Period
to 21 June 2021

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 21 June 2021 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
21 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 128 150
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22 +14
Contract jobs citing Sass 40 14 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 0.50% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.95% 1.51% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 76
10th Percentile £375 £306 £369
25th Percentile " £442 £422
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £541 £575 £575
90th Percentile £575 £643 £606
Central London median daily rate £450 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +5.26%

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 1,013 926 2,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.81% 33.29% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 722 1,912
10th Percentile £394 £375 £413
25th Percentile £463 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £719 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £563 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
10th Percentile £15.50 £27.20 £20.15
25th Percentile £16.25 £32.75 £24.81
Median hourly rate £20.00 £46.50 £38.37
Median % change year-on-year -56.99% +21.18% +76.43%
75th Percentile £25.75 £57.50 £48.56
90th Percentile £32.95 £59.75 £56.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -56.99% +11.39% +91.93%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Sass as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sass in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Sass in the City of London

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sass in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sass in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 June 2021, 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 39 (97.50%) HTML
1 39 (97.50%) CSS
2 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 31 (77.50%) HTML5
3 25 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 25 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 24 (60.00%) LESS
5 23 (57.50%) CSS3
6 22 (55.00%) TDD
7 20 (50.00%) Web Services
8 18 (45.00%) Jenkins
9 17 (42.50%) AWS
9 17 (42.50%) Docker
9 17 (42.50%) DevOps
9 17 (42.50%) Vue.js
9 17 (42.50%) MVC
9 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
10 16 (40.00%) PHP
10 16 (40.00%) Azure
10 16 (40.00%) Laravel
10 16 (40.00%) Vuetify.js
11 12 (30.00%) User Experience
12 11 (27.50%) Front End Development
13 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (25.00%) jQuery
14 9 (22.50%) React
14 9 (22.50%) Node.js
14 9 (22.50%) Redux
15 8 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (20.00%) TypeScript

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 (12.50%) Drupal
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) AWS
2 16 (40.00%) Azure
3 4 (10.00%) npm
4 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.50%) GCP
5 1 (2.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
1 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 18 (45.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 7 (17.50%) Jasmine
5 6 (15.00%) webpack
6 4 (10.00%) JSUnit
7 2 (5.00%) Bower
7 2 (5.00%) Grunt
7 2 (5.00%) gulp
7 2 (5.00%) Mocha
7 2 (5.00%) Protractor
8 1 (2.50%) Babel
8 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.50%) ESLint
8 1 (2.50%) JIRA
8 1 (2.50%) Maven
8 1 (2.50%) Storybook
General
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.50%) Banking
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Front Office
1 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Backend Developer
2 14 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (20.00%) React Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior React Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) UI Designer
7 2 (5.00%) UI/UX Designer
7 2 (5.00%) UX Designer
7 2 (5.00%) UX Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) CSS
1 39 (97.50%) HTML
2 31 (77.50%) HTML5
3 25 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 24 (60.00%) LESS
5 23 (57.50%) CSS3
6 20 (50.00%) Web Services
7 17 (42.50%) Vue.js
8 16 (40.00%) Laravel
8 16 (40.00%) Vuetify.js
9 10 (25.00%) jQuery
10 9 (22.50%) Node.js
10 9 (22.50%) React
10 9 (22.50%) Redux
11 5 (12.50%) RESTful
11 5 (12.50%) SOAP
12 4 (10.00%) Jest
13 3 (7.50%) RxJS
14 2 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
14 2 (5.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Blog
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) TDD
2 17 (42.50%) DevOps
2 17 (42.50%) MVC
2 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
3 11 (27.50%) Front End Development
4 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.00%) Web Development
6 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) SEO
7 4 (10.00%) SOA
7 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (5.00%) OWASP
8 2 (5.00%) Prototyping
8 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) PHP
3 8 (20.00%) ES6
3 8 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) Java 8
6 1 (2.50%) Kotlin
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Accessibility
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft