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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 219 300
Rank change year-on-year +39 +81  
Contract jobs citing Sass 615 574 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.42% 1.18% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.43% 4.06% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 473 256
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £521 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

Sass is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13889 14144 14206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.18% 29.02% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9642 10076 9673
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 167 198
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Sass as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 323 £450 +12.50% 111
South East +85 98 £375 - 41
East of England +26 45 £350 -12.50% 14
North West +47 43 £345 -16.36% 27
West Midlands +32 32 £281 -6.25% 22
South West +15 29 £331 +1.92% 20
East Midlands -1 27 £338 -10.00% 5
Yorkshire +10 17 £375 -12.28% 24
North East +68 6 £380 +8.57% 2
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1027 (91.94%) CSS
2 997 (89.26%) JavaScript
3 955 (85.50%) HTML
4 669 (59.89%) HTML5
5 599 (53.63%) CSS3
6 577 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
7 538 (48.16%) AngularJS
8 491 (43.96%) Front End Development
9 434 (38.85%) jQuery
10 416 (37.24%) Node.js
11 406 (36.35%) LESS
12 395 (35.36%) React
13 375 (33.57%) Git (software)
14 339 (30.35%) TDD
15 283 (25.34%) User Experience
16 282 (25.25%) gulp
17 249 (22.29%) Grunt
18 235 (21.04%) Web Development
19 208 (18.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 191 (17.10%) Scrum
21 186 (16.65%) Responsive Web Design
22 178 (15.94%) Jasmine
23 175 (15.67%) ES6
24 160 (14.32%) BDD
25 153 (13.70%) MVC
26 142 (12.71%) OO
27 140 (12.53%) webpack
27 140 (12.53%) PHP
28 139 (12.44%) Java
29 138 (12.35%) Finance

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 86 (7.70%) CMS
2 43 (3.85%) WordPress
3 34 (3.04%) Apache
4 33 (2.95%) Drupal
5 29 (2.60%) Confluence
6 27 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 17 (1.52%) IIS
9 15 (1.34%) nginx
10 12 (1.07%) EPiServer
10 12 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.63%) GeoServer
11 7 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.54%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.45%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.45%) JBoss
13 5 (0.45%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.36%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 94 (8.42%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.90%) InVision
5 4 (0.36%) GIMP
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (2.60%) Magento
2 3 (0.27%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.090%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.28%) GitHub
2 54 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.52%) SaaS
5 10 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.36%) Heroku
8 4 (0.36%) PaaS
9 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.27%) IaaS
9 3 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.18%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.18%) Route 53
11 1 (0.090%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.090%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.33%) HTTP
2 7 (0.63%) Internet
2 7 (0.63%) SSL
3 2 (0.18%) DNS
3 2 (0.18%) DSL
3 2 (0.18%) LDAP
3 2 (0.18%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (0.18%) Skype
4 1 (0.090%) Firewall
4 1 (0.090%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.55%) MySQL
2 56 (5.01%) NoSQL
3 44 (3.94%) SQL Server
4 35 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 30 (2.69%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.34%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.07%) Big Data
8 11 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (0.98%) Redis
9 7 (0.63%) GIS
9 7 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.45%) MS Access
10 5 (0.45%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.27%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.27%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.18%) DocumentDB
13 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 375 (33.57%) Git (software)
2 282 (25.25%) gulp
3 249 (22.29%) Grunt
4 178 (15.94%) Jasmine
5 140 (12.53%) webpack
6 103 (9.22%) Subversion
7 89 (7.97%) Mocha
8 80 (7.16%) Cucumber
9 72 (6.45%) Selenium
10 71 (6.36%) Karma Test Runner
11 65 (5.82%) Bower
12 63 (5.64%) WebDriver
13 62 (5.55%) Babel
14 58 (5.19%) JIRA
15 53 (4.74%) Jenkins
16 48 (4.30%) Visual Studio
17 45 (4.03%) Protractor
18 27 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
19 22 (1.97%) Axure RP
20 19 (1.70%) Bitbucket
General
1 138 (12.35%) Finance
2 62 (5.55%) Banking
3 56 (5.01%) Retail
4 52 (4.66%) Marketing
5 21 (1.88%) Front Office
6 20 (1.79%) Publishing
7 12 (1.07%) Back Office
8 11 (0.98%) Advertising
8 11 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.54%) Electronics
10 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.45%) Czech Language
11 5 (0.45%) Law
12 3 (0.27%) Games
12 3 (0.27%) Interactive Media
13 2 (0.18%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.090%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1051 (94.09%) Developer
2 481 (43.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 380 (34.02%) JavaScript Developer
4 184 (16.47%) HTML Developer
5 157 (14.06%) HTML CSS Developer
6 142 (12.71%) Angular Developer
7 119 (10.65%) UI Developer
8 89 (7.97%) Senior Developer
9 83 (7.43%) Web Developer
10 77 (6.89%) Node.js Developer
11 69 (6.18%) Full Stack Developer
12 61 (5.46%) .NET Developer
13 43 (3.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 42 (3.76%) Java Developer
15 40 (3.58%) C# Developer
15 40 (3.58%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 37 (3.31%) PHP Developer
17 33 (2.95%) Agile Developer
18 32 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
19 29 (2.60%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1027 (91.94%) CSS
2 955 (85.50%) HTML
3 669 (59.89%) HTML5
4 599 (53.63%) CSS3
5 538 (48.16%) AngularJS
6 434 (38.85%) jQuery
7 416 (37.24%) Node.js
8 406 (36.35%) LESS
9 395 (35.36%) React
10 208 (18.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 137 (12.26%) Ajax
12 136 (12.18%) .NET
13 134 (12.00%) Redux
14 132 (11.82%) JSON
15 117 (10.47%) Angular 2
16 115 (10.30%) RESTful
17 100 (8.95%) Web Services
18 94 (8.42%) REST
19 71 (6.36%) ASP.NET
20 64 (5.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 283 (25.34%) User Experience
2 76 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 40 (3.58%) W3C
5 36 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.06%) Fintech
8 18 (1.61%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (1.25%) Animation
9 14 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.07%) Equities
12 11 (0.98%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.98%) Video on Demand
13 9 (0.81%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.63%) NHS
14 7 (0.63%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.54%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.54%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 55 (4.92%) Linux
2 33 (2.95%) Unix
3 27 (2.42%) Windows
4 16 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.72%) Android
6 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.36%) SUSE
8 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.27%) Solaris
8 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.090%) CentOS
9 1 (0.090%) Debian
9 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.090%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (43.96%) Front End Development
3 339 (30.35%) TDD
4 235 (21.04%) Web Development
5 191 (17.10%) Scrum
6 186 (16.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 160 (14.32%) BDD
8 153 (13.70%) MVC
9 142 (12.71%) OO
10 114 (10.21%) Unit Testing
11 113 (10.12%) Test Automation
12 111 (9.94%) E-Commerce
13 101 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
14 74 (6.62%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 70 (6.27%) Wireframes
16 68 (6.09%) Mobile First
17 67 (6.00%) Kanban
18 65 (5.82%) Progressive Enhancement
19 62 (5.55%) Software Engineering
20 61 (5.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 997 (89.26%) JavaScript
2 175 (15.67%) ES6
3 140 (12.53%) PHP
4 139 (12.44%) Java
5 136 (12.18%) C#
6 86 (7.70%) TypeScript
7 74 (6.62%) Python
8 69 (6.18%) SQL
9 30 (2.69%) Ruby
10 23 (2.06%) ECMAScript
11 18 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.07%) Scala
13 11 (0.98%) PHP 5
14 10 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.81%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.72%) C++
16 8 (0.72%) Perl
16 8 (0.72%) R
17 7 (0.63%) ActionScript
17 7 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (6.00%) Degree
2 15 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.07%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.45%) MBA
6 4 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.090%) ISEB
8 1 (0.090%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.92%) QA
2 16 (1.43%) WAI
3 8 (0.72%) WCAG
4 5 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (3.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.090%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (1.34%) Ansible
2 14 (1.25%) Terraform
3 10 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.27%) cPanel
5 3 (0.27%) Puppet
5 3 (0.27%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.090%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.090%) Plesk
Vendors
1 38 (3.40%) Adobe
2 36 (3.22%) Oracle
3 28 (2.51%) Google
4 23 (2.06%) Sitecore
5 20 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 15 (1.34%) Apple
7 11 (0.98%) SAP
8 10 (0.90%) Zend
9 6 (0.54%) IBM
9 6 (0.54%) PayPal
10 5 (0.45%) Omniture
11 4 (0.36%) Infor
11 4 (0.36%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.36%) Twitter
12 3 (0.27%) FatWire
12 3 (0.27%) Marketo
12 3 (0.27%) Panasonic
12 3 (0.27%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.27%) Tealium
13 2 (0.18%) Monetate
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: Competitive daily rates apply
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified Day rate dependant on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago