The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SAS Macro skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS Macro over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Macro
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 157 188
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.059% 0.059%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £434
% change year-on-year +7.14% -11.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAS Macro is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1500 1573 2232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.83% 46.47% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1332 1797
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

SAS Macro
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SAS Macro as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Macro in the City of London

SAS Macro
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAS Macro in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Macro in the City of London