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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Programmer
Rank 585 556 582
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 29 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.042% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.045% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 10
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£413 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £314 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 23 September 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 23 September 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 25 £413 +10.00% 9
London +15 7 £400 +1.26% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £438 - 4
Halifax - 2 £438 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 60 (100.00%) SAS
2 22 (36.67%) Base SAS
3 21 (35.00%) Finance
4 16 (26.67%) SQL
5 13 (21.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (20.00%) UNIX
6 12 (20.00%) SAS Macro
7 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (13.33%) CDISC
9 8 (13.33%) Financial Institution
10 7 (11.67%) ETL
10 7 (11.67%) Oracle
10 7 (11.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (10.00%) Banking
12 5 (8.33%) Data Mining
12 5 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 4 (6.67%) Time Series Analysis
13 4 (6.67%) Customer Insight
13 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
13 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
13 4 (6.67%) Linux
13 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.67%) Degree
14 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
14 3 (5.00%) DB2
14 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
14 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
14 3 (5.00%) Big Data

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 60 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) Base SAS
2 7 (11.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 5 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (5.00%) Big Data
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.00%) DB2
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) OLAP
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 6 (10.00%) Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.67%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.67%) ETL
3 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (6.67%) Customer Insight
3 4 (6.67%) Time Series Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.33%) Migration
5 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.67%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.67%) Data Analytics
6 1 (1.67%) Analytics
6 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.67%) Data Security
6 1 (1.67%) Workflow
6 1 (1.67%) Data Management
6 1 (1.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) SAS Macro
3 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.33%) R
5 2 (3.33%) VB
5 2 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) PhD
3 1 (1.67%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) CDISC
2 1 (1.67%) FINREP
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Teradata
2 2 (3.33%) Netezza
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) HP
3 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago