Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 2021 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
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 355 298 252
Rank change year-on-year -57 -46 -54
Contract jobs citing Sass 479 234 796
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.77% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.34% 2.47% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 171 565
10th Percentile £333 £306 £319
25th Percentile £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £638 £550 £525
90th Percentile £695 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
10th Percentile £30.60 " £47.85
25th Percentile £31.50 " £48.38
Median hourly rate £34.25 £42.00 £51.00
Median % change year-on-year -18.45% -17.65% +45.71%
75th Percentile £35.75 " £52.88
90th Percentile £35.90 " £52.95
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £42.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year -18.45% -17.65% +45.71%

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 20,493 9,482 22,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.25% 31.26% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,107 6,840 16,336
10th Percentile £375 £313 £338
25th Percentile £450 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £496 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% -0.75% +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £495 £495
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 94 208
10th Percentile £20.00 £22.95 £16.22
25th Percentile £35.00 £30.17 £27.05
Median hourly rate £49.00 £42.75 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.62% -5.00% +8.36%
75th Percentile £63.72 £55.00 £53.75
90th Percentile £76.03 £61.25 £78.75
UK median hourly rate £49.27 £44.25 £44.02
% change year-on-year +11.34% +0.52% +6.00%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sass as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in England

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sass in England.

Daily rate trend for Sass in England

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sass in England over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sass in England

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sass in England.

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 6 months to 28 November 2021. 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 -57 288 £540 +2.86% 127
South East -83 39 £425 - 37
North of England -88 38 £375 -8.54% 76
Midlands -44 36 £375 -24.43% 38
North West -62 29 £388 -6.06% 37
East Midlands -11 23 £375 -27.88% 12
South West -36 17 £400 +18.52% 26
East of England -37 17 £463 +76.19% 22
West Midlands -54 11 £363 - 26
Yorkshire -52 8 £364 -23.42% 22
North East -13 1 £350 -11.17% 17
South Coast - 1 - -
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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.

1 432 (90.19%) CSS
2 387 (80.79%) JavaScript
3 385 (80.38%) HTML
4 238 (49.69%) React
5 217 (45.30%) Front End Development
6 210 (43.84%) Git (software)
7 208 (43.42%) AngularJS
8 200 (41.75%) TypeScript
9 195 (40.71%) HTML5
10 181 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
11 164 (34.24%) CSS3
12 131 (27.35%) Node.js
13 111 (23.17%) Vue.js
14 110 (22.96%) LESS
14 110 (22.96%) Full Stack Development
15 101 (21.09%) Azure
15 101 (21.09%) TDD
16 100 (20.88%) DevOps
17 96 (20.04%) ES6
18 93 (19.42%) .NET
19 92 (19.21%) C#
20 90 (18.79%) Java
21 81 (16.91%) RESTful
22 79 (16.49%) User Experience
22 79 (16.49%) Jest
23 77 (16.08%) Software Engineering
24 76 (15.87%) MVC
25 75 (15.66%) SQL Server
25 75 (15.66%) webpack
26 74 (15.45%) Redux

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 37 (7.72%) CMS
2 14 (2.92%) Drupal
2 14 (2.92%) WordPress
3 13 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.71%) Headless CMS
4 11 (2.30%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.88%) IBM Domino
6 8 (1.67%) Confluence
7 7 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (1.25%) Apache
9 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.84%) Moodle
10 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.84%) Totara
11 2 (0.42%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.42%) IIS
11 2 (0.42%) Mendix
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.21%) JBoss
12 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (1.88%) Photoshop
1 9 (1.88%) Sketch
2 7 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.25%) Adobe XD
4 5 (1.04%) InVision
5 4 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.84%) Figma
5 4 (0.84%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.21%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 17 (3.55%) Magento
1 17 (3.55%) Shopify
2 7 (1.46%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 101 (21.09%) Azure
2 56 (11.69%) AWS
3 36 (7.52%) npm
4 34 (7.10%) GitHub
5 14 (2.92%) SaaS
6 11 (2.30%) Yarn
7 9 (1.88%) Serverless
8 6 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.04%) GCP
9 5 (1.04%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.04%) IaaS
9 5 (1.04%) Siteimprove
10 4 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.84%) Azure Service Bus
10 4 (0.84%) Google Workspace
10 4 (0.84%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.84%) PaaS
10 4 (0.84%) Slack
10 4 (0.84%) Trello
11 3 (0.63%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.25%) HTTP
2 4 (0.84%) Internet
2 4 (0.84%) SSL
2 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.21%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.85%) MongoDB
3 16 (3.34%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.13%) MySQL
5 12 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.46%) GIS
7 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.84%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.84%) Redis
9 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.63%) Hazelcast
9 3 (0.63%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.63%) Tableau
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.42%) Big Data
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2017
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 210 (43.84%) Git (software)
2 75 (15.66%) webpack
3 54 (11.27%) Jenkins
4 50 (10.44%) Jasmine
5 47 (9.81%) gulp
6 43 (8.98%) Bitbucket
7 39 (8.14%) Grunt
8 29 (6.05%) Cypress.io
9 28 (5.85%) Maven
10 27 (5.64%) JIRA
10 27 (5.64%) Karma Test Runner
11 25 (5.22%) GitLab
12 19 (3.97%) Mocha
13 17 (3.55%) Cucumber
13 17 (3.55%) JUnit
14 16 (3.34%) Balsamiq
15 14 (2.92%) Protractor
16 13 (2.71%) Storybook
17 12 (2.51%) Selenium
18 11 (2.30%) Bower
General
1 63 (13.15%) Social Skills
2 56 (11.69%) Finance
3 46 (9.60%) Banking
4 24 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.01%) Retail
5 18 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.30%) Marketing
7 11 (2.30%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.88%) Front Office
8 9 (1.88%) Publishing
9 8 (1.67%) Games
9 8 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (0.84%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.63%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 417 (87.06%) Developer
2 170 (35.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 81 (16.91%) Angular Developer
4 75 (15.66%) React Developer
5 59 (12.32%) Full Stack Developer
6 56 (11.69%) Senior Developer
7 40 (8.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 24 (5.01%) .NET Developer
8 24 (5.01%) UI Developer
9 23 (4.80%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 22 (4.59%) PHP Developer
11 16 (3.34%) Java Developer
12 15 (3.13%) Backend Developer
12 15 (3.13%) Lead Developer
13 14 (2.92%) C# Developer
13 14 (2.92%) Software Developer
13 14 (2.92%) Software Engineer
14 12 (2.51%) Senior Software Developer
15 11 (2.30%) HTML Developer
15 11 (2.30%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (90.19%) CSS
2 385 (80.38%) HTML
3 238 (49.69%) React
4 208 (43.42%) AngularJS
5 195 (40.71%) HTML5
6 164 (34.24%) CSS3
7 131 (27.35%) Node.js
8 111 (23.17%) Vue.js
9 110 (22.96%) LESS
10 93 (19.42%) .NET
11 81 (16.91%) RESTful
12 79 (16.49%) Jest
13 74 (15.45%) Redux
14 73 (15.24%) jQuery
15 69 (14.41%) Web Services
16 56 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 53 (11.06%) REST
18 49 (10.23%) .NET Framework
19 47 (9.81%) .NET Core
19 47 (9.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 79 (16.49%) User Experience
2 12 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.30%) Data Structures
4 9 (1.88%) Algorithms
4 9 (1.88%) Market Risk
4 9 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (1.67%) Virtual Team
5 8 (1.67%) W3C
6 6 (1.25%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.25%) FMCG
6 6 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.04%) Apple TV
7 5 (1.04%) iPad
7 5 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (1.04%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.84%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.30%) Linux
2 8 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.46%) Android
4 3 (0.63%) Windows
5 2 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (45.30%) Front End Development
2 181 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (22.96%) Full Stack Development
4 101 (21.09%) TDD
5 100 (20.88%) DevOps
6 77 (16.08%) Software Engineering
7 76 (15.87%) MVC
8 74 (15.45%) Web Development
9 60 (12.53%) Scrum
10 57 (11.90%) Unit Testing
11 55 (11.48%) Microservices
12 52 (10.86%) Test Automation
13 51 (10.65%) Responsive Web Design
14 48 (10.02%) Wireframes
15 46 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (8.98%) E-Commerce
17 39 (8.14%) BDD
18 38 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (7.72%) SEO
20 28 (5.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 387 (80.79%) JavaScript
2 200 (41.75%) TypeScript
3 96 (20.04%) ES6
4 92 (19.21%) C#
5 90 (18.79%) Java
6 70 (14.61%) PHP
7 40 (8.35%) Python
8 38 (7.93%) SQL
9 11 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.67%) Scala
11 7 (1.46%) ES7
11 7 (1.46%) Kotlin
11 7 (1.46%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.25%) Ruby
13 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.84%) VBA
14 3 (0.63%) Ada
14 3 (0.63%) Java 8
15 2 (0.42%) Java 11
15 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (5.22%) Degree
2 16 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (15.24%) Accessibility
2 25 (5.22%) QA
2 25 (5.22%) WCAG
3 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) Section 508
4 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 62 (12.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (4.38%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.51%) Kibana
3 8 (1.67%) logstash
4 7 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.04%) Terraform
6 4 (0.84%) Grafana
7 3 (0.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (4.38%) Adobe
2 20 (4.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.13%) Oracle
4 11 (2.30%) hybris
5 10 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.88%) Google
6 9 (1.88%) Xerox
7 7 (1.46%) Temenos
8 5 (1.04%) Apple
8 5 (1.04%) Roku
9 4 (0.84%) Cadence
9 4 (0.84%) Netlify
10 3 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.63%) Marketo
11 2 (0.42%) Nintex
11 2 (0.42%) SAP
11 2 (0.42%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.21%) Capita
12 1 (0.21%) IBM
12 1 (0.21%) Sitecore