Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 146 152
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing Sass 79 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.31% 0.95% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.78% 3.70% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 52
South West median daily rate £420 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.23% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £322 £203 £263
90th Percentile £575 £438 £435
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.63% - -

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 1,651 1,404 1,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.33% 25.54% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,091 883 1,197
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 25
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £22.70 £32.25 £18.56
90th Percentile £61.50 £58.75 £52.85
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +1.24%

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 October 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 20 October 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 +3 29 £476 +36.07% 7
Bristol -12 28 £400 +30.61% 19
Devon +18 12 £360 -15.29% 17
Somerset -6 5 £400 +23.08% 9
Gloucestershire 0 2 - - 3
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 72 (91.14%) HTML
2 58 (73.42%) JavaScript
3 55 (69.62%) CSS
4 52 (65.82%) HTML5
5 45 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (53.16%) Git (software)
7 38 (48.10%) React
8 37 (46.84%) TDD
9 29 (36.71%) Front End Development
10 20 (25.32%) .NET
10 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
10 20 (25.32%) WebStorm
10 20 (25.32%) User Experience
11 18 (22.78%) Bitbucket
11 18 (22.78%) LESS
12 17 (21.52%) C#
13 15 (18.99%) MySQL
13 15 (18.99%) Node.js
13 15 (18.99%) CSS3
14 14 (17.72%) REST
14 14 (17.72%) BDD
14 14 (17.72%) jQuery
15 13 (16.46%) MVC
15 13 (16.46%) Finance
16 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
16 12 (15.19%) Web Development
17 11 (13.92%) Google
17 11 (13.92%) Selenium
17 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
17 11 (13.92%) SQL Server

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 6 (7.59%) CMS
1 6 (7.59%) Umbraco
2 4 (5.06%) Kentico
3 3 (3.80%) Drupal
3 3 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.53%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.53%) Mule
4 2 (2.53%) WordPress
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Fireworks
1 4 (5.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) npm
2 6 (7.59%) Apigee
3 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.06%) GitHub
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.06%) Sauce Labs
5 3 (3.80%) NuGet
5 3 (3.80%) SaaS
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (2.53%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.27%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) ATM
3 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) MySQL
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.06%) Redis
6 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.53%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (53.16%) Git (software)
2 20 (25.32%) WebStorm
3 18 (22.78%) Bitbucket
4 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
4 11 (13.92%) Selenium
5 6 (7.59%) JIRA
5 6 (7.59%) JMeter
5 6 (7.59%) Maven
6 5 (6.33%) gulp
6 5 (6.33%) webpack
7 4 (5.06%) Grunt
7 4 (5.06%) Hudson
7 4 (5.06%) SonarQube
7 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.80%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (3.80%) NUnit
8 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Marketing
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (88.61%) Developer
2 27 (34.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (26.58%) UI Developer
4 14 (17.72%) React Developer
5 8 (10.13%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.80%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Agile Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Agile Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (91.14%) HTML
2 55 (69.62%) CSS
3 52 (65.82%) HTML5
4 38 (48.10%) React
5 20 (25.32%) .NET
5 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
6 18 (22.78%) LESS
7 15 (18.99%) CSS3
7 15 (18.99%) Node.js
8 14 (17.72%) jQuery
8 14 (17.72%) REST
9 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
10 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (10.13%) Redux
11 7 (8.86%) RESTful
12 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
12 6 (7.59%) Entity Framework
12 6 (7.59%) Web Services
13 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (6.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) User Experience
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Fintech
2 4 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.27%) RIA
4 1 (1.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.84%) TDD
3 29 (36.71%) Front End Development
4 14 (17.72%) BDD
5 13 (16.46%) MVC
6 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
6 12 (15.19%) Web Development
7 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.66%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (11.39%) Microservices
8 9 (11.39%) Scrum
9 8 (10.13%) Web Design
10 6 (7.59%) Kanban
10 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.33%) API Development
11 5 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (5.06%) SDLC
12 4 (5.06%) Separation of Concerns
12 4 (5.06%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 58 (73.42%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.52%) C#
3 10 (12.66%) Java
3 10 (12.66%) PHP
3 10 (12.66%) SQL
4 9 (11.39%) TypeScript
5 8 (10.13%) ES6
6 5 (6.33%) Python
7 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.80%) PHP 7
7 3 (3.80%) Ruby
7 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) F#
9 1 (1.27%) Java 8
9 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.80%) Grafana
2 3 (3.80%) Terraform
3 2 (2.53%) Kibana
3 2 (2.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Google
2 6 (7.59%) Adobe
3 5 (6.33%) Splunk
4 4 (5.06%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.80%) Veracode
6 2 (2.53%) Siebel
6 2 (2.53%) WooCommerce
7 1 (1.27%) Percona
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Zend