The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Programmer
Rank 590 535 516
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -19
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 17 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.089% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.097% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 13
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £529 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
+32.18% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +350.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
- +350.00%

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

SAS Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAS Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAS Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAS Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAS Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAS Programmer
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 -55 17 £500 +25.00% 8
London -16 8 £425 -5.55% 5
City of London +12 4 £543 +3.33% 3
West Yorkshire -10 3 £533 +33.12%
Yorkshire -14 3 £533 +33.12%
North West -23 3 £538 +30.30%
South West +10 2 - - 2
Bristol 0 2 - -
Leeds -12 2 £541 +35.31%
South East -20 2 £350 -7.89%
Milton Keynes - 2 £350 -
Warrington - 2 £538 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Cheshire - 2 £538 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 1 £550 +18.27%
Tyne and Wear -14 1 £550 +18.27%
North East -14 1 £550 +18.27%
Lancashire - 1 £550 -
Blackpool - 1 £550 -

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAS Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) SAS
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) Base SAS
4 12 (35.29%) Finance
5 11 (32.35%) Oracle
5 11 (32.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 10 (29.41%) ETL
7 8 (23.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
9 6 (17.65%) SAS Macro
9 6 (17.65%) CDISC
9 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
11 4 (11.76%) Banking
11 4 (11.76%) Validation
11 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
12 3 (8.82%) Java
12 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
12 3 (8.82%) MS Office
12 3 (8.82%) Marketing
12 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (8.82%) Data Management
12 3 (8.82%) Dimensional Modelling
12 3 (8.82%) Data Integration

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAS Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) Base SAS
2 11 (32.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (23.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
5 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.88%) Big Data
8 2 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (5.88%) Spotfire
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 2 (5.88%) OLAP
8 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.94%) DB2
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) ERwin
2 1 (2.94%) ProC
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
3 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.88%) GIS
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
4 2 (5.88%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.94%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.94%) Life Science
5 1 (2.94%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) HPUX
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ETL
2 4 (11.76%) Validation
2 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
3 3 (8.82%) Data Management
3 3 (8.82%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (8.82%) Data Reconciliation
3 3 (8.82%) Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Project Governance
4 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.88%) Biostatistics
4 2 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Data Security
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) SAS Macro
3 3 (8.82%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.82%) R
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) CDISC
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) GCP
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) i2
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
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