The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 98 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing Sass 25 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 0.64% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 3.25% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 2
Median daily rate £400 £388 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £251 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -
Sass
UK

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
630 646 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.79% 19.77% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 326 406
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Sass as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 15 £400 +3.22% 1
Glasgow +16 10 £375 +19.52% 1
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sass.

1 50 (98.04%) CSS
2 47 (92.16%) JavaScript
3 44 (86.27%) HTML
4 43 (84.31%) AngularJS
5 37 (72.55%) jQuery
6 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (50.98%) Front End Development
8 24 (47.06%) TDD
8 24 (47.06%) Scrum
9 22 (43.14%) Java
10 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
10 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
11 20 (39.22%) SQL
12 19 (37.25%) Node.js
12 19 (37.25%) CoffeeScript
13 18 (35.29%) NoSQL
13 18 (35.29%) Kanban
13 18 (35.29%) Subversion
14 17 (33.33%) Web Development
14 17 (33.33%) BDD
15 16 (31.37%) HTML5
15 16 (31.37%) MongoDB
15 16 (31.37%) Linux
15 16 (31.37%) Python
16 15 (29.41%) VMware
16 15 (29.41%) Hudson
16 15 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (29.41%) Bower
16 15 (29.41%) LESS
17 14 (27.45%) Perl

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (13.73%) GeoServer
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Drupal
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) KANA IQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 16 (31.37%) MongoDB
3 11 (21.57%) GIS
4 7 (13.73%) QGIS
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 18 (35.29%) Subversion
3 15 (29.41%) Bower
3 15 (29.41%) Hudson
4 13 (25.49%) Jasmine
5 12 (23.53%) Grunt
5 12 (23.53%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (13.73%) DBeaver
7 3 (5.88%) Gradle
7 3 (5.88%) Selenium
8 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.96%) gulp
9 1 (1.96%) JIRA
9 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.96%) Protractor
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (98.04%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (19.61%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (15.69%) UI Developer
6 8 (15.69%) Web Developer
7 7 (13.73%) GIS Developer
8 5 (9.80%) HTML Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Angular Developer
9 4 (7.84%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Java Programmer
10 3 (5.88%) Programmer
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Programmer
10 3 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
11 2 (3.92%) Python Developer
11 2 (3.92%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (98.04%) CSS
2 44 (86.27%) HTML
3 43 (84.31%) AngularJS
4 37 (72.55%) jQuery
5 19 (37.25%) Node.js
6 16 (31.37%) HTML5
7 15 (29.41%) LESS
7 15 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (25.49%) Flask
9 8 (15.69%) CSS3
9 8 (15.69%) React
10 7 (13.73%) D3.js
10 7 (13.73%) Java EE
10 7 (13.73%) OpenLayers
10 7 (13.73%) PostGIS
10 7 (13.73%) RESTful
11 6 (11.76%) Highcharts JS
11 6 (11.76%) RequireJS
12 5 (9.80%) JSON
12 5 (9.80%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) User Experience
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.92%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.92%) Photography
5 1 (1.96%) Derivative
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) Front End Development
3 24 (47.06%) Scrum
3 24 (47.06%) TDD
4 18 (35.29%) Kanban
5 17 (33.33%) BDD
5 17 (33.33%) Web Development
6 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Analytics
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.73%) OOD
8 7 (13.73%) Open Source
8 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.84%) Coaching
11 4 (7.84%) Refactoring
11 4 (7.84%) SEO
11 4 (7.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (92.16%) JavaScript
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 20 (39.22%) SQL
4 19 (37.25%) CoffeeScript
5 16 (31.37%) Python
6 14 (27.45%) Perl
7 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
8 7 (13.73%) C#
8 7 (13.73%) TypeScript
9 3 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.92%) WAI
2 2 (3.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Ansible
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) VMware
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle