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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
England / North West
Rank 111 137 130
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing Sass 22 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 1.96% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 10
Median daily rate £325 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £323 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £367 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
821 1019 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.24% 27.35% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 670 537
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 48 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.56 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +7 13 £325 -8.45% 13
Cheshire +28 6 £361 +20.41% 3
Merseyside - 2 £388 - 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 43 (89.58%) JavaScript
1 43 (89.58%) CSS
2 41 (85.42%) HTML
3 27 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 21 (43.75%) HTML5
5 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (39.58%) CSS3
7 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 16 (33.33%) jQuery
8 15 (31.25%) Web Development
8 15 (31.25%) LESS
8 15 (31.25%) gulp
9 14 (29.17%) React
9 14 (29.17%) TDD
10 13 (27.08%) .NET
10 13 (27.08%) C#
10 13 (27.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (25.00%) Ruby
11 12 (25.00%) Front End Development
12 11 (22.92%) JSON
12 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (22.92%) User Experience
13 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (20.83%) PHP
13 10 (20.83%) MVC
14 9 (18.75%) Java
14 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
14 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
14 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
14 9 (18.75%) Node.js

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 1 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) nginx
1 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) InVision
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.58%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.25%) PaaS
4 3 (6.25%) SaaS
5 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.25%) gulp
3 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 8 (16.67%) Grunt
5 6 (12.50%) Jasmine
6 5 (10.42%) PhantomJS
7 4 (8.33%) Mercurial
8 3 (6.25%) Subversion
9 2 (4.17%) Axure RP
9 2 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (4.17%) Selenium
9 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.08%) NUnit
10 1 (2.08%) Protractor
10 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (97.92%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) HTML Developer
6 5 (10.42%) PHP Developer
6 5 (10.42%) UI Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Angular Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (89.58%) CSS
2 41 (85.42%) HTML
3 27 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 21 (43.75%) HTML5
5 19 (39.58%) CSS3
6 16 (33.33%) jQuery
7 15 (31.25%) LESS
8 14 (29.17%) React
9 13 (27.08%) .NET
9 13 (27.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (22.92%) JSON
11 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 9 (18.75%) Node.js
12 8 (16.67%) RESTful
13 7 (14.58%) Ajax
14 5 (10.42%) Angular 2
14 5 (10.42%) Backbone.js
14 5 (10.42%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (10.42%) Web Services
15 4 (8.33%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Fintech
3 3 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Web Development
3 14 (29.17%) TDD
4 12 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.83%) MVC
6 7 (14.58%) BDD
7 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.42%) Microservices
8 5 (10.42%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Wireframes
9 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.25%) OOD
9 3 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (6.25%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.25%) SMACSS
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) JavaScript
2 13 (27.08%) C#
3 12 (25.00%) Ruby
4 10 (20.83%) PHP
5 9 (18.75%) Java
6 7 (14.58%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.25%) Python
8 2 (4.17%) ES6
9 1 (2.08%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Telerik
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