Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 18 July 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 27 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing Sass 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.36% 2.39% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 10.91% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £335 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -1.43% +27.27%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £345 £300
% change year-on-year +23.19% +15.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 82 55 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 29.60% 21.91% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 54
Staffordshire median daily rate £340 £335 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +5.93% -15.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £194
90th Percentile £431 £383 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -12.86%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Staffordshire

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Sass.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript