Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 105 158
Rank change year-on-year -39 +53 +11
Contract jobs citing Sass 60 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.11% 1.68% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 5.58% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 35
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £360 £271 £323
90th Percentile £475 £534 £445
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +151.25% - -

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 1,540 1,433 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.61% 30.05% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 881 787
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -33.33% -10.43%
10th Percentile £12.07 £14.49 £13.85
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.39 £45.14
UK median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +9.59% -1.46%

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 September 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 22 September 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 -4 43 £400 +3.23% 9
Glasgow -26 15 £450 +20.00% 5
West Lothian +4 1 £305 -18.67%
Falkirk - 1 £475 -
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 59 (98.33%) CSS
2 57 (95.00%) HTML
3 40 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (55.00%) AngularJS
4 33 (55.00%) Front End Development
5 32 (53.33%) HTML5
6 29 (48.33%) jQuery
7 22 (36.67%) CSS3
8 20 (33.33%) User Experience
8 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 18 (30.00%) React
10 16 (26.67%) Scrum
11 15 (25.00%) Web Development
11 15 (25.00%) Java
12 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
13 13 (21.67%) LESS
13 13 (21.67%) Grunt
13 13 (21.67%) TDD
13 13 (21.67%) gulp
14 12 (20.00%) SQL
14 12 (20.00%) .NET
14 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
14 12 (20.00%) BDD
15 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (18.33%) Spring
16 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
16 10 (16.67%) MVC
16 10 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (15.00%) Node.js

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 7 (11.67%) CMS
2 4 (6.67%) EPiServer
2 4 (6.67%) Kentico
2 4 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) npm
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (21.67%) Grunt
3 13 (21.67%) gulp
4 9 (15.00%) webpack
5 7 (11.67%) Hudson
6 6 (10.00%) Jasmine
7 5 (8.33%) JUnit
7 5 (8.33%) Subversion
8 1 (1.67%) Bower
8 1 (1.67%) jspm
8 1 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.67%) Maven
8 1 (1.67%) Mocha
8 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (91.67%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (18.33%) UI Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Web Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Angular Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) HTML Developer
7 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.67%) User Experience Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) CRM Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Digital Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (98.33%) CSS
2 57 (95.00%) HTML
3 33 (55.00%) AngularJS
4 32 (53.33%) HTML5
5 29 (48.33%) jQuery
6 22 (36.67%) CSS3
7 18 (30.00%) React
8 13 (21.67%) LESS
9 12 (20.00%) .NET
10 11 (18.33%) Spring
11 10 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (15.00%) Node.js
13 7 (11.67%) JSON
13 7 (11.67%) REST
14 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
14 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
14 6 (10.00%) Spring Boot
15 5 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (8.33%) RESTful
15 5 (8.33%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) User Experience
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.33%) Fintech
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (55.00%) Front End Development
2 16 (26.67%) Scrum
3 15 (25.00%) Web Development
4 13 (21.67%) TDD
5 12 (20.00%) BDD
5 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.67%) MVC
7 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.33%) Kanban
8 8 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (11.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (11.67%) OO
9 7 (11.67%) Refactoring
10 5 (8.33%) DevOps
10 5 (8.33%) OOP
11 4 (6.67%) Code Coverage
11 4 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (25.00%) Java
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (13.33%) Python
5 7 (11.67%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.33%) Perl
6 5 (8.33%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) C#
7 4 (6.67%) ES6
7 4 (6.67%) Java 8
8 1 (1.67%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) NVIDIA