Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 166 154
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12 +51
Contract jobs citing Sass 57 21 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 0.44% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 1.65% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 26
East of England median daily rate £375 £275 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -19.12% -15.00%
10th Percentile £313 £227 £294
90th Percentile £450 £440 £391
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - £38.34
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £23.75

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 1506 1275 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.47% 26.60% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 755 1030
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £297 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 72
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £16.95 £15.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 20 November 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 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 20 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
Norfolk +10 22 £325 +18.18% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 17 £375 - 4
Hertfordshire -2 7 £450 +63.64% 2
Essex -10 6 £313 -30.56% 1
Bedfordshire -8 3 £350 -8.50%
Suffolk +17 2 £500 +11.11% 3
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East of England region with a requirement for Sass.

1 56 (98.25%) JavaScript
2 51 (89.47%) CSS
2 51 (89.47%) HTML
3 49 (85.96%) AngularJS
4 38 (66.67%) HTML5
5 37 (64.91%) jQuery
6 34 (59.65%) CSS3
7 33 (57.89%) Front End Development
8 28 (49.12%) Git (software)
9 22 (38.60%) LESS
10 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (31.58%) Node.js
12 17 (29.82%) .NET
13 16 (28.07%) Java
13 16 (28.07%) React
14 14 (24.56%) Retail
15 13 (22.81%) Adobe
15 13 (22.81%) Jasmine
16 12 (21.05%) User Experience
16 12 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
17 11 (19.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 11 (19.30%) Grunt
17 11 (19.30%) RESTful
17 11 (19.30%) TDD
17 11 (19.30%) Maven
18 10 (17.54%) WCAG
19 9 (15.79%) Mocha
19 9 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
19 9 (15.79%) C
19 9 (15.79%) Protractor

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 4 (7.02%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) Drupal
2 2 (3.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.51%) Fireworks
2 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) GitHub
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MySQL
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (49.12%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.81%) Jasmine
3 12 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
4 11 (19.30%) Grunt
4 11 (19.30%) Maven
5 9 (15.79%) Mocha
5 9 (15.79%) Protractor
6 8 (14.04%) Apache Ivy
6 8 (14.04%) Gradle
7 5 (8.77%) gulp
7 5 (8.77%) PHPUnit
7 5 (8.77%) Subversion
8 3 (5.26%) Bower
8 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.26%) webpack
9 2 (3.51%) Babel
9 2 (3.51%) Codeception
9 2 (3.51%) QUnit
9 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (24.56%) Retail
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Advertising
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Law
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (42.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (29.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (28.07%) Angular Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (10.53%) HTML Developer
6 6 (10.53%) UI Developer
7 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) PHP Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Agile Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.26%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 3 (5.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Symfony Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (89.47%) CSS
1 51 (89.47%) HTML
2 49 (85.96%) AngularJS
3 38 (66.67%) HTML5
4 37 (64.91%) jQuery
5 34 (59.65%) CSS3
6 22 (38.60%) LESS
7 18 (31.58%) Node.js
8 17 (29.82%) .NET
9 16 (28.07%) React
10 11 (19.30%) RESTful
11 9 (15.79%) Jest
11 9 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
13 7 (12.28%) Angular 2
13 7 (12.28%) Symfony
13 7 (12.28%) Web Services
13 7 (12.28%) XML
14 6 (10.53%) Laravel
15 5 (8.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.51%) Fintech
3 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Front End Development
2 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.30%) TDD
4 6 (10.53%) Content Management
4 6 (10.53%) MVC
4 6 (10.53%) Prototyping
4 6 (10.53%) Wireframes
5 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.77%) SOLID
6 4 (7.02%) B2C
6 4 (7.02%) OO
6 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.26%) BDD
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (5.26%) SEO
7 3 (5.26%) SOA
7 3 (5.26%) Web Development
8 2 (3.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.51%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (98.25%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 9 (15.79%) C
4 8 (14.04%) PHP
4 8 (14.04%) TypeScript
5 7 (12.28%) ES6
6 6 (10.53%) SQL
7 5 (8.77%) C#
8 3 (5.26%) PHP 5
8 3 (5.26%) PHP 7
9 2 (3.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) WCAG
2 2 (3.51%) WAI
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Adobe
2 4 (7.02%) Google
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Omniture
3 2 (3.51%) Twitter
3 2 (3.51%) Zend