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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 133 123 127
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Sass 18 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.34% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 1.64% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
Average daily rate £375 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
608 608 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.37% 20.40% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 338 479
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 11 £390 +11.42% 1
Glasgow +7 5 £375 +7.14% 4
Fife - 2 £160 -
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (88.89%) HTML
2 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 20 (74.07%) AngularJS
4 18 (66.67%) jQuery
5 15 (55.56%) Front End Development
6 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
6 13 (48.15%) HTML5
6 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (44.44%) CSS3
8 10 (37.04%) TDD
8 10 (37.04%) SQL
8 10 (37.04%) Java
9 9 (33.33%) Subversion
9 9 (33.33%) Web Development
10 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
10 8 (29.63%) Node.js
10 8 (29.63%) Scrum
10 8 (29.63%) Python
11 7 (25.93%) Linux
11 7 (25.93%) Perl
11 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
11 7 (25.93%) CoffeeScript
11 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
11 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (25.93%) User Experience
12 6 (22.22%) Flask
12 6 (22.22%) LESS
12 6 (22.22%) BDD
12 6 (22.22%) Hudson

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (29.63%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
2 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (33.33%) Subversion
3 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 6 (22.22%) Hudson
5 5 (18.52%) Bower
6 4 (14.81%) Grunt
6 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
6 4 (14.81%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.70%) gulp
7 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
7 1 (3.70%) Protractor
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (18.52%) UI Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Perl Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
2 24 (88.89%) HTML
3 20 (74.07%) AngularJS
4 18 (66.67%) jQuery
5 13 (48.15%) HTML5
6 12 (44.44%) CSS3
7 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (22.22%) Flask
8 6 (22.22%) LESS
9 5 (18.52%) Ajax
9 5 (18.52%) JSON
10 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
10 3 (11.11%) RequireJS
11 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
11 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (7.41%) D3.js
11 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
11 2 (7.41%) HTML5 Boilerplate
11 2 (7.41%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) W3C
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) Web Development
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) Kanban
7 5 (18.52%) Refactoring
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.11%) MVC
8 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (7.41%) Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
9 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
9 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) CoffeeScript
4 7 (25.93%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
6 3 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Facebook
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Twitter
2 2 (7.41%) Zend
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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