Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Sass skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sass over the 6 months to 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 78 58
Rank change year-on-year +27 -20 +10
Contract jobs citing Sass 6 15 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.03% 1.08% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 4.31% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 24
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +30.77%
10th Percentile £347 £319 £295
90th Percentile £525 £488 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +26.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Sass is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 138 348 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.71% 25.05% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 241 345
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £343 £308 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.30% +16.67%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +27.27% +5.77%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Sass as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Birmingham

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sass in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Sass in Birmingham

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sass in Birmingham over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sass in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Sass.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) React
3 4 (66.67%) webpack
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (50.00%) Personalization
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) gulp
5 2 (33.33%) Grunt
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) Transpiler
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (16.67%) AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) webpack
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) gulp
3 1 (16.67%) Babel
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) Mocha
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Backend Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) React
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Enzyme
6 1 (16.67%) Jest
6 1 (16.67%) JSON
6 1 (16.67%) LAMP
6 1 (16.67%) Laravel
6 1 (16.67%) LESS
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Personalization
2 3 (50.00%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) Transpiler
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) ES6
4 1 (16.67%) PHP 7
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Google