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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sass 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.11% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £409 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -1.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 42 40 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 44.21% 17.09% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 32
Median daily rate £325 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 10
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 March 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 - 2 £409 -
Sass
South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) Ionic Framework
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (11.11%) LESS
7 1 (11.11%) Express
7 1 (11.11%) Grunt
7 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
7 1 (11.11%) Android Development
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) RequireJS
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (11.11%) SOAP
7 1 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (11.11%) Java

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InDesign
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) Express
6 1 (11.11%) LESS
6 1 (11.11%) Node.js
6 1 (11.11%) RequireJS
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe