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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 139 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Sass 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.033% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 0.14% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£313 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
825 701 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.48% 23.18% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 420 332
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £20.40 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.40 £145.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 7 £263 -4.54% 10
Cheshire - 2 £350 - 6
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (90.91%) HTML
3 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
4 15 (68.18%) HTML5
5 12 (54.55%) CSS3
6 11 (50.00%) jQuery
7 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (31.82%) LESS
8 7 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (27.27%) User Experience
9 6 (27.27%) Node.js
9 6 (27.27%) MVC
10 5 (22.73%) PHP
10 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
10 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
10 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
11 4 (18.18%) Grunt
11 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
11 4 (18.18%) MySQL
11 4 (18.18%) Web Design
11 4 (18.18%) Web Development
11 4 (18.18%) TDD
12 3 (13.64%) Retail
12 3 (13.64%) JSON
12 3 (13.64%) Finance
12 3 (13.64%) Fireworks
12 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
12 3 (13.64%) Web Services

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (27.27%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) Railo
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.64%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Grunt
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) PhantomJS
4 2 (9.09%) CasperJS
4 2 (9.09%) Bower
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (4.55%) RSpec
5 1 (4.55%) Mocha
5 1 (4.55%) Capybara
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Web Developer
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Designer
4 4 (18.18%) Web Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (90.91%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) HTML5
4 12 (54.55%) CSS3
5 11 (50.00%) jQuery
6 7 (31.82%) LESS
6 7 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
8 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
9 3 (13.64%) JSON
9 3 (13.64%) Web Services
10 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (9.09%) RESTful
10 2 (9.09%) Zurb Foundation
10 2 (9.09%) Ember.js
10 2 (9.09%) XML
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 2 (9.09%) .NET
10 2 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (18.18%) Web Design
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Twitter
2 1 (4.55%) hybris
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