Period
to 22 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 176 206
Rank change year-on-year -65 +30 +9
Contract jobs citing Sass 71 227 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 1.42% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 4.38% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 150 134
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £307
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
England median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +48.57% -12.50% +23.08%

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 2,951 5,184 4,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.37% 32.39% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,855 3,342 2,916
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £315 £305
90th Percentile £598 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 63 79
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £16.14 £26.65 £21.33
90th Percentile £82.50 £53.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 -23 35 £400 +1.59% 23
Berkshire -12 19 £400 -3.03% 9
Surrey +4 18 £450 -10.00% 13
Oxfordshire +16 10 £450 +12.50% 11
Hampshire +3 7 £425 +6.25% 12
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £340 -10.53% 3
Kent +9 5 £438 +52.17% 7
West Sussex +18 3 £425 -1.45% 5
East Sussex +11 3 - - 7
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 70 (98.59%) CSS
2 64 (90.14%) JavaScript
3 63 (88.73%) HTML
4 51 (71.83%) AngularJS
5 40 (56.34%) TypeScript
5 40 (56.34%) HTML5
5 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (42.25%) Git (software)
7 28 (39.44%) Front End Development
8 26 (36.62%) LESS
9 22 (30.99%) Node.js
10 19 (26.76%) React
10 19 (26.76%) C#
11 18 (25.35%) TDD
11 18 (25.35%) User Experience
12 17 (23.94%) CSS3
12 17 (23.94%) .NET
13 16 (22.54%) Java
13 16 (22.54%) Scrum
13 16 (22.54%) Web Development
14 14 (19.72%) Test Automation
15 13 (18.31%) SQL
15 13 (18.31%) REST
15 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
16 12 (16.90%) AWS
17 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
17 11 (15.49%) npm
17 11 (15.49%) OO
18 10 (14.08%) Azure
18 10 (14.08%) BDD

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 4 (5.63%) CMS
2 3 (4.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) Kentico
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (11.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) AWS
2 11 (15.49%) npm
3 10 (14.08%) Azure
4 8 (11.27%) SaaS
5 5 (7.04%) GitHub
6 4 (5.63%) Google Analytics
7 3 (4.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (4.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (4.23%) Serverless
8 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.41%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.41%) GCP
9 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.41%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) HTTP
1 4 (5.63%) SSL
1 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Redis
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (42.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.68%) JIRA
4 8 (11.27%) Grunt
5 7 (9.86%) gulp
6 5 (7.04%) Jasmine
6 5 (7.04%) JUnit
6 5 (7.04%) Selenium
6 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
6 5 (7.04%) webpack
7 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.63%) Gatling
7 4 (5.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (4.23%) Cypress.io
8 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.23%) Mocha
9 2 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.82%) Subversion
9 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (9.86%) Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 27 (38.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (26.76%) Angular Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.45%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) HTML Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.63%) User Experience Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) User Experience Manager
8 4 (5.63%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (98.59%) CSS
2 63 (88.73%) HTML
3 51 (71.83%) AngularJS
4 40 (56.34%) HTML5
5 26 (36.62%) LESS
6 22 (30.99%) Node.js
7 19 (26.76%) React
8 17 (23.94%) .NET
8 17 (23.94%) CSS3
9 13 (18.31%) REST
10 8 (11.27%) Web Services
11 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
11 7 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (8.45%) .NET Core
12 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
12 6 (8.45%) Angular 2
12 6 (8.45%) jQuery
12 6 (8.45%) Redux
13 5 (7.04%) JSON
13 5 (7.04%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) User Experience
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Android
1 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) Front End Development
3 18 (25.35%) TDD
4 16 (22.54%) Scrum
4 16 (22.54%) Web Development
5 14 (19.72%) Test Automation
6 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
6 11 (15.49%) OO
7 10 (14.08%) BDD
8 9 (12.68%) MVC
8 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.27%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (11.27%) Wireframes
10 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (8.45%) Analytics
11 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.04%) Information Security
12 5 (7.04%) Open Source
12 5 (7.04%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (90.14%) JavaScript
2 40 (56.34%) TypeScript
3 19 (26.76%) C#
4 16 (22.54%) Java
5 13 (18.31%) SQL
6 7 (9.86%) ES6
7 4 (5.63%) Scala
8 3 (4.23%) PHP
9 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.41%) C
10 1 (1.41%) ES7
10 1 (1.41%) Java 8
10 1 (1.41%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 5 (7.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Grafana
1 4 (5.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Google
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe
4 2 (2.82%) IBM
4 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.41%) OutSystems
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) WooCommerce
5 1 (1.41%) Xamarin