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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 88 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Sass 16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% 1.76% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Median daily rate £425 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
441 341 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.96% 22.61% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 234 217
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -
Sass
North West

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 35 (94.59%) CSS
3 31 (83.78%) HTML5
4 25 (67.57%) CSS3
5 22 (59.46%) Web Development
6 21 (56.76%) jQuery
7 20 (54.05%) LESS
8 17 (45.95%) User Experience
9 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
9 16 (43.24%) SEO
10 15 (40.54%) Ajax
10 15 (40.54%) AngularJS
11 14 (37.84%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 14 (37.84%) Mercurial
11 14 (37.84%) Subversion
12 12 (32.43%) Front End Development
13 11 (29.73%) Wireframes
13 11 (29.73%) XML
13 11 (29.73%) XSLT
13 11 (29.73%) XHTML
13 11 (29.73%) XPath
14 10 (27.03%) Grunt
15 8 (21.62%) TDD
15 8 (21.62%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (21.62%) Jasmine
16 7 (18.92%) Web Design
17 6 (16.22%) Web Services
18 5 (13.51%) 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 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) nginx
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (37.84%) Mercurial
2 14 (37.84%) Subversion
3 10 (27.03%) Grunt
4 8 (21.62%) Jasmine
4 8 (21.62%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (8.11%) gulp
6 2 (5.41%) Babel
6 2 (5.41%) webpack
7 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) UI Developer
3 15 (40.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (32.43%) Web Developer
5 9 (24.32%) Angular Developer
5 9 (24.32%) HTML Developer
6 8 (21.62%) Web UI Developer
7 6 (16.22%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (13.51%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Designer
9 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (5.41%) UI Designer
10 1 (2.70%) Front End Web Designer
10 1 (2.70%) iOS Android Developer
10 1 (2.70%) UI/UX Designer
10 1 (2.70%) UI/UX Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Web UI Designer
10 1 (2.70%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 35 (94.59%) CSS
3 31 (83.78%) HTML5
4 25 (67.57%) CSS3
5 21 (56.76%) jQuery
6 20 (54.05%) LESS
7 15 (40.54%) Ajax
7 15 (40.54%) AngularJS
8 11 (29.73%) XHTML
8 11 (29.73%) XML
8 11 (29.73%) XSLT
9 6 (16.22%) Web Services
10 5 (13.51%) Node.js
11 4 (10.81%) React
12 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
12 2 (5.41%) Ember.js
12 2 (5.41%) JSON
12 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (2.70%) .NET
13 1 (2.70%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) NHS
2 3 (8.11%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Web Development
2 16 (43.24%) SEO
3 14 (37.84%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 12 (32.43%) Front End Development
5 11 (29.73%) Wireframes
6 8 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (21.62%) TDD
7 7 (18.92%) Web Design
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) MVC
9 2 (5.41%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow
10 1 (2.70%) Android Development
10 1 (2.70%) BDD
10 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.70%) Mobile Development
10 1 (2.70%) Open Source
10 1 (2.70%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) XPath
3 2 (5.41%) ES6
3 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe
2 1 (2.70%) Google