Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 November 2017 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 140 154
Rank change year-on-year +24 +14 +11
Contract jobs citing Sass 72 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.43% 0.94% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.31% 3.44% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 22
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.92% +44.55%
10th Percentile £282 £313 £288
90th Percentile £538 £475 £400
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £24.00

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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1356 1192 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.87% 27.41% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 715 664
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 16
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in Scotland

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sass in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in Scotland

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 34 £375 -6.25% 1
Glasgow +8 32 £375 - 2
Stirling - 3 £325 -
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 71 (98.61%) CSS
2 70 (97.22%) HTML
3 66 (91.67%) JavaScript
4 63 (87.50%) AngularJS
5 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (58.33%) HTML5
7 41 (56.94%) React
7 41 (56.94%) Front End Development
8 37 (51.39%) CSS3
9 33 (45.83%) LESS
10 29 (40.28%) jQuery
11 28 (38.89%) Web Development
12 27 (37.50%) gulp
13 26 (36.11%) Java
14 25 (34.72%) Git (software)
15 24 (33.33%) Node.js
16 23 (31.94%) Grunt
17 22 (30.56%) TDD
18 21 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 20 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
20 19 (26.39%) Finance
21 18 (25.00%) BDD
22 17 (23.61%) Web Design
23 16 (22.22%) RESTful
23 16 (22.22%) User Experience
24 15 (20.83%) C#
24 15 (20.83%) Web Services
25 13 (18.06%) PHP
25 13 (18.06%) Linux
25 13 (18.06%) CMS

Sass
Co-occurring 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 13 (18.06%) CMS
2 7 (9.72%) Drupal
2 7 (9.72%) nginx
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Firebase
3 2 (2.78%) IaaS
3 2 (2.78%) npm
3 2 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) DNS
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
1 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) gulp
2 25 (34.72%) Git (software)
3 23 (31.94%) Grunt
4 10 (13.89%) Bower
4 10 (13.89%) Subversion
5 7 (9.72%) Jasmine
6 5 (6.94%) jspm
6 5 (6.94%) Selenium
6 5 (6.94%) webpack
7 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.56%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.17%) Maven
9 2 (2.78%) Hudson
9 2 (2.78%) PhantomJS
9 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.39%) Protractor
10 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Electronics
2 11 (15.28%) Manufacturing
2 11 (15.28%) Marketing
2 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Publishing
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (94.44%) Developer
2 31 (43.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 13 (18.06%) HTML Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Angular Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Agile Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Drupal Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.72%) UI Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 6 (8.33%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.94%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 5 (6.94%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Symfony Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (98.61%) CSS
2 70 (97.22%) HTML
3 63 (87.50%) AngularJS
4 42 (58.33%) HTML5
5 41 (56.94%) React
6 37 (51.39%) CSS3
7 33 (45.83%) LESS
8 29 (40.28%) jQuery
9 24 (33.33%) Node.js
10 21 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (22.22%) RESTful
12 15 (20.83%) Web Services
13 13 (18.06%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (13.89%) Redux
15 9 (12.50%) JSON
15 9 (12.50%) XML
16 7 (9.72%) Backbone.js
16 7 (9.72%) Google Maps API
16 7 (9.72%) Open Graph
16 7 (9.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) User Experience
2 5 (6.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.78%) Derivative
4 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.39%) Blog
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (56.94%) Front End Development
3 28 (38.89%) Web Development
4 22 (30.56%) TDD
5 20 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (25.00%) BDD
7 17 (23.61%) Web Design
8 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (15.28%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (15.28%) MVC
9 11 (15.28%) Programme Management
10 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.11%) Scrum
11 8 (11.11%) SEO
12 7 (9.72%) SDLC
13 5 (6.94%) Mobile First
13 5 (6.94%) Rapid Prototyping
13 5 (6.94%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 26 (36.11%) Java
3 15 (20.83%) C#
4 13 (18.06%) PHP
5 9 (12.50%) ES6
6 8 (11.11%) Python
6 8 (11.11%) SQL
7 7 (9.72%) TypeScript
8 6 (8.33%) C++
8 6 (8.33%) ECMAScript
9 4 (5.56%) Perl
10 3 (4.17%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) MCSD
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) SAP
2 9 (12.50%) Twitter
3 8 (11.11%) Facebook
3 8 (11.11%) Google
4 4 (5.56%) Adobe
5 3 (4.17%) Pega
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) VMware