Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 196 275
Rank change year-on-year +20 +79 +23
Contract jobs citing Sass 219 161 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.31% 1.05% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.37% 3.89% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 117 81
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.32%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £206
90th Percentile £511 £450 £425
England median daily rate £450 £405 £388
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.52% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £175.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -3.57% +3.90%

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 5,010 4,137 4,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.97% 27.04% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,168 2,534 3,116
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £311 £290 £281
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 75 106
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +7.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.63 £57.50 £56.53
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +8.57%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +25 127 £375 - 41
Berkshire +35 70 £375 -6.25% 28
Surrey -11 45 £475 +43.94% 10
Buckinghamshire -1 34 £400 -5.88% 4
Oxfordshire -14 23 £375 -11.76% 9
Hampshire -14 22 £469 +26.69% 28
West Sussex -13 8 £500 +25.00% 6
Kent +19 7 £425 +26.87% 11
East Sussex +5 5 £375 +7.14% 9
Middlesex +1 5 £408 -2.98% 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 205 (93.61%) CSS
2 200 (91.32%) JavaScript
3 166 (75.80%) HTML
4 136 (62.10%) AngularJS
5 125 (57.08%) Front End Development
6 120 (54.79%) HTML5
7 105 (47.95%) CSS3
8 92 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (38.81%) Node.js
10 76 (34.70%) LESS
10 76 (34.70%) jQuery
11 63 (28.77%) TDD
12 61 (27.85%) Git (software)
13 57 (26.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 53 (24.20%) User Experience
15 51 (23.29%) React
15 51 (23.29%) Scrum
16 45 (20.55%) Web Development
16 45 (20.55%) webpack
17 44 (20.09%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (19.18%) ES6
19 40 (18.26%) gulp
19 40 (18.26%) REST
20 38 (17.35%) BDD
21 37 (16.89%) Test Automation
22 35 (15.98%) Unit Testing
22 35 (15.98%) .NET
23 31 (14.16%) TypeScript
23 31 (14.16%) npm
24 29 (13.24%) Angular 2

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 16 (7.31%) CMS
2 13 (5.94%) Confluence
3 8 (3.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.37%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.91%) Apache
6 2 (0.91%) Liferay
7 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) Moodle
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.46%) GIMP
3 1 (0.46%) InVision
3 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (4.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.16%) npm
2 13 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (4.11%) Serverless
4 8 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.65%) Yarn
5 7 (3.20%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.28%) BrowserStack
7 4 (1.83%) SaaS
8 3 (1.37%) Firebase
8 3 (1.37%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.91%) GitHub
10 1 (0.46%) IaaS
10 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.65%) HTTP
2 2 (0.91%) DNS
2 2 (0.91%) SSL
3 1 (0.46%) FTP
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) SMTP
3 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.94%) MongoDB
1 13 (5.94%) MySQL
2 12 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.65%) CouchDB
3 8 (3.65%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.37%) Redis
5 3 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.37%) SQLite
6 2 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.91%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.46%) Big Data
7 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 61 (27.85%) Git (software)
2 45 (20.55%) webpack
3 40 (18.26%) gulp
4 27 (12.33%) Jasmine
5 24 (10.96%) Grunt
6 22 (10.05%) JIRA
7 19 (8.68%) Protractor
8 18 (8.22%) Karma Test Runner
9 16 (7.31%) Jenkins
10 15 (6.85%) Subversion
11 12 (5.48%) Mocha
12 11 (5.02%) Bower
13 8 (3.65%) Mercurial
13 8 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (3.20%) Selenium
14 7 (3.20%) TeamCity
15 6 (2.74%) Visual Studio
16 5 (2.28%) Hudson
16 5 (2.28%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (12.79%) Finance
2 12 (5.48%) Retail
3 6 (2.74%) Banking
3 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Back Office
5 1 (0.46%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 201 (91.78%) Developer
2 88 (40.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 75 (34.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 41 (18.72%) Angular Developer
5 28 (12.79%) React Developer
5 28 (12.79%) Senior Developer
5 28 (12.79%) UI Developer
6 25 (11.42%) Web Developer
7 21 (9.59%) HTML CSS Developer
7 21 (9.59%) HTML Developer
8 16 (7.31%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 15 (6.85%) Node.js Developer
10 13 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (5.48%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.20%) Lead Developer
12 7 (3.20%) Magento Developer
13 6 (2.74%) Java Developer
13 6 (2.74%) Mobile Developer
13 6 (2.74%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (93.61%) CSS
2 166 (75.80%) HTML
3 136 (62.10%) AngularJS
4 120 (54.79%) HTML5
5 105 (47.95%) CSS3
6 85 (38.81%) Node.js
7 76 (34.70%) jQuery
7 76 (34.70%) LESS
8 57 (26.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 51 (23.29%) React
10 40 (18.26%) REST
11 35 (15.98%) .NET
12 29 (13.24%) Angular 2
13 28 (12.79%) RESTful
14 27 (12.33%) Ajax
15 21 (9.59%) XHTML
16 20 (9.13%) Web Services
17 19 (8.68%) KnockoutJS
18 16 (7.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (7.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.20%) User Experience
2 18 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.02%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.57%) Virtual Team
6 9 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.74%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.37%) iPad
8 3 (1.37%) Replication
9 2 (0.91%) Animation
9 2 (0.91%) BBC
9 2 (0.91%) NHS
9 2 (0.91%) W3C
10 1 (0.46%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.46%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.05%) Android
2 19 (8.68%) Apple iOS
3 14 (6.39%) Linux
4 13 (5.94%) Windows
5 9 (4.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (57.08%) Front End Development
2 92 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (28.77%) TDD
4 51 (23.29%) Scrum
5 45 (20.55%) Web Development
6 44 (20.09%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (17.35%) BDD
8 37 (16.89%) Test Automation
9 35 (15.98%) Unit Testing
10 25 (11.42%) DevOps
11 21 (9.59%) OO
11 21 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (9.13%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (8.68%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.68%) Kanban
14 18 (8.22%) Functional Programming
15 17 (7.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 16 (7.31%) MVC
17 15 (6.85%) Cross-Browser Development
18 13 (5.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 200 (91.32%) JavaScript
2 42 (19.18%) ES6
3 31 (14.16%) TypeScript
4 25 (11.42%) C#
5 22 (10.05%) Java
6 15 (6.85%) PHP
7 8 (3.65%) ES7
7 8 (3.65%) SQL
8 6 (2.74%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.74%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.28%) Python
10 4 (1.83%) Java 8
10 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.37%) C++
11 3 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (5.94%) Degree
2 12 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.83%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.68%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) WCAG
3 2 (0.91%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (7.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (6.85%) Twitter
2 9 (4.11%) Adobe
3 8 (3.65%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.28%) Capita
5 4 (1.83%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.37%) IBM
6 3 (1.37%) Perforce
7 2 (0.91%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle
8 1 (0.46%) hybris
8 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.46%) SaltStack