The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 57 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.65% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 2.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
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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
162 181 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.98% 23.57% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 99 142
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sass also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sass.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) LESS
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
3 2 (50.00%) PaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Heroku
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Telnet
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sass also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sass. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Heroku
1 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Telnet
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) LESS
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google