Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 121 195
Rank change year-on-year -10 +74 +10
Contract jobs citing Sass 86 77 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.46% 1.40% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.22% 4.52% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 59 32
North West median daily rate £385 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -10.34% +31.82%
10th Percentile £289 £245 £296
90th Percentile £475 £438 £438
England median daily rate £450 £401 £388
% change year-on-year +12.36% +3.35% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +187.14% - +3.90%

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 2,040 1,703 2,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.73% 31.01% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,378 1,129 1,369
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +2.79% +0.53%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £272
90th Percentile £538 £500 £520
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 63 60
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +12.91%
10th Percentile £12.83 £22.70 £17.26
90th Percentile £61.91 £50.00 £47.33
England median hourly rate £42.38 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.37% +9.33% +7.14%

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 June 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 June 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 -9 65 £375 +11.11% 51
Cheshire -15 8 £450 +28.57% 10
Lancashire - 4 £448 - 3
Merseyside +17 3 £425 +33.33% 5
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 84 (97.67%) CSS
2 77 (89.53%) HTML
3 69 (80.23%) JavaScript
4 65 (75.58%) HTML5
5 59 (68.60%) CSS3
6 48 (55.81%) Front End Development
7 35 (40.70%) Git (software)
8 34 (39.53%) React
9 32 (37.21%) Grunt
10 28 (32.56%) AngularJS
10 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (29.07%) PHP
12 24 (27.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (27.91%) LESS
12 24 (27.91%) User Experience
13 22 (25.58%) Node.js
14 17 (19.77%) MySQL
14 17 (19.77%) CMS
15 16 (18.60%) jQuery
15 16 (18.60%) gulp
15 16 (18.60%) Redux
16 14 (16.28%) TDD
17 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
17 13 (15.12%) Karma Test Runner
18 12 (13.95%) TypeScript
18 12 (13.95%) Jasmine
19 11 (12.79%) Responsive Web Design
19 11 (12.79%) WordPress
19 11 (12.79%) webpack
19 11 (12.79%) Vue (Vue.js)

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 17 (19.77%) CMS
2 11 (12.79%) WordPress
3 8 (9.30%) Drupal
4 7 (8.14%) Joomla!
5 4 (4.65%) Apache
5 4 (4.65%) Mongoose
6 3 (3.49%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.33%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.16%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) npm
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) SaaS
3 2 (2.33%) Yarn
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) MySQL
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (40.70%) Git (software)
2 32 (37.21%) Grunt
3 16 (18.60%) gulp
4 13 (15.12%) Karma Test Runner
5 12 (13.95%) Jasmine
6 11 (12.79%) webpack
7 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.81%) Axure RP
9 4 (4.65%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.49%) GitLab
10 3 (3.49%) Mocha
10 3 (3.49%) SonarQube
10 3 (3.49%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (3.49%) Subversion
10 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.33%) NUnit
11 2 (2.33%) RSpec
12 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
12 1 (1.16%) JIRA
12 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.30%) Marketing
2 4 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Military
3 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (87.21%) Developer
2 40 (46.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (17.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (8.14%) React Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Designer
5 6 (6.98%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (4.65%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (4.65%) HTML Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.49%) UX Designer
8 3 (3.49%) WordPress Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (2.33%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.33%) User Experience Researcher
9 2 (2.33%) User Researcher
9 2 (2.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (97.67%) CSS
2 77 (89.53%) HTML
3 65 (75.58%) HTML5
4 59 (68.60%) CSS3
5 34 (39.53%) React
6 28 (32.56%) AngularJS
7 24 (27.91%) LESS
7 24 (27.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (25.58%) Node.js
9 16 (18.60%) jQuery
9 16 (18.60%) Redux
10 11 (12.79%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 6 (6.98%) .NET
12 5 (5.81%) Express
12 5 (5.81%) React Native
13 4 (4.65%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (4.65%) FreeMarker
13 4 (4.65%) Jest
13 4 (4.65%) Nunjucks
13 4 (4.65%) Sequelize
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) User Experience
2 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) Animation
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Android
1 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.81%) Front End Development
2 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.28%) TDD
4 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
5 11 (12.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (10.47%) Migration
6 9 (10.47%) MVC
7 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
7 8 (9.30%) Web Development
8 7 (8.14%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (6.98%) DevOps
9 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Microservices
10 5 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (5.81%) SEO
10 5 (5.81%) Time Management
10 5 (5.81%) Wireframes
11 4 (4.65%) Scrum
12 3 (3.49%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 3 (3.49%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (80.23%) JavaScript
2 25 (29.07%) PHP
3 12 (13.95%) TypeScript
4 9 (10.47%) C#
5 3 (3.49%) Java
5 3 (3.49%) Ruby
5 3 (3.49%) SQL
6 2 (2.33%) ES6
7 1 (1.16%) C++
7 1 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Adobe
2 3 (3.49%) Capita
2 3 (3.49%) WooCommerce
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore