The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 57 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Sass 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 1.37% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.75 -
Sass
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 146 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.49% 20.51% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 98 111
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £100.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+471.42% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sass as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sass.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) Node.js
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Ajax
6 3 (37.50%) CSS3
6 3 (37.50%) Grunt
6 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
6 3 (37.50%) Web Development
6 3 (37.50%) OO
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (12.50%) LESS
8 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (12.50%) Google
8 1 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (12.50%) Analytics
8 1 (12.50%) Yeoman
8 1 (12.50%) Bower
8 1 (12.50%) User Experience
8 1 (12.50%) gulp
8 1 (12.50%) Mobile First

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Grunt
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Bower
3 1 (12.50%) gulp
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (37.50%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (37.50%) HTML Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (12.50%) CSS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead UX Designer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) Node.js
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Compass CSS Framework
7 1 (12.50%) DOM
7 1 (12.50%) JSON
7 1 (12.50%) LESS
7 1 (12.50%) Material Design
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Market Research
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google