Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 120 141
Rank change year-on-year -26 +21 +24
Contract jobs citing Sass 53 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 1.32% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.48% 4.95% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 30
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £273 £313
90th Percentile £505 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 1,523 1,334 1,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.18% 26.74% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 822 715
Scotland median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £268
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 15
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.46% -46.67% +11.44%
10th Percentile £15.69 £13.45 £22.80
90th Percentile £43.75 £31.00 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +12 34 £375 - 8
Glasgow -35 18 £375 - 7
West Lothian +8 1 £305 -18.67%
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 51 (96.23%) CSS
2 49 (92.45%) HTML
3 41 (77.36%) JavaScript
4 26 (49.06%) AngularJS
5 24 (45.28%) Git (software)
5 24 (45.28%) Front End Development
6 23 (43.40%) React
6 23 (43.40%) jQuery
7 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (33.96%) Python
9 15 (28.30%) Java
9 15 (28.30%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (26.42%) Oracle
10 14 (26.42%) Linux
10 14 (26.42%) Node.js
11 13 (24.53%) LESS
11 13 (24.53%) TDD
11 13 (24.53%) User Experience
12 12 (22.64%) Spring
12 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
12 12 (22.64%) HTML5
13 11 (20.75%) BDD
13 11 (20.75%) Web Development
13 11 (20.75%) Scrum
14 10 (18.87%) Subversion
14 10 (18.87%) JUnit
14 10 (18.87%) Web Services
14 10 (18.87%) Perl
14 10 (18.87%) SQL
14 10 (18.87%) MongoDB

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 (13.21%) CMS
2 6 (11.32%) Drupal
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (18.87%) MongoDB
2 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.32%) Redis
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.55%) MySQL
6 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.87%) JUnit
3 10 (18.87%) Subversion
4 9 (16.98%) gulp
5 7 (13.21%) Hudson
5 7 (13.21%) Jasmine
6 6 (11.32%) Grunt
7 5 (9.43%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (7.55%) RSpec
8 4 (7.55%) webpack
9 3 (5.66%) Maven
10 2 (3.77%) Selenium
10 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.89%) Babel
11 1 (1.89%) Bower
11 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.89%) JIRA
11 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (15.09%) Angular Developer
4 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.32%) HTML Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Developer
6 5 (9.43%) UI Developer
7 4 (7.55%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (96.23%) CSS
2 49 (92.45%) HTML
3 26 (49.06%) AngularJS
4 23 (43.40%) jQuery
4 23 (43.40%) React
5 14 (26.42%) Node.js
6 13 (24.53%) LESS
7 12 (22.64%) HTML5
7 12 (22.64%) Spring
8 10 (18.87%) Thymeleaf
8 10 (18.87%) Web Services
9 8 (15.09%) .NET
9 8 (15.09%) CSS3
10 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
11 5 (9.43%) Entity Framework
11 5 (9.43%) Express
11 5 (9.43%) Flask
11 5 (9.43%) Jest
11 5 (9.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Front End Development
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) TDD
4 11 (20.75%) BDD
4 11 (20.75%) Scrum
4 11 (20.75%) Web Development
5 10 (18.87%) DevOps
5 10 (18.87%) Kanban
6 9 (16.98%) MVC
6 9 (16.98%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Refactoring
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.21%) Technical Debt
9 6 (11.32%) Code Coverage
9 6 (11.32%) OO
9 6 (11.32%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.32%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 41 (77.36%) JavaScript
2 18 (33.96%) Python
3 15 (28.30%) Java
4 10 (18.87%) Perl
4 10 (18.87%) SQL
5 6 (11.32%) PHP
6 5 (9.43%) Ruby
6 5 (9.43%) TypeScript
7 4 (7.55%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) Java 8
8 1 (1.89%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Varnish
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) OutSystems
4 1 (1.89%) NVIDIA
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore