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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 237 192
Rank change year-on-year +85 -45  
Contract jobs citing Sass 98 41 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 0.47% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.60% 1.74% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 33 37
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

Sass is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2129 2357 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.32% 26.73% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1512 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Sass as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +21 31 £438 +16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 22 £400 +6.66% 3
Berkshire +32 19 £375 +19.04% 3
Surrey +15 15 £325 -13.33% 8
Hampshire +14 11 £370 +72.09% 15
West Sussex +25 7 £400 +12.67%
East Sussex - 3 £350 - 2
Kent -3 1 £330 +53.48% 3
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Sass.

1 160 (94.12%) CSS
2 158 (92.94%) HTML
3 153 (90.00%) JavaScript
4 114 (67.06%) HTML5
5 111 (65.29%) AngularJS
6 110 (64.71%) CSS3
7 96 (56.47%) jQuery
8 79 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (43.53%) Front End Development
10 67 (39.41%) Git (software)
11 66 (38.82%) Web Development
12 57 (33.53%) LESS
13 52 (30.59%) User Experience
14 50 (29.41%) React
15 41 (24.12%) Node.js
16 40 (23.53%) Ajax
17 38 (22.35%) Subversion
17 38 (22.35%) Scrum
18 36 (21.18%) PHP
18 36 (21.18%) Photoshop
19 34 (20.00%) MVC
20 32 (18.82%) Finance
20 32 (18.82%) Wireframes
21 29 (17.06%) TDD
22 26 (15.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 26 (15.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
23 25 (14.71%) Web Services
24 24 (14.12%) CMS
24 24 (14.12%) JSON
25 22 (12.94%) 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 24 (14.12%) CMS
2 8 (4.71%) WordPress
3 6 (3.53%) Apache
4 5 (2.94%) NServiceBus
5 4 (2.35%) Drupal
6 3 (1.76%) Confluence
6 3 (1.76%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.76%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.18%) Kentico
8 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.59%) nginx
8 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (21.18%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.12%) InVision
3 3 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.24%) GitHub
3 7 (4.12%) SaaS
4 3 (1.76%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.94%) NoSQL
1 22 (12.94%) Oracle Database
2 19 (11.18%) MySQL
3 10 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.88%) Redis
4 6 (3.53%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 67 (39.41%) Git (software)
2 38 (22.35%) Subversion
3 20 (11.76%) Grunt
4 12 (7.06%) gulp
5 10 (5.88%) JIRA
6 9 (5.29%) Axure RP
7 8 (4.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 7 (4.12%) Jasmine
8 7 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (4.12%) PHPUnit
8 7 (4.12%) TeamCity
8 7 (4.12%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.53%) PostCSS
9 6 (3.53%) webpack
10 5 (2.94%) Bower
10 5 (2.94%) JSUnit
11 4 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (2.35%) Mocha
11 4 (2.35%) Selenium
12 3 (1.76%) Maven
General
1 32 (18.82%) Finance
2 18 (10.59%) Banking
3 9 (5.29%) Back Office
4 8 (4.71%) Publishing
5 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 167 (98.24%) Developer
2 93 (54.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 68 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 43 (25.29%) HTML Developer
5 39 (22.94%) HTML CSS Developer
6 33 (19.41%) Web Developer
7 26 (15.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 24 (14.12%) Angular Developer
9 18 (10.59%) Node.js Developer
10 14 (8.24%) .NET Developer
11 13 (7.65%) Agile Developer
12 12 (7.06%) C# Developer
12 12 (7.06%) PHP Developer
13 11 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (6.47%) UI Developer
14 10 (5.88%) AWS Developer
14 10 (5.88%) UX Developer
15 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 8 (4.71%) Senior Developer
16 7 (4.12%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (94.12%) CSS
2 158 (92.94%) HTML
3 114 (67.06%) HTML5
4 111 (65.29%) AngularJS
5 110 (64.71%) CSS3
6 96 (56.47%) jQuery
7 57 (33.53%) LESS
8 50 (29.41%) React
9 41 (24.12%) Node.js
10 40 (23.53%) Ajax
11 26 (15.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (14.71%) Web Services
13 24 (14.12%) JSON
14 22 (12.94%) Angular 2
14 22 (12.94%) Django
15 18 (10.59%) .NET
16 17 (10.00%) REST
17 14 (8.24%) Redux
17 14 (8.24%) RESTful
18 13 (7.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (30.59%) User Experience
2 19 (11.18%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.76%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.59%) Social Media
5 1 (0.59%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (0.59%) W3C
5 1 (0.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.94%) Unix
2 11 (6.47%) Linux
3 4 (2.35%) SUSE
4 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.59%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (43.53%) Front End Development
3 66 (38.82%) Web Development
4 38 (22.35%) Scrum
5 34 (20.00%) MVC
6 32 (18.82%) Wireframes
7 29 (17.06%) TDD
8 26 (15.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 19 (11.18%) E-Commerce
9 19 (11.18%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.41%) OO
10 16 (9.41%) Open Source
11 15 (8.82%) API Development
12 13 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (7.06%) Kanban
13 12 (7.06%) Pair Programming
14 11 (6.47%) Test Automation
15 10 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (5.88%) Software Engineering
16 9 (5.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 153 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (21.18%) PHP
3 22 (12.94%) Python
4 20 (11.76%) SQL
5 16 (9.41%) C#
6 15 (8.82%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.12%) PHP 5
7 7 (4.12%) PHP 7
8 5 (2.94%) Java
8 5 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.35%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.76%) ECMAScript
10 3 (1.76%) ES6
10 3 (1.76%) Ruby
11 1 (0.59%) C
11 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (12.35%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.59%) ISEB
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (12.94%) Oracle
2 6 (3.53%) Google
3 4 (2.35%) Infor
4 3 (1.76%) Rackspace
4 3 (1.76%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.18%) Adobe
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
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