The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
England / East of England
Rank 105 105 110
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing Sass 23 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 0.78% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 3.10% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 7
Median daily rate £300 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £410 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
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 the East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 626 612 756
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.18% 25.24% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 367 430
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in the East of England

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the East of England

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sass in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sass in the East of England

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bedfordshire - 7 £290 - 3
Hertfordshire -8 5 £400 +18.51% 4
Essex -12 4 £260 -35.00% 5
Suffolk - 4 £428 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £375 - 3
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Sass.

1 35 (89.74%) JavaScript
2 32 (82.05%) HTML
3 28 (71.79%) CSS
3 28 (71.79%) HTML5
4 24 (61.54%) LESS
5 23 (58.97%) TDD
6 18 (46.15%) CSS3
7 17 (43.59%) Node.js
7 17 (43.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (41.03%) Front End Development
8 16 (41.03%) AngularJS
8 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (38.46%) Ajax
9 15 (38.46%) Java
9 15 (38.46%) jQuery
10 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
10 14 (35.90%) XML
11 13 (33.33%) JSON
11 13 (33.33%) gulp
12 12 (30.77%) Web Development
13 11 (28.21%) JSP
13 11 (28.21%) J2EE
14 10 (25.64%) Web Services
14 10 (25.64%) RESTful
14 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
15 9 (23.08%) Jasmine
15 9 (23.08%) XHTML
16 8 (20.51%) OO
16 8 (20.51%) Karma Test Runner
17 7 (17.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) WordPress
4 2 (5.13%) Magnolia
5 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
2 13 (33.33%) gulp
3 9 (23.08%) Jasmine
4 8 (20.51%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (17.95%) Ant
6 5 (12.82%) Bower
6 5 (12.82%) Grunt
6 5 (12.82%) JSHint
6 5 (12.82%) Subversion
7 3 (7.69%) JIRA
8 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
8 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
8 2 (5.13%) PhantomJS
8 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.13%) WebStorm
9 1 (2.56%) Babel
9 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.56%) Mocha
9 1 (2.56%) Protractor
9 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 2 (5.13%) Law
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (20.51%) Angular Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (15.38%) UI Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (7.69%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Web UI Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Email Developer
9 1 (2.56%) JSP Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Junior
9 1 (2.56%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) HTML
2 28 (71.79%) CSS
2 28 (71.79%) HTML5
3 24 (61.54%) LESS
4 18 (46.15%) CSS3
5 17 (43.59%) Node.js
5 17 (43.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (41.03%) AngularJS
7 15 (38.46%) Ajax
7 15 (38.46%) jQuery
8 14 (35.90%) XML
9 13 (33.33%) JSON
10 11 (28.21%) J2EE
10 11 (28.21%) JSP
11 10 (25.64%) RESTful
11 10 (25.64%) Web Services
12 9 (23.08%) XHTML
13 7 (17.95%) Apache Cordova
13 7 (17.95%) Swagger
14 6 (15.38%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Animation
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
3 2 (5.13%) W3C
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
1 7 (17.95%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Solaris
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) TDD
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Front End Development
3 12 (30.77%) Web Development
4 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
5 8 (20.51%) OO
6 7 (17.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 7 (17.95%) Dependency Management
6 7 (17.95%) Progressive Enhancement
6 7 (17.95%) RAD
6 7 (17.95%) SOA
7 6 (15.38%) API Integration
7 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (15.38%) Pair Programming
7 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) OOP
8 4 (10.26%) Prototyping
8 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) JavaScript
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (5.13%) Dart
4 2 (5.13%) ECMAScript
4 2 (5.13%) ES6
4 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) IBM
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) FatWire
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Omniture
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
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