Period
to 13 October 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 13 October 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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 200 216
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 +39
Contract jobs citing Sass 150 206 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.26% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 3.83% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 139 157
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £313
90th Percentile £575 £525 £478
England median daily rate £463 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +2.78% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
South East median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £46.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% +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 3,778 5,372 4,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.31% 32.89% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,314 3,505 2,775
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £556
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 86
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £17.29 £20.00 £15.82
90th Percentile £82.50 £54.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.57 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.25% +3.93% +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 13 October 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 13 October 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
Hampshire +18 41 £425 -2.86% 11
Thames Valley -34 41 £350 -11.11% 18
Surrey +39 32 £475 -5.00% 6
Kent +17 24 £475 +11.76% 6
Oxfordshire +30 18 £363 -9.38% 5
Berkshire -51 18 £350 -12.50% 9
West Sussex +12 10 £500 +21.21% 7
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £390 +4.00% 4
East Sussex -3 1 - - 4
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 13 October 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.

1 129 (86.00%) CSS
2 115 (76.67%) JavaScript
3 108 (72.00%) HTML
4 96 (64.00%) AngularJS
5 80 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (48.00%) TypeScript
7 65 (43.33%) HTML5
8 64 (42.67%) Node.js
9 63 (42.00%) Front End Development
10 50 (33.33%) TDD
11 47 (31.33%) Git (software)
12 46 (30.67%) CSS3
13 44 (29.33%) ES6
14 43 (28.67%) webpack
15 41 (27.33%) React
16 40 (26.67%) C#
17 38 (25.33%) Redux
18 36 (24.00%) User Experience
19 34 (22.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 34 (22.67%) .NET
20 33 (22.00%) LESS
20 33 (22.00%) Azure
21 31 (20.67%) Web Development
22 27 (18.00%) Unit Testing
23 26 (17.33%) Scrum
24 25 (16.67%) npm
25 24 (16.00%) JIRA
25 24 (16.00%) Test Automation
25 24 (16.00%) RESTful
26 23 (15.33%) Atlassian

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 8 (5.33%) Confluence
2 4 (2.67%) CMS
3 3 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.00%) Drupal
3 3 (2.00%) Liferay
4 2 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Camunda
5 1 (0.67%) Kentico
5 1 (0.67%) nginx
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (6.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
1 1 (0.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.00%) Azure
2 25 (16.67%) npm
3 14 (9.33%) AWS
4 9 (6.00%) SaaS
5 6 (4.00%) BrowserStack
5 6 (4.00%) Lucidchart
6 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.33%) Yarn
8 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.67%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.67%) GitHub
8 1 (0.67%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.67%) PaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) MQTT
2 2 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.33%) MySQL
3 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.67%) RethinkDB
5 1 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (31.33%) Git (software)
2 43 (28.67%) webpack
3 24 (16.00%) JIRA
4 23 (15.33%) Jasmine
5 19 (12.67%) gulp
6 17 (11.33%) Bitbucket
7 14 (9.33%) Grunt
8 13 (8.67%) Cucumber
9 11 (7.33%) Jenkins
9 11 (7.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (7.33%) Protractor
10 10 (6.67%) Selenium
11 9 (6.00%) Mocha
12 6 (4.00%) PostCSS
12 6 (4.00%) TeamCity
13 5 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
15 3 (2.00%) Sinon.JS
15 3 (2.00%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
4 3 (2.00%) Retail
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 138 (92.00%) Developer
2 61 (40.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 35 (23.33%) Angular Developer
4 25 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 25 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 18 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (10.00%) React Developer
7 12 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.33%) HTML Developer
8 11 (7.33%) UI Developer
8 11 (7.33%) Web Developer
9 10 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
9 10 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
9 10 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 9 (6.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (86.00%) CSS
2 108 (72.00%) HTML
3 96 (64.00%) AngularJS
4 65 (43.33%) HTML5
5 64 (42.67%) Node.js
6 46 (30.67%) CSS3
7 41 (27.33%) React
8 38 (25.33%) Redux
9 34 (22.67%) .NET
9 34 (22.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 33 (22.00%) LESS
11 24 (16.00%) RESTful
12 22 (14.67%) ASP.NET
13 21 (14.00%) RxJS
14 18 (12.00%) Vue.js
15 15 (10.00%) jQuery
16 14 (9.33%) Jest
17 13 (8.67%) REST
18 12 (8.00%) GraphQL
19 11 (7.33%) NgRx
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.00%) User Experience
2 9 (6.00%) Graphic Design
3 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.33%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.33%) Android
1 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.00%) Front End Development
3 50 (33.33%) TDD
4 31 (20.67%) Web Development
5 27 (18.00%) Unit Testing
6 26 (17.33%) Scrum
7 24 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 20 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 16 (10.67%) Mentoring
9 16 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (9.33%) MVC
11 12 (8.00%) BDD
11 12 (8.00%) Web Design
12 10 (6.67%) Analytics
12 10 (6.67%) API Development
13 9 (6.00%) Rapid Prototyping
13 9 (6.00%) SDLC
13 9 (6.00%) Wireframes
14 7 (4.67%) Microservices
14 7 (4.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 115 (76.67%) JavaScript
2 72 (48.00%) TypeScript
3 44 (29.33%) ES6
4 40 (26.67%) C#
5 18 (12.00%) Java
6 16 (10.67%) SQL
7 8 (5.33%) PHP
8 3 (2.00%) Java 8
9 2 (1.33%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.33%) ES7
9 2 (1.33%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.33%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.33%) Python
10 1 (0.67%) C
10 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.67%) Degree
4 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (15.33%) Atlassian
2 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle
4 4 (2.67%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.00%) Adobe
5 3 (2.00%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.33%) OutSystems
6 2 (1.33%) Telerik
6 2 (1.33%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) New Relic
7 1 (0.67%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.67%) WooCommerce