The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 72 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.10% 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
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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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
303 291 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.45% 32.92% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 199 225
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +104.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) HTML5
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) LESS
6 4 (33.33%) PHP
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (25.00%) Web Design
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
8 2 (16.67%) Ruby
8 2 (16.67%) Symfony
8 2 (16.67%) LAMP
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) OO
9 1 (8.33%) XHTML
9 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (8.33%) Adobe
9 1 (8.33%) XSLT
9 1 (8.33%) OOP
9 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (8.33%) CMS
9 1 (8.33%) Zend
9 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (8.33%) PHP5
9 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
9 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (8.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (8.33%) Grunt
1 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Designer
4 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Web Designer
5 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Designer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) HTML5
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) LESS
6 2 (16.67%) Symfony
6 2 (16.67%) LAMP
7 1 (8.33%) XHTML
7 1 (8.33%) XSLT
7 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
1 1 (8.33%) Zend