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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Developer
Rank 83 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 15 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 0.073% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.079% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+13.12% +0.94%
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
1533 1268 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.02% 92.49% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 670 410
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 88
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) SAS
2 21 (80.77%) Base SAS
2 21 (80.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 13 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (38.46%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) UNIX
5 9 (34.62%) Migration
5 9 (34.62%) Data Analysis
6 8 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (30.77%) Data Extraction
6 8 (30.77%) Mainframe
6 8 (30.77%) IBM
6 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 7 (26.92%) VBA
7 7 (26.92%) System Testing
7 7 (26.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (23.08%) REXX
9 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (19.23%) ETL
10 4 (15.38%) Banking
10 4 (15.38%) Data Governance
10 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
11 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
12 2 (7.69%) Oracle
12 2 (7.69%) OLAP
12 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
12 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database

SAS Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) Base SAS
1 21 (80.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (26.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) OLAP
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mainframe
1 8 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
1 8 (30.77%) Data Extraction
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Migration
1 9 (34.62%) Data Analysis
2 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 7 (26.92%) System Testing
4 5 (19.23%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Data Governance
6 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Data Security
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) VBA
3 6 (23.08%) REXX
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica