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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 85 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.56% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 1.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -11.47%
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
383 366 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.11% 29.30% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 234 207
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 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 4 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2
Wigan - 1 £180 -
Sass
North West

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) HTML5
3 11 (64.71%) CSS3
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
5 7 (41.18%) User Experience
5 7 (41.18%) LESS
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
6 6 (35.29%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 5 (29.41%) PHP
7 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (23.53%) MySQL
8 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (23.53%) Node.js
8 4 (23.53%) WordPress
8 4 (23.53%) Web Development
9 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
9 3 (17.65%) Ember.js
9 3 (17.65%) OO
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) LAMP
10 2 (11.76%) Web Design
10 2 (11.76%) XHTML
10 2 (11.76%) Web Services
10 2 (11.76%) .NET
10 2 (11.76%) Twitter

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 4 (23.53%) WordPress
1 4 (23.53%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.88%) Mocha
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) HTML5
3 11 (64.71%) CSS3
4 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
5 7 (41.18%) LESS
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
7 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (17.65%) Ember.js
9 2 (11.76%) Zurb Foundation
9 2 (11.76%) JSON
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) XHTML
9 2 (11.76%) LAMP
10 1 (5.88%) Ajax
10 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile First
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) Graceful Degradation
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) hybris