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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 145 148 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Sass 15 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 1.10% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 9
Median daily rate £375 £259 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% -5.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1008 912 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.03% 22.95% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 575 439
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 7
Median hourly rate £36.75 £42.50 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.63 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 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 2 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 +2 13 £425 +66.66% 9
Cheshire -10 2 £288 -17.85% 2
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
2 34 (97.14%) CSS
3 32 (91.43%) HTML5
4 29 (82.86%) CSS3
5 22 (62.86%) Web Development
5 22 (62.86%) LESS
6 21 (60.00%) jQuery
7 18 (51.43%) User Experience
8 16 (45.71%) AngularJS
8 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
8 16 (45.71%) SEO
9 15 (42.86%) Ajax
10 14 (40.00%) Mercurial
10 14 (40.00%) Subversion
10 14 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 13 (37.14%) Front End Development
12 12 (34.29%) XHTML
12 12 (34.29%) XML
13 11 (31.43%) XSLT
13 11 (31.43%) XPath
14 10 (28.57%) Grunt
15 9 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (22.86%) Jasmine
16 8 (22.86%) Karma Test Runner
16 8 (22.86%) Web Design
17 7 (20.00%) TDD
18 6 (17.14%) Web Services
19 4 (11.43%) Node.js
20 3 (8.57%) Backbone.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 4 (11.43%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) nginx
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
2 14 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 14 (40.00%) Subversion
3 10 (28.57%) Grunt
4 8 (22.86%) Jasmine
4 8 (22.86%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (5.71%) gulp
6 1 (2.86%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) UI Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (34.29%) Web Developer
5 10 (28.57%) Angular Developer
6 8 (22.86%) HTML Developer
6 8 (22.86%) Web UI Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Designer
8 2 (5.71%) UI Designer
9 1 (2.86%) Front End Web Designer
9 1 (2.86%) Magento Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (2.86%) UI/UX Designer
9 1 (2.86%) UI/UX Developer
9 1 (2.86%) UX Designer
9 1 (2.86%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Web UI Designer
9 1 (2.86%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 34 (97.14%) CSS
3 32 (91.43%) HTML5
4 29 (82.86%) CSS3
5 22 (62.86%) LESS
6 21 (60.00%) jQuery
7 16 (45.71%) AngularJS
8 15 (42.86%) Ajax
9 12 (34.29%) XHTML
9 12 (34.29%) XML
10 11 (31.43%) XSLT
11 6 (17.14%) Web Services
12 3 (8.57%) Backbone.js
12 3 (8.57%) Ember.js
12 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (5.71%) React
14 1 (2.86%) D3.js
14 1 (2.86%) JSON
14 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (2.86%) Polymaps
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) NHS
2 3 (8.57%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Web Development
2 16 (45.71%) SEO
3 14 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 13 (37.14%) Front End Development
5 9 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (22.86%) Web Design
7 7 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) MVC
9 1 (2.86%) OO
9 1 (2.86%) OOP
9 1 (2.86%) Open Source
9 1 (2.86%) Scrum
9 1 (2.86%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) XPath
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Google
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago