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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 111 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Sass 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.049% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 0.20% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£405 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £283 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.79% -19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
Sass
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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
589 493 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.58% 24.07% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 290 311
Average daily rate £370 £298 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.36% -4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 27
Average hourly rate £29.22 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 3 £420 - 2
Coventry - 1 £405 -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 3
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sass also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sass.

1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) jQuery
4 11 (73.33%) HTML5
5 9 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (46.67%) CSS3
7 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 5 (33.33%) PHP
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) XHTML
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (26.67%) LESS
9 3 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
9 3 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (20.00%) Twitter
9 3 (20.00%) WordPress
9 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 2 (13.33%) XML
10 2 (13.33%) OO
10 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) Ajax
10 2 (13.33%) Adobe
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (6.67%) Mentoring

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sass also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sass. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (13.33%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) jQuery
4 11 (73.33%) HTML5
5 9 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (46.67%) CSS3
7 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) XHTML
8 4 (26.67%) LESS
9 3 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 2 (13.33%) XML
10 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
10 2 (13.33%) Ajax
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
11 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (6.67%) Yii
11 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
1 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Twitter
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) Zend