Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 81 79
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Sass 33 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.57% 0.94% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.25% 4.49% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 34
Reading median daily rate £365 £340 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -10.82% +5.17%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £250
90th Percentile £464 £423 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 322 312 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.04% 20.95% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 182 338
Reading median daily rate £400 £391 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.24% -6.18% +8.31%
10th Percentile £301 £275 £286
90th Percentile £525 £488 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 12
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -55.68% +132.89%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.40 £13.78
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +28.00% -31.97% +93.42%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Reading

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Reading

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in Reading over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sass.

1 32 (96.97%) HTML
1 32 (96.97%) CSS
2 31 (93.94%) JavaScript
3 28 (84.85%) AngularJS
4 25 (75.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 24 (72.73%) HTML5
6 23 (69.70%) Front End Development
7 22 (66.67%) BDD
7 22 (66.67%) CRM
7 22 (66.67%) TDD
8 21 (63.64%) Test Automation
8 21 (63.64%) gulp
9 20 (60.61%) Jasmine
9 20 (60.61%) Protractor
9 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (60.61%) Twitter
9 20 (60.61%) Karma Test Runner
10 19 (57.58%) Open Source
10 19 (57.58%) Degree
10 19 (57.58%) Computer Science
10 19 (57.58%) Scrum
10 19 (57.58%) ECMAScript
10 19 (57.58%) ES6
10 19 (57.58%) webpack
10 19 (57.58%) Computer Science Degree
10 19 (57.58%) npm
11 6 (18.18%) Web Development
11 6 (18.18%) React
11 6 (18.18%) Angular 2

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (6.06%) WordPress
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 19 (57.58%) npm
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) SMTP
2 1 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) gulp
2 20 (60.61%) Jasmine
2 20 (60.61%) Karma Test Runner
2 20 (60.61%) Protractor
3 19 (57.58%) webpack
4 3 (9.09%) Grunt
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 3 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Web UI Developer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.03%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) CSS
1 32 (96.97%) HTML
2 28 (84.85%) AngularJS
3 25 (75.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 24 (72.73%) HTML5
5 6 (18.18%) Angular 2
5 6 (18.18%) React
6 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) CSS3
9 2 (6.06%) LAMP
9 2 (6.06%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.03%) JSON
10 1 (3.03%) Node.js
10 1 (3.03%) RESTful
10 1 (3.03%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Front End Development
2 22 (66.67%) BDD
2 22 (66.67%) CRM
2 22 (66.67%) TDD
3 21 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (57.58%) Open Source
5 19 (57.58%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) Web Development
7 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.06%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 1 (3.03%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (3.03%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 1 (3.03%) Cross-Browser Development
9 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.03%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) JavaScript
2 19 (57.58%) ECMAScript
2 19 (57.58%) ES6
3 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Computer Science Degree
1 19 (57.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Twitter
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe