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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
England / West Midlands
Rank 107 118 95
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing Sass 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 0.85% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Median daily rate £345 £288 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £385 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
602 591 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.54% 24.35% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 356 299
Median daily rate £375 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.05 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Solihull - 5 £375 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £300 - 4
Worcestershire - 2 £363 -
Staffordshire - 1 £345 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 46 (100.00%) HTML
2 44 (95.65%) CSS
3 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (69.57%) HTML5
5 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
6 24 (52.17%) LESS
7 19 (41.30%) Scrum
8 17 (36.96%) CSS3
8 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
9 16 (34.78%) TDD
9 16 (34.78%) Front End Development
10 15 (32.61%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 15 (32.61%) Continuous Deployment
10 15 (32.61%) MVC
10 15 (32.61%) .NET
10 15 (32.61%) C#
11 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
11 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
11 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (30.43%) BDD
11 14 (30.43%) Node.js
12 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
12 13 (28.26%) SaaS
12 13 (28.26%) Kanban
13 12 (26.09%) Web Development
13 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
13 12 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio Team System

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 6 (13.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) HipChat
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (28.26%) SaaS
3 12 (26.09%) IaaS
3 12 (26.09%) PaaS
4 4 (8.70%) GitHub
4 4 (8.70%) Heroku
5 2 (4.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (17.39%) Jasmine
4 7 (15.22%) Grunt
5 6 (13.04%) gulp
5 6 (13.04%) JIRA
5 6 (13.04%) Protractor
5 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
6 3 (6.52%) Capybara
6 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.52%) git-flow
6 3 (6.52%) JUnit
6 3 (6.52%) RSpec
6 3 (6.52%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) Bower
7 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.17%) NUnit
7 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.17%) webpack
7 1 (2.17%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (17.39%) Retail
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.39%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (17.39%) HTML Developer
4 8 (17.39%) UI Developer
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Angular Developer
6 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) HTML
2 44 (95.65%) CSS
3 32 (69.57%) HTML5
4 24 (52.17%) LESS
5 17 (36.96%) CSS3
6 15 (32.61%) .NET
7 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (30.43%) Node.js
8 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
9 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
9 12 (26.09%) Dapper ORM
9 12 (26.09%) Entity Framework
10 9 (19.57%) jQuery
11 6 (13.04%) Highcharts JS
12 5 (10.87%) RESTful
13 4 (8.70%) DOM
14 3 (6.52%) Ajax
14 3 (6.52%) JSON
14 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
1 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Scrum
3 16 (34.78%) Front End Development
3 16 (34.78%) TDD
4 15 (32.61%) Continuous Deployment
4 15 (32.61%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 15 (32.61%) MVC
5 14 (30.43%) BDD
5 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (28.26%) Kanban
7 12 (26.09%) CQRS
7 12 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (26.09%) SOLID
7 12 (26.09%) Web Development
8 11 (23.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
9 10 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (15.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 6 (13.04%) Analytics
11 6 (13.04%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 15 (32.61%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) PHP
5 3 (6.52%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) Ruby
5 3 (6.52%) Scala
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) ES6
6 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) WCAG
2 2 (4.35%) WAI
3 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe
2 2 (4.35%) Ensighten
3 1 (2.17%) SAP