The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
South West / Somerset
Rank 36 36 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing Sass 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.47% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 1.05% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £308 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +6.95%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 75 95 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 35.38% 35.85% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 94
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £57.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +21.92%  
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Somerset

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Sass.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Django
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Django
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Compass CSS Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP