Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 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 West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 150 163
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 +2
Contract jobs citing Sass 56 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 0.94% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.96% 3.36% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 42
South West median daily rate £450 £338 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.12% +2.69%
10th Percentile £363 £241 £275
90th Percentile £575 £456 £394
England median daily rate £450 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +10.09% +2.19% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +151.25% - -

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 1,415 1,547 1,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.60% 27.93% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 974 1,093
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £282 £288 £263
90th Percentile £550 £532 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 58
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £41.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +8.60% +4.57%
10th Percentile £35.25 £31.25 £20.82
90th Percentile £52.00 £54.50 £55.60
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +8.67% +3.45%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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
Wiltshire +13 25 £479 +16.06% 8
Bristol -6 19 £454 +51.25% 7
Gloucestershire +5 5 £205 -17.17% 4
Somerset +9 4 £450 +38.46% 9
Devon +13 2 £375 -11.76% 5
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 West region with a requirement for Sass.

1 48 (85.71%) HTML
2 42 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 39 (69.64%) CSS
4 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (57.14%) HTML5
6 29 (51.79%) React
7 28 (50.00%) Front End Development
8 26 (46.43%) Git (software)
9 19 (33.93%) TDD
10 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
11 17 (30.36%) CSS3
12 16 (28.57%) LESS
12 16 (28.57%) jQuery
12 16 (28.57%) .NET
13 14 (25.00%) REST
14 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
14 13 (23.21%) C#
14 13 (23.21%) MVC
15 12 (21.43%) Finance
16 11 (19.64%) Umbraco
16 11 (19.64%) User Experience
17 10 (17.86%) WebStorm
17 10 (17.86%) Redux
18 9 (16.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (16.07%) Docker
18 9 (16.07%) Bitbucket
18 9 (16.07%) BDD
18 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
19 8 (14.29%) Scrum
19 8 (14.29%) TypeScript

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 11 (19.64%) Umbraco
2 6 (10.71%) CMS
3 4 (7.14%) Kentico
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Fireworks
1 4 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (8.93%) npm
2 4 (7.14%) GitHub
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (5.36%) CloudFront
4 2 (3.57%) NuGet
4 2 (3.57%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.86%) WebStorm
3 9 (16.07%) Bitbucket
4 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.50%) Selenium
6 6 (10.71%) webpack
7 5 (8.93%) Grunt
7 5 (8.93%) JIRA
8 4 (7.14%) Hudson
8 4 (7.14%) Maven
8 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 3 (5.36%) Artifactory
9 3 (5.36%) gulp
9 3 (5.36%) SonarQube
9 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.57%) JMeter
10 2 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Back Office
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) Developer
2 25 (44.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (30.36%) React Developer
4 13 (23.21%) UI Developer
5 8 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 8 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Angular Developer
7 4 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.57%) CSS Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Drupal Developer
10 1 (1.79%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Scrum Master
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Senior UI Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (85.71%) HTML
2 39 (69.64%) CSS
3 32 (57.14%) HTML5
4 29 (51.79%) React
5 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
6 17 (30.36%) CSS3
7 16 (28.57%) .NET
7 16 (28.57%) jQuery
7 16 (28.57%) LESS
8 14 (25.00%) REST
9 10 (17.86%) Redux
10 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
10 9 (16.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (10.71%) Jest
11 6 (10.71%) Node.js
12 5 (8.93%) Backbone.js
13 4 (7.14%) Ajax
13 4 (7.14%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.36%) RIA
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 19 (33.93%) TDD
4 13 (23.21%) MVC
4 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.07%) BDD
6 8 (14.29%) Scrum
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (12.50%) Web Design
8 5 (8.93%) Microservices
8 5 (8.93%) Mobile Development
9 4 (7.14%) API Development
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.14%) DevOps
9 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Kanban
9 4 (7.14%) Open Source
9 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.14%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (23.21%) C#
3 8 (14.29%) ES6
3 8 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) Java
6 4 (7.14%) F#
6 4 (7.14%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
1 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.57%) Grafana
2 2 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Adobe
1 4 (7.14%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) Veracode
3 2 (3.57%) Apigee
3 2 (3.57%) AppDynamics
3 2 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (1.79%) Percona
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.79%) Zend