The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 125 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing Sass 21 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.61% 2.02% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 7
Median daily rate £281 £275 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £226 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £390 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
805 544 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.44% 22.83% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 329 330
Median daily rate £375 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £190 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sass across the West Midlands region.

Sass Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Wolverhampton - 5 £300 -
Birmingham - 4 £388 - 5
Coventry -14 2 - - 3
Warwickshire - 2 - - 4
Worcestershire -4 1 £165 -34.00% 2
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sass.

1 42 (97.67%) HTML
1 42 (97.67%) CSS
2 38 (88.37%) JavaScript
3 33 (76.74%) HTML5
4 25 (58.14%) CSS3
5 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (44.19%) TDD
6 19 (44.19%) AngularJS
7 18 (41.86%) Front End Development
7 18 (41.86%) jQuery
8 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
9 13 (30.23%) MVC
9 13 (30.23%) .NET
9 13 (30.23%) React
10 12 (27.91%) Grunt
10 12 (27.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (27.91%) C#
11 11 (25.58%) Backbone.js
12 9 (20.93%) Web Development
12 9 (20.93%) OO
12 9 (20.93%) LESS
12 9 (20.93%) Ember.js
13 8 (18.60%) PHP
14 7 (16.28%) Java
14 7 (16.28%) CMS
14 7 (16.28%) Umbraco
15 6 (13.95%) Compass CSS Framework
15 6 (13.95%) Semantic HTML
15 6 (13.95%) gulp
15 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (16.28%) CMS
1 7 (16.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.33%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) RethinkDB
3 1 (2.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.91%) Grunt
3 6 (13.95%) gulp
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 25 (58.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
4 10 (23.26%) UI Developer
5 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Umbraco Developer
7 5 (11.63%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (11.63%) HTML Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Angular Developer
10 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Lead UX Designer
10 1 (2.33%) Node.js Developer
10 1 (2.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) CSS
1 42 (97.67%) HTML
2 33 (76.74%) HTML5
3 25 (58.14%) CSS3
4 19 (44.19%) AngularJS
5 18 (41.86%) jQuery
6 13 (30.23%) .NET
6 13 (30.23%) React
7 11 (25.58%) Backbone.js
8 9 (20.93%) Ember.js
8 9 (20.93%) LESS
9 6 (13.95%) Compass CSS Framework
9 6 (13.95%) Semantic HTML
10 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.63%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (11.63%) Web Services
11 4 (9.30%) Ajax
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (9.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) TDD
3 18 (41.86%) Front End Development
4 13 (30.23%) MVC
5 12 (27.91%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (20.93%) OO
6 9 (20.93%) Web Development
7 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.63%) BDD
9 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
10 3 (6.98%) Scrum
10 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.65%) SEO
12 1 (2.33%) Analytics
12 1 (2.33%) Mobile First
12 1 (2.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) PHP
4 7 (16.28%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) New Relic
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