The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 112 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.040% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Sass
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
736 718 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.35% 29.03% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 397 307
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sass across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sass
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sass across the Scotland region.

Sass Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sass across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Sass Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Sass
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 9 £375 - 1
Edinburgh 0 7 £263 -12.50% 1
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Sass also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sass.

1 19 (86.36%) HTML
1 19 (86.36%) CSS
1 19 (86.36%) HTML5
2 17 (77.27%) AngularJS
3 15 (68.18%) Web Design
4 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 11 (50.00%) CSS3
6 10 (45.45%) D3.js
6 10 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (45.45%) LESS
7 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) jQuery
8 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 7 (31.82%) Web Development
9 7 (31.82%) HTTP
9 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
9 7 (31.82%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (31.82%) Grunt
10 6 (27.27%) Backbone.js
10 6 (27.27%) Jasmine
10 6 (27.27%) SVG
10 6 (27.27%) TDD
10 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
11 5 (22.73%) Open Source
11 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
11 5 (22.73%) MVC
11 5 (22.73%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (22.73%) User Experience
12 4 (18.18%) Mobile App

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Sass also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sass. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Sitefinity
1 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
1 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
1 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) Grunt
3 6 (27.27%) Jasmine
4 5 (22.73%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (13.64%) Mercurial
6 2 (9.09%) Bower
6 2 (9.09%) Maven
7 1 (4.55%) JIRA
7 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 2 (9.09%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) HTML
1 19 (86.36%) CSS
1 19 (86.36%) HTML5
2 17 (77.27%) AngularJS
3 11 (50.00%) CSS3
4 10 (45.45%) D3.js
4 10 (45.45%) LESS
5 9 (40.91%) jQuery
6 7 (31.82%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (27.27%) Backbone.js
7 6 (27.27%) SVG
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Modernizr
8 3 (13.64%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (13.64%) WCF
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.64%) XSLT
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
2 5 (22.73%) User Experience
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Web Design
2 10 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Web Development
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.09%) Graceful Degradation
8 2 (9.09%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
8 2 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
9 1 (4.55%) UX Design
9 1 (4.55%) CRM
9 1 (4.55%) SOA
9 1 (4.55%) ITIL
9 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) WCAG
1 2 (9.09%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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