Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 228 202
Rank change year-on-year +18 -26 +121
Contract jobs citing Sass 177 154 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 0.93% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 3.45% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 120 164
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £312 £285 £250
90th Percentile £500 £463 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £23.75

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 4632 4459 5077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.52% 26.82% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2858 2705 3276
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.25 £51.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -10 92 £403 +7.33% 22
Berkshire +20 63 £365 -8.75% 12
Hampshire +34 36 £388 +10.71% 15
Surrey -15 25 £375 -1.32% 2
Oxfordshire +6 24 £450 +12.50% 8
East Sussex +18 17 £375 +38.89% 1
Buckinghamshire -35 11 £450 +23.29% 2
Kent -13 4 £328 +3.97% 2
West Sussex -15 3 £440 +35.38% 1
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Sass.

1 163 (92.09%) CSS
2 160 (90.40%) HTML
3 159 (89.83%) JavaScript
4 98 (55.37%) HTML5
5 96 (54.24%) AngularJS
6 83 (46.89%) Front End Development
7 80 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (44.07%) CSS3
9 69 (38.98%) Web Development
10 61 (34.46%) LESS
11 59 (33.33%) Node.js
12 58 (32.77%) Git (software)
13 53 (29.94%) jQuery
14 51 (28.81%) TDD
14 51 (28.81%) Scrum
15 50 (28.25%) gulp
15 50 (28.25%) React
16 40 (22.60%) User Experience
17 38 (21.47%) .NET
17 38 (21.47%) npm
18 37 (20.90%) Test Automation
19 36 (20.34%) Unit Testing
19 36 (20.34%) PHP
20 35 (19.77%) Java
20 35 (19.77%) Karma Test Runner
21 34 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (18.64%) Open Source
22 33 (18.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 32 (18.08%) Web Services
24 31 (17.51%) ECMAScript

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 15 (8.47%) CMS
2 11 (6.21%) Drupal
3 9 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (3.95%) Confluence
4 7 (3.95%) WordPress
5 5 (2.82%) Apache
5 5 (2.82%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.69%) nginx
7 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (5.65%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.47%) npm
2 21 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (11.30%) SaaS
4 9 (5.08%) Firebase
5 6 (3.39%) GitHub
6 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) HTTP
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) FTP
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) SMTP
3 1 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.86%) MySQL
2 16 (9.04%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.82%) SQLite
5 2 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.13%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.13%) Redis
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.56%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 58 (32.77%) Git (software)
2 50 (28.25%) gulp
3 35 (19.77%) Karma Test Runner
4 28 (15.82%) Jasmine
5 27 (15.25%) Protractor
5 27 (15.25%) webpack
6 21 (11.86%) Grunt
7 16 (9.04%) PostCSS
8 11 (6.21%) Bower
8 11 (6.21%) Subversion
9 8 (4.52%) Gradle
10 7 (3.95%) Dreamweaver
10 7 (3.95%) JIRA
10 7 (3.95%) Selenium
11 6 (3.39%) Mocha
11 6 (3.39%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.82%) JSUnit
13 4 (2.26%) Axure RP
13 4 (2.26%) Bitbucket
13 4 (2.26%) Mockito
General
1 15 (8.47%) Retail
2 8 (4.52%) Finance
3 4 (2.26%) Advertising
3 4 (2.26%) Banking
3 4 (2.26%) Marketing
3 4 (2.26%) Publishing
4 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 173 (97.74%) Developer
2 75 (42.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 54 (30.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 28 (15.82%) Web Developer
5 25 (14.12%) Angular Developer
6 21 (11.86%) Node.js Developer
7 19 (10.73%) HTML Developer
8 16 (9.04%) Agile Developer
8 16 (9.04%) HTML CSS Developer
8 16 (9.04%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.78%) AWS Developer
10 11 (6.21%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (6.21%) UI Developer
11 10 (5.65%) C# Developer
12 9 (5.08%) Android Developer
13 8 (4.52%) .NET Developer
13 8 (4.52%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (4.52%) JavaScript Engineer
13 8 (4.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (92.09%) CSS
2 160 (90.40%) HTML
3 98 (55.37%) HTML5
4 96 (54.24%) AngularJS
5 78 (44.07%) CSS3
6 61 (34.46%) LESS
7 59 (33.33%) Node.js
8 53 (29.94%) jQuery
9 50 (28.25%) React
10 38 (21.47%) .NET
11 33 (18.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 32 (18.08%) Web Services
13 28 (15.82%) Angular 2
14 25 (14.12%) JSON
14 25 (14.12%) RESTful
15 21 (11.86%) REST
16 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET
17 9 (5.08%) .NET Framework
17 9 (5.08%) Apache Cordova
17 9 (5.08%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.60%) User Experience
2 17 (9.60%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.26%) Animation
4 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.13%) iPad
5 2 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.91%) Linux
2 13 (7.34%) Android
3 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.26%) Windows
4 3 (1.69%) SUSE
4 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (46.89%) Front End Development
2 80 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (38.98%) Web Development
4 51 (28.81%) Scrum
4 51 (28.81%) TDD
5 37 (20.90%) Test Automation
6 36 (20.34%) Unit Testing
7 34 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (18.64%) Open Source
9 28 (15.82%) BDD
10 22 (12.43%) CRM
11 21 (11.86%) Wireframes
12 20 (11.30%) Kanban
13 18 (10.17%) E-Commerce
14 17 (9.60%) Responsive Web Design
15 16 (9.04%) MVC
16 15 (8.47%) API Development
17 14 (7.91%) Pair Programming
17 14 (7.91%) SOA
17 14 (7.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 159 (89.83%) JavaScript
2 36 (20.34%) PHP
3 35 (19.77%) Java
4 31 (17.51%) ECMAScript
4 31 (17.51%) ES6
5 28 (15.82%) TypeScript
6 23 (12.99%) C#
7 17 (9.60%) SQL
8 14 (7.91%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.08%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.82%) Ruby
11 3 (1.69%) PHP 5
11 3 (1.69%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.13%) Python
12 2 (1.13%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) F#
13 1 (0.56%) GraphQL
13 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 20 (11.30%) Degree
2 17 (9.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (7.34%) Terraform
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (10.73%) Twitter
2 14 (7.91%) Adobe
2 14 (7.91%) Oracle
3 4 (2.26%) Infor
4 3 (1.69%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.13%) IBM
5 2 (1.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.56%) Apple