Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 186 215
Rank change year-on-year +8 +29 +47
Contract jobs citing Sass 1,430 1,313 1,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.52% 1.44% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 4.43% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,055 1,009 997
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £317 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +8.76% +3.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
England median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - -
UK median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.63% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,325 29,651 30,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.37% 32.45% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,694 20,944 21,305
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 361 359
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +1.24%
10th Percentile £15.65 £18.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.75 £52.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.13%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sass in England

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in England

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in England

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sass in England

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Sass in England

Sass
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
London +1 851 £475 +5.56% 191
South East +20 209 £400 +4.92% 98
Midlands +1 133 £413 +14.19% 82
North of England -34 131 £380 +1.33% 131
West Midlands +18 84 £425 +17.65% 40
South West +15 79 £415 +27.69% 68
Yorkshire +2 63 £400 +5.26% 33
North West -49 57 £375 +7.14% 85
East Midlands -7 49 £400 +10.34% 42
East of England -45 31 £425 +13.33% 44
North East +1 11 £386 +2.84% 13
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 England region with a requirement for Sass.

1 1,244 (86.99%) CSS
2 1,228 (85.87%) JavaScript
3 1,169 (81.75%) HTML
4 784 (54.83%) HTML5
5 783 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
6 713 (49.86%) AngularJS
7 712 (49.79%) Front End Development
8 608 (42.52%) CSS3
9 581 (40.63%) React
10 517 (36.15%) Git (software)
11 459 (32.10%) Node.js
12 456 (31.89%) TDD
13 399 (27.90%) LESS
14 352 (24.62%) jQuery
15 344 (24.06%) ES6
16 322 (22.52%) TypeScript
17 320 (22.38%) User Experience
18 307 (21.47%) Redux
19 299 (20.91%) gulp
20 287 (20.07%) webpack
21 258 (18.04%) Scrum
22 217 (15.17%) Web Development
23 215 (15.03%) BDD
24 204 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
25 201 (14.06%) Finance
26 196 (13.71%) REST
27 189 (13.22%) .NET
28 186 (13.01%) Grunt
29 178 (12.45%) Jasmine
29 178 (12.45%) Twitter Bootstrap

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 85 (5.94%) CMS
2 53 (3.71%) WordPress
3 41 (2.87%) Confluence
3 41 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 24 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 19 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (1.05%) Drupal
9 15 (1.05%) IIS
10 13 (0.91%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.70%) CoreMedia CMS
11 10 (0.70%) Mule
12 9 (0.63%) EPiServer
13 8 (0.56%) Apache
14 7 (0.49%) JBoss
15 6 (0.42%) Liferay
16 5 (0.35%) Kentico
17 4 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 76 (5.31%) Photoshop
2 23 (1.61%) GIMP
3 14 (0.98%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.35%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.070%) InDesign
6 1 (0.070%) InVision
6 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.070%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (1.33%) Magento
2 7 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.49%) Shopify
3 2 (0.14%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.070%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 136 (9.51%) npm
2 132 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 125 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (4.34%) GitHub
5 55 (3.85%) Serverless
6 34 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 33 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (1.61%) Google Analytics
9 20 (1.40%) BrowserStack
10 18 (1.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 16 (1.12%) Heroku
12 15 (1.05%) Apigee
13 13 (0.91%) Office 365
14 12 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (0.84%) SaaS
14 12 (0.84%) Yarn
15 10 (0.70%) Lucidchart
15 10 (0.70%) NuGet
16 9 (0.63%) Slack
17 8 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.03%) HTTP
2 22 (1.54%) Internet
3 10 (0.70%) Skype
4 7 (0.49%) RTMP
5 6 (0.42%) SSH
6 5 (0.35%) FTP
7 4 (0.28%) SMTP
8 2 (0.14%) Intranet
8 2 (0.14%) SMS
9 1 (0.070%) ATM
9 1 (0.070%) HbbTV
9 1 (0.070%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 85 (5.94%) MySQL
3 78 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 45 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 40 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 24 (1.68%) RDBMS
8 23 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (1.33%) Redis
10 17 (1.19%) Big Data
10 17 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (0.98%) Blockchain
11 14 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.70%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.56%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.49%) HBase
14 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 517 (36.15%) Git (software)
2 299 (20.91%) gulp
3 287 (20.07%) webpack
4 186 (13.01%) Grunt
5 178 (12.45%) Jasmine
6 134 (9.37%) Jenkins
7 110 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
8 100 (6.99%) JIRA
9 97 (6.78%) Selenium
10 90 (6.29%) Babel
11 89 (6.22%) Mocha
12 81 (5.66%) Cucumber
13 57 (3.99%) Protractor
14 43 (3.01%) Maven
15 40 (2.80%) WebDriver
16 37 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
16 37 (2.59%) WebStorm
17 36 (2.52%) Subversion
18 35 (2.45%) Mercurial
18 35 (2.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 201 (14.06%) Finance
2 66 (4.62%) Retail
3 64 (4.48%) Banking
4 25 (1.75%) Marketing
5 17 (1.19%) Games
6 16 (1.12%) Front Office
7 15 (1.05%) Advertising
8 12 (0.84%) Publishing
9 11 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 11 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.63%) Back Office
11 8 (0.56%) Law
11 8 (0.56%) Legal
12 4 (0.28%) Electronics
12 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.14%) Automotive
14 2 (0.14%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,320 (92.31%) Developer
2 601 (42.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 288 (20.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 253 (17.69%) React Developer
5 204 (14.27%) Angular Developer
6 179 (12.52%) UI Developer
7 128 (8.95%) Senior Developer
8 114 (7.97%) HTML Developer
9 102 (7.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 96 (6.71%) HTML CSS Developer
11 95 (6.64%) Web Developer
12 88 (6.15%) .NET Developer
13 76 (5.31%) Node.js Developer
14 69 (4.83%) Java Developer
15 54 (3.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 45 (3.15%) C# Developer
17 41 (2.87%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 37 (2.59%) Lead Developer
19 35 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
20 30 (2.10%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,244 (86.99%) CSS
2 1,169 (81.75%) HTML
3 784 (54.83%) HTML5
4 713 (49.86%) AngularJS
5 608 (42.52%) CSS3
6 581 (40.63%) React
7 459 (32.10%) Node.js
8 399 (27.90%) LESS
9 352 (24.62%) jQuery
10 307 (21.47%) Redux
11 196 (13.71%) REST
12 189 (13.22%) .NET
13 178 (12.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 147 (10.28%) RESTful
15 143 (10.00%) Angular 2
16 122 (8.53%) JSON
16 122 (8.53%) Web Services
17 117 (8.18%) Ajax
18 90 (6.29%) ASP.NET
19 88 (6.15%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 320 (22.38%) User Experience
2 117 (8.18%) Greenfield Project
3 59 (4.13%) Fintech
4 50 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 45 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.12%) Derivative
10 15 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
11 12 (0.84%) Fixed Income
11 12 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (0.63%) NHS
12 9 (0.63%) Video on Demand
12 9 (0.63%) Video\Live Streaming
12 9 (0.63%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.56%) Social Media
14 7 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.17%) Linux
2 25 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 25 (1.75%) Unix
3 24 (1.68%) Android
4 17 (1.19%) Windows
5 9 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 5 (0.35%) VMS
7 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.070%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.070%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.070%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 712 (49.79%) Front End Development
3 456 (31.89%) TDD
4 258 (18.04%) Scrum
5 217 (15.17%) Web Development
6 215 (15.03%) BDD
7 204 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
8 171 (11.96%) DevOps
9 162 (11.33%) Unit Testing
10 146 (10.21%) Microservices
11 137 (9.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 135 (9.44%) E-Commerce
13 133 (9.30%) OO
13 133 (9.30%) Test Automation
14 131 (9.16%) MVC
15 96 (6.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 94 (6.57%) Wireframes
17 85 (5.94%) Software Engineering
18 76 (5.31%) Problem-Solving
19 74 (5.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,228 (85.87%) JavaScript
2 344 (24.06%) ES6
3 322 (22.52%) TypeScript
4 175 (12.24%) Java
5 166 (11.61%) C#
6 117 (8.18%) PHP
7 114 (7.97%) SQL
8 52 (3.64%) Python
9 45 (3.15%) ES7
10 44 (3.08%) Ruby
11 31 (2.17%) Scala
12 22 (1.54%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.98%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.84%) Groovy
15 11 (0.77%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.70%) CoffeeScript
16 10 (0.70%) JSX
17 9 (0.63%) Java 8
17 9 (0.63%) PHP 7
18 8 (0.56%) ES8
Qualifications
1 50 (3.50%) Security Cleared
2 47 (3.29%) Degree
3 45 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.070%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.070%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.22%) QA
2 25 (1.75%) WCAG
3 8 (0.56%) SLA
4 6 (0.42%) PMO
5 5 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.28%) WAI
7 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 169 (11.82%) Docker
2 7 (0.49%) HDFS
3 6 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (2.31%) Kibana
2 26 (1.82%) Grafana
3 22 (1.54%) Graphite
4 21 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 18 (1.26%) logstash
6 17 (1.19%) Ansible
7 15 (1.05%) Terraform
8 8 (0.56%) Puppet
9 4 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.14%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.070%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.070%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 87 (6.08%) Google
2 47 (3.29%) Microsoft
3 44 (3.08%) Adobe
4 39 (2.73%) Oracle
5 23 (1.61%) Splunk
6 22 (1.54%) Sitecore
7 15 (1.05%) Atlassian
8 9 (0.63%) hybris
9 7 (0.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 7 (0.49%) MapR
10 6 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.42%) WooCommerce
11 5 (0.35%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.35%) TOWER Software
11 5 (0.35%) Twitter
12 4 (0.28%) Facebook
12 4 (0.28%) Veracode
12 4 (0.28%) webMethods
13 3 (0.21%) DevExpress
14 2 (0.14%) Tableau