Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 22 November 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 36 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 4 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.32% 2.27% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 7.81% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Dorset median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £334 £259 £273
90th Percentile £401 £434 £375
South West median daily rate £331 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -1.85% -3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Dorset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 78 128 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.66% 29.02% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 94 37
Dorset median daily rate £416 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.93% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £325 £238 £213
90th Percentile £481 £446 £480
South West median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +6.82% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 17
Dorset median hourly rate £44.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £42.25 - £26.25
90th Percentile £46.75 - £44.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Dorset

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sass in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Dorset

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Bournemouth +7 3 £368 +13.08% 2
Sass
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Sass.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Thymeleaf
2 2 (50.00%) webpack
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) gulp
3 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
3 1 (25.00%) Vue (Vue.js)

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) webpack
3 1 (25.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Thymeleaf
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP