The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 120 126 141
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing Sass 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.11% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 0.38% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £375 £175
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +114.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
732 784 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.29% 28.93% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 413 545
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 37
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Sass
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 - 7 £375 - 4
Cheshire +4 4 £186 -41.79% 6
Merseyside - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (90.00%) HTML5
2 18 (90.00%) CSS3
3 17 (85.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) PHP
4 9 (45.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (40.00%) LESS
6 7 (35.00%) MySQL
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) Adobe
7 6 (30.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) OO
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) SEO
9 4 (20.00%) Magento
9 4 (20.00%) WordPress
9 4 (20.00%) JSON
9 4 (20.00%) Web Development
9 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (20.00%) Web Design
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (15.00%) SOA
10 3 (15.00%) WSDL
10 3 (15.00%) SOAP
10 3 (15.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) XML

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (20.00%) WordPress
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 8 (40.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 7 (35.00%) UI Developer
6 5 (25.00%) UI Programmer
7 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
8 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (90.00%) HTML5
2 18 (90.00%) CSS3
3 17 (85.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) LESS
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) XSLT
7 3 (15.00%) XHTML
7 3 (15.00%) WSDL
7 3 (15.00%) Ajax
8 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (5.00%) RESTful
9 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) SEO
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 4 (20.00%) Web Design
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Pay per click
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) PHP
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) XPath
5 2 (10.00%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Varnish
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) Zend
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 225-275 Per Day
Posted: 26 days ago