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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 55 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Sass 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 2.26% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £320 £283 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.27% -13.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -0.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Sass is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 176 133 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 27.72% 20.62% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 93 120
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Sass as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Birmingham

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) LESS
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) Grunt
4 5 (55.56%) gulp
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) Node.js
6 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (22.22%) User Experience
7 2 (22.22%) React
7 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 2 (22.22%) Validation
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) PHP
7 2 (22.22%) DocumentDB

Sass
Top Related 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Slack
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DocumentDB
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Grunt
1 5 (55.56%) gulp
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (11.11%) Mocha
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 3 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 3 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Development Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web UI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) LESS
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Node.js
6 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (22.22%) React
8 1 (11.11%) Behat
8 1 (11.11%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (11.11%) DOM
8 1 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (11.11%) Twig
8 1 (11.11%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) ES6
3 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft