Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 192 287
Rank change year-on-year +6 +95 -23
Contract jobs citing Sass 215 193 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.21% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 4.36% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 164 89
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £208
90th Percentile £513 £467 £450
England median daily rate £450 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +9.42% +2.81% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £39.88 -
% change year-on-year +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 5,368 4,422 4,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.93% 27.70% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,500 2,654 3,183
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 86 125
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% +11.11% -2.70%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in the South East

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the South East

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass in the South East.

Contractor 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 17 August 2018. 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
Thames Valley +14 113 £375 -11.76% 41
Berkshire +4 63 £381 -15.28% 19
Surrey -25 39 £500 +42.86% 7
Buckinghamshire +19 32 £375 -16.67% 8
Hampshire -11 31 £450 +12.50% 15
Oxfordshire -18 18 £400 -11.11% 14
Kent +20 14 £425 +28.79% 8
West Sussex -2 10 £358 -7.58% 8
East Sussex -6 8 £310 -8.15% 10
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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.

1 198 (92.09%) JavaScript
2 191 (88.84%) CSS
3 177 (82.33%) HTML
4 119 (55.35%) HTML5
5 108 (50.23%) AngularJS
6 106 (49.30%) Front End Development
7 102 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (46.51%) jQuery
9 95 (44.19%) CSS3
10 89 (41.40%) Git (software)
11 80 (37.21%) React
12 66 (30.70%) User Experience
13 64 (29.77%) LESS
14 57 (26.51%) Node.js
15 52 (24.19%) Web Development
15 52 (24.19%) Scrum
16 46 (21.40%) TDD
17 41 (19.07%) .NET
17 41 (19.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (17.67%) ES6
19 36 (16.74%) TypeScript
20 35 (16.28%) Finance
21 32 (14.88%) Ajax
22 31 (14.42%) PHP
23 30 (13.95%) C#
23 30 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
24 29 (13.49%) RESTful
24 29 (13.49%) DevOps
25 28 (13.02%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
25 28 (13.02%) Redux

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 21 (9.77%) CMS
2 17 (7.91%) WordPress
3 12 (5.58%) Confluence
4 8 (3.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.79%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.86%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.86%) Liferay
9 3 (1.40%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.47%) IIS
10 1 (0.47%) Moodle
10 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.47%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.12%) Serverless
4 8 (3.72%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (3.72%) npm
5 6 (2.79%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.33%) GitHub
6 5 (2.33%) Office 365
7 2 (0.93%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.93%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.93%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.47%) Firebase
8 1 (0.47%) IaaS
8 1 (0.47%) PaaS
8 1 (0.47%) SaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Yarn
8 1 (0.47%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) DNS
1 2 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.47%) FTP
2 1 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.91%) MySQL
2 15 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.05%) RDBMS
4 13 (6.05%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.33%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.40%) Redis
9 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.47%) Big Data
10 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 89 (41.40%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.56%) gulp
3 25 (11.63%) Subversion
4 21 (9.77%) webpack
5 18 (8.37%) Jenkins
6 17 (7.91%) JIRA
7 15 (6.98%) Grunt
7 15 (6.98%) Jasmine
8 10 (4.65%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.19%) Maven
9 9 (4.19%) Mercurial
9 9 (4.19%) TeamCity
10 8 (3.72%) Mocha
11 6 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.79%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.33%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.33%) Hudson
12 5 (2.33%) PhantomJS
12 5 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 35 (16.28%) Finance
2 13 (6.05%) Retail
3 6 (2.79%) Banking
4 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.40%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 207 (96.28%) Developer
2 92 (42.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 72 (33.49%) JavaScript Developer
4 37 (17.21%) React Developer
5 35 (16.28%) Angular Developer
6 30 (13.95%) UI Developer
7 29 (13.49%) Web Developer
8 24 (11.16%) HTML CSS Developer
8 24 (11.16%) HTML Developer
9 18 (8.37%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (7.44%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.12%) .NET Developer
11 11 (5.12%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (4.65%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.65%) WordPress Developer
13 8 (3.72%) Senior React Developer
13 8 (3.72%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.72%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.26%) UI/UX Developer
14 7 (3.26%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (88.84%) CSS
2 177 (82.33%) HTML
3 119 (55.35%) HTML5
4 108 (50.23%) AngularJS
5 100 (46.51%) jQuery
6 95 (44.19%) CSS3
7 80 (37.21%) React
8 64 (29.77%) LESS
9 57 (26.51%) Node.js
10 41 (19.07%) .NET
10 41 (19.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 32 (14.88%) Ajax
12 30 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
13 29 (13.49%) RESTful
14 28 (13.02%) Redux
15 25 (11.63%) REST
16 21 (9.77%) JSON
17 19 (8.84%) ASP.NET
17 19 (8.84%) Vue.js
17 19 (8.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.70%) User Experience
2 8 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.79%) Data Structures
3 6 (2.79%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.33%) NHS
5 4 (1.86%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.86%) Replication
6 3 (1.40%) iPad
6 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.40%) W3C
7 2 (0.93%) BBC
7 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.47%) Animation
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) Life Science
8 1 (0.47%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.91%) Linux
2 12 (5.58%) Android
3 11 (5.12%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.19%) Windows
5 6 (2.79%) Unix
6 5 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (49.30%) Front End Development
2 102 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (24.19%) Scrum
3 52 (24.19%) Web Development
4 46 (21.40%) TDD
5 29 (13.49%) DevOps
6 28 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (13.02%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 25 (11.63%) BDD
8 24 (11.16%) MVC
8 24 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (10.70%) OO
10 22 (10.23%) Functional Programming
10 22 (10.23%) Kanban
11 20 (9.30%) E-Commerce
11 20 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (8.37%) Workflow
13 17 (7.91%) Software Engineering
13 17 (7.91%) Unit Testing
14 16 (7.44%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 198 (92.09%) JavaScript
2 38 (17.67%) ES6
3 36 (16.74%) TypeScript
4 31 (14.42%) PHP
5 30 (13.95%) C#
6 23 (10.70%) Java
7 18 (8.37%) SQL
8 6 (2.79%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.86%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.86%) C++
9 4 (1.86%) Java 8
9 4 (1.86%) Python
10 3 (1.40%) Ruby
11 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.26%) Degree
4 3 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.91%) QA
2 4 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.40%) PMO
3 3 (1.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (5.58%) Docker
2 5 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (4.19%) Sitecore
2 7 (3.26%) Adobe
2 7 (3.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.26%) Oracle
3 6 (2.79%) Capita
3 6 (2.79%) Twitter
4 3 (1.40%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.40%) Perforce
5 2 (0.93%) IBM
5 2 (0.93%) Volusion
5 2 (0.93%) WooCommerce