The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Developer
Rank 82 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.076% 0.25% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.26% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £393 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.63% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAS Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1258 1133 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 94.26% 90.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 581 630
Average daily rate £325 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 90 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

SAS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAS Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAS Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAS Developer
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SAS Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio

SAS Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SAS Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture