Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 187 196
Rank change year-on-year -50 +9 +22
Contract jobs citing Sass 881 1,420 1,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.14% 1.50% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.71% 4.25% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 1,049 993
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £305
90th Percentile £576 £575 £540
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
England median hourly rate £51.00 £46.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.27% +15.63% -
10th Percentile £39.50 £35.00 £39.85
90th Percentile £100.43 £100.75 £76.45
UK median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +27.50% - -

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 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 23,758 33,445 30,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.82% 35.27% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,690 23,841 21,777
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 290 368
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.52 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +3.79% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.21 £17.00 £18.68
90th Percentile £78.75 £58.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 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
London -42 459 £500 +5.26% 153
South East -38 123 £425 +6.25% 62
North of England -10 94 £400 +5.26% 101
Midlands -6 76 £381 -9.76% 53
South West -4 75 £383 -5.26% 52
West Midlands +12 60 £413 +3.13% 31
North West -4 51 £375 - 61
East of England +45 50 £413 -8.33% 28
Yorkshire -12 30 £425 +11.84% 24
East Midlands -3 16 £350 -17.65% 22
North East +15 13 £401 +2.88% 16
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 England region with a requirement for Sass.

1 752 (85.36%) CSS
2 708 (80.36%) JavaScript
3 699 (79.34%) HTML
4 470 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
5 406 (46.08%) Front End Development
6 372 (42.22%) AngularJS
7 366 (41.54%) HTML5
8 363 (41.20%) React
9 344 (39.05%) Git (software)
10 308 (34.96%) Node.js
11 282 (32.01%) CSS3
12 269 (30.53%) TypeScript
13 247 (28.04%) LESS
14 239 (27.13%) Redux
15 224 (25.43%) webpack
15 224 (25.43%) TDD
16 214 (24.29%) User Experience
17 202 (22.93%) ES6
18 199 (22.59%) jQuery
19 162 (18.39%) gulp
20 152 (17.25%) Scrum
21 143 (16.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 142 (16.12%) Java
23 136 (15.44%) C#
24 133 (15.10%) Grunt
25 131 (14.87%) Web Development
26 130 (14.76%) .NET
26 130 (14.76%) Microservices
27 122 (13.85%) Vue.js
28 115 (13.05%) SQL

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 84 (9.53%) CMS
2 40 (4.54%) WordPress
3 35 (3.97%) WebSphere
4 28 (3.18%) Confluence
5 25 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 19 (2.16%) Drupal
7 17 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.70%) Umbraco
9 13 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (1.14%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.79%) IIS
11 7 (0.79%) nginx
12 5 (0.57%) Apache
13 4 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.45%) Jadu
14 3 (0.34%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.34%) Ethereum
14 3 (0.34%) Hyperledger
14 3 (0.34%) Liferay
14 3 (0.34%) Mendix
Applications
1 83 (9.42%) Photoshop
2 30 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (3.18%) GIMP
4 19 (2.16%) Sketch
5 10 (1.14%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.34%) InVision
9 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 49 (5.56%) Magento
2 14 (1.59%) Shopify
3 3 (0.34%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 108 (12.26%) Azure
2 76 (8.63%) npm
3 74 (8.40%) AWS
4 53 (6.02%) GitHub
5 52 (5.90%) Serverless
6 31 (3.52%) Google Analytics
7 30 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (1.36%) GCP
9 11 (1.25%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.25%) SaaS
10 9 (1.02%) Fastly
10 9 (1.02%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.91%) Yarn
12 7 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.79%) Heroku
13 5 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.57%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.45%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.52%) HTTP
2 20 (2.27%) SSL
2 20 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.14%) SSH
4 4 (0.45%) Internet
5 3 (0.34%) FTP
5 3 (0.34%) Network Security
5 3 (0.34%) SMTP
6 2 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.11%) AMQP
7 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.43%) MySQL
3 23 (2.61%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 18 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.93%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.59%) Redis
8 12 (1.36%) Neo4j
9 11 (1.25%) Blockchain
9 11 (1.25%) Cosmos DB
10 8 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.57%) Big Data
13 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.34%) Geospatial Data
14 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.23%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 344 (39.05%) Git (software)
2 224 (25.43%) webpack
3 162 (18.39%) gulp
4 133 (15.10%) Grunt
5 111 (12.60%) Jasmine
6 81 (9.19%) Jenkins
7 78 (8.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 71 (8.06%) JIRA
9 53 (6.02%) Babel
10 44 (4.99%) Visual Studio Team System
11 42 (4.77%) Selenium
12 36 (4.09%) Bitbucket
13 35 (3.97%) JUnit
14 33 (3.75%) git-flow
15 32 (3.63%) Protractor
16 31 (3.52%) Cucumber
16 31 (3.52%) Mocha
17 27 (3.06%) Bower
18 26 (2.95%) Vagrant
19 22 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 89 (10.10%) Finance
2 39 (4.43%) Games
3 37 (4.20%) Marketing
4 36 (4.09%) Retail
5 33 (3.75%) Public Sector
6 27 (3.06%) Banking
7 15 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.59%) Law
9 12 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.25%) Publishing
11 9 (1.02%) Electronics
12 7 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.34%) Legal
13 3 (0.34%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Front Office
14 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 801 (90.92%) Developer
2 331 (37.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 179 (20.32%) React Developer
4 119 (13.51%) Angular Developer
5 108 (12.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 77 (8.74%) Senior Developer
7 75 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 66 (7.49%) UI Developer
9 47 (5.33%) Web Developer
10 45 (5.11%) HTML Developer
11 40 (4.54%) PHP Developer
12 39 (4.43%) .NET Developer
13 36 (4.09%) Node.js Developer
14 33 (3.75%) Java Developer
15 32 (3.63%) C# Developer
15 32 (3.63%) HTML CSS Developer
16 26 (2.95%) Software Developer
17 20 (2.27%) Lead Developer
18 19 (2.16%) Magento Developer
18 19 (2.16%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 752 (85.36%) CSS
2 699 (79.34%) HTML
3 372 (42.22%) AngularJS
4 366 (41.54%) HTML5
5 363 (41.20%) React
6 308 (34.96%) Node.js
7 282 (32.01%) CSS3
8 247 (28.04%) LESS
9 239 (27.13%) Redux
10 199 (22.59%) jQuery
11 143 (16.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 130 (14.76%) .NET
13 122 (13.85%) Vue.js
14 114 (12.94%) REST
15 108 (12.26%) RESTful
16 79 (8.97%) Angular 2
17 76 (8.63%) JSON
18 74 (8.40%) Jest
19 63 (7.15%) Web Services
20 58 (6.58%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 214 (24.29%) User Experience
2 73 (8.29%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 38 (4.31%) W3C
5 27 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.72%) Vector Graphics
8 17 (1.93%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.70%) Graphic Design
10 12 (1.36%) Social Media
11 8 (0.91%) NHS
12 7 (0.79%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.79%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.57%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.45%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.45%) iPad
14 4 (0.45%) iPhone
15 3 (0.34%) Animation
15 3 (0.34%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (2.38%) Linux
2 17 (1.93%) Android
3 14 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.36%) Windows
5 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.23%) Unix
6 2 (0.23%) VMS
7 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (46.08%) Front End Development
3 224 (25.43%) TDD
4 152 (17.25%) Scrum
5 131 (14.87%) Web Development
6 130 (14.76%) Microservices
7 105 (11.92%) Test Automation
8 103 (11.69%) Unit Testing
9 100 (11.35%) DevOps
10 99 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
11 96 (10.90%) E-Commerce
12 89 (10.10%) OO
13 88 (9.99%) BDD
13 88 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
14 87 (9.88%) Responsive Web Design
15 78 (8.85%) Analytics
16 73 (8.29%) Wireframes
17 67 (7.60%) MVC
18 65 (7.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
19 61 (6.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 708 (80.36%) JavaScript
2 269 (30.53%) TypeScript
3 202 (22.93%) ES6
4 142 (16.12%) Java
5 136 (15.44%) C#
6 115 (13.05%) SQL
7 106 (12.03%) PHP
8 46 (5.22%) Python
9 28 (3.18%) ES7
10 24 (2.72%) Ruby
11 20 (2.27%) Scala
12 14 (1.59%) Java 8
12 14 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.25%) PHP 7
14 7 (0.79%) Apple Swift
14 7 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.68%) Kotlin
16 5 (0.57%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.45%) JSX
17 4 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (4.20%) Degree
2 36 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.68%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.47%) WCAG
2 28 (3.18%) QA
3 4 (0.45%) GDPR
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 115 (13.05%) Docker
2 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (3.18%) Grafana
2 23 (2.61%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.38%) Kibana
4 10 (1.14%) MIIS
5 9 (1.02%) Graphite
6 7 (0.79%) Ansible
7 5 (0.57%) Terraform
8 4 (0.45%) Puppet
9 3 (0.34%) Rancher
10 2 (0.23%) logstash
10 2 (0.23%) Mesos
10 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Slider
11 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.11%) Matomo
Vendors
1 48 (5.45%) Google
2 41 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.63%) Sitecore
4 30 (3.41%) IBM
5 29 (3.29%) Atlassian
6 25 (2.84%) Adobe
7 20 (2.27%) hybris
8 9 (1.02%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 9 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.91%) HubSpot
9 8 (0.91%) SAP
10 7 (0.79%) Oracle
11 6 (0.68%) Demandware
11 6 (0.68%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.68%) New Relic
12 4 (0.45%) ESRI
12 4 (0.45%) Splunk
13 2 (0.23%) Sony
13 2 (0.23%) Telerik
13 2 (0.23%) Zend