The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 April 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 88 84
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing SAS Macro 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.098% 0.26% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.92% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £444
% change year-on-year +11.84% -14.36%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 398 434 395
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 39.06% 28.29% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 252 250
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £13.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.76% -76.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

SAS Macro
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

SAS Macro
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Macro in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS Macro 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SAS Macro.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) ProC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) PROC SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Visual Analytics

SAS Macro
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (100.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PROC SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL