The median contractor rate for a SAS Programmer was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Programmer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 614 595
Rank change year-on-year +27 -19  
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 5 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.023% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.025% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 12
Median daily rate £428 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.58% -19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £376 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £470 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £425 £529
% change year-on-year -16.47% -19.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40564 48955 48044
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.22% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26483 32336 29576
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1322 1392 1925
Median hourly rate £18.26 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

SAS Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured SAS Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Programmer in England

SAS Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Programmer in England

SAS Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS Programmer in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS Programmer in England

SAS Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Programmer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS Programmer in England

SAS Programmer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 1 £500 - 1
North West +29 1 £355 -13.41%
South East +11 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
SAS Programmer
UK

SAS Programmer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, SAS Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring SAS Programmer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SAS
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) CDISC
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Biometrics
3 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) S-PLUS
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) R
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Life Science

SAS Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Biometrics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) R
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP