Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 117 163
Rank change year-on-year +10 +46 -2
Contract jobs citing Sass 86 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.70% 1.16% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 4.81% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 32
West Midlands median daily rate £423 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.12% +11.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £310 £200 £210
90th Percentile £476 £453 £482
England median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £39.88 -
% change year-on-year +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 1,500 1,039 1,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.58% 24.08% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 714 939
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £563 £560 £516
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.26% +26.53% -16.51%
10th Percentile £11.18 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.65 £39.58
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +9.59% -1.35%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in the West Midlands

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor 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 15 August 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
Birmingham +2 46 £425 +30.77% 16
Coventry -10 12 £450 +7.46% 1
Solihull -2 8 £450 +12.85% 1
Shropshire - 7 £435 - 1
Worcestershire -7 3 £438 +75.00% 8
Warwickshire 0 2 £388 +93.75% 6
Wolverhampton - 2 £206 -
Staffordshire -7 1 £335 -4.96% 6
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sass.

1 81 (94.19%) HTML
2 78 (90.70%) CSS
3 76 (88.37%) JavaScript
4 61 (70.93%) AngularJS
5 58 (67.44%) HTML5
6 53 (61.63%) LESS
7 48 (55.81%) React
8 46 (53.49%) Front End Development
9 40 (46.51%) CSS3
9 40 (46.51%) jQuery
10 38 (44.19%) User Experience
11 36 (41.86%) KnockoutJS
12 35 (40.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 31 (36.05%) Java
14 29 (33.72%) TDD
15 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (32.56%) Git (software)
15 28 (32.56%) Angular 2
16 26 (30.23%) Ajax
17 25 (29.07%) Wireframes
18 24 (27.91%) Durandal
18 24 (27.91%) Backbone.js
19 21 (24.42%) TypeScript
19 21 (24.42%) GIMP
19 21 (24.42%) Photoshop
20 20 (23.26%) .NET
20 20 (23.26%) RESTful
20 20 (23.26%) Docker
21 19 (22.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 19 (22.09%) gulp

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 2 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (2.33%) CMS
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (24.42%) GIMP
1 21 (24.42%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) npm
2 3 (3.49%) GitHub
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.49%) Yarn
3 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) MySQL
2 3 (3.49%) Redis
3 2 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.16%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (32.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.09%) gulp
3 16 (18.60%) Grunt
4 11 (12.79%) Jasmine
5 8 (9.30%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (9.30%) webpack
6 5 (5.81%) Mocha
6 5 (5.81%) Selenium
7 4 (4.65%) Bower
8 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.49%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.49%) JIRA
8 3 (3.49%) Subversion
8 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.33%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.33%) NUnit
9 2 (2.33%) PhantomJS
9 2 (2.33%) Sublime Text
9 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Marketing
3 3 (3.49%) Automotive
3 3 (3.49%) Persian Language
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (94.19%) Developer
2 40 (46.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (32.56%) UI Developer
4 27 (31.40%) HTML Developer
5 26 (30.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 25 (29.07%) HTML CSS Developer
7 23 (26.74%) Angular Developer
8 13 (15.12%) Java Developer
8 13 (15.12%) React Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 6 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (5.81%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.65%) UX Developer
12 4 (4.65%) Web Developer
13 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (3.49%) C# Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 3 (3.49%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (94.19%) HTML
2 78 (90.70%) CSS
3 61 (70.93%) AngularJS
4 58 (67.44%) HTML5
5 53 (61.63%) LESS
6 48 (55.81%) React
7 40 (46.51%) CSS3
7 40 (46.51%) jQuery
8 36 (41.86%) KnockoutJS
9 28 (32.56%) Angular 2
10 26 (30.23%) Ajax
11 24 (27.91%) Backbone.js
11 24 (27.91%) Durandal
12 20 (23.26%) .NET
12 20 (23.26%) RESTful
13 19 (22.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (22.09%) Web Services
14 17 (19.77%) Redux
15 15 (17.44%) Node.js
16 8 (9.30%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.19%) User Experience
2 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.33%) NHS
4 2 (2.33%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Front End Development
2 35 (40.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 29 (33.72%) TDD
4 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (29.07%) Wireframes
6 15 (17.44%) MVC
7 13 (15.12%) Web Development
8 12 (13.95%) Scrum
9 10 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.14%) Mobile First
12 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.98%) Prototyping
12 6 (6.98%) SDLC
12 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.81%) Kanban
13 5 (5.81%) Microservices
13 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 31 (36.05%) Java
3 21 (24.42%) TypeScript
4 13 (15.12%) C#
5 9 (10.47%) ES6
6 7 (8.14%) PHP
7 5 (5.81%) ES7
8 4 (4.65%) ES8
8 4 (4.65%) PureScript
9 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.49%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (3.49%) PHP 7
9 3 (3.49%) Python
9 3 (3.49%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) Scala
11 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
1 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) WCAG
2 3 (3.49%) QA
3 2 (2.33%) PMO
3 2 (2.33%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.33%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.33%) Grafana
2 2 (2.33%) Graphite
2 2 (2.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.49%) Capita
2 3 (3.49%) Zend
3 2 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe
4 1 (1.16%) WooCommerce
4 1 (1.16%) WorldPay