Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Sass skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sass over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 107 120
Rank change year-on-year +33 +13 -35
Contract jobs citing Sass 30 25 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.71% 1.00% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.48% 3.99% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 9
Median daily rate £356 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.06% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £175 £338 £313
90th Percentile £575 £520 £460
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £413
% change year-on-year +10.34% -12.12% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Sass is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 463 627 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.38% 25.14% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 356 390
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £591 £556 £549
Scotland median daily rate £438 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +7.03% +2.19% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% - -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +177.78% -72.79%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Sass as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Edinburgh

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sass in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Sass in Edinburgh

Sass
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sass in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Sass in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Sass.

1 29 (96.67%) CSS
1 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (73.33%) HTML
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (73.33%) Grunt
3 19 (63.33%) User Experience
4 17 (56.67%) Project Delivery
5 14 (46.67%) React
6 13 (43.33%) LESS
7 12 (40.00%) Public Sector
8 11 (36.67%) Front End Development
8 11 (36.67%) gulp
8 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
8 11 (36.67%) CSS3
8 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (36.67%) HTML5
8 11 (36.67%) jQuery
8 11 (36.67%) WCAG
9 10 (33.33%) WAI
9 10 (33.33%) Scrum
9 10 (33.33%) Kanban
9 10 (33.33%) Task Automation
10 9 (30.00%) npm
10 9 (30.00%) Subversion
11 8 (26.67%) MVC
12 7 (23.33%) GIS
12 7 (23.33%) Linux
13 6 (20.00%) Web Design
13 6 (20.00%) Time Management

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) npm
2 1 (3.33%) Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Azure Functions
2 1 (3.33%) Serverless
2 1 (3.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) GIS
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Git (software)
1 22 (73.33%) Grunt
2 11 (36.67%) gulp
3 9 (30.00%) Subversion
4 4 (13.33%) Bower
5 2 (6.67%) Axure RP
5 2 (6.67%) Mocha
5 2 (6.67%) webpack
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Designer
2 14 (46.67%) UI Designer
3 8 (26.67%) UI Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Interface Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) CSS
2 22 (73.33%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) React
4 13 (43.33%) LESS
5 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
5 11 (36.67%) CSS3
5 11 (36.67%) HTML5
5 11 (36.67%) jQuery
6 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (16.67%) Node.js
8 4 (13.33%) Redux
9 2 (6.67%) Jest
9 2 (6.67%) Vue.js
10 1 (3.33%) .NET
10 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
10 1 (3.33%) GraphQL
10 1 (3.33%) REST
10 1 (3.33%) RESTful
10 1 (3.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) User Experience
2 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Project Delivery
3 11 (36.67%) Front End Development
4 10 (33.33%) Kanban
4 10 (33.33%) Scrum
4 10 (33.33%) Task Automation
5 8 (26.67%) MVC
6 6 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (20.00%) Time Management
6 6 (20.00%) Web Design
7 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (6.67%) API Design
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
9 1 (3.33%) Content Management
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.33%) OOP
9 1 (3.33%) UML
9 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) ES6
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) WCAG
2 10 (33.33%) WAI