The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 27 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Sass 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.79% - 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.51% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £180
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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 133 78 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.58% 23.15% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 48 32
Median daily rate £388 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +16.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Merseyside

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 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
Liverpool - 6 £325 - 1
Sass
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Sass.

1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) Grunt
3 5 (71.43%) Front End Development
4 4 (57.14%) Drupal
4 4 (57.14%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
5 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 2 (28.57%) WordPress
6 2 (28.57%) Node.js
6 2 (28.57%) CSS3
6 2 (28.57%) LESS
7 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
7 1 (14.29%) Mocha
7 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 1 (14.29%) CMS
7 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (14.29%) Web Design
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) TDD

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (57.14%) Drupal
2 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
3 2 (28.57%) WordPress
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) gulp
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (14.29%) Mocha
2 1 (14.29%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (14.29%) webpack
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (57.14%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) LESS
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (14.29%) Chai
6 1 (14.29%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (14.29%) React
6 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Front End Development
2 3 (42.86%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe