Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 223 224
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1 +73
Contract jobs citing Sass 200 135 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 0.89% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.13% 3.31% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 90 126
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £255
90th Percentile £500 £460 £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - £175.00
England median hourly rate £70.25 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +116.15% +4.84% +13.26%

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 4,842 4,073 4,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.08% 26.72% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,035 2,440 3,193
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £307 £280 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £525
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 95 126
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +18.38%
10th Percentile £22.95 £19.25 £15.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £55.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +15 115 £375 -6.25% 30
Berkshire +19 74 £365 -8.75% 18
Hampshire +20 34 £375 -3.23% 14
Surrey -31 31 £450 +10.43% 10
Oxfordshire -2 26 £500 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -27 15 £450 +23.71% 8
East Sussex +6 12 £375 +38.89% 14
Middlesex +5 5 £408 -2.98%
West Sussex -12 3 £500 +25.00% 3
Kent -12 1 £450 +38.46%
Sussex - 1 - -
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 193 (96.50%) CSS
2 180 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 155 (77.50%) HTML
4 129 (64.50%) AngularJS
5 112 (56.00%) HTML5
6 110 (55.00%) Front End Development
7 88 (44.00%) CSS3
8 86 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (42.50%) LESS
10 74 (37.00%) TDD
11 68 (34.00%) Node.js
12 61 (30.50%) Test Automation
13 60 (30.00%) webpack
13 60 (30.00%) gulp
14 59 (29.50%) Web Development
15 58 (29.00%) Scrum
15 58 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (29.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 53 (26.50%) ES6
17 52 (26.00%) npm
18 49 (24.50%) BDD
19 48 (24.00%) Git (software)
19 48 (24.00%) Jasmine
20 46 (23.00%) jQuery
21 43 (21.50%) Protractor
22 42 (21.00%) Karma Test Runner
23 38 (19.00%) User Experience
23 38 (19.00%) React
24 37 (18.50%) CRM
25 36 (18.00%) REST

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 11 (5.50%) CMS
2 10 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.00%) Confluence
4 4 (2.00%) Drupal
5 3 (1.50%) Apache
6 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.00%) WordPress
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.00%) GIMP
6 1 (0.50%) InVision
6 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (26.00%) npm
2 11 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.50%) SaaS
3 7 (3.50%) Yarn
4 5 (2.50%) BrowserStack
5 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.50%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.50%) Firebase
6 3 (1.50%) GitHub
6 3 (1.50%) Lucidchart
6 3 (1.50%) Serverless
7 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) HTTP
2 3 (1.50%) Internet
3 2 (1.00%) FTP
3 2 (1.00%) SMTP
3 2 (1.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.00%) MySQL
1 8 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.50%) Redis
4 4 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.50%) CouchDB
5 3 (1.50%) SQLite
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.50%) Big Data
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 60 (30.00%) gulp
1 60 (30.00%) webpack
2 48 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 48 (24.00%) Jasmine
3 43 (21.50%) Protractor
4 42 (21.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 23 (11.50%) Grunt
6 13 (6.50%) JIRA
7 12 (6.00%) Mocha
8 9 (4.50%) Bower
9 8 (4.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.00%) PostCSS
10 6 (3.00%) Subversion
10 6 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (2.50%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.50%) Selenium
11 5 (2.50%) Travis CI
11 5 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (5.00%) Retail
2 5 (2.50%) Finance
3 4 (2.00%) Marketing
4 3 (1.50%) Banking
5 2 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (93.00%) Developer
2 86 (43.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 64 (32.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 30 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 25 (12.50%) Angular Developer
6 22 (11.00%) Senior Developer
7 18 (9.00%) Node.js Developer
7 18 (9.00%) UI Developer
8 16 (8.00%) React Developer
8 16 (8.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 10 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (3.50%) Agile Developer
11 7 (3.50%) Architect
11 7 (3.50%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (3.50%) HTML Developer
11 7 (3.50%) JavaScript Engineer
12 6 (3.00%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (96.50%) CSS
2 155 (77.50%) HTML
3 129 (64.50%) AngularJS
4 112 (56.00%) HTML5
5 88 (44.00%) CSS3
6 85 (42.50%) LESS
7 68 (34.00%) Node.js
8 58 (29.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 46 (23.00%) jQuery
10 38 (19.00%) React
11 36 (18.00%) REST
12 34 (17.00%) Angular 2
13 30 (15.00%) .NET
14 23 (11.50%) Web Services
15 17 (8.50%) JSON
16 15 (7.50%) Ajax
17 13 (6.50%) RESTful
18 10 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 8 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
19 8 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.00%) User Experience
2 31 (15.50%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.00%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.50%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.00%) Animation
6 4 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.50%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.50%) Android
2 11 (5.50%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.00%) Windows
4 7 (3.50%) Linux
5 4 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (55.00%) Front End Development
2 86 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (37.00%) TDD
4 61 (30.50%) Test Automation
5 59 (29.50%) Web Development
6 58 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (29.00%) Scrum
7 49 (24.50%) BDD
8 37 (18.50%) CRM
9 36 (18.00%) Open Source
10 32 (16.00%) Unit Testing
11 21 (10.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (7.00%) Kanban
12 14 (7.00%) Migration
13 13 (6.50%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.50%) Wireframes
14 12 (6.00%) Data Migration
14 12 (6.00%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.50%) Data Protection
15 11 (5.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 180 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 53 (26.50%) ES6
3 28 (14.00%) ES7
4 25 (12.50%) Java
5 18 (9.00%) C#
6 17 (8.50%) PHP
6 17 (8.50%) TypeScript
7 10 (5.00%) SQL
8 7 (3.50%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.50%) Python
10 1 (0.50%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.50%) Ruby
10 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (16.00%) Degree
2 31 (15.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.50%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (6.00%) Docker
2 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.50%) Terraform
2 1 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 30 (15.00%) Twitter
2 10 (5.00%) Oracle
3 7 (3.50%) Adobe
4 3 (1.50%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.50%) IBM
5 1 (0.50%) hybris
5 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.50%) SaltStack