The table below looks at the statistics for SAS Macro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Macro over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Macro
Rank 80 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% 0.41% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £420 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAS Macro
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
438 367 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.83% 29.79% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 193 97
Average daily rate £378 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £16.13 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.57% -46.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

SAS Macro
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS Macro across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SAS Macro Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SAS Macro
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAS Macro across the Edinburgh region.

SAS Macro Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SAS Macro
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SAS Macro also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS Macro.

1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

SAS Macro
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SAS Macro also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAS Macro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL