The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 92 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Sass 15 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.53% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.39% 2.27% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £263 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
442 352 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.06% 23.50% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 227 201
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford - 1 £375 - 1
Sass
North West

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sass.

1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
1 33 (97.06%) HTML
2 32 (94.12%) CSS
3 30 (88.24%) HTML5
4 25 (73.53%) CSS3
5 22 (64.71%) Web Development
6 20 (58.82%) LESS
6 20 (58.82%) jQuery
7 17 (50.00%) User Experience
8 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
8 16 (47.06%) SEO
9 15 (44.12%) Ajax
9 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
10 14 (41.18%) Mercurial
10 14 (41.18%) Subversion
10 14 (41.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 11 (32.35%) XPath
11 11 (32.35%) XHTML
11 11 (32.35%) XML
11 11 (32.35%) XSLT
11 11 (32.35%) Wireframes
11 11 (32.35%) Front End Development
12 10 (29.41%) Grunt
13 8 (23.53%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (23.53%) TDD
13 8 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (23.53%) Jasmine
14 7 (20.59%) Web Design
15 6 (17.65%) Web Services
16 5 (14.71%) Node.js

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (41.18%) Mercurial
2 14 (41.18%) Subversion
3 10 (29.41%) Grunt
4 8 (23.53%) Jasmine
4 8 (23.53%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (8.82%) gulp
6 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) UI Developer
3 14 (41.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (35.29%) Web Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Angular Developer
6 8 (23.53%) HTML Developer
6 8 (23.53%) Web UI Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (14.71%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Designer
8 2 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (5.88%) UI Designer
9 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.94%) iOS Android Developer
9 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.94%) UX Designer
9 1 (2.94%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) HTML
2 32 (94.12%) CSS
3 30 (88.24%) HTML5
4 25 (73.53%) CSS3
5 20 (58.82%) jQuery
5 20 (58.82%) LESS
6 15 (44.12%) Ajax
6 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
7 11 (32.35%) XHTML
7 11 (32.35%) XML
7 11 (32.35%) XSLT
8 6 (17.65%) Web Services
9 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.88%) Ember.js
9 2 (5.88%) React
9 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.94%) .NET
10 1 (2.94%) D3.js
10 1 (2.94%) Polymaps
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) NHS
2 3 (8.82%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Web Development
2 16 (47.06%) SEO
3 14 (41.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 11 (32.35%) Front End Development
4 11 (32.35%) Wireframes
5 8 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (23.53%) TDD
6 7 (20.59%) Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.94%) Android Development
9 1 (2.94%) BDD
9 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.94%) Mobile Development
9 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 11 (32.35%) XPath
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) Google