The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 101 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing Sass 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.46% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.53% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£335 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
435 391 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.50% 29.87% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 255 222
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £350 - 1
Wigan - 1 £180 -
Sass
North West

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) HTML5
3 9 (69.23%) CSS3
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 5 (38.46%) LESS
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) User Experience
7 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) PHP
8 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (15.38%) Grunt
9 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
9 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 2 (15.38%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) MySQL
9 2 (15.38%) XHTML
9 2 (15.38%) JSON
9 2 (15.38%) Web Development
9 2 (15.38%) WordPress
9 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
9 2 (15.38%) C#
9 2 (15.38%) Node.js

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (15.38%) WordPress
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Grunt
3 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.69%) Mocha
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML5
3 9 (69.23%) CSS3
4 5 (38.46%) LESS
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) XHTML
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.69%) Express
7 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (23.08%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Mobile First
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Graceful Degradation
7 1 (7.69%) Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) hybris