Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 198 224
Rank change year-on-year +23 +26 +94
Contract jobs citing Sass 1,471 1,171 1,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.34% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 4.13% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,103 881 976
England median daily rate £450 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £544
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.38% +6.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
England median hourly rate £100.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.25% - -
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +151.25% - -

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 32,459 28,347 29,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.33% 32.40% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,052 19,643 20,943
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £295
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 369 379
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.64% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.38 £53.80 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £41.21 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.01% +6.67% +4.17%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +26 912 £475 +5.56% 221
South East -5 217 £400 +6.67% 80
North of England -24 124 £375 +10.29% 106
Midlands +10 118 £425 +23.19% 55
West Midlands +17 81 £425 +23.19% 34
North West -16 77 £375 +11.11% 63
South West +2 54 £451 +32.23% 47
East of England -3 53 £418 +11.33% 22
Yorkshire -9 46 £350 -1.41% 36
East Midlands -13 37 £425 +17.24% 21
North East -20 1 £400 +17.65% 7
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 1,270 (86.34%) JavaScript
2 1,256 (85.38%) CSS
3 1,189 (80.83%) HTML
4 806 (54.79%) HTML5
5 723 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
6 715 (48.61%) AngularJS
6 715 (48.61%) Front End Development
7 647 (43.98%) CSS3
8 560 (38.07%) React
9 490 (33.31%) Git (software)
10 480 (32.63%) Node.js
11 435 (29.57%) LESS
12 433 (29.44%) TDD
13 373 (25.36%) ES6
14 366 (24.88%) jQuery
15 351 (23.86%) User Experience
16 340 (23.11%) webpack
17 319 (21.69%) Redux
18 291 (19.78%) gulp
19 284 (19.31%) TypeScript
20 260 (17.68%) Scrum
21 248 (16.86%) Grunt
22 241 (16.38%) Web Development
23 231 (15.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 209 (14.21%) Finance
25 203 (13.80%) RESTful
26 189 (12.85%) Java
27 183 (12.44%) BDD
28 178 (12.10%) REST
29 177 (12.03%) Jasmine

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 88 (5.98%) CMS
2 45 (3.06%) WordPress
3 33 (2.24%) Drupal
3 33 (2.24%) Umbraco
4 23 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (1.22%) Confluence
8 15 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (0.88%) EPiServer
9 13 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.61%) IIS
10 9 (0.61%) JBoss
11 8 (0.54%) Apache
11 8 (0.54%) Mongoose
12 6 (0.41%) nginx
12 6 (0.41%) Predix
13 5 (0.34%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.34%) Kentico
14 4 (0.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 84 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 30 (2.04%) GIMP
3 15 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (0.82%) Fireworks
5 8 (0.54%) InVision
6 7 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.27%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (1.97%) Magento
2 5 (0.34%) Shopify
3 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.068%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 168 (11.42%) npm
2 149 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
3 105 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (4.08%) GitHub
5 44 (2.99%) Serverless
6 39 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (1.22%) SaaS
9 17 (1.16%) Heroku
10 15 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
11 14 (0.95%) Yarn
12 12 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (0.82%) Google Tag Manager
13 11 (0.75%) Fastly
14 10 (0.68%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.54%) BrowserStack
15 8 (0.54%) Office 365
15 8 (0.54%) PaaS
16 7 (0.48%) IaaS
16 7 (0.48%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.92%) HTTP
2 15 (1.02%) Internet
3 8 (0.54%) RTMP
4 4 (0.27%) Intranet
5 3 (0.20%) SMS
6 2 (0.14%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.14%) SSH
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.068%) FTP
7 1 (0.068%) SAN
7 1 (0.068%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 90 (6.12%) MySQL
3 66 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 45 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 44 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 28 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (1.63%) Redis
9 21 (1.43%) Blockchain
9 21 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (1.16%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.02%) Big Data
12 15 (1.02%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.75%) Neo4j
13 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (0.68%) CouchDB
15 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.48%) HBase
Development Applications
1 490 (33.31%) Git (software)
2 340 (23.11%) webpack
3 291 (19.78%) gulp
4 248 (16.86%) Grunt
5 177 (12.03%) Jasmine
6 124 (8.43%) Jenkins
6 124 (8.43%) Karma Test Runner
7 101 (6.87%) Mocha
8 90 (6.12%) Babel
9 82 (5.57%) JIRA
10 74 (5.03%) Selenium
11 63 (4.28%) Subversion
12 51 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
13 42 (2.86%) Cucumber
13 42 (2.86%) Protractor
14 40 (2.72%) Bower
15 38 (2.58%) TeamCity
16 35 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 33 (2.24%) Visual Studio
18 32 (2.18%) Maven
General
1 209 (14.21%) Finance
2 78 (5.30%) Retail
3 73 (4.96%) Banking
4 36 (2.45%) Marketing
5 35 (2.38%) Games
6 19 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.16%) Advertising
7 17 (1.16%) Front Office
8 15 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 14 (0.95%) Publishing
10 13 (0.88%) Law
11 11 (0.75%) Back Office
12 10 (0.68%) Legal
13 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.41%) Automotive
15 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.20%) Electronics
17 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,354 (92.05%) Developer
2 593 (40.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 388 (26.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 270 (18.35%) React Developer
5 218 (14.82%) Angular Developer
6 173 (11.76%) UI Developer
7 136 (9.25%) Senior Developer
8 135 (9.18%) HTML Developer
9 116 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
10 114 (7.75%) HTML CSS Developer
11 111 (7.55%) Web Developer
12 81 (5.51%) .NET Developer
13 71 (4.83%) Node.js Developer
14 68 (4.62%) Java Developer
15 54 (3.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 46 (3.13%) PHP Developer
17 43 (2.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 41 (2.79%) C# Developer
19 35 (2.38%) UX Developer
20 33 (2.24%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,256 (85.38%) CSS
2 1,189 (80.83%) HTML
3 806 (54.79%) HTML5
4 715 (48.61%) AngularJS
5 647 (43.98%) CSS3
6 560 (38.07%) React
7 480 (32.63%) Node.js
8 435 (29.57%) LESS
9 366 (24.88%) jQuery
10 319 (21.69%) Redux
11 231 (15.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 203 (13.80%) RESTful
13 178 (12.10%) REST
14 177 (12.03%) .NET
15 162 (11.01%) Angular 2
16 128 (8.70%) Ajax
17 118 (8.02%) Web Services
18 115 (7.82%) JSON
19 110 (7.48%) Vue (Vue.js)
20 100 (6.80%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 351 (23.86%) User Experience
2 136 (9.25%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 48 (3.26%) Fintech
5 35 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (1.70%) Data Structures
7 21 (1.43%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.29%) Virtual Team
9 18 (1.22%) Derivative
10 16 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
11 15 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.02%) Fixed Income
12 14 (0.95%) Computer Science
12 14 (0.95%) Video on Demand
13 13 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (0.68%) Blog
15 10 (0.68%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.68%) W3C
16 9 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (3.74%) Android
2 53 (3.60%) Apple iOS
3 43 (2.92%) Linux
4 29 (1.97%) Windows
5 19 (1.29%) Unix
6 12 (0.82%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.14%) zOS
8 1 (0.068%) CentOS
8 1 (0.068%) VMS
8 1 (0.068%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.068%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 715 (48.61%) Front End Development
3 433 (29.44%) TDD
4 260 (17.68%) Scrum
5 241 (16.38%) Web Development
6 183 (12.44%) BDD
7 170 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
8 169 (11.49%) Unit Testing
9 166 (11.28%) DevOps
10 163 (11.08%) MVC
11 154 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 137 (9.31%) E-Commerce
13 123 (8.36%) OO
14 121 (8.23%) Microservices
15 112 (7.61%) Wireframes
16 97 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
17 92 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 89 (6.05%) Test Automation
19 82 (5.57%) Kanban
20 78 (5.30%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,270 (86.34%) JavaScript
2 373 (25.36%) ES6
3 284 (19.31%) TypeScript
4 189 (12.85%) Java
5 153 (10.40%) C#
6 142 (9.65%) PHP
7 82 (5.57%) SQL
8 69 (4.69%) ES7
9 40 (2.72%) Python
10 31 (2.11%) Ruby
11 24 (1.63%) Java 8
12 18 (1.22%) JSX
12 18 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.82%) Bash Shell
13 12 (0.82%) Scala
14 10 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.54%) C++
16 6 (0.41%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.34%) ES8
17 5 (0.34%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 62 (4.21%) Security Cleared
2 57 (3.87%) SC Cleared
3 23 (1.56%) Degree
4 6 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.068%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.87%) QA
2 19 (1.29%) WCAG
3 7 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.48%) PMO
3 7 (0.48%) SLA
4 4 (0.27%) WAI
5 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.068%) GCP
System Software
1 173 (11.76%) Docker
2 7 (0.48%) HDFS
3 4 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.27%) Varnish
4 3 (0.20%) etcd
Systems Management
1 31 (2.11%) Ansible
2 25 (1.70%) Terraform
3 22 (1.50%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.54%) Grafana
6 6 (0.41%) Graphite
6 6 (0.41%) HockeyApp
7 5 (0.34%) Kibana
7 5 (0.34%) Puppet
8 4 (0.27%) logstash
8 4 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.14%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.068%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.068%) Mesos
Vendors
1 64 (4.35%) Google
2 55 (3.74%) Adobe
3 49 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 28 (1.90%) Oracle
5 23 (1.56%) Capita
6 16 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 12 (0.82%) hybris
8 8 (0.54%) Twitter
8 8 (0.54%) Zend
9 7 (0.48%) Mapbox
9 7 (0.48%) MapR
10 6 (0.41%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.41%) SAP
10 6 (0.41%) TOWER Software
10 6 (0.41%) WooCommerce
11 5 (0.34%) IBM
11 5 (0.34%) Splunk
11 5 (0.34%) Volusion
12 4 (0.27%) Sybase
12 4 (0.27%) Xamarin