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 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 121 110
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11  
Contract jobs citing Sass 29 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.07% 0.64% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.98% 2.45% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 21
Median daily rate £331 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.92% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 728 776 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.81% 26.29% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 536 562
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 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
Bristol -2 12 £275 -15.38% 6
Wiltshire +14 11 £420 +29.23% 3
Somerset - 3 £325 - 2
Dorset +7 1 - - 5
Devon -7 1 £425 +25.92% 2
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 West region with a requirement for Sass.

1 54 (100.00%) HTML
2 53 (98.15%) CSS
3 50 (92.59%) JavaScript
4 31 (57.41%) jQuery
5 24 (44.44%) Front End Development
6 23 (42.59%) AngularJS
7 21 (38.89%) HTML5
8 19 (35.19%) Ajax
8 19 (35.19%) Web Development
9 18 (33.33%) CSS3
10 17 (31.48%) Sitecore
10 17 (31.48%) CMS
10 17 (31.48%) .NET
10 17 (31.48%) Visual Studio
11 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
11 16 (29.63%) C#
11 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (29.63%) Content Management
11 16 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (29.63%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (27.78%) LESS
12 15 (27.78%) User Experience
13 14 (25.93%) IIS
13 14 (25.93%) Windows
13 14 (25.93%) Apple
13 14 (25.93%) W3C
14 13 (24.07%) Finance
14 13 (24.07%) React
15 12 (22.22%) XSLT
15 12 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design

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 17 (31.48%) CMS
2 16 (29.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (25.93%) IIS
4 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.56%) Drupal
6 2 (3.70%) Apache
6 2 (3.70%) WordPress
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.85%) Liferay
7 1 (1.85%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.85%) Firebase
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Visual Studio
2 16 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
4 10 (18.52%) gulp
5 9 (16.67%) Grunt
6 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.41%) Protractor
7 3 (5.56%) Bower
7 3 (5.56%) JIRA
7 3 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.70%) Mockito
9 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.85%) git-flow
9 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.85%) Redmine
9 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Advertising
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (98.15%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (31.48%) Sitecore Developer
4 13 (24.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 9 (16.67%) UI Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Angular Developer
7 5 (9.26%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (7.41%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Agile Developer
11 1 (1.85%) LAMP Developer
11 1 (1.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.85%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) HTML
2 53 (98.15%) CSS
3 31 (57.41%) jQuery
4 23 (42.59%) AngularJS
5 21 (38.89%) HTML5
6 19 (35.19%) Ajax
7 18 (33.33%) CSS3
8 17 (31.48%) .NET
9 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
10 15 (27.78%) LESS
11 13 (24.07%) React
12 12 (22.22%) XSLT
13 9 (16.67%) Node.js
14 7 (12.96%) Flash
14 7 (12.96%) REST
14 7 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (11.11%) JSON
16 4 (7.41%) Django
16 4 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
17 3 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) User Experience
2 14 (25.93%) W3C
3 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) RIA
4 2 (3.70%) Social Media
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Debian
3 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Front End Development
2 19 (35.19%) Web Development
3 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.63%) Content Management
4 12 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (16.67%) TDD
6 8 (14.81%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) BDD
7 5 (9.26%) Kanban
7 5 (9.26%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.41%) Time Management
9 3 (5.56%) Asynchronous Programming
9 3 (5.56%) Web Design
10 2 (3.70%) Infographics
10 2 (3.70%) Issue Tracking
10 2 (3.70%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.70%) Project Management
10 2 (3.70%) User Stories
10 2 (3.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.63%) C#
3 9 (16.67%) PHP
4 7 (12.96%) ActionScript
5 6 (11.11%) Python
6 5 (9.26%) Java
7 4 (7.41%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.56%) ES6
9 2 (3.70%) SQL
10 1 (1.85%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.85%) Ruby
10 1 (1.85%) XAML
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Sitecore
2 14 (25.93%) Apple
3 2 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Panasonic
4 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Zend
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