Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 6 months to 28 March 2020 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 System
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5 -9
Contract jobs citing SAS 17 12 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 1.87% 0.84% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.04% 5.22% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Median daily rate £515 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £438 £271 £375
90th Percentile £533 £513 £425
Wales median daily rate £508 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +26.88% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.25 -
Wales median hourly rate - £23.25 -

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 154 230 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.98% 16.15% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 166 124
Median daily rate £450 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.03% -6.73%
10th Percentile £225 £309 £163
90th Percentile £550 £600 £575
Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £23.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +102.13% -43.90%
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.25 £11.75
% change year-on-year -40.16% +148.89% -33.52%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing SAS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in South Wales

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAS in South Wales.

Daily rate trend for SAS in South Wales

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAS in South Wales.

Hourly rate trend for SAS in South Wales

SAS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 28 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +2 11 £515 +32.90% 2
Cardiff +26 6 £425 +6.25%
SAS
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SAS.

1 10 (58.82%) SQL
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
4 7 (41.18%) Apache Spark
5 6 (35.29%) R
5 6 (35.29%) Teradata
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) DB2
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Kafka
6 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) Coaching
6 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) Cloudera
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
7 4 (23.53%) Confluence
7 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
7 4 (23.53%) Maven
7 4 (23.53%) Ant
7 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
7 4 (23.53%) Struts

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (41.18%) Apache Spark
2 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (17.65%) Jupyter
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) DB2
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) Apache Hive
3 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Zeppelin
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
4 3 (17.65%) Data Lake
4 3 (17.65%) Impala
4 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (17.65%) Sqoop
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Ant
3 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Maven
3 4 (23.53%) Toad
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) SAS Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Python Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) Kafka
3 4 (23.53%) Struts
4 3 (17.65%) Apache NiFi
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) pytest
4 3 (17.65%) React
5 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.88%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) CentOS
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Coaching
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Data Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Munging
4 3 (17.65%) Data Security
4 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Project Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 3 (17.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) R
5 3 (17.65%) Go
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) HDFS
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Kibana
1 3 (17.65%) Oozie
2 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Teradata
3 4 (23.53%) Cloudera
4 3 (17.65%) Hortonworks
4 3 (17.65%) StreamSets
4 3 (17.65%) Talend