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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 74 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing Sass 1 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.89% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 3.90% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 7
Median daily rate - £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 136 231 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.33% 22.92% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 145 164
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sass.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) Front End Development
3 6 (75.00%) LESS
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) Browserify
4 5 (62.50%) gulp
5 4 (50.00%) webpack
5 4 (50.00%) Jasmine
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
6 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (37.50%) CSS3
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (25.00%) ECMAScript
7 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (25.00%) Grunt
7 2 (25.00%) User Experience
7 2 (25.00%) ES6
7 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
8 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
8 1 (12.50%) Vue.js
8 1 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 1 (12.50%) React
8 1 (12.50%) Scrum
8 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Sass
Top Related 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 1 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) gulp
2 4 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (50.00%) webpack
3 2 (25.00%) Grunt
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) LESS
4 5 (62.50%) Browserify
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
7 1 (12.50%) Node.js
7 1 (12.50%) React
7 1 (12.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) ECMAScript
2 2 (25.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree