The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 105 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.055% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
590 484 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.81% 26.42% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 254 278
Average daily rate £320 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 19
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Sass
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 8 £300 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £253 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) jQuery
1 18 (100.00%) HTML5
1 18 (100.00%) CSS3
2 17 (94.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (44.44%) PHP
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) Photoshop
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 7 (38.89%) JSP
4 7 (38.89%) Subversion
5 5 (27.78%) CMS
5 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (27.78%) WordPress
5 5 (27.78%) JSON
5 5 (27.78%) Magento
5 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
5 5 (27.78%) Adobe
5 5 (27.78%) SEO
5 5 (27.78%) MySQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
7 3 (16.67%) Scala
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
7 3 (16.67%) Web Design
8 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (27.78%) CMS
1 5 (27.78%) WordPress
2 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Photoshop
2 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.11%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) jQuery
1 18 (100.00%) HTML5
1 18 (100.00%) CSS3
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) JSP
4 5 (27.78%) JSON
5 4 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) SEO
3 3 (16.67%) Web Design
4 2 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Scala
4 3 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 2 (11.11%) Facebook