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 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Programmer
Rank 581 566 559
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 35 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.037% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.039% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 10
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£450 £378 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £381 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - -

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
51713 48167 48748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.71% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32673 29142 27386
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2096 2586
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAS Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

SAS Programmer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS Programmer
Top 13 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 24 November 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 -11 32 £450 +19.20% 7
London +13 7 £425 +38.21% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £438 - 2
South East -33 5 £350 -7.89%
West Yorkshire - 5 £438 - 2
Halifax - 4 £438 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 3
Scotland - 2 - - 3
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Peterborough - - - -

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 63 (100.00%) SAS
2 24 (38.10%) Base SAS
3 18 (28.57%) Finance
4 15 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (20.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (20.63%) SQL
6 11 (17.46%) Oracle
6 11 (17.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 11 (17.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 11 (17.46%) Algorithms
7 9 (14.29%) SAS Macro
7 9 (14.29%) CDISC
7 9 (14.29%) ETL
8 8 (12.70%) UNIX
8 8 (12.70%) Financial Institution
9 7 (11.11%) Banking
9 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (9.52%) OLAP
10 6 (9.52%) Data Security
10 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
11 5 (7.94%) Data Structures
11 5 (7.94%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (7.94%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
11 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.94%) Linux
11 5 (7.94%) Shell Script

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 63 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) Base SAS
2 11 (17.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 11 (17.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.52%) OLAP
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.94%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.76%) Big Data
7 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (12.70%) Financial Institution
4 7 (11.11%) Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.35%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.35%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.17%) Statistics
5 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) FMCG
6 1 (1.59%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.59%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) UNIX
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (14.29%) ETL
3 6 (9.52%) Data Security
4 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
4 5 (7.94%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (6.35%) Customer Insight
5 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.76%) Data Management
7 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Validation
7 2 (3.17%) Time Series Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.59%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.59%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.59%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.59%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) SAS Macro
3 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.17%) R
5 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) CDISC
2 1 (1.59%) FINREP
2 1 (1.59%) GCP
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.17%) Teradata
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Informatica
4 1 (1.59%) HP
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