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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 118 102 106
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Sass 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 1.87% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate £313 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
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
652 481 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.13% 22.05% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 297 290
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry -5 4 £313 +10.13%
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) CSS
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) LESS
4 7 (53.85%) HTML5
4 7 (53.85%) Grunt
4 7 (53.85%) Front End Development
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) PHP
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) CSS3
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) Marketing
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) User Experience
9 2 (15.38%) gulp
9 2 (15.38%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (15.38%) Advertising
9 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 2 (15.38%) WordPress
10 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (7.69%) Ajax
10 1 (7.69%) WCF
10 1 (7.69%) Scrum
10 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (7.69%) Subversion
10 1 (7.69%) SEO
10 1 (7.69%) C#

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (15.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Grunt
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) gulp
4 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) HTML CSS Developer
2 8 (61.54%) HTML Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Angular Developer
5 2 (15.38%) UI Developer
5 2 (15.38%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) CSS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) LESS
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 4 (30.77%) CSS3
7 2 (15.38%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
8 1 (7.69%) Durandal
8 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (7.69%) Laravel
8 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (7.69%) React
8 1 (7.69%) REST
8 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Front End Development
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) SEO
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) ECMAScript
3 1 (7.69%) ES6
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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