The median contractor rate for a SAS Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 102 85
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17  
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 2 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.11% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £338 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1246 1697 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 95.04% 94.54% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 982 821
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SAS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured SAS Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Developer in Manchester

SAS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Developer in Manchester

SAS Developer Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, SAS Developer 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 Manchester region featuring SAS Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube

SAS Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA