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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 113 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Sass 19 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 0.99% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Median daily rate £260 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £281 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £340 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +4.47%
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
658 605 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.69% 23.65% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 393 335
Median daily rate £380 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +186.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 24 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 24 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 - 6 £485 - 1
Birmingham +2 3 £325 +4.00% 7
Coventry -6 3 - - 2
Staffordshire +6 1 £350 +27.27% 1
Worcestershire -9 1 £165 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £300 -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (93.10%) HTML5
3 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
4 20 (68.97%) CSS3
5 17 (58.62%) AngularJS
6 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
6 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (51.72%) TDD
7 14 (48.28%) jQuery
8 13 (44.83%) Front End Development
9 11 (37.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (37.93%) React
9 11 (37.93%) Backbone.js
10 10 (34.48%) MVC
10 10 (34.48%) Grunt
11 9 (31.03%) Ember.js
11 9 (31.03%) OO
12 8 (27.59%) LESS
13 7 (24.14%) gulp
13 7 (24.14%) .NET
14 6 (20.69%) C#
14 6 (20.69%) Web Development
15 5 (17.24%) Razor View Engine
15 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
16 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
16 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
16 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
16 4 (13.79%) Web Services
16 4 (13.79%) 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 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 10 (34.48%) Grunt
3 7 (24.14%) gulp
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 21 (72.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (31.03%) UI Developer
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (10.34%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead UX Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (93.10%) HTML5
3 20 (68.97%) CSS3
4 17 (58.62%) AngularJS
5 14 (48.28%) jQuery
6 11 (37.93%) Backbone.js
6 11 (37.93%) React
7 9 (31.03%) Ember.js
8 8 (27.59%) LESS
9 7 (24.14%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (13.79%) WCF
11 4 (13.79%) Web Services
12 3 (10.34%) Semantic HTML
13 2 (6.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (51.72%) TDD
2 13 (44.83%) Front End Development
3 11 (37.93%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
5 9 (31.03%) OO
6 6 (20.69%) Web Development
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
8 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.45%) Analytics
10 1 (3.45%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 1 (3.45%) CRM
10 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.45%) ERP
10 1 (3.45%) Mobile First
10 1 (3.45%) SEO
10 1 (3.45%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Google
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