The median contractor rate for an SAS Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 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 Programmer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 150 137
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.092% 0.035% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.037% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £369
% change year-on-year +3.65% +11.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2088 2683 2877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.60% 92.68% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1496 1476
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -19.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SAS Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS Programmer in Scotland

SAS Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Programmer in Scotland

SAS Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS Programmer in Scotland

SAS Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Glasgow - 2 - -
SAS Programmer
UK

SAS Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region featuring SAS Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning

SAS Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) CLIST
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase