Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 197 240
Rank change year-on-year +6 +43 +111
Contract jobs citing Sass 1,277 1,184 1,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.38% 1.32% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 4.22% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 901 857
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 21
England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +34.13% -
10th Percentile £39.80 £31.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £88.60 £33.75 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £27.12
% change year-on-year +23.08% +19.86% -

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 29,792 28,048 28,604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.27% 31.25% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,457 19,488 19,891
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 309 514
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.20 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -19 744 £450 +5.88% 232
South East +7 188 £375 -6.25% 88
North of England +71 155 £375 +7.14% 124
North West +56 100 £375 +1.69% 79
Midlands +16 93 £375 +6.38% 68
East Midlands +29 61 £375 +15.38% 28
East of England +13 53 £350 - 34
Yorkshire +24 51 £363 +7.81% 41
South West -18 43 £363 +3.57% 24
West Midlands -8 31 £388 +6.90% 40
North East +54 4 £375 +7.14% 4
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 1,151 (90.13%) CSS
2 1,116 (87.39%) JavaScript
3 1,018 (79.72%) HTML
4 727 (56.93%) HTML5
5 647 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
6 580 (45.42%) Front End Development
7 577 (45.18%) CSS3
8 545 (42.68%) AngularJS
9 475 (37.20%) Node.js
10 463 (36.26%) Git (software)
11 452 (35.40%) React
12 419 (32.81%) LESS
13 414 (32.42%) TDD
14 367 (28.74%) jQuery
15 305 (23.88%) gulp
16 279 (21.85%) ES6
17 266 (20.83%) Grunt
18 255 (19.97%) User Experience
19 247 (19.34%) webpack
20 233 (18.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 228 (17.85%) Web Development
22 222 (17.38%) Responsive Web Design
23 207 (16.21%) Scrum
24 198 (15.51%) Redux
25 192 (15.04%) Java
26 187 (14.64%) Jasmine
27 186 (14.57%) Test Automation
28 165 (12.92%) BDD
29 161 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
30 157 (12.29%) npm

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 80 (6.26%) CMS
2 58 (4.54%) WordPress
3 50 (3.92%) Drupal
4 36 (2.82%) Confluence
4 36 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (2.04%) Apache
6 24 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 16 (1.25%) Umbraco
9 15 (1.17%) nginx
10 14 (1.10%) EPiServer
10 14 (1.10%) Jetty
11 10 (0.78%) JBoss
11 10 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.78%) WildFly
12 9 (0.70%) Joomla!
13 7 (0.55%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.47%) Mongoose
14 6 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (5.40%) Photoshop
2 53 (4.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 28 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.94%) GIMP
5 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.16%) HipChat
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.078%) InDesign
7 1 (0.078%) InVision
Business Applications
1 32 (2.51%) Magento
2 6 (0.47%) Shopify
3 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 157 (12.29%) npm
2 132 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.43%) Serverless
5 30 (2.35%) SaaS
6 26 (2.04%) GitHub
7 23 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (1.10%) Heroku
9 14 (1.10%) PaaS
10 13 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
11 12 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
12 11 (0.86%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.63%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.63%) BrowserStack
15 7 (0.55%) Yarn
16 6 (0.47%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.11%) HTTP
2 17 (1.33%) Internet
3 7 (0.55%) SMS
4 4 (0.31%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.31%) FTP
4 4 (0.31%) SMTP
4 4 (0.31%) SSH
5 2 (0.16%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.16%) Skype
5 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.16%) VPLS
5 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.078%) Intranet
6 1 (0.078%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (9.24%) MySQL
2 62 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 47 (3.68%) MongoDB
5 45 (3.52%) NoSQL
6 29 (2.27%) Redis
7 28 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (1.49%) Neo4j
8 19 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (0.78%) Big Data
12 8 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.47%) CouchDB
13 6 (0.47%) Hazelcast
14 5 (0.39%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
15 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 463 (36.26%) Git (software)
2 305 (23.88%) gulp
3 266 (20.83%) Grunt
4 247 (19.34%) webpack
5 187 (14.64%) Jasmine
6 122 (9.55%) Karma Test Runner
7 108 (8.46%) Jenkins
8 104 (8.14%) Mocha
9 82 (6.42%) Protractor
10 81 (6.34%) JIRA
11 80 (6.26%) Babel
12 64 (5.01%) Subversion
13 59 (4.62%) Selenium
14 47 (3.68%) Cucumber
15 36 (2.82%) Bower
16 28 (2.19%) Vagrant
17 26 (2.04%) WebDriver
18 24 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 23 (1.80%) Mercurial
19 23 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 135 (10.57%) Finance
2 98 (7.67%) Retail
3 72 (5.64%) Marketing
4 55 (4.31%) Banking
5 24 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.64%) Games
7 17 (1.33%) Front Office
8 15 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 12 (0.94%) Publishing
10 10 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.63%) Advertising
11 8 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.39%) Electronics
13 3 (0.23%) Back Office
13 3 (0.23%) Digital Economy
13 3 (0.23%) Law
13 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1,162 (90.99%) Developer
2 504 (39.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 334 (26.16%) JavaScript Developer
4 138 (10.81%) HTML Developer
5 122 (9.55%) UI Developer
6 119 (9.32%) Angular Developer
7 115 (9.01%) HTML CSS Developer
8 96 (7.52%) Senior Developer
9 92 (7.20%) Web Developer
10 85 (6.66%) Full Stack Developer
11 61 (4.78%) Node.js Developer
12 58 (4.54%) PHP Developer
13 50 (3.92%) Java Developer
14 45 (3.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 42 (3.29%) .NET Developer
16 29 (2.27%) Lead Developer
16 29 (2.27%) Scala Developer
16 29 (2.27%) UX Developer
17 28 (2.19%) Agile Developer
18 26 (2.04%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,151 (90.13%) CSS
2 1,018 (79.72%) HTML
3 727 (56.93%) HTML5
4 577 (45.18%) CSS3
5 545 (42.68%) AngularJS
6 475 (37.20%) Node.js
7 452 (35.40%) React
8 419 (32.81%) LESS
9 367 (28.74%) jQuery
10 233 (18.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 198 (15.51%) Redux
12 137 (10.73%) .NET
13 125 (9.79%) Angular 2
14 121 (9.48%) RESTful
15 114 (8.93%) Web Services
16 91 (7.13%) REST
17 76 (5.95%) Backbone.js
18 73 (5.72%) Ajax
18 73 (5.72%) ASP.NET
19 72 (5.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 255 (19.97%) User Experience
2 70 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
3 48 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 43 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 42 (3.29%) Fintech
6 33 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
7 25 (1.96%) W3C
8 22 (1.72%) Social Media
9 20 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (0.94%) Derivative
10 12 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 11 (0.86%) Animation
12 10 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.70%) Video on Demand
14 8 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
15 7 (0.55%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.55%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.47%) Digital Media
17 5 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 82 (6.42%) Linux
2 34 (2.66%) Apple iOS
3 33 (2.58%) Android
4 16 (1.25%) Unix
5 15 (1.17%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.02%) Windows
7 8 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.23%) VMS
10 1 (0.078%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.078%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (45.42%) Front End Development
3 414 (32.42%) TDD
4 228 (17.85%) Web Development
5 222 (17.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 207 (16.21%) Scrum
7 186 (14.57%) Test Automation
8 165 (12.92%) BDD
9 161 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
10 126 (9.87%) OO
11 121 (9.48%) Unit Testing
12 119 (9.32%) DevOps
12 119 (9.32%) MVC
13 106 (8.30%) E-Commerce
14 98 (7.67%) Microservices
15 84 (6.58%) Open Source
16 76 (5.95%) Web Design
17 74 (5.79%) Software Engineering
18 64 (5.01%) Kanban
19 63 (4.93%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,116 (87.39%) JavaScript
2 279 (21.85%) ES6
3 192 (15.04%) Java
4 138 (10.81%) PHP
5 133 (10.42%) TypeScript
6 103 (8.07%) C#
7 82 (6.42%) ES7
8 52 (4.07%) Python
8 52 (4.07%) SQL
9 39 (3.05%) Scala
10 20 (1.57%) Ruby
11 12 (0.94%) C
11 12 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.70%) GraphQL
13 8 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.55%) Go
14 7 (0.55%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.47%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.47%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 56 (4.39%) Degree
3 45 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 40 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.31%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.078%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.70%) QA
2 44 (3.45%) WCAG
3 14 (1.10%) WAI
4 9 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.078%) PMO
System Software
1 136 (10.65%) Docker
2 6 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (2.27%) Ansible
3 26 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 26 (2.04%) Terraform
4 19 (1.49%) Puppet
5 15 (1.17%) Sysdig
6 7 (0.55%) Mesos
7 6 (0.47%) Kibana
8 5 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (0.31%) Packer
10 1 (0.078%) Grafana
10 1 (0.078%) Graphite
10 1 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 74 (5.79%) Adobe
2 40 (3.13%) Google
3 33 (2.58%) Twitter
4 27 (2.11%) Microsoft
5 21 (1.64%) Oracle
6 16 (1.25%) Zend
7 12 (0.94%) Sitecore
8 7 (0.55%) hybris
8 7 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.55%) SAP
8 7 (0.55%) VMware
9 6 (0.47%) Coveo
9 6 (0.47%) Perforce
10 5 (0.39%) WooCommerce
11 4 (0.31%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.31%) IBM
11 4 (0.31%) New Relic
12 3 (0.23%) Sun
13 2 (0.16%) Sage
13 2 (0.16%) Sybase