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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK / Scotland
Rank 89 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +1
Contract jobs citing Sass 19 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 1.08% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 8
Median daily rate £381 £328 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% -12.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £233 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
526 648 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.55% 25.13% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 352 355
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.09 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.48% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +25 11 £413 +19.56% 2
West Lothian - 4 £375 -
Glasgow +6 3 - - 2
Stirling - 1 £325 -
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sass.

1 37 (100.00%) CSS
2 33 (89.19%) HTML
3 31 (83.78%) JavaScript
4 27 (72.97%) AngularJS
5 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (51.35%) jQuery
6 19 (51.35%) HTML5
7 15 (40.54%) LESS
7 15 (40.54%) Front End Development
7 15 (40.54%) Scrum
8 13 (35.14%) Web Development
8 13 (35.14%) Node.js
9 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
9 12 (32.43%) Java
10 11 (29.73%) CSS3
11 9 (24.32%) TDD
11 9 (24.32%) Subversion
12 8 (21.62%) BDD
12 8 (21.62%) Kanban
12 8 (21.62%) SQL
12 8 (21.62%) Python
13 7 (18.92%) Linux
13 7 (18.92%) React
13 7 (18.92%) User Experience
14 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
14 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
15 5 (13.51%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (13.51%) RESTful
15 5 (13.51%) MVC

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 3 (8.11%) CMS
1 3 (8.11%) EPiServer
2 2 (5.41%) Drupal
2 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.41%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) GIS
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) Gradle
3 4 (10.81%) Grunt
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.11%) Bower
5 2 (5.41%) Hudson
5 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Senior Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (24.32%) Web Developer
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Angular Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) User Experience Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Senior User Experience Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Digital Strategist
8 2 (5.41%) GIS Developer
8 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior GIS Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) CSS
2 33 (89.19%) HTML
3 27 (72.97%) AngularJS
4 19 (51.35%) HTML5
4 19 (51.35%) jQuery
5 15 (40.54%) LESS
6 13 (35.14%) Node.js
7 11 (29.73%) CSS3
8 7 (18.92%) React
9 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (13.51%) RESTful
11 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
11 4 (10.81%) Java EE
11 4 (10.81%) Spring
11 4 (10.81%) Symfony
12 3 (8.11%) JSON
12 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (5.41%) JPA
13 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
13 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Front End Development
2 15 (40.54%) Scrum
3 13 (35.14%) Web Development
4 9 (24.32%) TDD
5 8 (21.62%) BDD
5 8 (21.62%) Kanban
6 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) MVC
8 4 (10.81%) DevOps
8 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.11%) OO
9 3 (8.11%) Prototyping
9 3 (8.11%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Content Management
10 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.41%) Quantitative Analysis
10 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.41%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) Python
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (10.81%) ES6
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) PHP 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) Progress
2 1 (2.70%) Twitter