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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Developer
Rank 130 130 110
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 12 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.072% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.077% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate
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£350 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3148 2611 2175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.10% 93.65% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1707 1340 1067
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 207 179
Average hourly rate £19.35 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 27 (71.05%) Base SAS
3 23 (60.53%) SQL
4 19 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (44.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 16 (42.11%) Data Modelling
7 14 (36.84%) Oracle
7 14 (36.84%) Algorithms
8 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
8 13 (34.21%) PL/SQL
8 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (34.21%) Finance
9 12 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
10 10 (26.32%) Data Security
11 9 (23.68%) VBA
12 8 (21.05%) Banking
13 6 (15.79%) Retail
13 6 (15.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (13.16%) Informatica
15 4 (10.53%) Retail Banking
15 4 (10.53%) Data Governance
15 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
16 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (7.89%) Migration
16 3 (7.89%) OLAP
16 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (5.26%) ETL
17 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
17 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
17 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) Base SAS
2 17 (44.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
4 6 (15.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.89%) OLAP
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.63%) OLAP Cube
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (42.11%) Data Modelling
3 12 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (26.32%) Data Security
5 4 (10.53%) Data Governance
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) ETL
8 1 (2.63%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) PL/SQL
3 9 (23.68%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Informatica
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