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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 106 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Sass 25 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 1.39% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
Median daily rate £359 £270 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.87% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.51 -
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
717 575 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.08% 22.50% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 351 347
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £31.85 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% -4.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Coventry -5 9 £400 -
Solihull - 6 £375 - 3
Worcestershire - 5 £363 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £300 - 5
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 52 (98.11%) HTML
2 50 (94.34%) CSS
3 38 (71.70%) JavaScript
4 34 (64.15%) HTML5
5 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (43.40%) LESS
7 20 (37.74%) CSS3
8 19 (35.85%) .NET
8 19 (35.85%) C#
9 18 (33.96%) TDD
9 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
10 17 (32.08%) MVC
10 17 (32.08%) Scrum
10 17 (32.08%) Front End Development
11 16 (30.19%) Node.js
12 15 (28.30%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 15 (28.30%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
13 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
13 14 (26.42%) Web Development
14 13 (24.53%) SaaS
14 13 (24.53%) BDD
15 12 (22.64%) Entity Framework
15 12 (22.64%) PaaS
15 12 (22.64%) CQRS
15 12 (22.64%) IaaS
15 12 (22.64%) Kanban

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 6 (11.32%) Confluence
2 5 (9.43%) CMS
3 4 (7.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) HipChat
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (24.53%) SaaS
3 12 (22.64%) IaaS
3 12 (22.64%) PaaS
4 4 (7.55%) Heroku
5 3 (5.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
1 3 (5.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) RethinkDB
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (15.09%) Grunt
3 8 (15.09%) Jasmine
4 6 (11.32%) JIRA
4 6 (11.32%) Protractor
4 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.55%) gulp
6 3 (5.66%) Capybara
6 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.66%) git-flow
6 3 (5.66%) JUnit
6 3 (5.66%) RSpec
6 3 (5.66%) Subversion
7 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.89%) Bower
8 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.89%) Yeoman
General
1 9 (16.98%) Retail
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (96.23%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (26.42%) .NET Developer
4 11 (20.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.87%) C# Developer
6 9 (16.98%) UI Developer
7 8 (15.09%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (15.09%) HTML Developer
8 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (11.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (9.43%) Angular Developer
10 4 (7.55%) Agile Developer
10 4 (7.55%) Umbraco Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
12 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (98.11%) HTML
2 50 (94.34%) CSS
3 34 (64.15%) HTML5
4 23 (43.40%) LESS
5 20 (37.74%) CSS3
6 19 (35.85%) .NET
7 16 (30.19%) Node.js
8 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
9 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
10 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
10 12 (22.64%) Dapper ORM
10 12 (22.64%) Entity Framework
11 10 (18.87%) jQuery
12 6 (11.32%) Highcharts JS
12 6 (11.32%) RESTful
13 5 (9.43%) Compass CSS Framework
14 4 (7.55%) Semantic HTML
15 3 (5.66%) DOM
15 3 (5.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
1 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
2 3 (5.66%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) TDD
3 17 (32.08%) Front End Development
3 17 (32.08%) MVC
3 17 (32.08%) Scrum
4 15 (28.30%) Continuous Deployment
4 15 (28.30%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (26.42%) Web Development
6 13 (24.53%) BDD
7 12 (22.64%) CQRS
7 12 (22.64%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (22.64%) Kanban
7 12 (22.64%) SOLID
8 11 (20.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
9 9 (16.98%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (13.21%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 7 (13.21%) Web Design
11 6 (11.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) JavaScript
2 19 (35.85%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) Java
4 8 (15.09%) PHP
5 7 (13.21%) Ruby
6 3 (5.66%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) Scala
6 3 (5.66%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) WCAG
2 2 (3.77%) WAI
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe
2 2 (3.77%) Ensighten
3 1 (1.89%) New Relic
3 1 (1.89%) SAP