Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - +90
Contract jobs citing Sass 13 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.05% 0.77% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.87% 3.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 0
Cheshire median daily rate £393 £298 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.93% - -
North West median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.86% - -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 336 322 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.07% 24.71% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 248 359
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £274 £288
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +12.55% -45.32%
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £38.75 £33.82
% change year-on-year -1.61% +14.58% +16.37%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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
Knutsford - 7 £450 -
Warrington +9 2 £360 - 1
Chester +6 2 £325 -23.53% 6
Macclesfield +4 1 £325 +1.56% 2
Sass
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML5
2 12 (92.31%) CSS3
3 10 (76.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (76.92%) Node.js
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) Grunt
4 9 (69.23%) React
4 9 (69.23%) gulp
5 8 (61.54%) BDD
5 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
5 8 (61.54%) ES6
5 8 (61.54%) Redux
5 8 (61.54%) npm
6 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
6 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
6 7 (53.85%) SonarQube
6 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (46.15%) Ajax
7 6 (46.15%) JSON
7 6 (46.15%) Perforce
7 6 (46.15%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (23.08%) jQuery
9 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
9 3 (23.08%) .NET
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET

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 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Mongoose
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Grunt
1 9 (69.23%) gulp
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) SonarQube
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.69%) Babel
5 1 (7.69%) GitLab
5 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.69%) Mocha
5 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) UI Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (23.08%) React Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) HTML5
2 12 (92.31%) CSS3
3 10 (76.92%) Node.js
3 10 (76.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (69.23%) React
5 8 (61.54%) Redux
6 6 (46.15%) Ajax
6 6 (46.15%) JSON
7 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 2 (15.38%) LESS
9 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
9 1 (7.69%) Apache CXF
9 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 1 (7.69%) FreeMarker
9 1 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 1 (7.69%) DevOps
8 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (7.69%) Fraud Detection
8 1 (7.69%) Mobile First
8 1 (7.69%) MVC
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) OOD
8 1 (7.69%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) SOLID
8 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) ES6
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Perforce
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe