Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 293 219 206
Rank change year-on-year -74 -13 +10
Contract jobs citing Sass 460 1,179 1,285
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.84% 1.33% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 4.01% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 905 1,000
Median daily rate £450 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +9.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £606 £588 £551
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £441
% change year-on-year - +1.98% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £54.00 £38.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -15.00% +33.33%
UK median hourly rate £54.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +54.29% -22.22% +33.33%

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 16,671 29,437 30,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.40% 33.21% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,437 20,935 21,835
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £335 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 276 315
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +1.23%
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.50 £18.35
90th Percentile £69.13 £60.00 £58.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £41.21
% change year-on-year -16.67% +1.93% +2.04%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sass in England

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sass in England.

Daily rate trend for Sass in England

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sass in England over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sass in England

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sass in England.

Hourly rate trend for Sass in England

Sass
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Sass in England over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 -46 270 £488 -2.01% 87
North of England -18 47 £400 -5.88% 57
South West +8 40 £375 -11.76% 25
South East -59 39 £450 - 45
Midlands +44 33 £419 +8.06% 22
East of England +31 25 £386 -3.44% 18
North West -9 24 £425 +4.62% 25
Yorkshire +30 21 £388 -8.71% 23
West Midlands +53 19 £425 +6.25% 13
East Midlands +22 14 £388 +3.33% 9
North East +7 2 £395 -16.40% 9
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 398 (86.52%) CSS
2 394 (85.65%) JavaScript
3 371 (80.65%) HTML
4 239 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
5 237 (51.52%) Front End Development
6 208 (45.22%) HTML5
7 185 (40.22%) AngularJS
8 181 (39.35%) Git (software)
9 170 (36.96%) React
10 152 (33.04%) Node.js
11 144 (31.30%) CSS3
12 131 (28.48%) TypeScript
13 119 (25.87%) User Experience
14 110 (23.91%) ES6
15 97 (21.09%) Continuous Integration
16 96 (20.87%) webpack
17 95 (20.65%) jQuery
17 95 (20.65%) TDD
18 93 (20.22%) DevOps
18 93 (20.22%) Redux
19 80 (17.39%) Test Automation
20 78 (16.96%) Java
20 78 (16.96%) REST
21 77 (16.74%) Microservices
21 77 (16.74%) Scrum
22 76 (16.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 69 (15.00%) LESS
24 64 (13.91%) Web Development
25 62 (13.48%) Jest
26 60 (13.04%) Vue.js

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 40 (8.70%) CMS
2 17 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 16 (3.48%) Drupal
4 14 (3.04%) WordPress
5 11 (2.39%) nginx
6 10 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (1.74%) Apache
7 8 (1.74%) Confluence
7 8 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.52%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.09%) IIS
10 4 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.65%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.65%) Hyperledger
11 3 (0.65%) Mendix
11 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (6.30%) Photoshop
2 24 (5.22%) Sketch
3 4 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.65%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.65%) Figma
5 2 (0.43%) GIMP
5 2 (0.43%) InVision
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (4.57%) Magento
2 20 (4.35%) Shopify
3 3 (0.65%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.65%) GitHub
2 44 (9.57%) Azure
3 35 (7.61%) AWS
4 32 (6.96%) npm
5 19 (4.13%) Serverless
6 14 (3.04%) Google Analytics
7 13 (2.83%) Yarn
8 11 (2.39%) GCP
9 8 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.30%) Azure Functions
11 6 (1.30%) Loggly
12 5 (1.09%) PaaS
13 4 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.87%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.87%) Azure Stack
13 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.65%) SaaS
15 2 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.78%) HTTP
2 15 (3.26%) SSL
3 14 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.65%) SSH
5 2 (0.43%) DNS
6 1 (0.22%) AMQP
6 1 (0.22%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) FTP
6 1 (0.22%) Internet
6 1 (0.22%) Network Security
6 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.13%) MySQL
3 18 (3.91%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.83%) Redis
6 12 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.74%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.30%) BigQuery
9 6 (1.30%) Blockchain
9 6 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.43%) Big Data
10 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.43%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 181 (39.35%) Git (software)
2 96 (20.87%) webpack
3 59 (12.83%) Grunt
4 57 (12.39%) gulp
5 56 (12.17%) Jenkins
6 51 (11.09%) Jasmine
7 36 (7.83%) Karma Test Runner
8 34 (7.39%) JIRA
9 32 (6.96%) Selenium
10 31 (6.74%) Babel
11 27 (5.87%) PostCSS
12 26 (5.65%) Mocha
13 24 (5.22%) git-flow
14 22 (4.78%) Visual Studio
15 17 (3.70%) JUnit
16 16 (3.48%) Cucumber
17 13 (2.83%) Gatling
18 12 (2.61%) Vagrant
19 11 (2.39%) Protractor
19 11 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (8.04%) Finance
2 29 (6.30%) Banking
3 25 (5.43%) Marketing
4 21 (4.57%) Games
5 18 (3.91%) Retail
6 13 (2.83%) Public Sector
7 11 (2.39%) Law
8 9 (1.96%) Publishing
9 7 (1.52%) Front Office
10 6 (1.30%) Back Office
11 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.65%) Advertising
12 3 (0.65%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.43%) Electronics
13 2 (0.43%) Legal
13 2 (0.43%) Local Government
13 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 422 (91.74%) Developer
2 183 (39.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 80 (17.39%) React Developer
4 58 (12.61%) Angular Developer
5 52 (11.30%) Full Stack Developer
5 52 (11.30%) Senior Developer
6 43 (9.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 36 (7.83%) UI Developer
8 27 (5.87%) HTML Developer
9 22 (4.78%) .NET Developer
10 21 (4.57%) C# Developer
10 21 (4.57%) PHP Developer
11 19 (4.13%) Java Developer
12 18 (3.91%) HTML CSS Developer
12 18 (3.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 18 (3.91%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.04%) Node.js Developer
13 14 (3.04%) Senior React Developer
13 14 (3.04%) Senior UI Developer
14 12 (2.61%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (86.52%) CSS
2 371 (80.65%) HTML
3 208 (45.22%) HTML5
4 185 (40.22%) AngularJS
5 170 (36.96%) React
6 152 (33.04%) Node.js
7 144 (31.30%) CSS3
8 95 (20.65%) jQuery
9 93 (20.22%) Redux
10 78 (16.96%) REST
11 76 (16.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 69 (15.00%) LESS
13 62 (13.48%) Jest
14 60 (13.04%) Vue.js
14 60 (13.04%) Web Services
15 54 (11.74%) JSON
16 46 (10.00%) .NET
17 45 (9.78%) RESTful
18 36 (7.83%) Semantic HTML
19 35 (7.61%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 119 (25.87%) User Experience
2 30 (6.52%) W3C
3 22 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.39%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.52%) Blog
9 4 (0.87%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.65%) Vector Graphics
11 2 (0.43%) Animation
11 2 (0.43%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.43%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.43%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.43%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.61%) Linux
2 6 (1.30%) Unix
3 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.43%) Android
4 2 (0.43%) Windows
5 1 (0.22%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (51.52%) Front End Development
3 97 (21.09%) Continuous Integration
4 95 (20.65%) TDD
5 93 (20.22%) DevOps
6 80 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 77 (16.74%) Microservices
7 77 (16.74%) Scrum
8 64 (13.91%) Web Development
9 58 (12.61%) E-Commerce
10 54 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (9.78%) BDD
11 45 (9.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 43 (9.35%) Unit Testing
13 41 (8.91%) Open Source
14 40 (8.70%) OO
15 38 (8.26%) MVC
16 35 (7.61%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 34 (7.39%) Wireframes
18 30 (6.52%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
Programming Languages
1 394 (85.65%) JavaScript
2 131 (28.48%) TypeScript
3 110 (23.91%) ES6
4 78 (16.96%) Java
5 54 (11.74%) C#
6 53 (11.52%) PHP
7 29 (6.30%) SQL
8 17 (3.70%) Scala
9 15 (3.26%) Python
10 14 (3.04%) ES7
11 9 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.74%) Ruby
13 4 (0.87%) Java 8
14 3 (0.65%) C
14 3 (0.65%) Elm
14 3 (0.65%) JSX
14 3 (0.65%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.43%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.43%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.91%) Degree
3 16 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.43%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.91%) WCAG
2 16 (3.48%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (10.43%) Docker
2 5 (1.09%) zsh
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 17 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.04%) Grafana
3 13 (2.83%) Kibana
4 11 (2.39%) Terraform
5 4 (0.87%) MIIS
6 2 (0.43%) Istio
6 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.22%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) Graphite
7 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.22%) Mesos
7 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (5.22%) Google
2 22 (4.78%) IBM
3 19 (4.13%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.48%) hybris
5 12 (2.61%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.39%) New Relic
7 9 (1.96%) Demandware
7 9 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.30%) Adobe
9 5 (1.09%) SAP
10 4 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.65%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.43%) Twitter
13 1 (0.22%) Capita
13 1 (0.22%) Facebook
13 1 (0.22%) Kony
13 1 (0.22%) OutSystems
13 1 (0.22%) Telerik
13 1 (0.22%) WooCommerce
13 1 (0.22%) Xamarin