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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 107 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing Sass 28 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.48% 3.31% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 3
Median daily rate £375 £388 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +46.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
625 635 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.72% 19.89% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 304 428
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -4 16 £387 -1.65% 3
Glasgow +18 12 £375 -9.09% 1
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 44 (97.78%) CSS
2 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
3 39 (86.67%) AngularJS
4 38 (84.44%) HTML
5 32 (71.11%) jQuery
6 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (57.78%) TDD
8 25 (55.56%) Front End Development
9 24 (53.33%) Java
10 22 (48.89%) SQL
10 22 (48.89%) Scrum
10 22 (48.89%) Jenkins
10 22 (48.89%) Git (software)
11 21 (46.67%) Node.js
12 20 (44.44%) CoffeeScript
12 20 (44.44%) NoSQL
13 19 (42.22%) Subversion
14 18 (40.00%) Python
14 18 (40.00%) MongoDB
14 18 (40.00%) BDD
15 16 (35.56%) Hudson
15 16 (35.56%) Kanban
15 16 (35.56%) Perl
15 16 (35.56%) VMware
15 16 (35.56%) Bower
16 15 (33.33%) Linux
17 14 (31.11%) Web Development
17 14 (31.11%) Flask
18 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (26.67%) PL/SQL

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 (15.56%) GeoServer
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) Drupal
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 18 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 9 (20.00%) GIS
4 7 (15.56%) QGIS
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Git (software)
1 22 (48.89%) Jenkins
2 19 (42.22%) Subversion
3 16 (35.56%) Bower
3 16 (35.56%) Hudson
4 8 (17.78%) Jasmine
4 8 (17.78%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (15.56%) DBeaver
5 7 (15.56%) Grunt
6 3 (6.67%) Gradle
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium
7 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.22%) gulp
8 1 (2.22%) JIRA
8 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.22%) Protractor
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Senior Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Java Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (15.56%) GIS Developer
6 6 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (13.33%) UI Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.89%) HTML Developer
9 3 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Java Programmer
9 3 (6.67%) Programmer
9 3 (6.67%) Python Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Programmer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Python Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Junior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) CSS
2 39 (86.67%) AngularJS
3 38 (84.44%) HTML
4 32 (71.11%) jQuery
5 21 (46.67%) Node.js
6 14 (31.11%) Flask
7 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (24.44%) LESS
9 10 (22.22%) HTML5
10 7 (15.56%) CSS3
10 7 (15.56%) Java EE
10 7 (15.56%) OpenLayers
10 7 (15.56%) PostGIS
10 7 (15.56%) RESTful
11 6 (13.33%) RequireJS
12 5 (11.11%) JSON
13 4 (8.89%) Spring
14 3 (6.67%) D3.js
14 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
14 3 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.44%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.44%) Photography
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) TDD
3 25 (55.56%) Front End Development
4 22 (48.89%) Scrum
5 18 (40.00%) BDD
6 16 (35.56%) Kanban
7 14 (31.11%) Web Development
8 9 (20.00%) OOD
8 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
10 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
11 6 (13.33%) Analytics
11 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 5 (11.11%) Coaching
12 5 (11.11%) Refactoring
12 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (8.89%) SEO
13 4 (8.89%) SOA
14 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 24 (53.33%) Java
3 22 (48.89%) SQL
4 20 (44.44%) CoffeeScript
5 18 (40.00%) Python
6 16 (35.56%) Perl
7 12 (26.67%) PL/SQL
8 6 (13.33%) TypeScript
9 3 (6.67%) PHP
10 2 (4.44%) C#
11 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Ansible
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) VMware
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe
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