Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 96 84
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing Sass 12 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.75% 0.72% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 2.22% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £338 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +68.75% -51.81%
West Midlands median daily rate £369 £359 £250
% change year-on-year +2.79% +43.50% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 406 495 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.50% 32.52% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 320 185
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +2.04%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £260
90th Percentile £538 £514 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Birmingham

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sass in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Birmingham

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Sass.

1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (58.33%) User Experience
3 7 (58.33%) Node.js
3 7 (58.33%) React
4 6 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Angular 2
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (25.00%) CSS3
7 3 (25.00%) ES6
8 2 (16.67%) LESS
8 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
8 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (16.67%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 2 (16.67%) OO
9 1 (8.33%) Adobe
9 1 (8.33%) CMS
9 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (8.33%) Web Design
9 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
9 1 (8.33%) WordPress
9 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (8.33%) GIMP

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 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) MailChimp
1 1 (8.33%) npm
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Babel
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) Mocha
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Angular Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 6 (50.00%) HTML Developer
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (41.67%) UI Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Web Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Node.js
3 7 (58.33%) React
4 5 (41.67%) Angular 2
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) LESS
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
7 1 (8.33%) Chai
7 1 (8.33%) Durandal
7 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (8.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (8.33%) Email Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile First
4 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) ES6
4 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe