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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 91 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Sass 13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 2.07% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Average daily rate £425 £255 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
441 386 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.35% 23.28% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 243 237
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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
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 29 April 2016.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 33 (97.06%) CSS
3 31 (91.18%) HTML5
4 28 (82.35%) CSS3
5 22 (64.71%) Web Development
5 22 (64.71%) LESS
6 20 (58.82%) jQuery
7 18 (52.94%) User Experience
8 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
8 16 (47.06%) SEO
8 16 (47.06%) Ajax
9 14 (41.18%) Subversion
9 14 (41.18%) Mercurial
9 14 (41.18%) AngularJS
9 14 (41.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 13 (38.24%) Front End Development
11 12 (35.29%) XHTML
11 12 (35.29%) XML
12 11 (32.35%) XSLT
12 11 (32.35%) XPath
13 9 (26.47%) Grunt
14 8 (23.53%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (23.53%) Jasmine
15 7 (20.59%) TDD
15 7 (20.59%) Web Design
16 6 (17.65%) Web Services
17 4 (11.76%) Backbone.js
17 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (41.18%) Mercurial
2 14 (41.18%) Subversion
3 9 (26.47%) Grunt
4 8 (23.53%) Jasmine
4 8 (23.53%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (5.88%) gulp
6 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) UI Developer
3 16 (47.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (35.29%) Web Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Angular Developer
5 9 (26.47%) HTML Developer
6 8 (23.53%) Web UI Developer
7 6 (17.65%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (14.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.88%) Designer
9 2 (5.88%) UI Designer
10 1 (2.94%) Front End Web Designer
10 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.94%) UI/UX Designer
10 1 (2.94%) UI/UX Developer
10 1 (2.94%) UX Designer
10 1 (2.94%) UX Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Web Designer
10 1 (2.94%) Web UI Designer
10 1 (2.94%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (97.06%) CSS
3 31 (91.18%) HTML5
4 28 (82.35%) CSS3
5 22 (64.71%) LESS
6 20 (58.82%) jQuery
7 16 (47.06%) Ajax
8 14 (41.18%) AngularJS
9 12 (35.29%) XHTML
9 12 (35.29%) XML
10 11 (32.35%) XSLT
11 6 (17.65%) Web Services
12 4 (11.76%) Backbone.js
12 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (5.88%) Ember.js
14 1 (2.94%) .NET
14 1 (2.94%) D3.js
14 1 (2.94%) JSON
14 1 (2.94%) Polymaps
14 1 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) NHS
2 3 (8.82%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Web Development
2 16 (47.06%) SEO
3 14 (41.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 13 (38.24%) Front End Development
5 8 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 7 (20.59%) Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 1 (2.94%) Open Source
9 1 (2.94%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) JavaScript
2 11 (32.35%) XPath
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Google
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago