Period
to 28 July 2021

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 28 July 2021 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
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 51 77
Rank change year-on-year -14 +26 -14
Contract jobs citing Sass 6 4 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.65% 0.77% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 2.99% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
10th Percentile " £340 £319
25th Percentile £310 £363 £341
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £330 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year -26.67% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £384 £525 £488
90th Percentile £454 " "
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.67% -11.76%

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 168 134 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.22% 25.67% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 88 256
10th Percentile £288 £349 £275
25th Percentile £333 £363 £372
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £491 £563 £513
90th Percentile £538 £615 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.78 £14.48 -
Median % change year-on-year -18.62% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.06 £14.48 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.92% -65.94% +44.07%

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 28 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sass in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) React
4 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Marketing
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) webpack
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) LESS
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Azure
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) SOLID
5 2 (33.33%) Personalization
5 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Development
6 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) React
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) LESS
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Development
3 2 (33.33%) Personalization
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (16.67%) ES6
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore