The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 132 231
Rank change year-on-year -36 +99  
Contract jobs citing Sass 286 409 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.46% 1.82% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.21% 5.71% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 330 141
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £27.37
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6798 7159 6427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.75% 31.90% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5065 5371 4647
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 28 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.37 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in London

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in London

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sass in London

Sass
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London -19 46 £500 +17.64% 30
Bromley +4 1 £450 +38.46%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 -
Twickenham - 1 £475 - 2
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for Sass.

1 550 (87.30%) CSS
2 548 (86.98%) JavaScript
3 518 (82.22%) HTML
4 367 (58.25%) HTML5
5 343 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
6 322 (51.11%) CSS3
7 285 (45.24%) AngularJS
8 283 (44.92%) Front End Development
9 229 (36.35%) React
10 224 (35.56%) Node.js
11 204 (32.38%) LESS
12 192 (30.48%) Git (software)
13 179 (28.41%) jQuery
14 166 (26.35%) TDD
15 160 (25.40%) User Experience
16 148 (23.49%) gulp
17 124 (19.68%) Web Development
17 124 (19.68%) Scrum
18 123 (19.52%) Grunt
19 113 (17.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 113 (17.94%) Responsive Web Design
20 112 (17.78%) ES6
21 109 (17.30%) Jasmine
22 100 (15.87%) webpack
23 92 (14.60%) JSON
24 91 (14.44%) Java
25 77 (12.22%) BDD
26 75 (11.90%) Finance
27 74 (11.75%) RESTful
28 71 (11.27%) PHP

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 31 (4.92%) Confluence
2 27 (4.29%) Drupal
3 20 (3.17%) CMS
4 19 (3.02%) WordPress
5 12 (1.90%) Apache
6 8 (1.27%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.48%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.32%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.16%) concrete5
12 1 (0.16%) IIS
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (6.03%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.95%) GIMP
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Magento
2 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) Shopify
4 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.14%) GitHub
2 22 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.59%) Heroku
5 8 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.11%) CloudBees
6 7 (1.11%) IaaS
6 7 (1.11%) OpenShift
6 7 (1.11%) PaaS
7 5 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.32%) SaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) Office 365
9 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.97%) HTTP
2 13 (2.06%) SSL
3 10 (1.59%) DNS
4 2 (0.32%) DSL
4 2 (0.32%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 1 (0.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.16%) LDAP
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.40%) MySQL
2 20 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (2.54%) MongoDB
4 11 (1.75%) SQL Server
5 10 (1.59%) Big Data
5 10 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.79%) Redis
8 3 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.48%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.32%) SQLite
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 192 (30.48%) Git (software)
2 148 (23.49%) gulp
3 123 (19.52%) Grunt
4 109 (17.30%) Jasmine
5 100 (15.87%) webpack
6 60 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 54 (8.57%) Mocha
8 49 (7.78%) Selenium
9 48 (7.62%) JIRA
10 42 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
10 42 (6.67%) Protractor
11 38 (6.03%) Babel
11 38 (6.03%) Jenkins
12 31 (4.92%) Bower
13 30 (4.76%) WebDriver
14 28 (4.44%) Subversion
15 21 (3.33%) QUnit
16 13 (2.06%) Visual Studio
17 12 (1.90%) RSpec
18 10 (1.59%) JSHint
General
1 75 (11.90%) Finance
2 44 (6.98%) Banking
3 32 (5.08%) Marketing
4 29 (4.60%) Retail
5 14 (2.22%) Publishing
6 13 (2.06%) Front Office
7 10 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.11%) Electronics
9 6 (0.95%) Czech Language
9 6 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.79%) Advertising
11 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.32%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 573 (90.95%) Developer
2 265 (42.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 226 (35.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 88 (13.97%) HTML Developer
5 81 (12.86%) Angular Developer
6 72 (11.43%) UI Developer
7 70 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
8 68 (10.79%) Senior Developer
9 57 (9.05%) Full Stack Developer
10 55 (8.73%) Web Developer
11 44 (6.98%) Node.js Developer
12 29 (4.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 25 (3.97%) Drupal Developer
14 23 (3.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 22 (3.49%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 22 (3.49%) Lead Developer
16 21 (3.33%) Agile Developer
17 15 (2.38%) Architect
17 15 (2.38%) JavaScript Engineer
18 14 (2.22%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (87.30%) CSS
2 518 (82.22%) HTML
3 367 (58.25%) HTML5
4 322 (51.11%) CSS3
5 285 (45.24%) AngularJS
6 229 (36.35%) React
7 224 (35.56%) Node.js
8 204 (32.38%) LESS
9 179 (28.41%) jQuery
10 113 (17.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 92 (14.60%) JSON
12 74 (11.75%) RESTful
13 71 (11.27%) Redux
14 68 (10.79%) REST
15 54 (8.57%) Backbone.js
16 52 (8.25%) Express
17 49 (7.78%) Angular 2
18 44 (6.98%) D3.js
19 40 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
20 39 (6.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 160 (25.40%) User Experience
2 31 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.70%) Fintech
5 14 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.90%) Graphic Design
7 12 (1.90%) W3C
8 9 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.43%) Equities
9 8 (1.27%) NHS
9 8 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.11%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.95%) Podcast
12 4 (0.63%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.63%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.48%) Derivative
13 3 (0.48%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.48%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.33%) Linux
2 10 (1.59%) Unix
3 7 (1.11%) Windows
4 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.63%) Android
5 4 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (44.92%) Front End Development
3 166 (26.35%) TDD
4 124 (19.68%) Scrum
4 124 (19.68%) Web Development
5 113 (17.94%) Responsive Web Design
6 77 (12.22%) BDD
7 66 (10.48%) OO
8 64 (10.16%) E-Commerce
9 60 (9.52%) MVC
10 49 (7.78%) Unit Testing
11 45 (7.14%) Mobile First
12 42 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 36 (5.71%) DevOps
13 36 (5.71%) Pair Programming
14 31 (4.92%) Kanban
15 28 (4.44%) Analytics
15 28 (4.44%) Web Design
16 26 (4.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 548 (86.98%) JavaScript
2 112 (17.78%) ES6
3 91 (14.44%) Java
4 71 (11.27%) PHP
5 46 (7.30%) Ruby
6 41 (6.51%) C#
7 38 (6.03%) TypeScript
8 37 (5.87%) Python
9 22 (3.49%) SQL
10 12 (1.90%) ECMAScript
11 9 (1.43%) Scala
12 7 (1.11%) Go
13 5 (0.79%) PHP 5
14 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.63%) C++
14 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.48%) Perl
16 2 (0.32%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.32%) R
16 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (3.49%) Degree
2 8 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.95%) MBA
4 4 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.87%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.48%) WCAG
3 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (3.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Varnish
2 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.79%) Ansible
2 4 (0.63%) Terraform
3 3 (0.48%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.16%) cPanel
4 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (3.02%) Google
2 8 (1.27%) Adobe
3 7 (1.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (0.95%) Oracle
4 6 (0.95%) SAP
4 6 (0.95%) Twitter
5 5 (0.79%) hybris
6 4 (0.63%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.32%) Panasonic
8 1 (0.16%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.16%) Apple
8 1 (0.16%) HP
8 1 (0.16%) IBM
8 1 (0.16%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.16%) PayPal
8 1 (0.16%) Perforce
8 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.16%) Telerik
8 1 (0.16%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.16%) Zend
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