The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 66 78 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10  
Contract jobs citing Sass 23 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.23% 1.35% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 3.75% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 17
Median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £305 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £538 £478
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 - £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 Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 428 507 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.51% 35.98% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 376 293
Median daily rate £375 £404 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.12% +15.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -66.35%  
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Leeds

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Leeds

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Sass.

1 37 (97.37%) CSS
2 35 (92.11%) JavaScript
3 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (78.95%) LESS
5 29 (76.32%) AngularJS
6 21 (55.26%) HTML
7 18 (47.37%) HTML5
8 17 (44.74%) Grunt
8 17 (44.74%) CSS3
8 17 (44.74%) gulp
9 16 (42.11%) C#
10 15 (39.47%) .NET
10 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
10 15 (39.47%) .NET Framework
10 15 (39.47%) Jasmine
10 15 (39.47%) SignalR
10 15 (39.47%) Entity Framework
11 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (36.84%) TypeScript
11 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (36.84%) MVC
11 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
12 12 (31.58%) jQuery
12 12 (31.58%) Angular 2
13 11 (28.95%) RxJS
13 11 (28.95%) Front End Development
14 10 (26.32%) SQL
15 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
15 8 (21.05%) Back Office
16 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (5.26%) CMS
1 2 (5.26%) Drupal
1 2 (5.26%) WordPress
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
1 1 (2.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Grunt
1 17 (44.74%) gulp
2 15 (39.47%) Jasmine
2 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
4 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.63%) Hudson
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (21.05%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Angular Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (13.16%) UI Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Designer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) User Experience Researcher
8 3 (7.89%) User Researcher
8 3 (7.89%) UX Designer
9 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
9 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Principal Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) CSS
2 30 (78.95%) LESS
3 29 (76.32%) AngularJS
4 21 (55.26%) HTML
5 18 (47.37%) HTML5
6 17 (44.74%) CSS3
7 15 (39.47%) .NET
7 15 (39.47%) .NET Framework
7 15 (39.47%) Entity Framework
7 15 (39.47%) SignalR
8 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
8 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (31.58%) Angular 2
9 12 (31.58%) jQuery
10 11 (28.95%) RxJS
11 6 (15.79%) React
12 5 (13.16%) Node.js
13 4 (10.53%) RESTful
13 4 (10.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) MVC
3 11 (28.95%) Front End Development
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) Web Design
6 4 (10.53%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) Wireframes
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Guerrilla Research
7 3 (7.89%) Qualitative Research
7 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Web Development
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) JavaScript
2 16 (42.11%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) TypeScript
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) PHP
6 4 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) ES6
8 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Adobe
1 2 (5.26%) Zend