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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
Rank 210 207 290
Rank change year-on-year -3 +83  
Contract jobs citing Sass 544 616 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.16% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 4.15% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 474 270
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.87%  
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 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 14206 14834 13989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.99% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9854 10283 9074
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 227 189
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the UK

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sass in the UK

Sass
Top 30 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 24 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
England -4 510 £400 +3.29% 283
London -29 284 £450 +11.11% 123
South East +27 72 £350 - 41
City of London -9 44 £500 +17.64% 27
North West +40 33 £313 -10.71% 30
Yorkshire +15 29 £340 -2.85% 31
Manchester +14 26 £320 -9.85% 24
South West -4 26 £405 +15.71% 11
West Yorkshire +12 25 £339 -3.14% 19
East of England 0 24 £300 -25.00% 17
Leeds +12 23 £340 -3.00% 15
East Midlands -6 23 £375 +20.96% 5
Surrey +23 22 £330 +1.53% 3
Wiltshire +9 13 £413 +13.01%
Swindon +7 12 £413 +13.01%
Scotland +24 11 £400 +100.00% 5
Wales +20 11 £375 +30.43% 1
Nottingham +11 10 £414 +19.92% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 10 £414 +19.92% 2
Milton Keynes 0 10 £350 +47.36% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £350 +47.36% 3
North East -9 10 £340 +4.61% 3
Oxfordshire -19 10 £450 +5.88% 8
South Wales +23 9 £375 +30.43%
Hampshire +13 8 £356 +11.76% 13
West Sussex +3 8 £400 +14.28% 1
West Midlands +2 8 £360 +10.76% 20
Bristol -10 8 £300 -14.28% 3
Cardiff - 8 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 7 £340 +4.61% 3

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Sass.

1 1017 (89.29%) CSS
2 995 (87.36%) JavaScript
3 950 (83.41%) HTML
4 667 (58.56%) HTML5
5 591 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
6 568 (49.87%) CSS3
7 556 (48.81%) AngularJS
8 489 (42.93%) Front End Development
9 425 (37.31%) jQuery
10 390 (34.24%) LESS
11 368 (32.31%) Git (software)
12 352 (30.90%) Node.js
13 335 (29.41%) React
14 300 (26.34%) Web Development
15 284 (24.93%) User Experience
16 279 (24.50%) TDD
17 238 (20.90%) gulp
18 225 (19.75%) Grunt
19 220 (19.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 207 (18.17%) Scrum
21 206 (18.09%) Responsive Web Design
22 180 (15.80%) Jasmine
23 173 (15.19%) Java
24 149 (13.08%) MVC
25 147 (12.91%) Finance
26 145 (12.73%) JSON
27 143 (12.55%) BDD
28 139 (12.20%) C#
29 137 (12.03%) ES6
30 134 (11.76%) Ajax

Sass
Top Related 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 68 (5.97%) CMS
2 43 (3.78%) Confluence
3 40 (3.51%) Drupal
4 38 (3.34%) WordPress
5 32 (2.81%) Apache
6 20 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (1.49%) IIS
8 11 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.88%) GeoServer
10 9 (0.79%) EPiServer
11 8 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.53%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.44%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
16 3 (0.26%) Magnolia
16 3 (0.26%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 81 (7.11%) Photoshop
2 22 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.61%) GIMP
4 6 (0.53%) HipChat
5 5 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.35%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.18%) InDesign
7 2 (0.18%) InVision
7 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.088%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.088%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.14%) Magento
2 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.18%) Shopify
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.088%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.27%) GitHub
2 42 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.76%) SaaS
5 19 (1.67%) PaaS
6 16 (1.40%) IaaS
7 12 (1.05%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.88%) Heroku
9 8 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.61%) CloudBees
10 7 (0.61%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.26%) Akamai
13 3 (0.26%) Slack
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.088%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.088%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.34%) HTTP
2 16 (1.40%) Internet
3 15 (1.32%) SSL
4 11 (0.97%) DNS
5 5 (0.44%) LDAP
5 5 (0.44%) SSH
6 2 (0.18%) DSL
6 2 (0.18%) Firewall
6 2 (0.18%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 2 (0.18%) SMS
6 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.088%) LAN
7 1 (0.088%) Skype
7 1 (0.088%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (4.92%) MySQL
2 45 (3.95%) NoSQL
3 40 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 28 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.37%) MongoDB
6 24 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.23%) Redis
9 11 (0.97%) Big Data
10 7 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (0.61%) GIS
10 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.44%) QGIS
12 3 (0.26%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.26%) DocumentDB
12 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.18%) SQLite
14 1 (0.088%) Qlik Sense
14 1 (0.088%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 368 (32.31%) Git (software)
2 238 (20.90%) gulp
3 225 (19.75%) Grunt
4 180 (15.80%) Jasmine
5 119 (10.45%) webpack
6 101 (8.87%) Cucumber
7 86 (7.55%) Subversion
8 71 (6.23%) JIRA
9 68 (5.97%) Mocha
10 63 (5.53%) Selenium
11 61 (5.36%) Bower
11 61 (5.36%) Karma Test Runner
12 59 (5.18%) Visual Studio
13 55 (4.83%) Protractor
14 49 (4.30%) Jenkins
15 41 (3.60%) Babel
15 41 (3.60%) WebDriver
16 34 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (1.93%) RSpec
18 20 (1.76%) QUnit
General
1 147 (12.91%) Finance
2 67 (5.88%) Banking
3 46 (4.04%) Retail
4 44 (3.86%) Marketing
5 23 (2.02%) Publishing
6 16 (1.40%) Back Office
7 13 (1.14%) Front Office
7 13 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.79%) Electronics
8 9 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.61%) Advertising
10 6 (0.53%) Czech Language
10 6 (0.53%) Law
10 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.44%) Games
12 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.18%) Legal
14 1 (0.088%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.088%) Automotive
14 1 (0.088%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1049 (92.10%) Developer
2 476 (41.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 377 (33.10%) JavaScript Developer
4 163 (14.31%) HTML Developer
5 149 (13.08%) Angular Developer
6 132 (11.59%) HTML CSS Developer
7 131 (11.50%) Web Developer
8 130 (11.41%) UI Developer
9 98 (8.60%) Senior Developer
10 79 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 67 (5.88%) .NET Developer
12 63 (5.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 63 (5.53%) Node.js Developer
13 45 (3.95%) Java Developer
14 41 (3.60%) C# Developer
15 36 (3.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 35 (3.07%) Agile Developer
17 34 (2.99%) Drupal Developer
18 31 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
19 30 (2.63%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1017 (89.29%) CSS
2 950 (83.41%) HTML
3 667 (58.56%) HTML5
4 568 (49.87%) CSS3
5 556 (48.81%) AngularJS
6 425 (37.31%) jQuery
7 390 (34.24%) LESS
8 352 (30.90%) Node.js
9 335 (29.41%) React
10 220 (19.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 145 (12.73%) JSON
12 134 (11.76%) Ajax
13 131 (11.50%) .NET
14 123 (10.80%) RESTful
15 105 (9.22%) REST
16 97 (8.52%) Web Services
17 85 (7.46%) Angular 2
17 85 (7.46%) Redux
18 84 (7.37%) ASP.NET
19 75 (6.58%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 284 (24.93%) User Experience
2 46 (4.04%) Mobile App
3 41 (3.60%) W3C
4 31 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.11%) Fintech
6 20 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.32%) Graphic Design
8 14 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.05%) Animation
11 10 (0.88%) Equities
12 8 (0.70%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (0.70%) NHS
13 6 (0.53%) Minimum Viable Product
13 6 (0.53%) Podcast
14 5 (0.44%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.44%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (4.92%) Linux
2 47 (4.13%) Unix
3 34 (2.99%) Windows
4 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.53%) Mac OS X
4 6 (0.53%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.44%) Android
6 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.088%) Solaris
7 1 (0.088%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (42.93%) Front End Development
3 300 (26.34%) Web Development
4 279 (24.50%) TDD
5 207 (18.17%) Scrum
6 206 (18.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 149 (13.08%) MVC
8 143 (12.55%) BDD
9 109 (9.57%) OO
10 96 (8.43%) Unit Testing
11 93 (8.17%) E-Commerce
12 89 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
13 87 (7.64%) Wireframes
14 77 (6.76%) Web Design
15 72 (6.32%) Kanban
16 70 (6.15%) Software Engineering
17 62 (5.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 61 (5.36%) Mobile First
19 54 (4.74%) Pair Programming
20 51 (4.48%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 995 (87.36%) JavaScript
2 173 (15.19%) Java
3 139 (12.20%) C#
4 137 (12.03%) ES6
5 133 (11.68%) PHP
6 76 (6.67%) Python
7 73 (6.41%) SQL
8 71 (6.23%) TypeScript
9 61 (5.36%) Ruby
10 16 (1.40%) Scala
11 15 (1.32%) ActionScript
11 15 (1.32%) ECMAScript
12 10 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
13 8 (0.70%) Perl
14 7 (0.61%) Go
15 6 (0.53%) R
16 5 (0.44%) PHP 5
17 4 (0.35%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.35%) C++
17 4 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (4.39%) Degree
2 21 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.53%) MBA
6 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.088%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.48%) QA
2 12 (1.05%) WAI
3 10 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.53%) WCAG
5 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (3.34%) Docker
2 2 (0.18%) Varnish
3 1 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.61%) Terraform
2 6 (0.53%) Ansible
3 3 (0.26%) Puppet
4 2 (0.18%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.18%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.088%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.088%) cPanel
5 1 (0.088%) Plesk
Vendors
1 37 (3.25%) Google
2 29 (2.55%) Oracle
3 27 (2.37%) Adobe
4 25 (2.19%) Microsoft
5 22 (1.93%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.49%) Apple
6 17 (1.49%) SAP
7 10 (0.88%) Twitter
8 9 (0.79%) Zend
9 8 (0.70%) IBM
10 7 (0.61%) Ensighten
11 5 (0.44%) hybris
12 4 (0.35%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.26%) Sencha
13 3 (0.26%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.18%) Panasonic
14 2 (0.18%) PayPal
14 2 (0.18%) VMware
15 1 (0.088%) FatWire
15 1 (0.088%) Perforce
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Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £445 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Knowit
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
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Salford, Lancashire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (Day rates up to £340pd)
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Twickenham, Middlesex
Burns Sheehan
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £440 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
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City, London
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Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £475 to £550 per day TBC
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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London
LA International
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London
Hurren and Hope
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Watford
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