Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 12 August 2020 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 137 115
Rank change year-on-year +40 -22 +6
Contract jobs citing Sass 6 46 87
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 1.05% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.74% 4.11% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 51
Median daily rate £500 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% +26.87%
10th Percentile £345 £325 £313
90th Percentile £540 £488 £475
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £54.00 £42.50 £100.50
% change year-on-year +27.06% -57.71% +152.04%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 345 1,118 1,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.46% 25.46% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 782 946
Median daily rate £435 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £575 £575 £566
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.64% -4.84%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +8.43% +3.75%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Sass as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the West Midlands

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sass in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Sass in the West Midlands

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sass in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sass in the West Midlands

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. 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
Birmingham +31 4 £450 +5.88% 3
Coventry +31 2 £550 +41.94% 1
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sass.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Azure
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) React
4 3 (50.00%) webpack
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) SOLID
5 2 (33.33%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (33.33%) Personalization
5 2 (33.33%) Transpiler
5 2 (33.33%) Azure Functions
5 2 (33.33%) Serverless
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Marketing
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Functions
2 2 (33.33%) Serverless
3 1 (16.67%) AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Stack
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) webpack
2 1 (16.67%) Babel
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) gulp
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) Mocha
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Azure Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Backend Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) React
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Enzyme
6 1 (16.67%) Jest
6 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (16.67%) Laravel
6 1 (16.67%) LESS
6 1 (16.67%) Next.js
6 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) SOLID
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Personalization
3 2 (33.33%) Transpiler
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Architectural Design
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) ES6
4 1 (16.67%) PHP 7
4 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (16.67%) Google