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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS Developer
Rank 527 494 475
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -19
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 99 118 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 94 76
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 30 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -25 90 £450 +2.27% 13
London +9 33 £506 +12.50% 6
West Yorkshire -10 22 £413 -2.94% 1
Yorkshire -29 22 £413 -4.34% 1
South East +16 18 £463 +15.62% 2
Leeds +1 15 £425 - 1
North West -28 11 £400 -11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £525 +16.66%
City of London +32 7 £463 - 2
Scotland -1 7 £425 +21.42%
Edinburgh -8 7 £425 -22.72%
Hampshire +10 6 £450 - 1
Manchester -21 6 £400 - 1
Basingstoke +4 5 £438 -
Cheshire - 4 £413 -
Milton Keynes +3 3 £625 +38.88%
Halifax +2 2 £430 -9.47%
Berkshire +1 2 £430 +43.33% 1
North East -26 2 £450 +2.27%
Tyne and Wear -34 2 £450 +2.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 2 £450 +2.27%
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
South West +3 1 £475 +5.55%
Swindon -2 1 £475 +5.55%
Wiltshire -4 1 £475 +5.55%
Maidenhead -8 1 £435 +45.00%
Reading - 1 £425 -
Chester - 1 £450 -

SAS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 313 (100.00%) SAS
2 157 (50.16%) Finance
3 153 (48.88%) Base SAS
4 140 (44.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 102 (32.59%) ETL
6 92 (29.39%) Data Warehouse
7 72 (23.00%) SQL
8 71 (22.68%) Business Intelligence
9 65 (20.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 57 (18.21%) Analytics
11 46 (14.70%) SAS EBI
12 45 (14.38%) Unix
13 38 (12.14%) Data Integration
13 38 (12.14%) Banking
14 37 (11.82%) Credit Risk
15 34 (10.86%) Data Modelling
16 32 (10.22%) Oracle
17 27 (8.63%) SAS Certification
18 23 (7.35%) Migration
18 23 (7.35%) OLAP
19 21 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (6.71%) Retail
19 21 (6.71%) SAS Macro
20 20 (6.39%) Data Analysis
21 18 (5.75%) Visual Analytics
21 18 (5.75%) System Testing
21 18 (5.75%) Linux
22 17 (5.43%) Microsoft
23 15 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
23 15 (4.79%) MS Excel

SAS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 313 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (48.88%) Base SAS
2 140 (44.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 92 (29.39%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (20.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 46 (14.70%) SAS EBI
6 23 (7.35%) OLAP
7 15 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (4.79%) OLAP Cube
8 13 (4.15%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 10 (3.19%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.88%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.56%) SQL Server
12 7 (2.24%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (2.24%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.24%) Pentaho
13 5 (1.60%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.60%) Big Data
13 5 (1.60%) DB2
13 5 (1.60%) Impala
Development Applications
1 6 (1.92%) ERwin
General
1 157 (50.16%) Finance
2 38 (12.14%) Banking
3 21 (6.71%) Retail
4 11 (3.51%) Retail Banking
5 10 (3.19%) Marketing
5 10 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.19%) XML
2 7 (2.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.14%) Data Integration
2 37 (11.82%) Credit Risk
3 5 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.28%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.28%) Statistics
5 3 (0.96%) Data Extraction
5 3 (0.96%) Fixed Income
5 3 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (0.96%) Replication
5 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.64%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.32%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.38%) Unix
2 18 (5.75%) Linux
3 9 (2.88%) AIX
4 2 (0.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (32.59%) ETL
2 71 (22.68%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (18.21%) Analytics
4 34 (10.86%) Data Modelling
5 23 (7.35%) Migration
6 21 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (6.39%) Data Analysis
8 18 (5.75%) System Testing
8 18 (5.75%) Visual Analytics
9 15 (4.79%) ETL Development
10 13 (4.15%) Project Management
10 13 (4.15%) Release Management
10 13 (4.15%) Test Strategy
11 11 (3.51%) Data Management
11 11 (3.51%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.51%) Process Improvement
12 7 (2.24%) Change Control
12 7 (2.24%) Dimensional Modelling
12 7 (2.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (1.92%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 72 (23.00%) SQL
2 21 (6.71%) SAS Macro
3 13 (4.15%) R
4 11 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.88%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.56%) VBA
7 5 (1.60%) C++
8 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.64%) VB
9 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.32%) COBOL
9 1 (0.32%) Java
9 1 (0.32%) REXX
Qualifications
1 27 (8.63%) SAS Certification
2 9 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.60%) Degree
4 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) COREP
3 1 (0.32%) FINREP
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (10.22%) Oracle
2 17 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.56%) Teradata
4 7 (2.24%) Informatica
5 5 (1.60%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.64%) IBM
6 2 (0.64%) Netezza
7 1 (0.32%) SAP
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 23 days ago