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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 111 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Sass 22 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.40% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -12.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
Sass
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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
647 792 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.32% 28.76% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 436 279
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £40.38 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +5 14 £388 +46.22% 4
Glasgow - 4 £413 - 2
Stirling - 1 £400 -
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 33 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (96.97%) HTML
3 30 (90.91%) CSS
4 26 (78.79%) LESS
5 21 (63.64%) AngularJS
6 20 (60.61%) HTML5
7 18 (54.55%) Unit Testing
8 16 (48.48%) OO
9 14 (42.42%) Java
10 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (36.36%) jQuery
11 12 (36.36%) Node.js
11 12 (36.36%) Grunt
12 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 10 (30.30%) Finance
13 10 (30.30%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (27.27%) CSS3
14 9 (27.27%) User Experience
14 9 (27.27%) TDD
14 9 (27.27%) MVC
15 7 (21.21%) Dojo
15 7 (21.21%) UNIX
15 7 (21.21%) Bower
16 6 (18.18%) gulp
16 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
16 6 (18.18%) IBM
16 6 (18.18%) Banking
16 6 (18.18%) FileNet
17 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
17 5 (15.15%) Web Development

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (36.36%) Node.js
2 6 (18.18%) FileNet
3 3 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Grunt
2 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.21%) Bower
4 6 (18.18%) gulp
4 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
5 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
5 5 (15.15%) Subversion
6 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
6 4 (12.12%) Hudson
7 3 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (9.09%) JSUnit
8 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
8 1 (3.03%) WebStorm
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Senior Developer
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (6.06%) UI Programmer
9 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Magento Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) HTML
2 30 (90.91%) CSS
3 26 (78.79%) LESS
4 21 (63.64%) AngularJS
5 20 (60.61%) HTML5
6 12 (36.36%) jQuery
7 9 (27.27%) CSS3
8 7 (21.21%) Dojo
9 5 (15.15%) RESTful
10 4 (12.12%) JSF
10 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (9.09%) SVG
11 3 (9.09%) JavaBeans
11 3 (9.09%) D3.js
11 3 (9.09%) Laravel
12 2 (6.06%) Ajax
12 2 (6.06%) Flask
13 1 (3.03%) HTML5 Boilerplate
13 1 (3.03%) OOCSS
13 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 16 (48.48%) OO
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) MVC
6 5 (15.15%) Web Development
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.12%) Refactoring
8 3 (9.09%) Content Management
8 3 (9.09%) Code Coverage
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.06%) Kanban
9 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 2 (6.06%) Web Design
9 2 (6.06%) BDD
9 2 (6.06%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) CoffeeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Alterian
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