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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 149 141 130
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Sass 17 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.27% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.20% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £233 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
933 831 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.83% 22.56% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 531 407
Median daily rate £399 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 5
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -9 15 £425 +61.90% 11
Cheshire -6 2 £288 -17.85% 2
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 35 (94.59%) CSS
3 33 (89.19%) HTML5
4 28 (75.68%) CSS3
5 22 (59.46%) Web Development
6 21 (56.76%) jQuery
6 21 (56.76%) LESS
7 17 (45.95%) AngularJS
7 17 (45.95%) User Experience
8 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
8 16 (43.24%) SEO
9 15 (40.54%) Ajax
10 14 (37.84%) Mercurial
10 14 (37.84%) Subversion
10 14 (37.84%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 13 (35.14%) Front End Development
12 12 (32.43%) Grunt
13 11 (29.73%) XML
13 11 (29.73%) XSLT
13 11 (29.73%) XHTML
13 11 (29.73%) XPath
13 11 (29.73%) Wireframes
14 9 (24.32%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (21.62%) Jasmine
15 8 (21.62%) Web Design
15 8 (21.62%) TDD
15 8 (21.62%) Karma Test Runner
16 6 (16.22%) Web Services
17 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development

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 5 (13.51%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (37.84%) Mercurial
2 14 (37.84%) Subversion
3 12 (32.43%) Grunt
4 8 (21.62%) Jasmine
4 8 (21.62%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (8.11%) gulp
6 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) UI Developer
3 16 (43.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (32.43%) Web Developer
5 10 (27.03%) Angular Developer
6 8 (21.62%) HTML Developer
6 8 (21.62%) Web UI Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (13.51%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Designer
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (5.41%) UI Designer
9 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.70%) iOS Android Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.70%) UI/UX Designer
9 1 (2.70%) UX Designer
9 1 (2.70%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 35 (94.59%) CSS
3 33 (89.19%) HTML5
4 28 (75.68%) CSS3
5 21 (56.76%) jQuery
5 21 (56.76%) LESS
6 17 (45.95%) AngularJS
7 15 (40.54%) Ajax
8 11 (29.73%) XHTML
8 11 (29.73%) XML
8 11 (29.73%) XSLT
9 6 (16.22%) Web Services
10 3 (8.11%) Ember.js
10 3 (8.11%) React
11 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
11 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.70%) .NET
12 1 (2.70%) D3.js
12 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (2.70%) Polymaps
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) NHS
2 3 (8.11%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Web Development
2 16 (43.24%) SEO
3 14 (37.84%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 13 (35.14%) Front End Development
5 11 (29.73%) Wireframes
6 9 (24.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (21.62%) TDD
7 8 (21.62%) Web Design
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.11%) MVC
10 2 (5.41%) OO
10 2 (5.41%) OOP
11 1 (2.70%) Android Development
11 1 (2.70%) BDD
11 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.70%) Mobile Development
11 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) XPath
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe
2 1 (2.70%) Google