The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 135 153 114
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Contract jobs citing Sass 20 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.21% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 0.91% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 19
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 £325 £310 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £359 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £341
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.51 -
Sass
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
969 986 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.09% 23.38% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 594 520
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 34 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sass across the North West region.

Sass Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Manchester +14 16 £388 +19.23% 13
Merseyside +1 3 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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 North West region with a requirement for Sass.

1 49 (98.00%) HTML
2 48 (96.00%) CSS
3 43 (86.00%) JavaScript
4 25 (50.00%) Web Development
5 22 (44.00%) Ruby
5 22 (44.00%) JSON
6 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (38.00%) Cucumber
8 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
9 18 (36.00%) TDD
10 17 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (32.00%) AngularJS
11 16 (32.00%) PHP
12 14 (28.00%) Ajax
12 14 (28.00%) Node.js
12 14 (28.00%) jQuery
12 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
12 14 (28.00%) HTML5
12 14 (28.00%) Front End Development
13 12 (24.00%) BDD
14 11 (22.00%) CSS3
15 10 (20.00%) LESS
15 10 (20.00%) User Experience
16 9 (18.00%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (16.00%) PhantomJS
17 8 (16.00%) .NET
17 8 (16.00%) C#
18 7 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 7 (14.00%) React

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Magnolia
2 1 (2.00%) nginx
2 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.00%) PaaS
4 3 (6.00%) SaaS
5 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Cucumber
1 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.00%) PhantomJS
4 7 (14.00%) gulp
5 5 (10.00%) Jasmine
6 4 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (8.00%) Mercurial
6 4 (8.00%) Subversion
7 2 (4.00%) Babel
7 2 (4.00%) Grunt
7 2 (4.00%) Protractor
7 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.00%) webpack
8 1 (2.00%) JIRA
8 1 (2.00%) Mocha
8 1 (2.00%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.00%) QUnit
8 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.00%) Banking
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 14 (28.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (22.00%) HTML Developer
4 10 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Lead Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Technical Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Technical Leader
7 5 (10.00%) Angular Developer
7 5 (10.00%) AWS Developer
7 5 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (98.00%) HTML
2 48 (96.00%) CSS
3 22 (44.00%) JSON
4 16 (32.00%) AngularJS
5 14 (28.00%) Ajax
5 14 (28.00%) HTML5
5 14 (28.00%) jQuery
5 14 (28.00%) Node.js
6 11 (22.00%) CSS3
7 10 (20.00%) LESS
8 8 (16.00%) .NET
9 7 (14.00%) React
9 7 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (6.00%) Aurelia
11 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
11 3 (6.00%) Durandal
11 3 (6.00%) Jinja
11 3 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Web Development
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) TDD
4 17 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (28.00%) Front End Development
6 12 (24.00%) BDD
7 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (10.00%) Wireframes
8 4 (8.00%) OO
9 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 3 (6.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.00%) Migration
9 3 (6.00%) MVC
9 3 (6.00%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.00%) Ruby
3 16 (32.00%) PHP
4 8 (16.00%) C#
5 6 (12.00%) TypeScript
6 5 (10.00%) Java
7 3 (6.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) ES6
9 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Varnish
1 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Telerik