Period
to 16 December 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 16 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - +39
Contract jobs citing Sass 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.38% 1.49% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £363 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £359
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.53% +37.98%
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 105 70 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.21% 26.02% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 74
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £266
90th Percentile £463 £429 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.58 £22.00
% change year-on-year +58.60% +39.00% -26.67%

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

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £350 -
Stoke-on-Trent -6 1 £375 - 7
Sass
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Sass.

1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Material Design
3 2 (50.00%) Angular 2
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Magento
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) LESS
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) API Development
3 2 (50.00%) API Design
3 2 (50.00%) API Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
1 2 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Angular 2
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) LESS
2 2 (50.00%) Material Design
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) API Design
2 2 (50.00%) API Development
2 2 (50.00%) API Integration
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL