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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 141 143 130
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Sass 19 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 0.85% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Median daily rate £413 £246 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.51% -34.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
951 822 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.35% 22.10% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 538 421
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +1 16 £425 +36.00% 16
Cheshire -2 3 £300 +13.20% 2
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 40 (97.56%) JavaScript
1 40 (97.56%) HTML
2 39 (95.12%) CSS
3 34 (82.93%) HTML5
4 28 (68.29%) CSS3
5 23 (56.10%) jQuery
6 22 (53.66%) Web Development
6 22 (53.66%) LESS
7 18 (43.90%) AngularJS
8 17 (41.46%) User Experience
9 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
9 16 (39.02%) SEO
10 15 (36.59%) Ajax
10 15 (36.59%) Front End Development
11 14 (34.15%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 14 (34.15%) Subversion
11 14 (34.15%) Mercurial
12 12 (29.27%) Grunt
13 11 (26.83%) Wireframes
13 11 (26.83%) XML
13 11 (26.83%) XSLT
13 11 (26.83%) XHTML
13 11 (26.83%) XPath
14 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (19.51%) Web Design
15 8 (19.51%) TDD
15 8 (19.51%) Jasmine
15 8 (19.51%) Karma Test Runner
16 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (14.63%) Web Services

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 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) nginx
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DHCP
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
2 14 (34.15%) Mercurial
2 14 (34.15%) Subversion
3 12 (29.27%) Grunt
4 8 (19.51%) Jasmine
4 8 (19.51%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (7.32%) gulp
6 2 (4.88%) Babel
6 2 (4.88%) webpack
7 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (95.12%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) UI Developer
3 18 (43.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (29.27%) Web Developer
5 10 (24.39%) Angular Developer
6 9 (21.95%) HTML Developer
7 8 (19.51%) Web UI Developer
8 6 (14.63%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (12.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Agile Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Designer
11 2 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (4.88%) UI Designer
12 1 (2.44%) Front End Web Designer
12 1 (2.44%) iOS Developer
12 1 (2.44%) UI/UX Designer
12 1 (2.44%) UI/UX Developer
12 1 (2.44%) Web UI Designer
12 1 (2.44%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) HTML
2 39 (95.12%) CSS
3 34 (82.93%) HTML5
4 28 (68.29%) CSS3
5 23 (56.10%) jQuery
6 22 (53.66%) LESS
7 18 (43.90%) AngularJS
8 15 (36.59%) Ajax
9 11 (26.83%) XHTML
9 11 (26.83%) XML
9 11 (26.83%) XSLT
10 6 (14.63%) Web Services
11 5 (12.20%) Node.js
11 5 (12.20%) React
12 3 (7.32%) Ember.js
12 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (4.88%) Backbone.js
13 2 (4.88%) JSON
14 1 (2.44%) .NET
14 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) NHS
2 3 (7.32%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Web Development
2 16 (39.02%) SEO
3 15 (36.59%) Front End Development
4 14 (34.15%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 11 (26.83%) Wireframes
6 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (19.51%) TDD
7 8 (19.51%) Web Design
8 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.32%) MVC
10 2 (4.88%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 2 (4.88%) OO
10 2 (4.88%) OOP
10 2 (4.88%) Workflow
11 1 (2.44%) Android Development
11 1 (2.44%) BDD
11 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.44%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.44%) Mobile Development
11 1 (2.44%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) XPath
3 2 (4.88%) ES6
3 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe
2 1 (2.44%) Google