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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 76 57 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing Sass 7 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 2.14% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 6.67% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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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
374 360 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.71% 32.06% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 219 225
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
3 19 (90.48%) HTML
4 13 (61.90%) jQuery
5 12 (57.14%) CSS3
6 9 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) Ajax
6 9 (42.86%) Web Design
7 8 (38.10%) PHP
7 8 (38.10%) TDD
8 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 7 (33.33%) HTML5
8 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (33.33%) Web 2.0
8 7 (33.33%) XPath
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) XML
8 7 (33.33%) XSLT
8 7 (33.33%) OOP
8 7 (33.33%) XHTML
9 6 (28.57%) MVC
9 6 (28.57%) SOA
9 6 (28.57%) OO
9 6 (28.57%) SOAP
9 6 (28.57%) Web Services
9 6 (28.57%) JSON
9 6 (28.57%) Scrum
9 6 (28.57%) Open Source
9 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (23.81%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Grunt
3 5 (23.81%) Bower
3 5 (23.81%) CasperJS
3 5 (23.81%) PhantomJS
3 5 (23.81%) Jasmine
3 5 (23.81%) Axure RP
4 4 (19.05%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (4.76%) Trac
5 1 (4.76%) QUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Hudson
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
5 4 (19.05%) iOS Developer
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Games Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Games Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (90.48%) HTML
3 13 (61.90%) jQuery
4 12 (57.14%) CSS3
5 9 (42.86%) Ajax
6 7 (33.33%) HTML5
6 7 (33.33%) XML
6 7 (33.33%) XSLT
6 7 (33.33%) XHTML
7 6 (28.57%) SOAP
7 6 (28.57%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) JSON
7 6 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (23.81%) Underscore.js
8 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (23.81%) Haml
8 5 (23.81%) WSDL
9 4 (19.05%) .NET
10 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 7 (33.33%) Web 2.0
2 6 (28.57%) Open Source
3 5 (23.81%) User Experience
4 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (14.29%) NHS
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
6 1 (4.76%) W3C
6 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) Web Design
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) OOP
4 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 6 (28.57%) SOA
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 5 (23.81%) Kanban
6 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Use Case
8 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 7 (33.33%) XPath
4 5 (23.81%) Ruby
4 5 (23.81%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
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