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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 117 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Sass 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.040% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
609 739 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.32% 29.50% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 413 329
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £113.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 6 £331 - 6
Glasgow -2 3 £400 +60.00% 2
Dundee - - - -
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (96.30%) HTML
3 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
4 24 (88.89%) HTML5
5 23 (85.19%) AngularJS
6 22 (81.48%) LESS
7 17 (62.96%) CSS3
8 14 (51.85%) Jasmine
9 12 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (40.74%) D3.js
11 10 (37.04%) Web Design
11 10 (37.04%) SVG
12 9 (33.33%) Java
12 9 (33.33%) jQuery
12 9 (33.33%) Grunt
13 8 (29.63%) User Experience
14 7 (25.93%) Bower
14 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (25.93%) OO
14 7 (25.93%) HTTP
14 7 (25.93%) HTTPS
15 6 (22.22%) JSF
15 6 (22.22%) MVC
15 6 (22.22%) Web Development
15 6 (22.22%) Backbone.js
15 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
15 6 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
16 5 (18.52%) Dojo

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 4 (14.81%) FileNet
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
1 7 (25.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Jasmine
2 9 (33.33%) Grunt
3 7 (25.93%) Bower
4 6 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (14.81%) JSUnit
5 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
6 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (7.41%) Maven
8 1 (3.70%) JIRA
8 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (3.70%) Subversion
8 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (96.30%) HTML
3 24 (88.89%) HTML5
4 23 (85.19%) AngularJS
5 22 (81.48%) LESS
6 17 (62.96%) CSS3
7 12 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (40.74%) D3.js
9 10 (37.04%) SVG
10 9 (33.33%) jQuery
11 7 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (22.22%) Backbone.js
12 6 (22.22%) JSF
13 5 (18.52%) Dojo
14 4 (14.81%) JavaBeans
14 4 (14.81%) Laravel
15 2 (7.41%) Spring
15 2 (7.41%) Ajax
15 2 (7.41%) REST
15 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Web Design
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) OO
2 7 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 3 (11.11%) Separation of Concerns
6 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) UX Design
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) SOA
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Alterian
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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