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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 122 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.047% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +21.73%
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
640 580 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 27.48% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 364 336
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 5 £300 - 1
Solihull - - - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (93.33%) jQuery
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
3 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (80.00%) HTML5
5 8 (53.33%) CSS3
6 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (33.33%) PHP
7 5 (33.33%) CMS
8 4 (26.67%) XHTML
8 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
9 3 (20.00%) WordPress
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 2 (13.33%) .NET
10 2 (13.33%) MVC
10 2 (13.33%) Ajax
10 2 (13.33%) JSON
11 1 (6.67%) Symfony
11 1 (6.67%) Zend
11 1 (6.67%) Drupal
11 1 (6.67%) Web Development
11 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 1 (6.67%) SEO
11 1 (6.67%) Workflow
11 1 (6.67%) Automotive
11 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (6.67%) Web Design

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
3 3 (20.00%) WordPress
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Tridion
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Bower
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Yeoman
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (13.33%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) jQuery
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (26.67%) XHTML
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) JSON
8 1 (6.67%) Symfony
8 1 (6.67%) JSP
8 1 (6.67%) DOM
8 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (6.67%) LESS
8 1 (6.67%) Zepto.js
8 1 (6.67%) RESTful
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Zend
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
1 1 (6.67%) Facebook
1 1 (6.67%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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