Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 117 71
Rank change year-on-year +10 -46 +54
Contract jobs citing Sass 15 34 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.62% 1.17% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 3.26% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 32
Manchester median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £449 £438 £475
North West median daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +21.21%
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 710 1,042 987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 29.40% 35.86% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 747 670
Manchester median daily rate £425 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +3.87% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £290
90th Percentile £575 £553 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £413 £396
% change year-on-year +3.03% +4.10% +2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 14
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £28.63 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.27% +36.31% -44.00%
North West median hourly rate £46.25 £36.23 £37.50
% change year-on-year +27.67% -3.40% -6.25%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +15 3 £438 -2.78% 3
Bolton - 1 - - 1
Sass
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) Node.js
3 10 (66.67%) Front End Development
4 7 (46.67%) ES6
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) JSON
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) TypeScript
6 4 (26.67%) CSS3
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (26.67%) GitLab
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) User Experience
7 3 (20.00%) React
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (13.33%) SOLID
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (13.33%) Wireframes

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 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) InVision
1 1 (6.67%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) GCP
2 1 (6.67%) npm
2 1 (6.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) GitLab
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) GoCD
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
3 1 (6.67%) git-flow
3 1 (6.67%) gulp
3 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (6.67%) Moq
3 1 (6.67%) Protractor
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.67%) webpack
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Creative Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) Node.js
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) CSS3
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (20.00%) React
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (13.33%) Redux
7 2 (13.33%) Symfony
7 2 (13.33%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) jQuery
8 1 (6.67%) RESTful
8 1 (6.67%) RxJava
8 1 (6.67%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (13.33%) Linked Data
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) RDF
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
5 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
6 1 (6.67%) API Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (6.67%) Interaction Design
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Sprint Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Sprint Retrospective
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) ES6
3 6 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) ES7
6 1 (6.67%) ES8
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) Kony