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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Sass 13 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 1.07% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.90% 3.73% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 6
Median daily rate £325 £355 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £368 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
449 509 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.48% 28.72% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 325 270
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 £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -22.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Stockport - 1 - -
Sass
North West

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 29 (96.67%) CSS
2 28 (93.33%) HTML
3 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
4 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
5 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (43.33%) HTML5
7 12 (40.00%) TDD
7 12 (40.00%) jQuery
8 11 (36.67%) JSON
8 11 (36.67%) Ruby
8 11 (36.67%) Web Development
8 11 (36.67%) CSS3
9 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (33.33%) React
10 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
10 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (26.67%) PHP
11 8 (26.67%) .NET
11 8 (26.67%) C#
11 8 (26.67%) Node.js
11 8 (26.67%) LESS
11 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (23.33%) BDD
12 7 (23.33%) Ajax
12 7 (23.33%) MVC
12 7 (23.33%) gulp
13 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 6 (20.00%) SQL Server

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 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) InVision
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (23.33%) gulp
4 5 (16.67%) Grunt
4 5 (16.67%) PhantomJS
5 3 (10.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.67%) Axure RP
6 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (6.67%) Subversion
7 1 (3.33%) NUnit
7 1 (3.33%) Protractor
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium
7 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Angular Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) CSS
2 28 (93.33%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
4 13 (43.33%) HTML5
5 12 (40.00%) jQuery
6 11 (36.67%) CSS3
6 11 (36.67%) JSON
7 10 (33.33%) React
8 8 (26.67%) .NET
8 8 (26.67%) LESS
8 8 (26.67%) Node.js
8 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (23.33%) Ajax
10 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
11 4 (13.33%) Ember.js
11 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (13.33%) RESTful
12 3 (10.00%) .NET Core
13 2 (6.67%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) Fintech
3 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) TDD
3 11 (36.67%) Web Development
4 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) BDD
5 7 (23.33%) MVC
6 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.33%) OO
8 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (6.67%) OOD
9 2 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
9 2 (6.67%) SMACSS
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) Ruby
3 8 (26.67%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.67%) ES6
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Telerik
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