The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 26 June 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing Sass 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.28% 1.08% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 3.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 Sheffield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 86 122 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 36.60% 32.88% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 94 47
Median daily rate £400 £394 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Sass.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (60.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) TDD

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (60.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Grunt
2 1 (20.00%) gulp
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (20.00%) LESS
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Zend