The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Programmer
Rank 540 521 502
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 17 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.040% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.044% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £371 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.25 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
+12.10% -
SAS Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

SAS Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAS Programmer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAS Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAS Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAS Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

SAS Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS Programmer across the England region.

SAS Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAS Programmer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 5 £425 +7.93% 3
SAS Programmer
UK

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SAS Programmer in their job title 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 with SAS Programmer in their job title.

1 51 (100.00%) SAS
2 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 15 (29.41%) SQL
4 14 (27.45%) Oracle
4 14 (27.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 13 (25.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (21.57%) ETL
6 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (21.57%) CDISC
6 11 (21.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
7 7 (13.73%) Banking
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (11.76%) XML
8 6 (11.76%) OLAP
8 6 (11.76%) Financial Institution
8 6 (11.76%) SAS Macro
8 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
8 6 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
9 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
9 5 (9.80%) Data Security
10 4 (7.84%) Mainframe
10 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
10 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SAS Programmer in their job title 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 with SAS Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 14 (27.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (21.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (11.76%) OLAP
5 6 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.92%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.96%) DB2
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (13.73%) Banking
4 6 (11.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.84%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.88%) Statistics
4 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.92%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.96%) Life Science
6 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.96%) FMCG
6 1 (1.96%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) HPUX
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ETL
1 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (9.80%) Data Security
3 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
3 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
3 4 (7.84%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (5.88%) Data Management
5 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.92%) Validation
5 2 (3.92%) Migration
5 2 (3.92%) Biostatistics
6 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.96%) Release Management
6 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.96%) Change Management
6 1 (1.96%) Data Analytics
6 1 (1.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) SAS Macro
3 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.88%) R
5 2 (3.92%) VB
5 2 (3.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) CDISC
2 1 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) GCP
2 1 (1.96%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Informatica
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