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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Programmer
Rank 557 550 540
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 35 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.039% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.042% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 9
Average daily rate
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£438 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £360 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £380 £404
% change year-on-year
+15.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.25 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.18% -

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 2014.

SAS Programmer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SAS Programmer
Top 10 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 December 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 -16 31 £438 +15.13% 8
South East -30 9 £400 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire -4 8 £438 +9.37% 1
London +17 7 £425 +23.63% 5
West Yorkshire -8 7 £438 +9.37% 1
Halifax +2 4 £438 +9.37%
Scotland -6 3 £410 - 2
Edinburgh -11 3 £410 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
City of London - 1 - - 2

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (100.00%) SAS
2 22 (35.48%) Finance
3 21 (33.87%) Base SAS
4 20 (32.26%) SQL
5 15 (24.19%) Oracle
6 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (22.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (22.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 11 (17.74%) CDISC
7 11 (17.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 10 (16.13%) ETL
9 9 (14.52%) Banking
10 8 (12.90%) Financial Institution
10 8 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
10 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (11.29%) Algorithms
11 7 (11.29%) OLAP
12 6 (9.68%) Data Security
12 6 (9.68%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (9.68%) SAS Macro
13 5 (8.06%) Dimensional Modelling
13 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (8.06%) Data Structures
13 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
13 5 (8.06%) XML
13 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
14 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
14 4 (6.45%) UNIX

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) Base SAS
2 14 (22.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (17.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
4 8 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (11.29%) OLAP
6 6 (9.68%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.23%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.61%) DB2
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (14.52%) Banking
4 8 (12.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) XML
2 2 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.06%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.45%) Statistics
5 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.23%) Biometrics
6 2 (3.23%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.61%) Life Science
7 1 (1.61%) FMCG
7 1 (1.61%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) UNIX
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) HPUX
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (16.13%) ETL
3 6 (9.68%) Data Security
4 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
4 5 (8.06%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Migration
6 3 (4.84%) Data Management
7 2 (3.23%) Biostatistics
7 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.23%) Validation
7 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.23%) Analytics
8 1 (1.61%) Data Reconciliation
8 1 (1.61%) Time Series Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.61%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.61%) Data Analytics
8 1 (1.61%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) SAS Macro
3 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.45%) R
5 1 (1.61%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) VBA
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) CDISC
2 1 (1.61%) FINREP
2 1 (1.61%) GCP
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.23%) Teradata
3 2 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) HP
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