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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 138 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing Sass 20 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.37% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 1.42% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 14
Average daily rate £350 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £273 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £387 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
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
1023 848 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 25.92% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 544 435
Average daily rate £360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £19.36 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 19 £355 +13.60% 9
Cheshire -6 1 £300 - 4
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) HTML
2 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
3 27 (93.10%) HTML5
4 25 (86.21%) CSS
5 24 (82.76%) jQuery
6 22 (75.86%) CSS3
6 22 (75.86%) LESS
7 18 (62.07%) User Experience
7 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
8 16 (55.17%) Ajax
9 15 (51.72%) SEO
10 14 (48.28%) Subversion
10 14 (48.28%) Mercurial
11 13 (44.83%) XHTML
11 13 (44.83%) Front End Development
12 12 (41.38%) XML
13 11 (37.93%) XSLT
13 11 (37.93%) XPath
14 9 (31.03%) Web Design
15 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (27.59%) MVC
16 7 (24.14%) Scrum
17 6 (20.69%) Backbone.js
17 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
18 5 (17.24%) Ember.js
18 5 (17.24%) Web Services
18 5 (17.24%) Finance
19 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
19 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
19 4 (13.79%) Web Development

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (13.79%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
2 14 (48.28%) Mercurial
2 14 (48.28%) Subversion
3 4 (13.79%) Grunt
4 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) UI Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (34.48%) HTML Developer
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
7 5 (17.24%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (17.24%) Web UI Developer
8 4 (13.79%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Designer
9 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Senior UI Developer
9 2 (6.90%) UI Designer
10 1 (3.45%) Angular Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Magento Developer
10 1 (3.45%) UI/UX Designer
10 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
10 1 (3.45%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (93.10%) HTML5
3 25 (86.21%) CSS
4 24 (82.76%) jQuery
5 22 (75.86%) CSS3
5 22 (75.86%) LESS
6 16 (55.17%) Ajax
7 13 (44.83%) XHTML
8 12 (41.38%) XML
9 11 (37.93%) XSLT
10 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
10 6 (20.69%) Backbone.js
11 5 (17.24%) Ember.js
11 5 (17.24%) Web Services
12 4 (13.79%) Browserify
12 4 (13.79%) Mustache
13 3 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (10.34%) React
14 2 (6.90%) D3.js
14 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) User Experience
2 4 (13.79%) iPad
3 3 (10.34%) NHS
3 3 (10.34%) Web 2.0
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) SEO
2 13 (44.83%) Front End Development
3 9 (31.03%) Web Design
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.45%) BDD
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.45%) High Availability
8 1 (3.45%) Open Source
8 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) TDD
8 1 (3.45%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) XPath
3 2 (6.90%) ES6
3 2 (6.90%) JSX
4 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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