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 3 months to 28 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 32 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs citing Sass 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.76% 1.17% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 4.76% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
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 Dorset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 24 63 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 18.18% 24.51% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 50 14
Median daily rate £346 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.11% +1.17%  
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +5 1 - - 2
Sass
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Sass.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (33.33%) gulp
3 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 1 (33.33%) RequireJS
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Grunt
2 1 (33.33%) gulp
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP