Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 November 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 > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 124 145
Rank change year-on-year +44 +21 -43
Contract jobs citing Sass 58 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.99% 1.08% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 3.52% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 13
Manchester median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £275 £298 £180
90th Percentile £438 £450 £395
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £323
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.53% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1065 1080 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.52% 30.59% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 772 565
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £517
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.21% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 28
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.25 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Manchester

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Manchester

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Manchester

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Salford 0 1 £525 +50.00% 1
Sass
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Sass.

1 55 (94.83%) CSS
2 51 (87.93%) JavaScript
3 48 (82.76%) HTML
4 36 (62.07%) HTML5
5 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (53.45%) Git (software)
7 29 (50.00%) CSS3
8 28 (48.28%) Front End Development
9 21 (36.21%) jQuery
10 20 (34.48%) Node.js
10 20 (34.48%) TDD
11 19 (32.76%) React
12 17 (29.31%) gulp
13 16 (27.59%) Scrum
14 14 (24.14%) Grunt
15 13 (22.41%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (22.41%) PHP
16 12 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (20.69%) Test Automation
17 11 (18.97%) Magento
17 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
17 11 (18.97%) .NET
17 11 (18.97%) C#
17 11 (18.97%) Web Development
18 10 (17.24%) MVC
18 10 (17.24%) Redux
19 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
19 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
20 7 (12.07%) Refactoring
20 7 (12.07%) QA

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (10.34%) WordPress
2 5 (8.62%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) nginx
3 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) npm
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.17%) Serverless
5 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.45%) GitHub
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
1 2 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (53.45%) Git (software)
2 17 (29.31%) gulp
3 14 (24.14%) Grunt
4 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.17%) NUnit
5 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.45%) JIRA
6 2 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.72%) Bower
7 1 (1.72%) Mocha
7 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (10.34%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (94.83%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (24.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Magento Developer
5 9 (15.52%) .NET Developer
5 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.52%) C# Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Web Developer
6 8 (13.79%) PHP Developer
6 8 (13.79%) PHP Magento Developer
7 7 (12.07%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (12.07%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (8.62%) HTML Developer
9 4 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (94.83%) CSS
2 48 (82.76%) HTML
3 36 (62.07%) HTML5
4 29 (50.00%) CSS3
5 21 (36.21%) jQuery
6 20 (34.48%) Node.js
7 19 (32.76%) React
8 12 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (18.97%) .NET
10 10 (17.24%) Redux
11 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
12 7 (12.07%) .NET Core
12 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
12 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (10.34%) Express
14 5 (8.62%) XHTML
15 4 (6.90%) D3.js
15 4 (6.90%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 4 (6.90%) Web Services
16 3 (5.17%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) User Experience
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.45%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) Front End Development
3 20 (34.48%) TDD
4 16 (27.59%) Scrum
5 13 (22.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
7 11 (18.97%) Web Development
8 10 (17.24%) MVC
9 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.07%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (12.07%) Progressive Enhancement
10 7 (12.07%) Project Management
10 7 (12.07%) Refactoring
10 7 (12.07%) SMACSS
10 7 (12.07%) Web Design
11 6 (10.34%) Kanban
12 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
13 4 (6.90%) BDD
13 4 (6.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 51 (87.93%) JavaScript
2 13 (22.41%) PHP
3 11 (18.97%) C#
4 7 (12.07%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.90%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) ES6
6 1 (1.72%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Zend
2 2 (3.45%) Kony