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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 85 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Sass 20 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 0.49% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 1.75% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 10
Average daily rate £360 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £426 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £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
530 400 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.10% 28.21% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 275 225
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
2 23 (95.83%) JavaScript
3 22 (91.67%) HTML5
4 21 (87.50%) CSS3
4 21 (87.50%) LESS
5 20 (83.33%) jQuery
6 18 (75.00%) User Experience
7 16 (66.67%) Ajax
8 15 (62.50%) SEO
9 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
9 14 (58.33%) Mercurial
9 14 (58.33%) Subversion
10 13 (54.17%) XHTML
11 12 (50.00%) XML
12 11 (45.83%) XSLT
12 11 (45.83%) XPath
13 9 (37.50%) Front End Development
14 8 (33.33%) Web Design
15 5 (20.83%) Web Services
16 4 (16.67%) MVC
16 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
17 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
17 3 (12.50%) NHS
17 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
17 3 (12.50%) Scrum
17 3 (12.50%) Web 2.0
18 2 (8.33%) Adobe
18 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2 (8.33%) Ember.js

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
1 14 (58.33%) Mercurial
1 14 (58.33%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) UI Developer
3 13 (54.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (20.83%) Web UI Developer
6 4 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Designer
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.33%) UI Designer
8 1 (4.17%) Angular Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Front End Web Designer
8 1 (4.17%) Magento Developer
8 1 (4.17%) UI/UX Designer
8 1 (4.17%) UI/UX Developer
8 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
8 1 (4.17%) UX Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Web Designer
8 1 (4.17%) Web UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 22 (91.67%) HTML5
3 21 (87.50%) CSS3
3 21 (87.50%) LESS
4 20 (83.33%) jQuery
5 16 (66.67%) Ajax
6 13 (54.17%) XHTML
7 12 (50.00%) XML
8 11 (45.83%) XSLT
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
10 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
11 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
12 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (4.17%) .NET
13 1 (4.17%) Flash
13 1 (4.17%) JSON
13 1 (4.17%) Modernizr
13 1 (4.17%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) NHS
2 3 (12.50%) Web 2.0
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) SEO
2 9 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 8 (33.33%) Web Design
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (45.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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