Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 112 105
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7 -8
Contract jobs citing Sass 13 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.05% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.22% 0.93% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £300 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +22.45% -10.91%
10th Percentile £284 £268 £180
90th Percentile £419 £395 £350
North West median daily rate £345 £375 £286
% change year-on-year -8.00% +31.00% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 404 540 514
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 32.69% 28.83% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 405 359
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £287
90th Percentile £500 £525 £650
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.64% +12.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +85.64% -59.89%
10th Percentile £19.55 £17.38 £14.90
90th Percentile £42.00 £37.13 £36.50
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +18.84%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Cheshire

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +20 4 £369 -13.24% 1
Northwich +3 2 - - 1
Sass
North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 12 (92.31%) CSS
3 11 (84.62%) HTML5
4 10 (76.92%) gulp
5 9 (69.23%) CSS3
6 8 (61.54%) LESS
6 8 (61.54%) Front End Development
6 8 (61.54%) React
6 8 (61.54%) webpack
6 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
7 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (38.46%) jQuery
8 5 (38.46%) PHP
9 4 (30.77%) MVC
9 4 (30.77%) WordPress
9 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
9 4 (30.77%) Laravel
9 4 (30.77%) Node.js
10 3 (23.08%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
10 3 (23.08%) Grunt
10 3 (23.08%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
10 3 (23.08%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (23.08%) JSUnit
10 3 (23.08%) Finance
10 3 (23.08%) CMS

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 4 (30.77%) WordPress
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) gulp
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (61.54%) webpack
3 3 (23.08%) Grunt
3 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
3 3 (23.08%) JSUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Babel
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (15.38%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) CSS
3 11 (84.62%) HTML5
4 9 (69.23%) CSS3
5 8 (61.54%) LESS
5 8 (61.54%) React
6 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (38.46%) jQuery
8 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 4 (30.77%) Laravel
8 4 (30.77%) Node.js
9 3 (23.08%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (23.08%) LAMP
10 1 (7.69%) .NET
10 1 (7.69%) Angular 2
10 1 (7.69%) RESTful
10 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Front End Development
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft