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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 123 128
Rank change year-on-year +41 +5  
Contract jobs citing Sass 34 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.57% 1.09% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.21% 4.92% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 6
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 653 651 660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 30.12% 22.17% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 379 307
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 12
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +19 22 £388 +3.33%
Glasgow +1 7 £438 +16.66% 4
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Stirling - 1 £325 -
Fife - 1 £138 -
Sass
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 45 (100.00%) CSS
2 41 (91.11%) HTML
3 38 (84.44%) JavaScript
4 30 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 30 (66.67%) Front End Development
5 23 (51.11%) Java
5 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (44.44%) HTML5
7 18 (40.00%) Web Development
8 17 (37.78%) jQuery
8 17 (37.78%) CSS3
8 17 (37.78%) LESS
9 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
10 14 (31.11%) TDD
10 14 (31.11%) Subversion
10 14 (31.11%) React
11 13 (28.89%) BDD
11 13 (28.89%) Node.js
11 13 (28.89%) Grunt
12 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (26.67%) gulp
13 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
14 10 (22.22%) C#
14 10 (22.22%) SQL
15 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
16 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (17.78%) Scrum
16 8 (17.78%) Web Design
16 8 (17.78%) Web Services

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 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.22%) DNN
2 1 (2.22%) Drupal
2 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) GIS
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.11%) Subversion
3 13 (28.89%) Grunt
4 12 (26.67%) gulp
5 7 (15.56%) Bower
6 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.89%) Hudson
8 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 3 (6.67%) Jasmine
8 3 (6.67%) jspm
8 3 (6.67%) Maven
8 3 (6.67%) Selenium
9 2 (4.44%) Gradle
9 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
10 1 (2.22%) Moq
10 1 (2.22%) NUnit
10 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (91.11%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Angular Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) HTML Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.67%) User Experience Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) GIS Developer
9 2 (4.44%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Senior GIS Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior User Experience Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) UI Developer
10 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) CSS
2 41 (91.11%) HTML
3 30 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 20 (44.44%) HTML5
5 17 (37.78%) CSS3
5 17 (37.78%) jQuery
5 17 (37.78%) LESS
6 14 (31.11%) React
7 13 (28.89%) Node.js
8 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (17.78%) Web Services
10 7 (15.56%) D3.js
11 6 (13.33%) Aurelia
11 6 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (13.33%) RESTful
11 6 (13.33%) Spring
12 5 (11.11%) Ajax
13 3 (6.67%) Backbone.js
13 3 (6.67%) Redux
13 3 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) New Media
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Web Development
4 14 (31.11%) TDD
5 13 (28.89%) BDD
6 12 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.78%) Scrum
8 8 (17.78%) Web Design
9 6 (13.33%) Kanban
9 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.33%) MVC
10 5 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (8.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (8.89%) Prototyping
11 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
12 3 (6.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 3 (6.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
12 3 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) JavaScript
2 23 (51.11%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) Python
5 7 (15.56%) C++
5 7 (15.56%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (11.11%) ES6
7 4 (8.89%) Perl
8 3 (6.67%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.44%) ECMAScript
10 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) VMware
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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