The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Programmer
Rank 568 549 551
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 21 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.027% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.030% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
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£425 £431 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £431 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +32.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 29 July 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
Top 11 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 29 July 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 +1 20 £425 -1.44% 3
London +6 12 £413 - 1
Surrey -3 2 £475 +11.76%
South East -16 2 £475 +10.14%
Edinburgh -18 1 - -
Scotland -24 1 - -
North East - 1 £400 -
North West - - - - 2
Liverpool - - - -
City of London - - - -
Merseyside - - - -

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (100.00%) SAS
2 31 (43.66%) Base SAS
3 19 (26.76%) SQL
4 18 (25.35%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (23.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (23.94%) SAS Macro
6 16 (22.54%) UNIX
7 15 (21.13%) Oracle
8 14 (19.72%) Finance
9 12 (16.90%) CDISC
10 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
10 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
11 8 (11.27%) Data Management
12 7 (9.86%) ETL
13 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
13 6 (8.45%) Java
13 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
13 6 (8.45%) Netezza
13 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
14 5 (7.04%) Dimensional Modelling
14 5 (7.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (7.04%) Banking
14 5 (7.04%) Data Mining
15 4 (5.63%) HP
15 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
15 4 (5.63%) OLAP
15 4 (5.63%) HPUX
15 4 (5.63%) Linux
15 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (5.63%) Degree

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) Base SAS
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (7.04%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.63%) OLAP
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (4.23%) DB2
5 3 (4.23%) Big Data
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (23.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (19.72%) Finance
3 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.04%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Advertising
5 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) GWT
3 1 (1.41%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) HP Superdome
2 3 (4.23%) Credit Risk
2 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.41%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) UNIX
2 4 (5.63%) HPUX
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
3 8 (11.27%) Data Management
4 7 (9.86%) ETL
5 5 (7.04%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.63%) Clinical Data Management
6 4 (5.63%) Migration
6 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.63%) Data Security
6 4 (5.63%) Customer Insight
7 2 (2.82%) UML
7 2 (2.82%) MVC
8 1 (1.41%) Workflow
8 1 (1.41%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.41%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.41%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.41%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.41%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.41%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) SQL
2 17 (23.94%) SAS Macro
3 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.45%) Java
5 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.23%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
7 1 (1.41%) R
7 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) Netezza
3 4 (5.63%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
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