Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 13 August 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 191 193
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Sass 20 187 206
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 1.27% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 4.57% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 152 150
Median daily rate £453 £446 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +11.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £300
90th Percentile £523 £575 £513
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £54.00 £42.50 £100.50
% change year-on-year +27.06% -57.71% +152.04%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,050 4,094 5,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.11% 27.91% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 2,553 3,452
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 86 97
Median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £30.63 £21.83 £10.85
90th Percentile £63.63 £63.25 £53.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +8.43% +3.75%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Sass as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the South East

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sass in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Sass in the South East

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sass in the South East over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sass in the South East

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sass in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Sass in the South East

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +38 7 £400 -15.79% 4
Hampshire +41 6 £399 -9.89% 4
Thames Valley +62 5 £453 +29.33% 12
Buckinghamshire +42 4 £453 +19.12% 2
Berkshire +60 1 £588 +62.07% 4
East Sussex +41 1 £463 - 2
West Sussex +26 1 £450 -7.69%
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Sass.

1 19 (95.00%) HTML
1 19 (95.00%) CSS
2 12 (60.00%) RESTful
2 12 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 11 (55.00%) Jest
4 10 (50.00%) Python
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (40.00%) Node.js
6 8 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 8 (40.00%) Redux
6 8 (40.00%) HTTP
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) RxJS
8 6 (30.00%) webpack
8 6 (30.00%) HTML5
8 6 (30.00%) Grunt
8 6 (30.00%) NgRx
9 5 (25.00%) CSS3
9 5 (25.00%) User Experience
9 5 (25.00%) Scrum
9 5 (25.00%) C#
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (20.00%) Azure
10 4 (20.00%) AWS
10 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) JSON
10 4 (20.00%) jQuery

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Azure
1 4 (20.00%) npm
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (10.00%) Serverless
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Grunt
2 6 (30.00%) webpack
3 3 (15.00%) gulp
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Mocha
4 2 (10.00%) git-flow
5 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) React Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) CSS
1 19 (95.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) RESTful
3 11 (55.00%) Jest
4 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (40.00%) Node.js
5 8 (40.00%) Redux
6 6 (30.00%) HTML5
6 6 (30.00%) NgRx
6 6 (30.00%) RxJS
7 5 (25.00%) CSS3
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) React
8 4 (20.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) Mongoose
9 3 (15.00%) PhoneGap
9 3 (15.00%) React Native
9 3 (15.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Functional Programming
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (20.00%) User Stories
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (15.00%) MVVM
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) ES6
5 3 (15.00%) Apple Swift
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Kotlin
5 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) OutSystems
1 3 (15.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Capita