Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 206 237
Rank change year-on-year +16 +31 +136
Contract jobs citing Sass 1315 1251 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.41% 1.28% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 4.19% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 978 863
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £306 £285 £263
90th Percentile £546 £538 £531
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 16
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £23.75
10th Percentile £39.85 - £16.25
90th Percentile £76.45 - £38.34
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £24.00

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 30223 29881 30183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.42% 30.68% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21510 20879 20919
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 344 505
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £18.58 £14.52 £14.64
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
London -9 794 £460 +8.24% 67
South East +20 171 £400 +6.67% 34
North of England +77 140 £375 +7.14% 31
Midlands +37 100 £363 +3.57% 23
North West +58 88 £375 +7.14% 16
East Midlands +40 62 £361 +3.21% 13
East of England +22 57 £375 +36.36% 8
South West -10 51 £325 -3.70% 10
Yorkshire +14 45 £375 +3.45% 15
West Midlands +10 38 £363 +1.05% 10
North East +66 7 £378 +7.86%
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region with a requirement for Sass.

1 1189 (90.42%) CSS
2 1166 (88.67%) JavaScript
3 1081 (82.21%) HTML
4 766 (58.25%) HTML5
5 626 (47.60%) CSS3
6 624 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
7 598 (45.48%) Front End Development
8 554 (42.13%) AngularJS
9 521 (39.62%) Node.js
10 496 (37.72%) React
11 476 (36.20%) Git (software)
12 428 (32.55%) LESS
13 414 (31.48%) jQuery
14 406 (30.87%) TDD
15 316 (24.03%) gulp
15 316 (24.03%) User Experience
16 277 (21.06%) ES6
17 265 (20.15%) Grunt
18 254 (19.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 235 (17.87%) Responsive Web Design
20 231 (17.57%) Web Development
21 211 (16.05%) webpack
22 206 (15.67%) Scrum
23 197 (14.98%) Redux
24 183 (13.92%) Jasmine
25 177 (13.46%) Finance
25 177 (13.46%) Java
26 170 (12.93%) .NET
27 165 (12.55%) Test Automation
28 161 (12.24%) BDD

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 89 (6.77%) CMS
2 59 (4.49%) WordPress
3 54 (4.11%) Drupal
4 40 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (2.81%) Confluence
6 26 (1.98%) Apache
7 20 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 19 (1.44%) nginx
9 18 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.29%) Umbraco
11 14 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.91%) Jetty
13 11 (0.84%) EPiServer
14 9 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.68%) WildFly
15 7 (0.53%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.46%) IIS
16 6 (0.46%) Joomla!
16 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 72 (5.48%) Photoshop
2 59 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 24 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.76%) GIMP
5 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.23%) HipChat
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.076%) InDesign
8 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 38 (2.89%) Magento
2 5 (0.38%) Shopify
3 2 (0.15%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 146 (11.10%) npm
2 143 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (2.97%) SaaS
5 37 (2.81%) GitHub
6 27 (2.05%) Serverless
7 19 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (1.06%) PaaS
9 12 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (0.91%) Firebase
9 12 (0.91%) Heroku
10 10 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.53%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.38%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.44%) HTTP
2 14 (1.06%) Internet
3 9 (0.68%) SMS
4 4 (0.30%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.30%) SSH
5 3 (0.23%) Skype
6 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.15%) FTP
6 2 (0.15%) SMTP
6 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.15%) VPLS
6 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.076%) Intranet
7 1 (0.076%) LDAP
7 1 (0.076%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (8.37%) MySQL
2 54 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (3.88%) SQL Server
4 48 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 42 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 21 (1.60%) Neo4j
8 12 (0.91%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.84%) Big Data
9 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.76%) Redis
11 9 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.61%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.38%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.38%) SQLite
15 4 (0.30%) GIS
16 3 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 476 (36.20%) Git (software)
2 316 (24.03%) gulp
3 265 (20.15%) Grunt
4 211 (16.05%) webpack
5 183 (13.92%) Jasmine
6 128 (9.73%) Karma Test Runner
7 92 (7.00%) Mocha
8 90 (6.84%) Jenkins
9 75 (5.70%) Babel
10 73 (5.55%) JIRA
11 66 (5.02%) Protractor
12 64 (4.87%) Selenium
13 54 (4.11%) Bower
14 48 (3.65%) Subversion
15 46 (3.50%) Cucumber
16 37 (2.81%) Bitbucket
17 30 (2.28%) WebDriver
18 28 (2.13%) PostCSS
19 24 (1.83%) Visual Studio
20 23 (1.75%) git-flow
General
1 177 (13.46%) Finance
2 101 (7.68%) Retail
3 76 (5.78%) Banking
4 67 (5.10%) Marketing
5 27 (2.05%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.90%) Front Office
7 24 (1.83%) Games
8 22 (1.67%) Publishing
9 11 (0.84%) Advertising
9 11 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.46%) Electronics
12 4 (0.30%) Law
12 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.23%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.15%) Back Office
14 2 (0.15%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.15%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1216 (92.47%) Developer
2 524 (39.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 370 (28.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 164 (12.47%) HTML Developer
5 145 (11.03%) UI Developer
6 138 (10.49%) HTML CSS Developer
7 129 (9.81%) Angular Developer
8 95 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
9 92 (7.00%) Web Developer
10 91 (6.92%) Senior Developer
11 75 (5.70%) Node.js Developer
12 54 (4.11%) PHP Developer
13 50 (3.80%) .NET Developer
14 42 (3.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 41 (3.12%) Java Developer
16 39 (2.97%) Agile Developer
17 35 (2.66%) C# Developer
18 34 (2.59%) UX Developer
19 28 (2.13%) Scala Developer
20 27 (2.05%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1189 (90.42%) CSS
2 1081 (82.21%) HTML
3 766 (58.25%) HTML5
4 626 (47.60%) CSS3
5 554 (42.13%) AngularJS
6 521 (39.62%) Node.js
7 496 (37.72%) React
8 428 (32.55%) LESS
9 414 (31.48%) jQuery
10 254 (19.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 197 (14.98%) Redux
12 170 (12.93%) .NET
13 139 (10.57%) Web Services
14 138 (10.49%) Angular 2
15 124 (9.43%) RESTful
16 103 (7.83%) REST
17 93 (7.07%) JSON
18 81 (6.16%) Ajax
19 80 (6.08%) ASP.NET
20 76 (5.78%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 316 (24.03%) User Experience
2 71 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (3.42%) W3C
4 43 (3.27%) Mobile App
5 38 (2.89%) Fintech
6 37 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
7 35 (2.66%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (1.14%) Derivative
10 13 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (0.91%) Animation
11 12 (0.91%) Social Media
11 12 (0.91%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.76%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.76%) Digital Media
12 10 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (0.61%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.46%) iPad
14 6 (0.46%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 83 (6.31%) Linux
2 37 (2.81%) Android
3 26 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 20 (1.52%) Windows
5 10 (0.76%) Mac OS
6 9 (0.68%) Unix
7 7 (0.53%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.23%) SUSE
10 2 (0.15%) Debian
11 1 (0.076%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.076%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
2 598 (45.48%) Front End Development
3 406 (30.87%) TDD
4 235 (17.87%) Responsive Web Design
5 231 (17.57%) Web Development
6 206 (15.67%) Scrum
7 165 (12.55%) Test Automation
8 161 (12.24%) BDD
9 151 (11.48%) OO
10 139 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
11 124 (9.43%) MVC
12 119 (9.05%) Unit Testing
13 114 (8.67%) E-Commerce
14 89 (6.77%) DevOps
15 82 (6.24%) Web Design
16 81 (6.16%) Mobile First
17 79 (6.01%) Microservices
18 78 (5.93%) Software Engineering
19 75 (5.70%) Kanban
20 67 (5.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1166 (88.67%) JavaScript
2 277 (21.06%) ES6
3 177 (13.46%) Java
4 154 (11.71%) TypeScript
5 151 (11.48%) PHP
6 108 (8.21%) C#
7 73 (5.55%) SQL
8 45 (3.42%) Python
9 44 (3.35%) ECMAScript
10 40 (3.04%) Scala
11 23 (1.75%) Ruby
12 19 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.99%) C
15 8 (0.61%) GraphQL
16 7 (0.53%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.53%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.46%) Go
18 5 (0.38%) PHP 5
19 4 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (3.73%) Degree
2 47 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.57%) QA
2 43 (3.27%) WCAG
3 18 (1.37%) WAI
4 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 111 (8.44%) Docker
2 9 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) Varnish
4 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (2.21%) Terraform
2 24 (1.83%) Ansible
3 21 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.14%) Sysdig
6 10 (0.76%) Puppet
7 8 (0.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 6 (0.46%) Kibana
9 4 (0.30%) Packer
10 3 (0.23%) Mesos
11 2 (0.15%) cPanel
11 2 (0.15%) Nagios
12 1 (0.076%) Grafana
12 1 (0.076%) Graphite
Vendors
1 78 (5.93%) Adobe
2 34 (2.59%) Google
3 25 (1.90%) Microsoft
4 23 (1.75%) Twitter
5 22 (1.67%) Oracle
6 15 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 12 (0.91%) Zend
8 9 (0.68%) SAP
9 7 (0.53%) Apple
9 7 (0.53%) VMware
10 5 (0.38%) Perforce
10 5 (0.38%) WooCommerce
11 4 (0.30%) hybris
11 4 (0.30%) IBM
11 4 (0.30%) Infor
11 4 (0.30%) New Relic
11 4 (0.30%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.23%) ATG
12 3 (0.23%) Sun