The median contractor rate for an SAS Developer was £398 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 June 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 Developer
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 152 142
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Median daily rate £398 £403 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.24% -19.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £487 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -7.64% -10.52%  
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 the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2763 3599 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.82% 94.81% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 2233 1998
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 135 194
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

SAS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS Developer in the North West

SAS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Developer in the North West

SAS Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Manchester +11 1 £370 -9.75%
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
SAS Developer
England

SAS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region featuring SAS Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SAS
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
5 2 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) VBA
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) DataFlux
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Process Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) ITSM
6 1 (14.29%) OLAP
6 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) Windows

SAS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Capita
1 1 (14.29%) DataFlux
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle