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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK / Scotland
Rank 78 125 116
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -9
Contract jobs citing Sass 30 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.80% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 1.38% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 4
Median daily rate £400 £348 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £324 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +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
485 653 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.15% 25.04% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 377 372
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £23.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.94% -47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £21.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £36.25 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +33 23 £406 +16.07% 4
West Lothian - 4 £375 -
Glasgow +7 3 - -
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 46 (100.00%) CSS
2 42 (91.30%) HTML
3 41 (89.13%) JavaScript
4 34 (73.91%) AngularJS
5 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (58.70%) jQuery
7 25 (54.35%) HTML5
8 20 (43.48%) LESS
9 19 (41.30%) Scrum
10 18 (39.13%) Front End Development
11 17 (36.96%) Web Development
12 14 (30.43%) Java
13 12 (26.09%) Node.js
13 12 (26.09%) CSS3
13 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
13 12 (26.09%) Kanban
13 12 (26.09%) React
14 10 (21.74%) TDD
14 10 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (19.57%) BDD
15 9 (19.57%) Subversion
15 9 (19.57%) Python
16 8 (17.39%) Linux
16 8 (17.39%) SQL
16 8 (17.39%) User Experience
16 8 (17.39%) Grunt
17 7 (15.22%) Jasmine
18 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
18 6 (13.04%) Open Source
18 6 (13.04%) C#

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 (6.52%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) Drupal
2 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.35%) WordPress
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.70%) GIS
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) Subversion
3 8 (17.39%) Grunt
4 7 (15.22%) Jasmine
5 5 (10.87%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (8.70%) Gradle
6 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.52%) Bower
8 2 (4.35%) Hudson
9 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Web Developer
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (15.22%) Angular Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.52%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) HTML Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) UI Developer
8 3 (6.52%) User Experience Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) GIS Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior GIS Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) CSS
2 42 (91.30%) HTML
3 34 (73.91%) AngularJS
4 27 (58.70%) jQuery
5 25 (54.35%) HTML5
6 20 (43.48%) LESS
7 12 (26.09%) CSS3
7 12 (26.09%) Node.js
7 12 (26.09%) React
8 10 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (10.87%) D3.js
9 5 (10.87%) Highcharts JS
9 5 (10.87%) RxJS
10 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.70%) Java EE
10 4 (8.70%) RESTful
10 4 (8.70%) Spring
10 4 (8.70%) Symfony
11 3 (6.52%) JSON
11 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Scrum
3 18 (39.13%) Front End Development
4 17 (36.96%) Web Development
5 12 (26.09%) Kanban
6 10 (21.74%) TDD
7 9 (19.57%) BDD
8 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.04%) MVC
8 6 (13.04%) Open Source
9 5 (10.87%) DevOps
10 4 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Analytics
11 3 (6.52%) OO
11 3 (6.52%) Prototyping
12 2 (4.35%) API Design
12 2 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
12 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) Python
4 8 (17.39%) SQL
5 6 (13.04%) C#
6 5 (10.87%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (10.87%) Perl
7 4 (8.70%) ES6
7 4 (8.70%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.17%) PHP 7
9 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.35%) WAI
2 2 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) EPiServer
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Progress
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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