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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 140 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing Sass 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.30% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 1.36% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
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£246 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
770 661 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.18% 21.95% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 395 369
Average daily rate £370 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -11 6 £313 -16.66% 6
Cheshire -4 2 £265 -3.63% 5
Merseyside - 1 £180 - 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (77.78%) HTML5
4 11 (61.11%) CSS3
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) LESS
7 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js
8 5 (27.78%) User Experience
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) PHP
9 4 (22.22%) MySQL
9 4 (22.22%) Grunt
9 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (22.22%) Node.js
10 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
10 3 (16.67%) Web Services
10 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) WordPress
10 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 3 (16.67%) Web Development
10 3 (16.67%) TDD
11 2 (11.11%) Degree
11 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (11.11%) RESTful
11 2 (11.11%) LAMP
11 2 (11.11%) Web Design

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) Railo
3 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Grunt
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) PhantomJS
4 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.56%) Bower
4 1 (5.56%) CasperJS
4 1 (5.56%) gulp
4 1 (5.56%) Mocha
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Front-End Developer
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (77.78%) HTML5
3 11 (61.11%) CSS3
4 8 (44.44%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) LESS
6 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (11.11%) LAMP
9 2 (11.11%) Zurb Foundation
9 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
9 2 (11.11%) RESTful
10 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (5.56%) Express
10 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 1 (5.56%) Ajax
10 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile First
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Twitter
2 1 (5.56%) hybris
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