Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 130 125
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 +29
Contract jobs citing Sass 42 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 1.28% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 4.58% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 78
East of England median daily rate £379 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.73% +8.85% -4.69%
10th Percentile £288 £325 £262
90th Percentile £438 £525 £450
England median daily rate £475 £450 £401
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.36% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £100.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -65.17% +187.14% -

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 1,091 1,245 1,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.19% 27.88% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 776 887
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £291 £265
90th Percentile £600 £575 £568
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 36
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26.00 £13.97 £21.88
90th Percentile £66.81 £61.00 £62.38
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +10.00%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +18 31 £400 +4.92% 1
Suffolk -3 5 £325 -21.21% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £388 -16.22% 2
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 41 (97.62%) HTML
2 39 (92.86%) CSS
3 33 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 32 (76.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 32 (76.19%) Front End Development
5 26 (61.90%) E-Commerce
6 25 (59.52%) Grunt
7 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (57.14%) jQuery
8 22 (52.38%) Git (software)
9 21 (50.00%) CMS
9 21 (50.00%) AngularJS
9 21 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 20 (47.62%) User Experience
10 20 (47.62%) Java
11 19 (45.24%) Semantic HTML
11 19 (45.24%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (45.24%) Wireframes
12 18 (42.86%) Jasmine
12 18 (42.86%) LESS
12 18 (42.86%) XHTML
12 18 (42.86%) W3C
12 18 (42.86%) Magento
12 18 (42.86%) WebSphere
13 17 (40.48%) Bower
13 17 (40.48%) Karma Test Runner
13 17 (40.48%) Vector Graphics
13 17 (40.48%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (38.10%) TDD
15 15 (35.71%) Unit Testing

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 21 (50.00%) CMS
2 18 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 14 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (19.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.38%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Magento
2 1 (2.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) npm
2 1 (2.38%) Apple Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Skype
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Grunt
2 22 (52.38%) Git (software)
3 18 (42.86%) Jasmine
4 17 (40.48%) Bower
4 17 (40.48%) Karma Test Runner
5 9 (21.43%) Subversion
6 7 (16.67%) gulp
7 3 (7.14%) webpack
8 2 (4.76%) JIRA
8 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
8 2 (4.76%) RSpec
9 1 (2.38%) Protractor
General
1 11 (26.19%) Games
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
2 35 (83.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (23.81%) React Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Angular Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Magento Developer
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (4.76%) HTML Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) HTML
2 39 (92.86%) CSS
3 32 (76.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 24 (57.14%) jQuery
5 21 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 19 (45.24%) Semantic HTML
7 18 (42.86%) LESS
7 18 (42.86%) XHTML
8 13 (30.95%) Dojo
8 13 (30.95%) React
9 9 (21.43%) HTML5
9 9 (21.43%) JSP
10 7 (16.67%) CSS3
11 6 (14.29%) Node.js
12 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (9.52%) Twig
14 3 (7.14%) Handlebars
14 3 (7.14%) Jest
14 3 (7.14%) REST
14 3 (7.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) User Experience
2 18 (42.86%) W3C
3 17 (40.48%) Vector Graphics
4 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Front End Development
2 26 (61.90%) E-Commerce
3 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 19 (45.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 19 (45.24%) Wireframes
6 17 (40.48%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (38.10%) TDD
8 15 (35.71%) Sprint Planning
8 15 (35.71%) Unit Testing
9 13 (30.95%) BDD
10 7 (16.67%) MVC
11 6 (14.29%) Web Development
12 4 (9.52%) Analytics
13 3 (7.14%) OO
13 3 (7.14%) Web Design
14 2 (4.76%) OOP
14 2 (4.76%) Scrum
14 2 (4.76%) SEO
14 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 20 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) PHP
4 4 (9.52%) ES6
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) IBM
1 14 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 11 (26.19%) hybris
3 4 (9.52%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) PayPal
4 1 (2.38%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.38%) Xerox