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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Developer
Rank 469 509 471
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -38
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 150 77 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 59 68
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£430 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.24% +0.66%
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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 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 21 October 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 +18 120 £450 +12.50% 15
London -16 30 £500 +25.00% 7
Scotland +12 23 £400 - 2
Edinburgh +19 22 £388 - 2
North East -22 19 £450 +38.46% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 18 £450 +38.46% 1
Tyne and Wear -27 18 £450 +38.46% 1
Yorkshire 0 16 £463 +2.72%
South East -18 16 £270 -28.00% 3
North West -5 13 £475 +35.71% 3
South West -25 12 £425 +13.33% 1
City of London +17 6 £425 +1.49% 3
West Yorkshire -10 5 £450 -5.26%
Bristol - 5 £425 -
Halifax -5 4 £463 -2.63%
Manchester -5 4 £475 +35.71% 1
Birmingham -4 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
South Wales - 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 3
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Bingley - - - -

SAS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 277 (100.00%) SAS
2 119 (42.96%) Base SAS
3 113 (40.79%) Finance
4 112 (40.43%) Business Intelligence
5 99 (35.74%) SQL
6 71 (25.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 70 (25.27%) Banking
8 65 (23.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 62 (22.38%) Data Warehouse
10 61 (22.02%) ETL
11 52 (18.77%) Oracle
12 45 (16.25%) Data Modelling
13 42 (15.16%) QlikView
14 40 (14.44%) Analytics
15 32 (11.55%) SAS Macro
16 31 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (10.83%) UNIX
18 29 (10.47%) Data Integration
19 23 (8.30%) Dimensional Modelling
20 22 (7.94%) Retail
21 19 (6.86%) Mainframe
22 18 (6.50%) PL/SQL
22 18 (6.50%) OLAP
22 18 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
22 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database 11g
22 18 (6.50%) Credit Risk
22 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database
23 17 (6.14%) Cognos
23 17 (6.14%) Informatica
24 16 (5.78%) SQL Server

SAS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 277 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (4.69%) MS Office
2 7 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Summit
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.89%) FTP
1 8 (2.89%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (42.96%) Base SAS
2 71 (25.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 65 (23.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 62 (22.38%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (15.16%) QlikView
6 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (6.50%) OLAP
6 18 (6.50%) Oracle Database
7 16 (5.78%) SQL Server
8 11 (3.97%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 10 (3.61%) Spotfire
9 10 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (3.61%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.25%) DB2
11 4 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.44%) Big Data
12 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.72%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Subversion
1 3 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.36%) ProC
General
1 113 (40.79%) Finance
2 70 (25.27%) Banking
3 22 (7.94%) Retail
4 10 (3.61%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.17%) Marketing
7 4 (1.44%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.72%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.72%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.69%) ODBC
2 1 (0.36%) EDI
2 1 (0.36%) .NET
2 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.47%) Data Integration
3 19 (6.86%) Mainframe
4 18 (6.50%) Credit Risk
5 15 (5.42%) Visualisation
5 15 (5.42%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.89%) Statistics
7 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.81%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.44%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.36%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) Economics
10 1 (0.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.83%) UNIX
2 10 (3.61%) Linux
3 8 (2.89%) Solaris
4 7 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (40.43%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (22.02%) ETL
3 45 (16.25%) Data Modelling
4 40 (14.44%) Analytics
5 23 (8.30%) Dimensional Modelling
6 18 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (5.42%) Visual Analytics
8 14 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (5.05%) Data Management
9 13 (4.69%) Migration
10 12 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.97%) Data Security
12 9 (3.25%) Project Management
12 9 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (2.89%) Data Analytics
13 8 (2.89%) System Testing
14 7 (2.53%) Release Management
15 6 (2.17%) Data Analysis
15 6 (2.17%) Waterfall
16 5 (1.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 99 (35.74%) SQL
2 32 (11.55%) SAS Macro
3 18 (6.50%) PL/SQL
4 10 (3.61%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.17%) VBA
6 3 (1.08%) C
7 2 (0.72%) C++
7 2 (0.72%) Java
8 1 (0.36%) C#
8 1 (0.36%) JCL
8 1 (0.36%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.05%) SAS Certification
2 11 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.36%) SLA
1 1 (0.36%) Basel II
1 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.36%) Basel III
1 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.36%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (18.77%) Oracle
2 17 (6.14%) Cognos
2 17 (6.14%) Informatica
3 9 (3.25%) Business Objects
3 9 (3.25%) Ab Initio
4 7 (2.53%) Palantir
5 5 (1.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.44%) Teradata
7 3 (1.08%) Tableau
8 1 (0.36%) Remedy
8 1 (0.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.36%) Sybase
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