Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 149 168
Rank change year-on-year -32 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing Sass 23 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 1.05% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 3.63% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 21
East of England median daily rate £450 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +27.27% -19.12%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £255
90th Percentile £505 £426 £450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,381 1,461 1,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.10% 29.06% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 870 763
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £311 £295 £260
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 43
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £22.00 £26.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.29 £73.38 £44.90
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Suffolk -1 7 £325 -35.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £450 +20.00% 6
Essex -10 5 £503 +60.80% 3
Hertfordshire -7 4 £450 +28.57% 11
Bedfordshire +11 2 £331 -5.36% 2
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Sass.

1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 21 (91.30%) CSS
3 19 (82.61%) HTML
4 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
6 11 (47.83%) gulp
6 11 (47.83%) HTML5
6 11 (47.83%) Node.js
7 10 (43.48%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (39.13%) Jasmine
8 9 (39.13%) LESS
8 9 (39.13%) Java
9 8 (34.78%) MVC
9 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
9 8 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (34.78%) TypeScript
9 8 (34.78%) React
10 7 (30.43%) ES6
10 7 (30.43%) npm
10 7 (30.43%) CSS3
10 7 (30.43%) Degree
10 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
10 7 (30.43%) jQuery
10 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
11 6 (26.09%) TDD
11 6 (26.09%) C#
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (26.09%) Bower
11 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
11 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement

Sass
Co-occurring 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
1 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) npm
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (21.74%) GitHub
4 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Heroku
5 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) gulp
2 10 (43.48%) Karma Test Runner
3 9 (39.13%) Jasmine
4 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
5 6 (26.09%) Bower
5 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 5 (21.74%) PhantomJS
6 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 4 (17.39%) Grunt
7 4 (17.39%) JIRA
8 3 (13.04%) Maven
8 3 (13.04%) Protractor
8 3 (13.04%) webpack
9 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
9 2 (8.70%) Gradle
9 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
9 2 (8.70%) JMeter
9 2 (8.70%) JUnit
9 2 (8.70%) NeoLoad
9 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (13.04%) UI Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Angular Developer
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Backend Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Scala Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) CSS
2 19 (82.61%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) AngularJS
4 11 (47.83%) HTML5
4 11 (47.83%) Node.js
5 9 (39.13%) LESS
6 8 (34.78%) React
6 8 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (30.43%) CSS3
7 7 (30.43%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) .NET
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (21.74%) JSON
8 5 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.04%) Ajax
10 3 (13.04%) RESTful
10 3 (13.04%) Semantic HTML
10 3 (13.04%) XHTML
10 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Animation
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Vector Graphics
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
5 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Microservices
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (13.04%) SOLID
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.70%) SEO
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) TypeScript
4 7 (30.43%) ES6
5 6 (26.09%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.70%) Scala
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) ES7
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.35%) Python
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Kibana
1 2 (8.70%) logstash
2 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.35%) Mesos
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Demandware
3 1 (4.35%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Omniture
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Xerox