The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 64 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Sass 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.88% 0.088% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 0.38% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £273 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £310 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £310 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.75 -
Sass
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 265 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.03% 23.27% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 201 103
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £540 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -46.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wilmslow - 4 £270 -
Chester - 1 £425 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £320 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Sass
North West

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Sass.

1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) Front End Development
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) gulp
5 4 (40.00%) CSS3
5 4 (40.00%) User Experience
6 3 (30.00%) LESS
6 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
7 2 (20.00%) Compass CSS Framework
7 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (20.00%) Grunt
8 1 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (10.00%) QUnit
8 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (10.00%) Magento
8 1 (10.00%) iPad
8 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (10.00%) SaaS
8 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) gulp
3 2 (20.00%) Grunt
4 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (10.00%) QUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (30.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (30.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (20.00%) UI Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) LESS
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Compass CSS Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Front End Development
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft