The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 April 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 88 79
Rank change year-on-year +37 -9  
Contract jobs citing Sass 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.53% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% 0.63% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £298 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.47% -17.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 183 316 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 32.50% 28.62% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 240 203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £570 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £15.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% +73.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £21.02 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £17.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Sass.

1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) LESS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Grunt
3 4 (50.00%) React
3 4 (50.00%) gulp
4 3 (37.50%) Microservices
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) WordPress
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Grunt
1 4 (50.00%) gulp
2 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) LESS
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) React
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
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