Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 207 237
Rank change year-on-year +17 +30 -25
Contract jobs citing Sass 218 173 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 1.04% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 3.73% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 148 118
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £311 £285
90th Percentile £527 £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 £46.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.63% - -

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 5,495 4,640 4,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.51% 27.78% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,588 2,875 2,811
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £574 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 89 136
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £25.00 £14.55 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +34 99 £394 -1.87% 33
Berkshire -14 54 £381 +4.45% 13
Surrey +6 43 £475 +26.67% 13
Hampshire -18 39 £400 +4.92% 10
Buckinghamshire +42 26 £380 -15.56% 9
Oxfordshire +10 19 £425 -5.56% 11
Kent +13 14 £288 -12.21% 15
West Sussex +4 13 £413 -6.25% 6
East Sussex -16 11 £320 -14.67% 6
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 202 (92.66%) CSS
2 174 (79.82%) JavaScript
3 172 (78.90%) HTML
4 118 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (53.21%) HTML5
6 103 (47.25%) Front End Development
7 102 (46.79%) AngularJS
7 102 (46.79%) Git (software)
8 93 (42.66%) CSS3
9 72 (33.03%) React
10 69 (31.65%) User Experience
10 69 (31.65%) jQuery
11 67 (30.73%) LESS
12 59 (27.06%) Node.js
13 58 (26.61%) Web Development
14 50 (22.94%) TDD
15 42 (19.27%) Scrum
16 41 (18.81%) .NET
16 41 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (18.81%) ES6
17 39 (17.89%) TypeScript
18 36 (16.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 34 (15.60%) C#
20 33 (15.14%) PHP
20 33 (15.14%) Cucumber
21 32 (14.68%) REST
22 31 (14.22%) Redux
22 31 (14.22%) Test Automation
22 31 (14.22%) JIRA
23 29 (13.30%) webpack

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 (11.47%) WordPress
2 22 (10.09%) Confluence
3 21 (9.63%) CMS
4 8 (3.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.21%) Liferay
6 6 (2.75%) EPiServer
7 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.83%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.38%) Apache
9 3 (1.38%) IIS
9 3 (1.38%) JBoss
9 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.46%) Drupal
11 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (6.42%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.46%) GIMP
2 1 (0.46%) InDesign
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.50%) Serverless
3 11 (5.05%) BrowserStack
4 10 (4.59%) Lucidchart
5 8 (3.67%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (3.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.75%) GitHub
6 6 (2.75%) npm
7 5 (2.29%) Office 365
8 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.38%) Google App Engine
8 3 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.46%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) FTP
2 1 (0.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.26%) MySQL
2 13 (5.96%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.59%) RDBMS
3 10 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.75%) Redis
6 4 (1.83%) Big Data
6 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.46%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 102 (46.79%) Git (software)
2 33 (15.14%) Cucumber
3 31 (14.22%) JIRA
4 29 (13.30%) webpack
5 27 (12.39%) Jasmine
6 25 (11.47%) gulp
7 22 (10.09%) Protractor
7 22 (10.09%) Subversion
8 20 (9.17%) Jenkins
9 15 (6.88%) Grunt
9 15 (6.88%) Mercurial
10 12 (5.50%) Maven
11 11 (5.05%) Mocha
11 11 (5.05%) Selenium
11 11 (5.05%) Travis CI
12 9 (4.13%) Visual Studio
13 8 (3.67%) Babel
14 6 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (2.75%) PhantomJS
15 5 (2.29%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (8.26%) Finance
2 10 (4.59%) Retail
3 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.38%) Back Office
5 2 (0.92%) Automotive
5 2 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 205 (94.04%) Developer
2 91 (41.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 60 (27.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 32 (14.68%) React Developer
5 29 (13.30%) Angular Developer
6 24 (11.01%) Web Developer
7 22 (10.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 21 (9.63%) UI Developer
9 17 (7.80%) .NET Developer
10 15 (6.88%) WordPress Developer
11 13 (5.96%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (5.96%) HTML Developer
11 13 (5.96%) Node.js Developer
12 12 (5.50%) HTML CSS Developer
13 10 (4.59%) Senior Developer
14 9 (4.13%) Software Engineer
15 7 (3.21%) UI/UX Developer
15 7 (3.21%) UX Developer
16 6 (2.75%) Web UI Developer
16 6 (2.75%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (92.66%) CSS
2 172 (78.90%) HTML
3 116 (53.21%) HTML5
4 102 (46.79%) AngularJS
5 93 (42.66%) CSS3
6 72 (33.03%) React
7 69 (31.65%) jQuery
8 67 (30.73%) LESS
9 59 (27.06%) Node.js
10 41 (18.81%) .NET
11 36 (16.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 32 (14.68%) REST
13 31 (14.22%) Redux
14 26 (11.93%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (10.55%) Web Services
16 19 (8.72%) Angular 2
16 19 (8.72%) JSON
17 18 (8.26%) Ajax
18 17 (7.80%) Chai
19 16 (7.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (31.65%) User Experience
2 8 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.29%) NHS
4 5 (2.29%) RIA
5 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.92%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.46%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.46%) Life Science
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) Social Media
7 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.13%) Unix
2 6 (2.75%) Linux
3 2 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (47.25%) Front End Development
3 58 (26.61%) Web Development
4 50 (22.94%) TDD
5 42 (19.27%) Scrum
6 41 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (14.22%) Test Automation
8 28 (12.84%) BDD
9 27 (12.39%) DevOps
9 27 (12.39%) MVC
9 27 (12.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (11.93%) OO
11 22 (10.09%) Software Engineering
12 20 (9.17%) Functional Programming
12 20 (9.17%) Test Scripting
12 20 (9.17%) Unit Testing
13 19 (8.72%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 19 (8.72%) Kanban
14 18 (8.26%) Wireframes
15 17 (7.80%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 174 (79.82%) JavaScript
2 41 (18.81%) ES6
3 39 (17.89%) TypeScript
4 34 (15.60%) C#
5 33 (15.14%) PHP
6 21 (9.63%) SQL
7 19 (8.72%) Java
8 5 (2.29%) Scala
8 5 (2.29%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.83%) PHP 5
9 4 (1.83%) PHP 7
9 4 (1.83%) Python
10 2 (0.92%) Ruby
11 1 (0.46%) C++
11 1 (0.46%) Java 8
11 1 (0.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.21%) Degree
4 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.84%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (11.01%) Docker
2 5 (2.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (5.05%) Atlassian
1 11 (5.05%) Oracle
1 11 (5.05%) Sitecore
2 10 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.67%) Google
4 3 (1.38%) webMethods
5 2 (0.92%) Adobe
5 2 (0.92%) Volusion
5 2 (0.92%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.46%) Facebook
6 1 (0.46%) Xamarin