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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 191 293
Rank change year-on-year -10 +102  
Contract jobs citing Sass 522 634 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.24% 1.27% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 4.50% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 495 246
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -0.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 13280 14104 13161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.63% 28.23% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9227 9920 8669
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 209 170
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £12.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -31 289 £450 +9.75% 135
South East +20 75 £358 +2.14% 35
North West +42 36 £313 -10.71% 21
East of England +9 29 £300 -25.00% 17
Yorkshire +20 27 £340 -2.85% 29
South West +1 24 £396 +13.21% 10
East Midlands -12 22 £375 +20.96% 11
North East -7 10 £340 +4.61% 3
West Midlands +10 9 £360 +6.66% 21
Midlands - 1 £350 - 3
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 946 (89.16%) CSS
2 929 (87.56%) JavaScript
3 885 (83.41%) HTML
4 622 (58.62%) HTML5
5 552 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
6 535 (50.42%) CSS3
7 521 (49.10%) AngularJS
8 455 (42.88%) Front End Development
9 378 (35.63%) jQuery
10 364 (34.31%) LESS
11 341 (32.14%) Node.js
12 333 (31.39%) React
13 331 (31.20%) Git (software)
14 275 (25.92%) User Experience
15 271 (25.54%) TDD
16 260 (24.51%) Web Development
17 240 (22.62%) gulp
18 219 (20.64%) Grunt
19 203 (19.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 184 (17.34%) Scrum
21 182 (17.15%) Responsive Web Design
22 181 (17.06%) Jasmine
23 162 (15.27%) Java
24 139 (13.10%) Finance
25 136 (12.82%) MVC
26 135 (12.72%) ES6
27 134 (12.63%) JSON
28 129 (12.16%) C#
28 129 (12.16%) BDD
29 123 (11.59%) PHP

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 71 (6.69%) CMS
2 42 (3.96%) Confluence
3 38 (3.58%) WordPress
4 35 (3.30%) Drupal
5 26 (2.45%) Apache
6 20 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (1.60%) IIS
8 12 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.57%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.47%) GeoServer
14 4 (0.38%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.28%) ExpressionEngine
15 3 (0.28%) Magnolia
15 3 (0.28%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 86 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 23 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.66%) GIMP
4 6 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.57%) HipChat
5 3 (0.28%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.19%) InDesign
6 2 (0.19%) InVision
6 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.094%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.094%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.32%) Magento
2 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.19%) Shopify
5 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.094%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.56%) GitHub
2 38 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 13 (1.23%) PaaS
4 13 (1.23%) SaaS
5 10 (0.94%) Heroku
5 10 (0.94%) IaaS
6 7 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (0.66%) CloudBees
6 7 (0.66%) OpenShift
7 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.28%) Slack
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.094%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.094%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.39%) HTTP
2 16 (1.51%) Internet
3 14 (1.32%) SSL
4 10 (0.94%) DNS
5 5 (0.47%) LDAP
6 2 (0.19%) DSL
6 2 (0.19%) Firewall
6 2 (0.19%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 2 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.094%) LAN
7 1 (0.094%) Skype
7 1 (0.094%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.094%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (4.62%) MySQL
2 38 (3.58%) NoSQL
3 36 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 26 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (2.26%) MongoDB
5 24 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.51%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.32%) Redis
8 11 (1.04%) Big Data
9 7 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.47%) GIS
11 3 (0.28%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.19%) DocumentDB
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.19%) SQLite
13 1 (0.094%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.094%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 331 (31.20%) Git (software)
2 240 (22.62%) gulp
3 219 (20.64%) Grunt
4 181 (17.06%) Jasmine
5 123 (11.59%) webpack
6 92 (8.67%) Cucumber
7 80 (7.54%) Subversion
8 71 (6.69%) JIRA
9 70 (6.60%) Mocha
10 62 (5.84%) Karma Test Runner
11 60 (5.66%) Selenium
12 58 (5.47%) Visual Studio
13 56 (5.28%) Bower
14 52 (4.90%) Protractor
15 49 (4.62%) Jenkins
16 44 (4.15%) Babel
17 41 (3.86%) WebDriver
18 32 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (1.98%) QUnit
20 19 (1.79%) Axure RP
General
1 139 (13.10%) Finance
2 66 (6.22%) Banking
3 45 (4.24%) Retail
4 38 (3.58%) Marketing
5 21 (1.98%) Publishing
6 16 (1.51%) Back Office
7 14 (1.32%) Front Office
8 11 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.85%) Electronics
9 9 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.57%) Advertising
10 6 (0.57%) Czech Language
10 6 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.47%) Games
12 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.38%) Law
13 1 (0.094%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.094%) Automotive
13 1 (0.094%) Billing
13 1 (0.094%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 982 (92.55%) Developer
2 455 (42.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 360 (33.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 161 (15.17%) HTML Developer
5 140 (13.20%) Angular Developer
6 134 (12.63%) HTML CSS Developer
7 128 (12.06%) UI Developer
8 100 (9.43%) Web Developer
9 90 (8.48%) Senior Developer
10 72 (6.79%) Full Stack Developer
11 60 (5.66%) Node.js Developer
12 59 (5.56%) .NET Developer
13 54 (5.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 41 (3.86%) Java Developer
15 40 (3.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 34 (3.20%) C# Developer
17 32 (3.02%) Agile Developer
18 31 (2.92%) Drupal Developer
19 29 (2.73%) Lead Developer
19 29 (2.73%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 946 (89.16%) CSS
2 885 (83.41%) HTML
3 622 (58.62%) HTML5
4 535 (50.42%) CSS3
5 521 (49.10%) AngularJS
6 378 (35.63%) jQuery
7 364 (34.31%) LESS
8 341 (32.14%) Node.js
9 333 (31.39%) React
10 203 (19.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 134 (12.63%) JSON
12 121 (11.40%) Ajax
13 119 (11.22%) .NET
14 111 (10.46%) RESTful
15 100 (9.43%) REST
16 91 (8.58%) Redux
17 89 (8.39%) Web Services
18 84 (7.92%) Angular 2
19 73 (6.88%) ASP.NET
20 70 (6.60%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 275 (25.92%) User Experience
2 48 (4.52%) Mobile App
3 37 (3.49%) W3C
4 25 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.26%) Fintech
6 20 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.60%) Virtual Team
8 15 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (1.32%) Graphic Design
10 13 (1.23%) Animation
11 10 (0.94%) Equities
12 9 (0.85%) NHS
13 8 (0.75%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.57%) Podcast
15 5 (0.47%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.47%) Minimum Viable Product
15 5 (0.47%) Web 2.0
16 4 (0.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (4.15%) Linux
2 40 (3.77%) Unix
3 33 (3.11%) Windows
4 6 (0.57%) Android
4 6 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.57%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.19%) Solaris
6 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (42.88%) Front End Development
3 271 (25.54%) TDD
4 260 (24.51%) Web Development
5 184 (17.34%) Scrum
6 182 (17.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 136 (12.82%) MVC
8 129 (12.16%) BDD
9 106 (9.99%) OO
10 95 (8.95%) E-Commerce
11 90 (8.48%) Unit Testing
12 83 (7.82%) Wireframes
13 81 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (5.94%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 63 (5.94%) Software Engineering
15 61 (5.75%) Web Design
16 58 (5.47%) Mobile First
17 57 (5.37%) Kanban
18 52 (4.90%) Pair Programming
19 50 (4.71%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 929 (87.56%) JavaScript
2 162 (15.27%) Java
3 135 (12.72%) ES6
4 129 (12.16%) C#
5 123 (11.59%) PHP
6 72 (6.79%) Python
7 65 (6.13%) TypeScript
8 54 (5.09%) Ruby
8 54 (5.09%) SQL
9 17 (1.60%) ECMAScript
10 16 (1.51%) Scala
11 15 (1.41%) ActionScript
12 7 (0.66%) Go
13 6 (0.57%) R
14 5 (0.47%) Perl
14 5 (0.47%) PHP 5
15 4 (0.38%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.38%) C++
15 4 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (4.62%) Degree
2 15 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (0.57%) MBA
5 4 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.094%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.09%) QA
2 12 (1.13%) WAI
3 6 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.57%) WCAG
4 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (3.11%) Docker
2 2 (0.19%) Varnish
3 1 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.66%) Terraform
2 6 (0.57%) Ansible
3 3 (0.28%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.19%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.094%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.094%) cPanel
5 1 (0.094%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.094%) Plesk
5 1 (0.094%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (3.02%) Google
2 29 (2.73%) Adobe
3 28 (2.64%) Oracle
4 22 (2.07%) Sitecore
5 19 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 17 (1.60%) Apple
7 14 (1.32%) SAP
8 9 (0.85%) IBM
9 7 (0.66%) Twitter
10 6 (0.57%) Ensighten
11 5 (0.47%) hybris
12 4 (0.38%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.38%) Omniture
12 4 (0.38%) PayPal
13 3 (0.28%) Panasonic
13 3 (0.28%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.28%) Zend
14 2 (0.19%) FatWire
15 1 (0.094%) OpenText
15 1 (0.094%) Telerik
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