Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 November 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 139 180
Rank change year-on-year -6 +41 0
Contract jobs citing Sass 51 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.91% 1.20% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.53% 4.39% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 57 30
South West median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £200 £270 £287
90th Percentile £450 £423 £388
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £23.75

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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1445 1549 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.77% 27.30% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 1132 1272
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 92
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the South West

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sass in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in the South West

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the South West

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bristol -10 26 £331 +1.92% 4
Wiltshire -10 11 £350 +3.70%
Somerset -2 6 £325 -7.14% 2
Dorset -4 4 £368 -2.00% 4
Gloucestershire +20 1 £200 -52.94% 2
Devon - 1 - -
Avon - 1 £325 -
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region with a requirement for Sass.

1 42 (82.35%) HTML
2 41 (80.39%) CSS
3 40 (78.43%) JavaScript
4 23 (45.10%) Web Development
5 20 (39.22%) jQuery
5 20 (39.22%) HTML5
5 20 (39.22%) CSS3
5 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (39.22%) AngularJS
6 19 (37.25%) React
7 17 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 16 (31.37%) MVC
9 15 (29.41%) .NET
9 15 (29.41%) C#
10 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
11 11 (21.57%) PHP
11 11 (21.57%) Node.js
11 11 (21.57%) webpack
11 11 (21.57%) LESS
12 10 (19.61%) Grunt
12 10 (19.61%) CMS
13 9 (17.65%) TDD
14 8 (15.69%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (15.69%) Sitecore
15 7 (13.73%) User Experience
15 7 (13.73%) gulp
15 7 (13.73%) ES6
15 7 (13.73%) Web Design
15 7 (13.73%) Ajax

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (19.61%) CMS
2 8 (15.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (9.80%) IIS
4 4 (7.84%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.92%) Apache
5 2 (3.92%) Drupal
5 2 (3.92%) nginx
5 2 (3.92%) WordPress
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.96%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) GIMP
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.84%) npm
3 2 (3.92%) Firebase
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.57%) webpack
3 10 (19.61%) Grunt
4 7 (13.73%) gulp
5 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.84%) JIRA
7 4 (7.84%) PostCSS
8 1 (1.96%) Bower
8 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.96%) git-flow
8 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.96%) Protractor
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (9.80%) PHP Developer
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) HTML Developer
7 4 (7.84%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.92%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (3.92%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.92%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (3.92%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) HTML
2 41 (80.39%) CSS
3 20 (39.22%) AngularJS
3 20 (39.22%) CSS3
3 20 (39.22%) HTML5
3 20 (39.22%) jQuery
4 19 (37.25%) React
5 15 (29.41%) .NET
6 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 11 (21.57%) LESS
7 11 (21.57%) Node.js
8 7 (13.73%) Ajax
9 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.76%) Entity Framework
10 5 (9.80%) Ember.js
10 5 (9.80%) Laravel
10 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (7.84%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) User Experience
2 5 (9.80%) W3C
3 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.92%) iPad
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Debian
3 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Web Development
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 16 (31.37%) MVC
5 9 (17.65%) TDD
6 7 (13.73%) Web Design
7 6 (11.76%) Content Management
7 6 (11.76%) Kanban
7 6 (11.76%) Scrum
8 5 (9.80%) BDD
9 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.84%) Project Management
9 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.88%) Loose Coupling
10 3 (5.88%) SOLID
10 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Cross-Browser Development
11 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (3.92%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) C#
3 11 (21.57%) PHP
4 7 (13.73%) ES6
5 4 (7.84%) SQL
6 3 (5.88%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.92%) ECMAScript
7 2 (3.92%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Go
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Sitecore
2 5 (9.80%) Apple
3 2 (3.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Rackspace