Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 April 2019 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 55 60
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing Sass 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.54% 1.04% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 3.13% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Kent median daily rate £475 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +28.79% -5.71%
10th Percentile £393 £388 £310
90th Percentile £518 £465 £337
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.78% - -

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 Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 144 160 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 31.65% 33.40% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 111 166
Kent median daily rate £448 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.45% +6.62% +0.74%
10th Percentile £322 £319 £236
90th Percentile £575 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Kent

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sass in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Kent

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. 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
Maidstone - 2 £488 -
West Malling - 2 £400 -
Sass
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Sass.

1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) TypeScript
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) RxJS
5 2 (28.57%) React
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) WordPress
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) JUnit
6 1 (14.29%) CMS

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Calabash
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) RxJS
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) React
5 2 (28.57%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Asynchronous Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) TypeScript
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) WooCommerce
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin