The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 79 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sass 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% - 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £381 £175
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +117.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
359 359 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.05% 31.52% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 207 242
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 22
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -14.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Sass
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
2 12 (92.31%) HTML5
2 12 (92.31%) CSS3
3 7 (53.85%) PHP
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) Adobe
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) LESS
6 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (30.77%) Magento
6 4 (30.77%) WordPress
6 4 (30.77%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) SEO
6 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Web 2.0
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (23.08%) Web Development
7 3 (23.08%) XPath
7 3 (23.08%) Web Design
7 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) WordPress
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) UI Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Web Developer
4 5 (38.46%) Front-End Web Developer
4 5 (38.46%) UI Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) HTML5
2 12 (92.31%) CSS3
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) LESS
5 4 (30.77%) JSON
6 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) XSLT
6 3 (23.08%) XHTML
6 3 (23.08%) WSDL
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Web 2.0
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) SEO
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) XPath
5 1 (7.69%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) Zend
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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