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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 83 81
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2  
Contract jobs citing Sass 30 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.14% 1.01% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.04% 4.02% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 3
Median daily rate £345 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.82% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £340 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 426 448 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.43% 25.20% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 313 230
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +7 3 £425 +13.33%
Stockport - 3 £346 -
Sass
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 50 (89.29%) CSS
2 47 (83.93%) JavaScript
3 40 (71.43%) HTML
4 35 (62.50%) TDD
5 34 (60.71%) HTML5
6 31 (55.36%) Git (software)
6 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (53.57%) jQuery
8 26 (46.43%) gulp
9 24 (42.86%) MVC
10 22 (39.29%) Unit Testing
11 21 (37.50%) .NET
11 21 (37.50%) C#
11 21 (37.50%) AngularJS
12 20 (35.71%) LESS
12 20 (35.71%) Node.js
12 20 (35.71%) QA
13 19 (33.93%) React
14 18 (32.14%) CSS3
15 17 (30.36%) Grunt
15 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
16 14 (25.00%) BDD
17 13 (23.21%) Progressive Enhancement
17 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
17 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (23.21%) SMACSS
17 13 (23.21%) Refactoring
17 13 (23.21%) Front End Development
17 13 (23.21%) .NET Core

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 4 (7.14%) Drupal
1 4 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) GitHub
3 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (55.36%) Git (software)
2 26 (46.43%) gulp
3 17 (30.36%) Grunt
4 7 (12.50%) webpack
5 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.93%) Jasmine
5 5 (8.93%) Subversion
6 4 (7.14%) Babel
6 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.14%) NUnit
6 4 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.36%) Mocha
8 2 (3.57%) Axure RP
8 2 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.57%) Maven
8 2 (3.57%) PhantomJS
8 2 (3.57%) Yeoman
9 1 (1.79%) JIRA
9 1 (1.79%) PhpStorm
9 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.36%) Banking
1 3 (5.36%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Digital Economy
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (96.43%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (16.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Email Developer
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (89.29%) CSS
2 40 (71.43%) HTML
3 34 (60.71%) HTML5
4 30 (53.57%) jQuery
5 21 (37.50%) .NET
5 21 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 20 (35.71%) LESS
6 20 (35.71%) Node.js
7 19 (33.93%) React
8 18 (32.14%) CSS3
9 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
10 13 (23.21%) .NET Core
10 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (19.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (12.50%) Angular 2
13 4 (7.14%) Ajax
13 4 (7.14%) Ember.js
13 4 (7.14%) JSON
13 4 (7.14%) RESTful
14 3 (5.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) User Experience
2 6 (10.71%) Fintech
2 6 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.93%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.36%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) TDD
2 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.86%) MVC
4 22 (39.29%) Unit Testing
5 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (25.00%) BDD
7 13 (23.21%) Front End Development
7 13 (23.21%) Progressive Enhancement
7 13 (23.21%) Refactoring
7 13 (23.21%) SMACSS
7 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
8 10 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (16.07%) Scrum
10 8 (14.29%) Web Development
11 6 (10.71%) CRM
11 6 (10.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (10.71%) Kanban
12 5 (8.93%) Mobile First
12 5 (8.93%) Project Management
12 5 (8.93%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) JavaScript
2 21 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) PHP
3 6 (10.71%) TypeScript
4 5 (8.93%) ES6
5 4 (7.14%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) Groovy
7 2 (3.57%) R
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) PayPal
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe
2 2 (3.57%) Google
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
Bury, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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