The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 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
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 229 305
Rank change year-on-year +49 +76  
Contract jobs citing Sass 661 606 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.13% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 3.96% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 495 274
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
10th Percentile £280 £275 £268
90th Percentile £525 £533 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15092 15313 15456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.04% 28.51% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40585 42041 38676
UK median daily rate £434 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +8.38%  
10th Percentile £306 £297 £269
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 519 682
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
10th Percentile £19.25 £17.20 £16.61
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.76 £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

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the UK

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in the UK

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the UK

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sass in the UK

Sass
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +42 616 £405 +1.25% 244
UK excluding London +126 326 £364 -3.00% 148
London -28 326 £450 +12.50% 105
South East +70 96 £375 - 33
North of England +62 64 £350 -17.64% 50
Midlands +36 62 £338 +12.50% 25
East of England +21 42 £425 +25.92% 13
Scotland +38 36 £375 - 7
South West +10 30 £325 - 18
Wales - 3 - - 2

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Sass.

1 1111 (91.89%) CSS
2 1077 (89.08%) JavaScript
3 1033 (85.44%) HTML
4 715 (59.14%) HTML5
5 644 (53.27%) CSS3
6 618 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
7 584 (48.30%) AngularJS
8 546 (45.16%) Front End Development
9 469 (38.79%) jQuery
10 444 (36.72%) Node.js
11 435 (35.98%) LESS
12 431 (35.65%) React
13 417 (34.49%) Git (software)
14 367 (30.36%) TDD
15 305 (25.23%) gulp
16 295 (24.40%) User Experience
17 269 (22.25%) Web Development
18 267 (22.08%) Grunt
19 226 (18.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 218 (18.03%) Responsive Web Design
21 203 (16.79%) Scrum
22 187 (15.47%) ES6
23 181 (14.97%) Jasmine
24 177 (14.64%) BDD
25 164 (13.56%) Java
26 163 (13.48%) MVC
27 156 (12.90%) PHP
28 154 (12.74%) Finance
28 154 (12.74%) Ajax
29 149 (12.32%) OO

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 90 (7.44%) CMS
2 43 (3.56%) WordPress
3 40 (3.31%) Apache
4 39 (3.23%) Drupal
5 31 (2.56%) Confluence
6 27 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 17 (1.41%) IIS
9 15 (1.24%) nginx
10 13 (1.08%) EPiServer
11 12 (0.99%) GeoServer
11 12 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.66%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.50%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.41%) ArcGIS
15 5 (0.41%) JBoss
15 5 (0.41%) NServiceBus
15 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 100 (8.27%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.74%) InVision
5 4 (0.33%) GIMP
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (2.40%) Magento
2 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.083%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.21%) GitHub
2 55 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.41%) SaaS
5 10 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.33%) PaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.25%) IaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.17%) Heroku
10 2 (0.17%) Route 53
11 1 (0.083%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.083%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.23%) HTTP
2 7 (0.58%) Internet
2 7 (0.58%) SSH
2 7 (0.58%) SSL
3 2 (0.17%) DNS
3 2 (0.17%) DSL
3 2 (0.17%) LDAP
3 2 (0.17%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (0.17%) Skype
4 1 (0.083%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.04%) MySQL
2 66 (5.46%) NoSQL
3 49 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 39 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 29 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.91%) Redis
8 10 (0.83%) Big Data
9 8 (0.66%) GIS
9 8 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.41%) MS Access
11 5 (0.41%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.41%) QGIS
12 4 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.25%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 417 (34.49%) Git (software)
2 305 (25.23%) gulp
3 267 (22.08%) Grunt
4 181 (14.97%) Jasmine
5 144 (11.91%) webpack
6 115 (9.51%) Subversion
7 89 (7.36%) Mocha
8 85 (7.03%) Cucumber
9 78 (6.45%) Selenium
10 73 (6.04%) Bower
11 70 (5.79%) Karma Test Runner
12 63 (5.21%) WebDriver
13 62 (5.13%) Babel
14 60 (4.96%) JIRA
15 58 (4.80%) Jenkins
16 47 (3.89%) Visual Studio
17 44 (3.64%) Protractor
18 27 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (1.74%) Axure RP
20 19 (1.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 154 (12.74%) Finance
2 67 (5.54%) Banking
3 59 (4.88%) Retail
4 56 (4.63%) Marketing
5 22 (1.82%) Publishing
6 21 (1.74%) Front Office
7 14 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 12 (0.99%) Back Office
8 12 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.91%) Advertising
10 9 (0.74%) Electronics
11 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.41%) Czech Language
13 5 (0.41%) Law
14 4 (0.33%) Games
15 3 (0.25%) Interactive Media
15 3 (0.25%) Legal
16 2 (0.17%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1135 (93.88%) Developer
2 511 (42.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 406 (33.58%) JavaScript Developer
4 192 (15.88%) HTML Developer
5 161 (13.32%) HTML CSS Developer
6 153 (12.66%) Angular Developer
7 130 (10.75%) UI Developer
8 98 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 97 (8.02%) Web Developer
10 81 (6.70%) Node.js Developer
11 75 (6.20%) Full Stack Developer
12 64 (5.29%) .NET Developer
13 49 (4.05%) Java Developer
14 47 (3.89%) PHP Developer
15 43 (3.56%) C# Developer
16 41 (3.39%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 40 (3.31%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 35 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
19 33 (2.73%) Senior JavaScript Developer
20 32 (2.65%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1111 (91.89%) CSS
2 1033 (85.44%) HTML
3 715 (59.14%) HTML5
4 644 (53.27%) CSS3
5 584 (48.30%) AngularJS
6 469 (38.79%) jQuery
7 444 (36.72%) Node.js
8 435 (35.98%) LESS
9 431 (35.65%) React
10 226 (18.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 154 (12.74%) Ajax
12 145 (11.99%) Redux
13 140 (11.58%) .NET
14 130 (10.75%) JSON
15 124 (10.26%) RESTful
16 118 (9.76%) Angular 2
17 110 (9.10%) Web Services
18 97 (8.02%) REST
19 76 (6.29%) ASP.NET
20 71 (5.87%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 295 (24.40%) User Experience
2 81 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
3 48 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 41 (3.39%) W3C
5 37 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.82%) Fintech
8 19 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
9 18 (1.49%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (1.24%) Animation
11 13 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (0.99%) Equities
13 11 (0.91%) Digital Media
13 11 (0.91%) Video on Demand
14 9 (0.74%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.66%) Smartphone
16 7 (0.58%) Web 2.0
17 6 (0.50%) Hedge funds
17 6 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.29%) Linux
2 32 (2.65%) Unix
3 27 (2.23%) Windows
4 16 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.66%) Android
6 5 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.33%) SUSE
8 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.25%) Solaris
8 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.083%) CentOS
9 1 (0.083%) Debian
9 1 (0.083%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.083%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (45.16%) Front End Development
3 367 (30.36%) TDD
4 269 (22.25%) Web Development
5 218 (18.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 203 (16.79%) Scrum
7 177 (14.64%) BDD
8 163 (13.48%) MVC
9 149 (12.32%) OO
10 128 (10.59%) Unit Testing
11 123 (10.17%) Test Automation
12 115 (9.51%) E-Commerce
13 113 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (6.70%) Web Design
15 76 (6.29%) Wireframes
16 74 (6.12%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 72 (5.96%) Kanban
18 71 (5.87%) Mobile First
19 67 (5.54%) DevOps
20 64 (5.29%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 1077 (89.08%) JavaScript
2 187 (15.47%) ES6
3 164 (13.56%) Java
4 156 (12.90%) PHP
5 148 (12.24%) C#
6 89 (7.36%) SQL
7 88 (7.28%) TypeScript
8 80 (6.62%) Python
9 28 (2.32%) Ruby
10 26 (2.15%) ECMAScript
11 17 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.08%) C++
12 13 (1.08%) Scala
13 11 (0.91%) Perl
13 11 (0.91%) PHP 5
14 10 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
14 10 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.83%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.66%) R
16 7 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (5.54%) Degree
2 15 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.41%) MBA
5 5 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.33%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.083%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.083%) ISEB
8 1 (0.083%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.55%) QA
2 16 (1.32%) WAI
3 8 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.58%) WCAG
5 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (3.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (1.08%) Ansible
2 12 (0.99%) Terraform
3 10 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.41%) Puppet
6 3 (0.25%) cPanel
6 3 (0.25%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.17%) Nagios
8 1 (0.083%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.083%) Plesk
Vendors
1 42 (3.47%) Adobe
2 35 (2.89%) Oracle
3 33 (2.73%) Google
4 24 (1.99%) Sitecore
5 21 (1.74%) Microsoft
6 16 (1.32%) Zend
7 15 (1.24%) Apple
8 14 (1.16%) SAP
9 6 (0.50%) IBM
9 6 (0.50%) PayPal
10 5 (0.41%) Omniture
11 4 (0.33%) Infor
11 4 (0.33%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.33%) Twitter
12 3 (0.25%) FatWire
12 3 (0.25%) Marketo
12 3 (0.25%) Panasonic
12 3 (0.25%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.25%) Tealium
12 3 (0.25%) VMware
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