Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 98 81
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17 +53
Contract jobs citing Sass 36 58 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.27% 1.80% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% 4.45% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 43
Manchester median daily rate £385 £365 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +5.80% -18.82%
10th Percentile £316 £277 £225
90th Percentile £484 £438 £438
North West median daily rate £419 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +11.67% +11.11% -12.90%
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 991 1,304 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.96% 40.56% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 885 619
Manchester median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +4.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £575 £538 £509
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 26
Manchester median hourly rate £24.27 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.33% -18.75% +24.03%
10th Percentile £11.27 £12.74 £14.75
90th Percentile £37.63 £41.80 £49.38
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%

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 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Sass.

1 29 (80.56%) HTML
1 29 (80.56%) CSS
2 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (58.33%) AngularJS
3 21 (58.33%) React
4 19 (52.78%) Front End Development
5 13 (36.11%) gulp
6 12 (33.33%) OO
7 11 (30.56%) Scrum
8 10 (27.78%) jQuery
8 10 (27.78%) HTML5
9 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 9 (25.00%) User Experience
9 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.00%) .NET
9 9 (25.00%) Sprint Planning
10 8 (22.22%) Sprint Retrospective
10 8 (22.22%) Vue.js
10 8 (22.22%) C#
10 8 (22.22%) Banking
10 8 (22.22%) SDLC
10 8 (22.22%) CSS3
10 8 (22.22%) LESS
11 7 (19.44%) Node.js
11 7 (19.44%) Grunt
11 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (19.44%) Umbraco
12 6 (16.67%) CMS
12 6 (16.67%) Content Management

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 7 (19.44%) Umbraco
2 6 (16.67%) CMS
3 4 (11.11%) WordPress
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) npm
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.56%) GitHub
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) gulp
2 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (19.44%) Grunt
4 3 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 3 (8.33%) git-flow
4 3 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 3 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 3 (8.33%) webpack
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (2.78%) GitLab
6 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) Mocha
6 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.89%) React Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) CSS
1 29 (80.56%) HTML
2 21 (58.33%) AngularJS
2 21 (58.33%) React
3 10 (27.78%) HTML5
3 10 (27.78%) jQuery
4 9 (25.00%) .NET
5 8 (22.22%) CSS3
5 8 (22.22%) LESS
5 8 (22.22%) Vue.js
6 7 (19.44%) Node.js
6 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 6 (16.67%) OOCSS
7 6 (16.67%) XSL
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 3 (8.33%) Laravel
8 3 (8.33%) RxJava
8 3 (8.33%) Susy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 9 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) iPad
2 3 (8.33%) iPhone
3 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Front End Development
2 12 (33.33%) OO
3 11 (30.56%) Scrum
4 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) Sprint Planning
5 8 (22.22%) SDLC
5 8 (22.22%) Sprint Retrospective
6 6 (16.67%) Content Management
6 6 (16.67%) DevOps
7 5 (13.89%) MVC
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) Migration
9 3 (8.33%) Mobile Development
9 3 (8.33%) OOD
9 3 (8.33%) Software Delivery
9 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Web Design
9 3 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) PHP
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.56%) ES6
6 1 (2.78%) Java
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft