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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 117 159 133
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -26
Contract jobs citing Sass 38 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 0.83% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 6
Median daily rate £350 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £313 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.75 -
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
957 1090 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.93% 24.24% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 708 473
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £524 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 13
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.33 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +13 28 £400 +14.28% 21
Cheshire +10 7 £273 -12.09% 5
Merseyside +5 3 £325 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 57 (96.61%) HTML
2 55 (93.22%) CSS
3 51 (86.44%) JavaScript
4 34 (57.63%) Web Development
5 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (42.37%) HTML5
6 24 (40.68%) AngularJS
7 22 (37.29%) TDD
7 22 (37.29%) JSON
8 21 (35.59%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (33.90%) CSS3
9 20 (33.90%) Front End Development
10 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
10 19 (32.20%) Cucumber
10 19 (32.20%) Ruby
11 17 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (27.12%) Node.js
13 13 (22.03%) Ajax
13 13 (22.03%) PHP
13 13 (22.03%) BDD
14 12 (20.34%) Grunt
14 12 (20.34%) Jasmine
14 12 (20.34%) jQuery
15 11 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
15 11 (18.64%) Karma Test Runner
16 9 (15.25%) gulp
17 8 (13.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 8 (13.56%) PhantomJS
18 7 (11.86%) User Experience

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 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Magnolia
2 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Cucumber
1 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.34%) Grunt
2 12 (20.34%) Jasmine
3 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.64%) Karma Test Runner
4 9 (15.25%) gulp
5 8 (13.56%) PhantomJS
6 2 (3.39%) Babel
6 2 (3.39%) Protractor
6 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.39%) webpack
7 1 (1.69%) JIRA
7 1 (1.69%) Mocha
7 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.69%) QUnit
7 1 (1.69%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.39%) Banking
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (96.61%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (23.73%) HTML Developer
4 13 (22.03%) Angular Developer
4 13 (22.03%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Web Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Node.js Developer
6 9 (15.25%) PHP Developer
7 8 (13.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Lead Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Technical Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Technical Leader
8 6 (10.17%) UI Developer
9 5 (8.47%) AWS Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Lead Software Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Agile Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Web UI Developer
12 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
13 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (96.61%) HTML
2 55 (93.22%) CSS
3 25 (42.37%) HTML5
4 24 (40.68%) AngularJS
5 22 (37.29%) JSON
6 20 (33.90%) CSS3
7 16 (27.12%) Node.js
8 13 (22.03%) Ajax
9 12 (20.34%) jQuery
10 8 (13.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (11.86%) LESS
12 6 (10.17%) React
13 5 (8.47%) .NET
14 4 (6.78%) Compass CSS Framework
15 3 (5.08%) Angular 2
16 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
16 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
16 2 (3.39%) Modernizr
16 2 (3.39%) RESTful
17 1 (1.69%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) User Experience
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.69%) iPad
2 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Web Development
2 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.29%) TDD
4 20 (33.90%) Front End Development
5 17 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (22.03%) BDD
7 11 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.08%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.08%) MVC
8 3 (5.08%) OO
9 2 (3.39%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 2 (3.39%) OOP
9 2 (3.39%) UX Design
9 2 (3.39%) Wireframes
9 2 (3.39%) Workflow
10 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.69%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) JavaScript
2 19 (32.20%) Ruby
3 13 (22.03%) PHP
4 5 (8.47%) C#
5 3 (5.08%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.39%) ES6
7 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Google
2 1 (1.69%) Telerik
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