The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Developer
Rank 481 518 498
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -20
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 120 57 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 72
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£425 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

SAS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SAS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS Developer within the UK.

SAS Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Developer
Top 22 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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
England +9 85 £428 +4.26% 20
London +28 38 £500 +23.07% 1
South East +16 22 £400 -2.43% 1
Yorkshire +4 10 £463 -2.63% 7
West Yorkshire +5 9 £475 - 6
Surrey +3 7 £405 -1.21%
Edinburgh -6 7 £388 -
Scotland -10 7 £388 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
North West -12 2 £400 +14.28% 3
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Northamptonshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Bingley - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

SAS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 249 (100.00%) SAS
2 106 (42.57%) Business Intelligence
3 102 (40.96%) Base SAS
4 97 (38.96%) Finance
5 75 (30.12%) SQL
6 58 (23.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 58 (23.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 52 (20.88%) Data Warehouse
8 48 (19.28%) Analytics
9 45 (18.07%) Banking
10 40 (16.06%) ETL
11 36 (14.46%) QlikView
12 32 (12.85%) Oracle
13 27 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (10.44%) Data Modelling
15 25 (10.04%) Data Mining
16 22 (8.84%) Predictive Modelling
17 20 (8.03%) OLAP
18 18 (7.23%) UNIX
18 18 (7.23%) Retail
18 18 (7.23%) Data Integration
19 16 (6.43%) Credit Risk
19 16 (6.43%) SAS Macro
19 16 (6.43%) Mainframe
20 15 (6.02%) Unit Testing
21 14 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
22 13 (5.22%) Business Objects
22 13 (5.22%) PL/SQL
22 13 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
22 13 (5.22%) System Testing

SAS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 249 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) MS Office
2 3 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (40.96%) Base SAS
2 58 (23.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 58 (23.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 52 (20.88%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (14.46%) QlikView
5 25 (10.04%) Data Mining
6 20 (8.03%) OLAP
7 13 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (5.22%) Oracle Database
8 12 (4.82%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 6 (2.41%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.41%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.41%) Spotfire
10 5 (2.01%) DB2
10 5 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.20%) Big Data
12 1 (0.40%) Xcelsius
12 1 (0.40%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) ERwin
1 3 (1.20%) Subversion
2 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.40%) ProC
General
1 97 (38.96%) Finance
2 45 (18.07%) Banking
3 18 (7.23%) Retail
4 8 (3.21%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.81%) Marketing
5 7 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Front Office
6 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.80%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (0.40%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.40%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) Web Services
1 1 (0.40%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.23%) Data Integration
2 16 (6.43%) Mainframe
2 16 (6.43%) Credit Risk
3 7 (2.81%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.61%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.40%) Replication
6 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.23%) UNIX
2 10 (4.02%) Linux
3 5 (2.01%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (42.57%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (19.28%) Analytics
3 40 (16.06%) ETL
4 27 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (10.44%) Data Modelling
6 22 (8.84%) Predictive Modelling
7 15 (6.02%) Unit Testing
8 14 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (5.22%) System Testing
9 13 (5.22%) Dimensional Modelling
10 12 (4.82%) Data Management
11 10 (4.02%) Data Security
11 10 (4.02%) Migration
12 7 (2.81%) Visual Analytics
13 5 (2.01%) Customer Insight
14 4 (1.61%) Data Analytics
14 4 (1.61%) Data Transformation
14 4 (1.61%) Integration Testing
14 4 (1.61%) Data Migration
14 4 (1.61%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.12%) SQL
2 16 (6.43%) SAS Macro
3 13 (5.22%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.61%) VBA
5 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.80%) C
5 2 (0.80%) C++
5 2 (0.80%) Java
6 1 (0.40%) PROC SQL
6 1 (0.40%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.02%) SAS Certification
2 3 (1.20%) Degree
2 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) Basel III
1 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.40%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (12.85%) Oracle
2 13 (5.22%) Business Objects
3 5 (2.01%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.61%) Cognos
5 3 (1.20%) Palantir
6 2 (0.80%) Netezza
6 2 (0.80%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) Sybase
7 1 (0.40%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.40%) Tableau
7 1 (0.40%) Remedy
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