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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 115 138
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23  
Contract jobs citing Sass 24 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.92% 0.86% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.16% 3.53% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 8
Median daily rate £396 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -1.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £298 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £368 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -0.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 759 709 767
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 29.19% 24.36% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 472 504
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 52 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Wiltshire +8 11 £413 +13.01% 1
Bristol -3 8 £300 -14.28% 2
Gloucestershire +7 2 £295 -9.23% 3
Dorset - 2 £409 - 1
Somerset +2 1 £375 +21.95% 1
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 62 (93.94%) CSS
2 61 (92.42%) HTML
3 60 (90.91%) JavaScript
4 36 (54.55%) jQuery
5 27 (40.91%) Front End Development
6 24 (36.36%) .NET
7 23 (34.85%) C#
8 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 22 (33.33%) Web Development
8 22 (33.33%) HTML5
9 21 (31.82%) Sitecore
9 21 (31.82%) Finance
10 20 (30.30%) CMS
10 20 (30.30%) Visual Studio
10 20 (30.30%) Windows
10 20 (30.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 20 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (30.30%) Ajax
10 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (28.79%) Content Management
11 19 (28.79%) User Experience
12 18 (27.27%) W3C
13 17 (25.76%) Flash
14 16 (24.24%) XSLT
14 16 (24.24%) IIS
14 16 (24.24%) Apple
14 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
15 15 (22.73%) Internet
15 15 (22.73%) ActionScript
15 15 (22.73%) Java

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 20 (30.30%) CMS
1 20 (30.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (24.24%) IIS
3 6 (9.09%) Apache
3 6 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.03%) InDesign
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) LDAP
3 3 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 13 (19.70%) Cucumber
4 10 (15.15%) Grunt
4 10 (15.15%) Mockito
5 9 (13.64%) Bitbucket
6 7 (10.61%) Jasmine
7 6 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (9.09%) gulp
8 5 (7.58%) Maven
9 4 (6.06%) JUnit
10 2 (3.03%) Capybara
10 2 (3.03%) git-flow
10 2 (3.03%) JIRA
10 2 (3.03%) RSpec
10 2 (3.03%) Subversion
11 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.52%) Protractor
11 1 (1.52%) Redmine
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (93.94%) Developer
2 25 (37.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (27.27%) Sitecore Developer
4 14 (21.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
6 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
7 9 (13.64%) HTML Developer
8 8 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
8 8 (12.12%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (9.09%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Scala Developer
11 1 (1.52%) Node.js Developer
11 1 (1.52%) UI/UX Developer
11 1 (1.52%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (93.94%) CSS
2 61 (92.42%) HTML
3 36 (54.55%) jQuery
4 24 (36.36%) .NET
5 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 22 (33.33%) HTML5
6 20 (30.30%) Ajax
7 17 (25.76%) Flash
8 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
8 16 (24.24%) XSLT
9 13 (19.70%) CSS3
9 13 (19.70%) REST
10 12 (18.18%) LESS
11 11 (16.67%) SOAP
12 10 (15.15%) Spring
13 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
14 6 (9.09%) JSON
14 6 (9.09%) Node.js
15 5 (7.58%) React
15 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) User Experience
2 18 (27.27%) W3C
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.03%) RIA
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) iPad
4 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Front End Development
2 22 (33.33%) Web Development
3 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (28.79%) Content Management
5 12 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (18.18%) TDD
6 11 (16.67%) BDD
7 9 (13.64%) MVC
8 7 (10.61%) Scrum
9 5 (7.58%) Kanban
10 3 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.55%) Time Management
10 3 (4.55%) Web Design
10 3 (4.55%) Wireframes
11 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.03%) Cross-Platform Development
11 2 (3.03%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.03%) Infographics
11 2 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 23 (34.85%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) ActionScript
3 15 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (7.58%) PHP
4 5 (7.58%) Python
5 4 (6.06%) Scala
6 3 (4.55%) Ruby
6 3 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (1.52%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.52%) Perl
7 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Sitecore
2 16 (24.24%) Apple
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
3 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) OpenText
4 1 (1.52%) Panasonic