (7.61%) Mobile First
12 7 (7.61%) SOLID
13 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.52%) Cross-Browser Development
13 6 (6.52%) DevOps
13 6 (6.52%) Progressive Enhancement
13 6 (6.52%) Web Application Development
13 6 (6.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 85 (92.39%) JavaScript
2 19 (20.65%) ES6
3 12 (13.04%) PHP
4 10 (10.87%) SQL
5 5 (5.43%) Java
5 5 (5.43%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.35%) C#
7 3 (3.26%) C
7 3 (3.26%) ECMAScript
7 3 (3.26%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) Ruby
8 2 (2.17%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) Go
9 1 (1.09%) R
9 1 (1.09%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (4.35%) Google
2 3 (3.26%) Marketo
2 3 (3.26%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.17%) Adobe
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.17%) Panasonic
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