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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 109 123 107
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing Sass 26 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.22% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.71% 0.89% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 11
Median daily rate £275 £288 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +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
701 674 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.33% 25.03% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 439 334
Median daily rate £388 £345 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Warwickshire - 10 £451 - 2
Coventry -3 5 £225 -12.19%
Birmingham +1 3 £283 -5.83% 8
Staffordshire +16 2 £350 +27.27% 1
Worcestershire -3 1 £165 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £300 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 31 (100.00%) HTML
1 31 (100.00%) CSS
2 28 (90.32%) JavaScript
3 27 (87.10%) HTML5
4 19 (61.29%) CSS3
5 18 (58.06%) AngularJS
6 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (51.61%) TDD
8 15 (48.39%) jQuery
9 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
10 13 (41.94%) Front End Development
11 12 (38.71%) Grunt
12 11 (35.48%) React
12 11 (35.48%) Backbone.js
12 11 (35.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (35.48%) MVC
13 10 (32.26%) LESS
14 9 (29.03%) Ember.js
14 9 (29.03%) OO
15 7 (22.58%) .NET
15 7 (22.58%) gulp
16 6 (19.35%) C#
16 6 (19.35%) Web Development
17 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
17 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
18 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
18 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
18 4 (12.90%) Web Services
18 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
18 4 (12.90%) BDD

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 2 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.23%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (38.71%) Grunt
3 7 (22.58%) gulp
4 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Advertising
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (32.26%) UI Developer
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (22.58%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (22.58%) HTML Developer
6 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.23%) CSS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) CSS
1 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (87.10%) HTML5
3 19 (61.29%) CSS3
4 18 (58.06%) AngularJS
5 15 (48.39%) jQuery
6 11 (35.48%) Backbone.js
6 11 (35.48%) React
7 10 (32.26%) LESS
8 9 (29.03%) Ember.js
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
10 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
11 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (12.90%) Semantic HTML
11 4 (12.90%) WCF
11 4 (12.90%) Web Services
12 2 (6.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) TDD
3 13 (41.94%) Front End Development
4 11 (35.48%) MVC
4 11 (35.48%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (29.03%) OO
6 6 (19.35%) Web Development
7 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
8 2 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.23%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 1 (3.23%) CRM
9 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.23%) ERP
9 1 (3.23%) SEO
9 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe