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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 116 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Sass 30 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 1.77% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 6
Median daily rate £350 £250 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £196 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £345 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -
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
825 566 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.93% 22.71% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 345 350
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Median hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £39.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Coventry -6 10 £400 -11.11% 1
Birmingham -6 6 £400 +100.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £300 -
Warwickshire - 4 £350 - 3
Solihull - 1 - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 48 (97.96%) HTML
2 46 (93.88%) CSS
3 43 (87.76%) JavaScript
4 32 (65.31%) HTML5
5 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (46.94%) Front End Development
7 22 (44.90%) CSS3
8 19 (38.78%) TDD
9 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
10 16 (32.65%) jQuery
11 14 (28.57%) .NET
11 14 (28.57%) MVC
11 14 (28.57%) LESS
12 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
13 12 (24.49%) Grunt
13 12 (24.49%) Web Development
14 11 (22.45%) C#
14 11 (22.45%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (20.41%) PHP
15 10 (20.41%) Java
16 9 (18.37%) Node.js
17 8 (16.33%) React
17 8 (16.33%) OO
18 7 (14.29%) Compass CSS Framework
19 6 (12.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
19 6 (12.24%) SaaS
19 6 (12.24%) Backbone.js
19 6 (12.24%) Semantic HTML
19 6 (12.24%) Umbraco
19 6 (12.24%) 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 6 (12.24%) CMS
1 6 (12.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) SaaS
2 4 (8.16%) Heroku
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) RethinkDB
3 1 (2.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.49%) Grunt
3 5 (10.20%) gulp
4 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.04%) Bower
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) NUnit
6 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.04%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 30 (61.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (20.41%) UI Developer
5 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
6 7 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (14.29%) HTML Developer
7 6 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Umbraco Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Agile Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (4.08%) Angular Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Web Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Lead UX Designer
11 1 (2.04%) Node.js Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 1 (2.04%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (97.96%) HTML
2 46 (93.88%) CSS
3 32 (65.31%) HTML5
4 22 (44.90%) CSS3
5 16 (32.65%) jQuery
6 14 (28.57%) .NET
6 14 (28.57%) LESS
7 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
8 9 (18.37%) Node.js
9 8 (16.33%) React
10 7 (14.29%) Compass CSS Framework
11 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
11 6 (12.24%) Backbone.js
11 6 (12.24%) Semantic HTML
12 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (10.20%) Ember.js
13 4 (8.16%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (8.16%) RESTful
14 3 (6.12%) Ajax
14 3 (6.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Front End Development
3 19 (38.78%) TDD
4 14 (28.57%) MVC
5 12 (24.49%) Web Development
6 11 (22.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (16.33%) OO
8 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
9 4 (8.16%) CRM
9 4 (8.16%) ERP
10 3 (6.12%) BDD
10 3 (6.12%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.08%) User Stories
11 2 (4.08%) Web Application Development
11 2 (4.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.45%) C#
3 10 (20.41%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) PHP
4 6 (12.24%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) ES6
5 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) WCAG
2 3 (6.12%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe
2 1 (2.04%) Google
2 1 (2.04%) New Relic