Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAS System
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 49 77
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28 -24
Contract jobs citing SAS 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.65% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 6.06% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Cardiff median daily rate £488 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -2.63% -1.04%
10th Percentile £424 £379 £420
90th Percentile £561 £556 £500
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% -21.05% -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £20.50 -

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 86 66 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 14.08% 12.11% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 136
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £136 £226 £213
90th Percentile £477 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £363 £405 £390
% change year-on-year -10.49% +3.85% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -23.08% +10.17%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.35 £10.83
90th Percentile £14.50 £13.65 £20.68
South Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -35.71% +35.48%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Cardiff

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAS in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Cardiff

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SAS.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Teradata
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Informatica
3 2 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unix

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Apache FOP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Informatica
2 2 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) IBM