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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 96 102 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing Sass 12 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.26% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.14% 1.03% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 17
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £359 £460
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 - £48.51 -
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
562 487 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.61% 25.08% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 285 312
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 £350 -
Sass
North West

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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%) HTML
2 35 (94.59%) CSS
3 31 (83.78%) JavaScript
4 22 (59.46%) Web Development
5 21 (56.76%) Ruby
5 21 (56.76%) JSON
6 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (51.35%) Cucumber
7 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
8 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (43.24%) TDD
10 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (37.84%) Ajax
10 14 (37.84%) Node.js
11 13 (35.14%) PHP
12 12 (32.43%) BDD
13 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
14 8 (21.62%) PhantomJS
14 8 (21.62%) HTML5
14 8 (21.62%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
14 8 (21.62%) jQuery
15 7 (18.92%) CSS3
16 6 (16.22%) React
17 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
17 5 (13.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
18 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
18 4 (10.81%) User Experience
18 4 (10.81%) Karma Test Runner

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%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Magnolia
1 1 (2.70%) nginx
1 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.70%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
4 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Cucumber
1 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.62%) PhantomJS
3 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
3 4 (10.81%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (8.11%) gulp
4 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.41%) Babel
5 2 (5.41%) Grunt
5 2 (5.41%) Protractor
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) webpack
6 1 (2.70%) Mocha
6 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript Developer
2 9 (24.32%) PHP Developer
3 7 (18.92%) HTML Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Node.js Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (16.22%) Lead Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Leader
5 5 (13.51%) Angular Developer
5 5 (13.51%) AWS Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 35 (94.59%) CSS
3 21 (56.76%) JSON
4 14 (37.84%) Ajax
4 14 (37.84%) Node.js
5 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
6 8 (21.62%) HTML5
6 8 (21.62%) jQuery
7 7 (18.92%) CSS3
8 6 (16.22%) React
9 3 (8.11%) .NET
9 3 (8.11%) Compass CSS Framework
9 3 (8.11%) LESS
10 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
10 2 (5.41%) Durandal
10 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (5.41%) Modernizr
10 2 (5.41%) Redux
10 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Web Development
2 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (43.24%) TDD
4 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) BDD
6 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
6 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.11%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (8.11%) OO
8 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.41%) OOD
8 2 (5.41%) Web Design
8 2 (5.41%) Wireframes
8 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) JavaScript
2 21 (56.76%) Ruby
3 13 (35.14%) PHP
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) ES6
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Varnish
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.70%) Telerik