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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 122 120
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2  
Contract jobs citing Sass 10 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 1.39% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
Median daily rate £406 £244 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -35.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £160 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £408 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -0.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Sass is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 513 575 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.53% 22.21% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 335 351
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Sass as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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 +18 5 £450 +32.84% 5
Glasgow - 3 £375 -
Stirling - 1 £325 -
West Lothian - 1 £275 -
Sass
UK

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 38 (100.00%) CSS
2 34 (89.47%) HTML
3 32 (84.21%) JavaScript
4 27 (71.05%) AngularJS
5 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (52.63%) HTML5
7 19 (50.00%) jQuery
8 17 (44.74%) Front End Development
9 15 (39.47%) LESS
9 15 (39.47%) Scrum
10 13 (34.21%) Web Development
10 13 (34.21%) Node.js
11 12 (31.58%) CSS3
11 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
11 12 (31.58%) Java
12 9 (23.68%) TDD
12 9 (23.68%) Subversion
13 8 (21.05%) Python
13 8 (21.05%) SQL
13 8 (21.05%) Kanban
13 8 (21.05%) BDD
14 7 (18.42%) User Experience
14 7 (18.42%) React
14 7 (18.42%) Linux
15 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
15 6 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (13.16%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
16 5 (13.16%) MVC
16 5 (13.16%) RESTful

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 (7.89%) CMS
1 3 (7.89%) EPiServer
2 2 (5.26%) Drupal
2 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) GIS
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Gradle
3 4 (10.53%) Grunt
3 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.89%) Bower
5 2 (5.26%) Hudson
6 1 (2.63%) gulp
6 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Web Developer
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Angular Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) User Experience Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Senior User Experience Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Digital Strategist
8 2 (5.26%) GIS Developer
8 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior GIS Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Strategy Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) CSS
2 34 (89.47%) HTML
3 27 (71.05%) AngularJS
4 20 (52.63%) HTML5
5 19 (50.00%) jQuery
6 15 (39.47%) LESS
7 13 (34.21%) Node.js
8 12 (31.58%) CSS3
9 7 (18.42%) React
10 6 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (13.16%) RESTful
12 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
12 4 (10.53%) Java EE
12 4 (10.53%) Spring
12 4 (10.53%) Symfony
13 3 (7.89%) JSON
13 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
14 2 (5.26%) JPA
14 2 (5.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Front End Development
3 15 (39.47%) Scrum
4 13 (34.21%) Web Development
5 9 (23.68%) TDD
6 8 (21.05%) BDD
6 8 (21.05%) Kanban
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.16%) MVC
9 4 (10.53%) DevOps
9 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.89%) OO
10 3 (7.89%) Prototyping
10 3 (7.89%) Rapid Prototyping
10 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Content Management
11 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.26%) Quantitative Analysis
11 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (5.26%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 12 (31.58%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) Python
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (10.53%) ES6
5 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) PHP 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (2.63%) Progress
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter
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