The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Developer
Rank 110 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 14 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.082% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.089% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAS Developer
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2599 2243 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.23% 91.93% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1118 1078
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 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 68
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.72 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

SAS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SAS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAS Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SAS Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SAS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SAS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SAS Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Edinburgh -3 12 £363 -23.68%
SAS Developer
UK

SAS Developer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (100.00%) SAS
2 19 (67.86%) Finance
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) Banking
5 8 (28.57%) Retail
5 8 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 6 (21.43%) Migration
6 6 (21.43%) System Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (21.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
8 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (10.71%) Base SAS
9 3 (10.71%) Teradata
10 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
10 2 (7.14%) SAS Macro
10 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
11 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
11 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
11 1 (3.57%) Data Mart
11 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
11 1 (3.57%) CRM

SAS Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
1 6 (21.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (10.71%) Base SAS
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mart
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) System Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Teradata