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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
North West / Cheshire
Rank 40 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Contract jobs citing Sass 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.39% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.83% 0.38% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £298 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
145 265 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.77% 28.40% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 182 141
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.02 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.84% +28.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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
Chester - 3 £425 -
Sass
North West

Sass
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Sass.

1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) gulp
5 4 (44.44%) React
5 4 (44.44%) LESS
5 4 (44.44%) Grunt
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
6 3 (33.33%) Microservices
7 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
8 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (11.11%) iPad
8 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
8 1 (11.11%) User Experience
8 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) gulp
2 4 (44.44%) Grunt
3 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) UI Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) LESS
4 4 (44.44%) React
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java