Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 203 205
Rank change year-on-year +28 +2 +14
Contract jobs citing Sass 224 185 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.40% 1.12% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 3.93% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 134 113
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £285
90th Percentile £575 £500 £460
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +34.13%

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 5,153 4,706 4,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.21% 28.43% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,316 2,933 2,534
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £494 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 106
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.60% +4.55%
10th Percentile £26.65 £22.50 £18.22
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -2 84 £385 +5.48% 35
Surrey +24 66 £500 +11.11% 20
Hampshire -18 44 £400 +3.23% 15
Berkshire -24 44 £388 +6.16% 13
Buckinghamshire +37 24 £380 -10.59% 8
Oxfordshire +19 16 £385 -23.00% 14
West Sussex -6 13 £431 -13.75% 7
East Sussex -14 9 £400 +6.67% 7
Kent - 8 £288 - 13
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 213 (95.09%) CSS
2 175 (78.13%) JavaScript
3 167 (74.55%) HTML
4 133 (59.38%) Front End Development
5 121 (54.02%) AngularJS
6 117 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
7 112 (50.00%) HTML5
8 106 (47.32%) Git (software)
9 94 (41.96%) Node.js
10 76 (33.93%) CSS3
11 73 (32.59%) React
12 65 (29.02%) LESS
13 60 (26.79%) User Experience
14 52 (23.21%) TDD
14 52 (23.21%) Web Development
15 50 (22.32%) TypeScript
16 46 (20.54%) jQuery
17 42 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 42 (18.75%) webpack
18 41 (18.30%) Test Automation
19 39 (17.41%) Jasmine
19 39 (17.41%) .NET
20 38 (16.96%) Scrum
21 37 (16.52%) JIRA
21 37 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
22 36 (16.07%) Cucumber
23 34 (15.18%) ES6
23 34 (15.18%) gulp
24 31 (13.84%) QA
24 31 (13.84%) C#

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 25 (11.16%) Confluence
2 18 (8.04%) CMS
3 15 (6.70%) WordPress
4 10 (4.46%) nginx
5 5 (2.23%) Apache
5 5 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.23%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.79%) Liferay
7 3 (1.34%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.34%) IIS
7 3 (1.34%) JBoss
7 3 (1.34%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.45%) Drupal
9 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.45%) InDesign
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (12.05%) npm
3 14 (6.25%) BrowserStack
4 13 (5.80%) Serverless
5 12 (5.36%) Lucidchart
6 11 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (4.46%) Amazon Kinesis
7 10 (4.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (4.46%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.13%) Yarn
9 6 (2.68%) Google App Engine
9 6 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (2.68%) SaaS
10 4 (1.79%) GitHub
11 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.39%) MySQL
2 14 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (4.02%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.79%) Big Data
5 4 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.34%) Redis
7 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 106 (47.32%) Git (software)
2 42 (18.75%) webpack
3 39 (17.41%) Jasmine
4 37 (16.52%) JIRA
5 36 (16.07%) Cucumber
6 34 (15.18%) gulp
7 28 (12.50%) Grunt
8 25 (11.16%) Protractor
9 23 (10.27%) Jenkins
10 19 (8.48%) Subversion
11 17 (7.59%) Mercurial
11 17 (7.59%) Mocha
12 13 (5.80%) Babel
12 13 (5.80%) Selenium
12 13 (5.80%) Travis CI
13 10 (4.46%) Maven
14 9 (4.02%) Visual Studio
15 7 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (3.13%) PhantomJS
16 6 (2.68%) JUnit
General
1 24 (10.71%) Finance
2 11 (4.91%) Retail
3 7 (3.13%) Banking
4 5 (2.23%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.34%) Advertising
5 3 (1.34%) Marketing
6 2 (0.89%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 210 (93.75%) Developer
2 108 (48.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 49 (21.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 40 (17.86%) Angular Developer
5 36 (16.07%) React Developer
6 24 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (7.59%) Senior Developer
8 16 (7.14%) UI Developer
8 16 (7.14%) Web Developer
9 15 (6.70%) Node.js Developer
10 13 (5.80%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 11 (4.91%) .NET Developer
12 9 (4.02%) HTML Developer
12 9 (4.02%) WordPress Developer
13 7 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
14 5 (2.23%) Designer
14 5 (2.23%) Full Stack Web Developer
14 5 (2.23%) Software Engineer
15 4 (1.79%) PHP Developer
15 4 (1.79%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (95.09%) CSS
2 167 (74.55%) HTML
3 121 (54.02%) AngularJS
4 112 (50.00%) HTML5
5 94 (41.96%) Node.js
6 76 (33.93%) CSS3
7 73 (32.59%) React
8 65 (29.02%) LESS
9 46 (20.54%) jQuery
10 42 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 39 (17.41%) .NET
12 30 (13.39%) Redux
13 29 (12.95%) REST
13 29 (12.95%) Web Services
14 24 (10.71%) Angular 2
15 20 (8.93%) RESTful
16 19 (8.48%) JSON
17 17 (7.59%) Chai
17 17 (7.59%) Jest
18 16 (7.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (26.79%) User Experience
2 11 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.23%) RIA
5 4 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.34%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.89%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.91%) Linux
2 7 (3.13%) CentOS
3 4 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (0.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (59.38%) Front End Development
2 117 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (23.21%) TDD
3 52 (23.21%) Web Development
4 41 (18.30%) Test Automation
5 38 (16.96%) Scrum
6 37 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (12.95%) OO
8 27 (12.05%) BDD
9 26 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (11.16%) DevOps
11 23 (10.27%) MVC
11 23 (10.27%) OOP
11 23 (10.27%) Test Scripting
12 21 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 21 (9.38%) Unit Testing
13 19 (8.48%) Functional Testing
13 19 (8.48%) Mentoring
14 18 (8.04%) Functional Programming
14 18 (8.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 175 (78.13%) JavaScript
2 50 (22.32%) TypeScript
3 34 (15.18%) ES6
4 31 (13.84%) C#
5 29 (12.95%) PHP
6 20 (8.93%) Java
7 12 (5.36%) SQL
8 8 (3.57%) Scala
9 4 (1.79%) PHP 5
9 4 (1.79%) PHP 7
9 4 (1.79%) Python
9 4 (1.79%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.89%) Ruby
10 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (2.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.84%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) WCAG
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) PMO
3 1 (0.45%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (12.05%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 12 (5.36%) Google
3 11 (4.91%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.68%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.68%) Oracle
5 5 (2.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 5 (2.23%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.34%) Adobe
6 3 (1.34%) webMethods
7 1 (0.45%) Facebook
7 1 (0.45%) Telerik
7 1 (0.45%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.45%) Xamarin