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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Programmer
Rank 576 555 568
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 24 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.040% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
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£425 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 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 27 August 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 22 £425 +3.65% 7
London +1 9 £400 -18.20% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 2
Halifax - 2 £438 - 1
Liverpool - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 74 (100.00%) SAS
2 31 (41.89%) Base SAS
3 21 (28.38%) SQL
4 19 (25.68%) Finance
5 18 (24.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 18 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (21.62%) Oracle
7 15 (20.27%) UNIX
7 15 (20.27%) SAS Macro
8 10 (13.51%) CDISC
9 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
9 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
10 7 (9.46%) Banking
10 7 (9.46%) ETL
11 6 (8.11%) Data Management
11 6 (8.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
11 6 (8.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (6.76%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.76%) Dimensional Modelling
12 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
12 5 (6.76%) Migration
12 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (6.76%) Netezza
12 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
12 5 (6.76%) Data Mining
12 5 (6.76%) Java
12 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
12 5 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (5.41%) HPUX

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 74 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.89%) Base SAS
2 6 (8.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (6.76%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.41%) OLAP
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.05%) DB2
5 3 (4.05%) Big Data
6 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 18 (24.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
1 2 (2.70%) GWT
2 1 (1.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Mainframe
1 4 (5.41%) Credit Risk
1 4 (5.41%) HP Superdome
2 2 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (1.35%) Biotechnology
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) UNIX
2 4 (5.41%) HPUX
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
3 7 (9.46%) ETL
4 6 (8.11%) Data Management
5 5 (6.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (6.76%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.76%) Migration
5 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.41%) Data Security
6 4 (5.41%) Customer Insight
6 4 (5.41%) Time Series Analysis
7 2 (2.70%) UML
7 2 (2.70%) MVC
7 2 (2.70%) Clinical Data Management
8 1 (1.35%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.35%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.35%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.35%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.35%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) SQL
2 15 (20.27%) SAS Macro
3 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.76%) Java
5 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.70%) R
6 2 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) CDISC
2 1 (1.35%) FINREP
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Netezza
3 4 (5.41%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
Leeds
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago