Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 168 163
Rank change year-on-year +38 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing Sass 48 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.09% 0.71% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.48% 2.84% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 12
West Midlands median daily rate £345 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £200 £210 £160
90th Percentile £471 £450 £394
England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £25.69

Sass is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1071 1516 1214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.35% 25.14% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 946 754
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.86% +9.00%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £213
90th Percentile £550 £513 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 29
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.22 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.88% -12.86% +12.51%
10th Percentile £21.00 £16.45 £12.39
90th Percentile £40.33 £39.50 £42.80
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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
Birmingham +28 21 £401 +23.23% 3
Warwickshire +1 7 £200 -55.60% 6
Staffordshire +9 6 £345 -1.43% 1
Coventry +16 5 £425 +88.89% 1
Solihull +17 2 £399 -
Worcestershire +15 1 £250 +51.52% 1
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sass.

1 47 (97.92%) HTML
1 47 (97.92%) CSS
2 40 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 29 (60.42%) HTML5
4 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 22 (45.83%) jQuery
7 21 (43.75%) CSS3
7 21 (43.75%) Front End Development
8 18 (37.50%) Node.js
9 17 (35.42%) LESS
9 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
9 17 (35.42%) User Experience
10 15 (31.25%) React
11 12 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (22.92%) TDD
13 10 (20.83%) Java
13 10 (20.83%) .NET
13 10 (20.83%) BDD
14 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (18.75%) C#
14 9 (18.75%) PHP
14 9 (18.75%) MVC
14 9 (18.75%) OO
15 8 (16.67%) TypeScript
15 8 (16.67%) Angular 2
16 7 (14.58%) ES6
16 7 (14.58%) Jasmine
16 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
16 7 (14.58%) Spring

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 5 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (10.42%) nginx
2 2 (4.17%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) WordPress
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.17%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.25%) PaaS
2 2 (4.17%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.08%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.08%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) DocumentDB
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Jasmine
3 6 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 5 (10.42%) gulp
4 5 (10.42%) PHPUnit
4 5 (10.42%) Vagrant
5 4 (8.33%) Grunt
6 3 (6.25%) Mocha
6 3 (6.25%) NUnit
6 3 (6.25%) Protractor
7 2 (4.17%) Babel
7 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.17%) JIRA
7 2 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.17%) Maven
7 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (4.17%) webpack
8 1 (2.08%) Bower
8 1 (2.08%) Sublime Text
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) HTML CSS Developer
2 17 (35.42%) HTML Developer
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (25.00%) Angular Developer
5 10 (20.83%) UI Developer
6 9 (18.75%) .NET Developer
7 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (10.42%) OO PHP Developer
8 5 (10.42%) PHP Developer
8 5 (10.42%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Symfony Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
10 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) CSS
1 47 (97.92%) HTML
2 29 (60.42%) HTML5
3 24 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 22 (45.83%) jQuery
5 21 (43.75%) CSS3
6 18 (37.50%) Node.js
7 17 (35.42%) LESS
8 15 (31.25%) React
9 12 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (20.83%) .NET
11 8 (16.67%) Angular 2
12 7 (14.58%) Spring
13 6 (12.50%) Twig
14 5 (10.42%) Symfony
15 3 (6.25%) Ajax
16 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
16 2 (4.17%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) User Experience
2 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Front End Development
3 11 (22.92%) TDD
4 10 (20.83%) BDD
5 9 (18.75%) MVC
5 9 (18.75%) OO
5 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Web Development
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.42%) Kanban
8 5 (10.42%) OO PHP
9 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (4.17%) Benchmarking
11 2 (4.17%) Open Source
11 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 9 (18.75%) C#
3 9 (18.75%) PHP
4 8 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 7 (14.58%) ES6
5 7 (14.58%) SQL
6 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) WAI
2 2 (4.17%) WCAG
3 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Adobe
2 2 (4.17%) Google
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