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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 109 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
565 589 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.98% 25.14% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 336 220
Average daily rate £330 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.80 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
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 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Staffordshire -3 3 - -
Coventry - 2 £400 - 1
Birmingham -4 1 £300 +4.34% 2
Herefordshire - 1 £190 -
Worcestershire - 1 £250 - 2
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) jQuery
4 10 (66.67%) HTML5
5 9 (60.00%) CSS3
6 8 (53.33%) LESS
7 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
7 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
8 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (33.33%) PHP
9 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (26.67%) Grunt
10 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
11 3 (20.00%) OO
11 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (20.00%) Retail
11 3 (20.00%) Subversion
11 3 (20.00%) Content Management
12 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
12 2 (13.33%) Google App Engine
12 2 (13.33%) Heroku
12 2 (13.33%) User Experience
12 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (13.33%) PaaS
12 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (13.33%) Google
12 2 (13.33%) WordPress
12 2 (13.33%) Web Design

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google App Engine
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Heroku
1 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Grunt
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Bower
4 1 (6.67%) gulp
4 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Designer
3 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) jQuery
3 10 (66.67%) HTML5
4 9 (60.00%) CSS3
5 8 (53.33%) LESS
6 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (6.67%) React
9 1 (6.67%) Browserify
9 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (6.67%) OOCSS
9 1 (6.67%) Underscore.js
9 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (20.00%) Content Management
3 3 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.67%) HP
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