Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing Sass 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.85% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.49% 1.70% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £325 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +80.56% -34.55%
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
Merseyside 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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 164 176 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 33.68% 29.43% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 113 91
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £292 £275
90th Percentile £535 £510 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.21% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
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 Merseyside

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

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 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
Liverpool +4 9 £350 +7.69% 5
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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Sass.

1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Front End Development
3 5 (55.56%) gulp
3 5 (55.56%) Mocha
3 5 (55.56%) Grunt
3 5 (55.56%) React
3 5 (55.56%) webpack
3 5 (55.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Drupal
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) ECMAScript
4 4 (44.44%) ES6
4 4 (44.44%) Redux
4 4 (44.44%) Jest
4 4 (44.44%) Babel
5 3 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering

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 (44.44%) Drupal
2 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Grunt
1 5 (55.56%) gulp
1 5 (55.56%) Mocha
1 5 (55.56%) webpack
2 4 (44.44%) Babel
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
3 2 (22.22%) GitLab
4 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (11.11%) Sinon.JS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) React
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) Jest
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) Redux
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Flex
5 2 (22.22%) SVG
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (11.11%) Chai
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (11.11%) LESS
6 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Front End Development
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) ECMAScript
2 4 (44.44%) ES6
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe