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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Programmer
Rank 546 525 546
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 33 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.054% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.059% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 8
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£438 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £303 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - -
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
47542 44396 47499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.88% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30198 27395 27354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 1931 2369
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SAS Programmer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SAS Programmer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 October 2014. 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 +18 7 £400 +26.98% 6
Yorkshire - 7 £438 - 1
South East -14 3 £366 -3.61% 2
East of England - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
SAS Programmer
UK

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) SAS
2 23 (44.23%) Base SAS
3 17 (32.69%) Finance
4 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (21.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (19.23%) SAS Macro
6 10 (19.23%) SQL
6 10 (19.23%) Oracle
7 9 (17.31%) UNIX
7 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
8 8 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 8 (15.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
9 7 (13.46%) ETL
9 7 (13.46%) CDISC
10 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
10 5 (9.62%) Data Security
10 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
11 4 (7.69%) Customer Insight
11 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
11 4 (7.69%) Linux
11 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
11 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
11 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
12 3 (5.77%) Data Management
12 3 (5.77%) Banking
12 3 (5.77%) Ab Initio

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) Base SAS
2 8 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 8 (15.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.77%) Big Data
6 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.85%) DB2
6 2 (3.85%) OLAP
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.77%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.92%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.92%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.92%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) UNIX
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (13.46%) ETL
3 5 (9.62%) Data Security
4 4 (7.69%) Customer Insight
4 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 4 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (5.77%) Data Management
6 2 (3.85%) Time Series Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Validation
6 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.92%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.92%) Data Analytics
7 1 (1.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SAS Macro
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.85%) R
4 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) CDISC
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) GCP
2 1 (1.92%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) HP
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