The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Developer
Rank 130 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 21 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.13% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.14% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAS Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3369 2874 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.25% 92.53% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1925 1552 1049
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 190 177
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

SAS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAS Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SAS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SAS Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester +3 9 £475 -5.00% 1
Cheshire - 4 £475 - 1
Lancashire - 4 £520 -
Merseyside - 2 £540 -
SAS Developer
England

SAS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 38 (100.00%) SAS
2 31 (81.58%) Base SAS
3 26 (68.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 18 (47.37%) Finance
5 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (31.58%) UNIX
6 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
7 10 (26.32%) IBM Mainframe
7 10 (26.32%) Data Extraction
7 10 (26.32%) IBM
7 10 (26.32%) Mainframe
8 9 (23.68%) Migration
9 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 8 (21.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (18.42%) System Testing
10 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
10 7 (18.42%) ETL
10 7 (18.42%) Data Security
10 7 (18.42%) Banking
11 6 (15.79%) REXX
11 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle
11 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
11 6 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (13.16%) OLAP
12 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft

SAS Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 38 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (81.58%) Base SAS
2 26 (68.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 8 (21.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (13.16%) OLAP
6 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.89%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (5.26%) SQLBase
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) IBM Mainframe
1 10 (26.32%) Data Extraction
1 10 (26.32%) Mainframe
2 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
3 9 (23.68%) Migration
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.42%) System Testing
5 7 (18.42%) ETL
5 7 (18.42%) Data Security
6 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Data Governance
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) REXX
2 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) IBM
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
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