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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS Programmer
Rank 570 541 517
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -24
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 17 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.049% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.053% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 8
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£419 £431 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £380 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £489 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £53.25 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.25 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -

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
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 3 March 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 9 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 3 March 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 -13 14 £419 +4.68% 12
Yorkshire -5 4 £360 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -11 4 £360 -10.00% 1
South East -16 4 £419 +10.19% 6
Surrey -1 3 £438 -2.77%
Scotland -2 3 £410 -8.88%
Edinburgh -3 3 £410 -8.88%
Bradford - 2 £360 -
South Yorkshire - - - -

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 50 (100.00%) SAS
2 18 (36.00%) Base SAS
3 17 (34.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) Oracle
5 15 (30.00%) Finance
5 15 (30.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 13 (26.00%) ETL
7 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (24.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 11 (22.00%) CDISC
9 10 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (14.00%) Banking
12 7 (14.00%) Algorithms
12 7 (14.00%) SAS Macro
13 6 (12.00%) OLAP Cube
13 6 (12.00%) Data Structures
13 6 (12.00%) Data Security
13 6 (12.00%) XML
13 6 (12.00%) OLAP
14 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
14 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
14 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
14 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
15 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
15 4 (8.00%) UNIX

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 50 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) Base SAS
2 15 (30.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 12 (24.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 9 (18.00%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (12.00%) OLAP
7 6 (12.00%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.00%) Spotfire
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
10 1 (2.00%) DB2
10 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (14.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (12.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.00%) Statistics
6 2 (4.00%) HP Superdome
6 2 (4.00%) Biometrics
7 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.00%) FMCG
7 1 (2.00%) Life Science
7 1 (2.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) HPUX
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ETL
2 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.00%) Data Security
4 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (6.00%) Data Management
5 3 (6.00%) Validation
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Biostatistics
6 2 (4.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (2.00%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.00%) Release Management
7 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) SAS Macro
3 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) R
5 2 (4.00%) VB
5 2 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) SAS Certification
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) CDISC
2 1 (2.00%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) Informatica
2 2 (4.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.00%) Teradata
3 1 (2.00%) i2
3 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
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