Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 118 174
Rank change year-on-year -18 +56 +2
Contract jobs citing Sass 64 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.22% 1.11% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.51% 3.68% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 27
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £363 £282 £241
90th Percentile £475 £475 £425
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +197.78% -3.57% +3.90%

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 1,419 1,141 1,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 27.10% 30.19% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 740 733
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £260
90th Percentile £530 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 11
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.55% +22.23% -11.25%
10th Percentile £10.87 £14.57 £13.50
90th Percentile £51.50 £52.17 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.26 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.98% +7.36% +7.14%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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 -14 36 £400 - 3
Glasgow -9 27 £450 +20.00% 4
Falkirk - 1 £475 -
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sass.

1 64 (100.00%) CSS
2 48 (75.00%) HTML
3 45 (70.31%) JavaScript
3 45 (70.31%) AngularJS
4 39 (60.94%) Front End Development
5 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 28 (43.75%) HTML5
7 27 (42.19%) jQuery
8 21 (32.81%) gulp
9 20 (31.25%) User Experience
9 20 (31.25%) npm
10 19 (29.69%) webpack
10 19 (29.69%) CSS3
11 17 (26.56%) REST
11 17 (26.56%) Scrum
12 16 (25.00%) ES6
12 16 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 15 (23.44%) Umbraco
14 14 (21.88%) Angular 2
14 14 (21.88%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
15 13 (20.31%) Web Development
15 13 (20.31%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (20.31%) MVC
15 13 (20.31%) SQL
15 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
16 12 (18.75%) .NET
16 12 (18.75%) SEO
16 12 (18.75%) LESS
16 12 (18.75%) Web Usability

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 15 (23.44%) Umbraco
2 4 (6.25%) CMS
2 4 (6.25%) EPiServer
2 4 (6.25%) GeoServer
2 4 (6.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.25%) npm
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.25%) GIS
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.25%) QGIS
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 28 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 21 (32.81%) gulp
3 19 (29.69%) webpack
4 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
5 10 (15.63%) Grunt
6 5 (7.81%) Hudson
7 4 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 4 (6.25%) Subversion
8 1 (1.56%) Bower
8 1 (1.56%) DBeaver
8 1 (1.56%) JUnit
8 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.56%) Mocha
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Publishing
4 2 (3.13%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (92.19%) Developer
2 31 (48.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (17.19%) Web Developer
4 10 (15.63%) UI Developer
5 9 (14.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Angular Developer
8 5 (7.81%) CRM Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (7.81%) HTML Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Web UI Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.25%) User Experience Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) Digital Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.69%) GIS Developer
11 2 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) CSS
2 48 (75.00%) HTML
3 45 (70.31%) AngularJS
4 28 (43.75%) HTML5
5 27 (42.19%) jQuery
6 19 (29.69%) CSS3
7 17 (26.56%) REST
8 14 (21.88%) Angular 2
9 13 (20.31%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (18.75%) .NET
10 12 (18.75%) LESS
11 11 (17.19%) OOCSS
12 10 (15.63%) JSON
12 10 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (12.50%) React
14 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
14 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
14 7 (10.94%) Node.js
15 6 (9.38%) RESTful
15 6 (9.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) User Experience
2 5 (7.81%) Fintech
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Photography
4 1 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Front End Development
2 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.56%) Scrum
4 16 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 14 (21.88%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 13 (20.31%) MVC
6 13 (20.31%) Web Development
7 12 (18.75%) SEO
7 12 (18.75%) Web Usability
8 11 (17.19%) CRM
8 11 (17.19%) SMACSS
9 10 (15.63%) Cross-Browser Development
9 10 (15.63%) TDD
10 9 (14.06%) BDD
10 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (12.50%) Kanban
11 8 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (10.94%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.00%) ES6
3 13 (20.31%) SQL
4 11 (17.19%) Java
5 10 (15.63%) TypeScript
6 7 (10.94%) C#
7 5 (7.81%) Python
8 4 (6.25%) Java 8
8 4 (6.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Docker
2 4 (6.25%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) NVIDIA
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Twitter
3 1 (1.56%) VMware