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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 84 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Sass 6 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.91% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 2.83% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +12.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £316 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.05%
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%
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
375 389 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.05% 32.26% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 240 175
Average daily rate £325 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
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 5 March 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 - 2 £325 -
Salford - - - -
Sass
North West

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 25 (100.00%) CSS
2 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (92.00%) HTML
4 17 (68.00%) jQuery
5 14 (56.00%) CSS3
6 11 (44.00%) HTML5
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (40.00%) Web Design
7 10 (40.00%) PHP
8 9 (36.00%) Degree
8 9 (36.00%) Ajax
8 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (32.00%) TDD
9 8 (32.00%) Web Services
10 7 (28.00%) XML
10 7 (28.00%) XSLT
10 7 (28.00%) OOP
10 7 (28.00%) XHTML
10 7 (28.00%) Web 2.0
10 7 (28.00%) XPath
10 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (28.00%) Node.js
10 7 (28.00%) User Experience
11 6 (24.00%) iOS Development
11 6 (24.00%) Open Source
11 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
11 6 (24.00%) Apache Cordova
11 6 (24.00%) Grunt
11 6 (24.00%) JSON

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (28.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) Grunt
3 5 (20.00%) PhantomJS
3 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 5 (20.00%) Axure RP
3 5 (20.00%) Bower
3 5 (20.00%) CasperJS
4 4 (16.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Trac
5 1 (4.00%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) QUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (16.00%) iOS Developer
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Games Developer
7 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Games Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
2 23 (92.00%) HTML
3 17 (68.00%) jQuery
4 14 (56.00%) CSS3
5 11 (44.00%) HTML5
6 9 (36.00%) Ajax
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) XML
8 7 (28.00%) XSLT
8 7 (28.00%) XHTML
9 6 (24.00%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (24.00%) JSON
9 6 (24.00%) SOAP
10 5 (20.00%) WSDL
10 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (20.00%) Underscore.js
10 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (20.00%) Haml
11 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
11 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Web 2.0
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) Open Source
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.00%) NHS
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.00%) W3C
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Web Design
3 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
5 7 (28.00%) OOP
6 6 (24.00%) iOS Development
6 6 (24.00%) Web Development
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) SOA
6 6 (24.00%) MVC
6 6 (24.00%) OO
7 5 (20.00%) Kanban
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
9 1 (4.00%) Use Case
9 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) PHP
3 7 (28.00%) XPath
4 5 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Twitter
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
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