Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 119 171
Rank change year-on-year -52 +52 +60
Contract jobs citing Sass 51 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 1.63% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 5.08% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 30
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +8.53%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £475 £453 £438
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 2,042 1,810 1,905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.04% 32.10% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,411 1,247 1,332
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £11.46 £18.85 £15.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.03 £44.35
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.01% +5.60%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -42 40 £375 - 66
Merseyside -9 6 £400 +6.67% 9
Cheshire -13 5 £500 +21.21% 10
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 43 (84.31%) JavaScript
1 43 (84.31%) CSS
2 37 (72.55%) HTML
3 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (62.75%) AngularJS
5 31 (60.78%) React
6 25 (49.02%) Front End Development
7 20 (39.22%) LESS
8 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
9 17 (33.33%) TDD
10 15 (29.41%) TypeScript
11 14 (27.45%) .NET
12 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (25.49%) HTML5
13 12 (23.53%) CSS3
14 11 (21.57%) gulp
14 11 (21.57%) ES6
15 10 (19.61%) Node.js
15 10 (19.61%) RESTful
15 10 (19.61%) C#
15 10 (19.61%) Java
16 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
16 9 (17.65%) SQL
16 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
16 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
16 9 (17.65%) Degree
16 9 (17.65%) Vue.js
17 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
17 8 (15.69%) Computer Science Degree
17 8 (15.69%) Microservices

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 (11.76%) Apache Solr
1 6 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (11.76%) Mule
2 4 (7.84%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) WordPress
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.92%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.96%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
1 1 (1.96%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.76%) Apigee
2 6 (11.76%) npm
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Yarn
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) MySQL
3 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.57%) gulp
3 8 (15.69%) Eclipse
4 7 (13.73%) Grunt
4 7 (13.73%) Maven
5 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.76%) JMeter
5 6 (11.76%) Mercurial
5 6 (11.76%) NeoLoad
5 6 (11.76%) Selenium
5 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
6 5 (9.80%) Mocha
6 5 (9.80%) webpack
7 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
7 4 (7.84%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.92%) Axure RP
8 2 (3.92%) git-flow
8 2 (3.92%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.92%) Protractor
9 1 (1.96%) Babel
General
1 7 (13.73%) Games
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (92.16%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (17.65%) React Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.88%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Designer
8 2 (3.92%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (3.92%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Agile Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior UX Designer
8 2 (3.92%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (84.31%) CSS
2 37 (72.55%) HTML
3 32 (62.75%) AngularJS
4 31 (60.78%) React
5 20 (39.22%) LESS
6 14 (27.45%) .NET
7 13 (25.49%) HTML5
8 12 (23.53%) CSS3
9 10 (19.61%) Node.js
9 10 (19.61%) RESTful
10 9 (17.65%) Vue.js
11 8 (15.69%) Spring
12 7 (13.73%) Aurelia
12 7 (13.73%) JSON
12 7 (13.73%) XML
13 6 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
13 6 (11.76%) JMS
13 6 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) RIA
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Animation
4 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (49.02%) Front End Development
3 17 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 8 (15.69%) BDD
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.69%) Functional Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Microservices
5 8 (15.69%) OO
5 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (15.69%) SOLID
5 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
6 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.73%) DevOps
7 6 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (11.76%) OOD
7 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 6 (11.76%) UML
7 6 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) TypeScript
3 11 (21.57%) ES6
4 10 (19.61%) C#
4 10 (19.61%) Java
5 9 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.84%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) ES7
8 1 (1.96%) ES8
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
1 1 (1.96%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Kibana
1 6 (11.76%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Google
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (1.96%) Facebook
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter
4 1 (1.96%) Zend