Period
to 16 December 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - +39 -6
Contract jobs citing Sass 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.49% - 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.63% - 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 - £270
10th Percentile £340 - £250
90th Percentile £380 - £290
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £359 £260
% change year-on-year +4.53% +37.98% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 71 114 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 26.39% 26.57% 42.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 74 87
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £341 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +9.38%
10th Percentile £275 £266 £270
90th Percentile £428 £425 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +39.00% -26.67% +4.57%

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 2017. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - -
Sass
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Sass.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET