Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 September 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 118 171
Rank change year-on-year -35 +53 +59
Contract jobs citing Sass 65 84 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 1.44% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 4.57% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 66 38
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75% +12.65%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £263
90th Percentile £463 £438 £438
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +151.25% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,074 1,839 1,940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.19% 31.58% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,406 1,238 1,352
North West median daily rate £400 £398 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.85% -3.38%
10th Percentile £300 £295 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 39
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -10.34%
10th Percentile £12.05 £17.88 £18.14
90th Percentile £62.20 £50.00 £44.80
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.35%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the North West

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in the North West

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in the North West over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the North West

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Manchester -22 53 £375 +5.63% 49
Cheshire -12 5 £500 +42.86% 12
Merseyside +5 3 £400 +23.08% 3
Lancashire - 2 £420 - 2
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Sass.

1 58 (89.23%) CSS
2 49 (75.38%) JavaScript
3 48 (73.85%) HTML
4 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (47.69%) HTML5
5 31 (47.69%) AngularJS
6 30 (46.15%) React
6 30 (46.15%) Front End Development
7 28 (43.08%) CSS3
8 25 (38.46%) LESS
9 20 (30.77%) Grunt
10 18 (27.69%) Node.js
11 17 (26.15%) gulp
12 16 (24.62%) TypeScript
12 16 (24.62%) TDD
13 15 (23.08%) User Experience
14 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 12 (18.46%) jQuery
15 12 (18.46%) C#
16 11 (16.92%) Redux
17 10 (15.38%) DevOps
17 10 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
17 10 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (15.38%) MySQL
17 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
17 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
18 9 (13.85%) PHP
18 9 (13.85%) Degree
19 8 (12.31%) SOLID

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (9.23%) CMS
1 6 (9.23%) WordPress
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.08%) Drupal
2 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.08%) Joomla!
2 2 (3.08%) Mule
3 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.15%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.54%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.31%) npm
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.15%) SaaS
3 4 (6.15%) Yarn
4 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) MySQL
2 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Grunt
2 17 (26.15%) gulp
3 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (10.77%) Axure RP
5 7 (10.77%) Jasmine
5 7 (10.77%) webpack
6 6 (9.23%) Mocha
7 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.15%) Vagrant
8 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.08%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.08%) JMeter
9 2 (3.08%) Maven
9 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.08%) NeoLoad
9 2 (3.08%) RSpec
9 2 (3.08%) Selenium
9 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
1 2 (3.08%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (86.15%) Developer
2 27 (41.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (16.92%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (12.31%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Designer
5 6 (9.23%) React Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.69%) UX Designer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Designer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior UX Designer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.08%) User Experience Researcher
9 2 (3.08%) UX Developer
9 2 (3.08%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (89.23%) CSS
2 48 (73.85%) HTML
3 31 (47.69%) AngularJS
3 31 (47.69%) HTML5
4 30 (46.15%) React
5 28 (43.08%) CSS3
6 25 (38.46%) LESS
7 18 (27.69%) Node.js
8 12 (18.46%) jQuery
9 11 (16.92%) Redux
10 10 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (10.77%) .NET
11 7 (10.77%) RESTful
12 6 (9.23%) Ajax
12 6 (9.23%) Aurelia
12 6 (9.23%) Express
13 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
13 5 (7.69%) React Native
13 5 (7.69%) Vue.js
14 4 (6.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) User Experience
2 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.54%) Animation
6 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Android
1 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Front End Development
3 16 (24.62%) TDD
4 10 (15.38%) DevOps
4 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 8 (12.31%) SOLID
6 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.23%) Microservices
7 6 (9.23%) OO
7 6 (9.23%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (9.23%) OOD
7 6 (9.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (9.23%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Migration
8 5 (7.69%) Web Development
8 5 (7.69%) Wireframes
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (75.38%) JavaScript
2 16 (24.62%) TypeScript
3 12 (18.46%) C#
4 9 (13.85%) PHP
5 7 (10.77%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) SQL
7 4 (6.15%) ES6
8 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Kibana
1 2 (3.08%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Adobe
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Google
3 2 (3.08%) Apigee
3 2 (3.08%) WooCommerce
4 1 (1.54%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore