Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAS Developer was £453 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 784 545
Rank change year-on-year +10 -239 +49
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 103 97 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.093% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.098% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 293
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £370 £329 £363
90th Percentile £625 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £450
% change year-on-year +7.40% -6.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

SAS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Developer in the UK

SAS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS Developer in the UK

SAS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS Developer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS Developer in the UK

SAS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS Developer in the UK

SAS Developer
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England +17 86 £460 +8.24%
UK excluding London +41 83 £450 +7.40%
South East +11 23 £475 +11.76%
South West +4 22 £458 +7.65%
North of England +48 19 £475 +18.01%
London -37 18 £500 +3.90%
Scotland +4 12 £425 +22.13%
North West +23 9 £525 +31.25%
Yorkshire +19 9 £406 -1.52%
Wales +6 4 £550 -
East of England - 3 £400 -
West Midlands +22 1 £450 -16.67%
Midlands +20 1 £450 -16.67%

SAS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 featuring SAS Developer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) SAS
2 53 (51.46%) Finance
3 34 (33.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 33 (32.04%) SQL
5 32 (31.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 31 (30.10%) Banking
7 29 (28.16%) Base SAS
8 24 (23.30%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (19.42%) Oracle
9 20 (19.42%) Analytics
10 17 (16.50%) Unix
11 16 (15.53%) SDLC
12 15 (14.56%) Migration
13 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (13.59%) SAS Macro
13 14 (13.59%) IFRS
13 14 (13.59%) IFRS 9
14 13 (12.62%) Linux
15 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.65%) ETL
15 12 (11.65%) Retail
15 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
16 11 (10.68%) SAS EBI
16 11 (10.68%) Credit Risk
16 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
16 11 (10.68%) RDBMS
17 10 (9.71%) Java
17 10 (9.71%) XML
17 10 (9.71%) T-SQL
18 9 (8.74%) ProC

SAS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 103 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) SPSS
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 32 (31.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 29 (28.16%) Base SAS
4 24 (23.30%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
6 11 (10.68%) RDBMS
6 11 (10.68%) SAS EBI
7 8 (7.77%) OLAP
7 8 (7.77%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 7 (6.80%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (5.83%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (4.85%) Data Mart
10 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.91%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (1.94%) Ingres
12 2 (1.94%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.97%) Big Data
13 1 (0.97%) DB2
13 1 (0.97%) MS Access
13 1 (0.97%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) ProC
2 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (51.46%) Finance
2 31 (30.10%) Banking
3 12 (11.65%) Retail
4 8 (7.77%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.85%) Retail Finance
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) XML
2 2 (1.94%) ODBC
2 2 (1.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.97%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Credit Risk
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Unix
2 13 (12.62%) Linux
3 7 (6.80%) Windows
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) Analytics
2 16 (15.53%) SDLC
3 15 (14.56%) Migration
4 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (11.65%) ETL
5 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
7 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.74%) Data Integration
7 9 (8.74%) Data Protection
8 8 (7.77%) Visual Analytics
8 8 (7.77%) Visualisation
9 7 (6.80%) Release Management
9 7 (6.80%) System Testing
10 6 (5.83%) Data Management
10 6 (5.83%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.85%) Change Management
11 5 (4.85%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.85%) Stress Testing
12 4 (3.88%) Data Deduplication
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.04%) SQL
2 14 (13.59%) SAS Macro
3 10 (9.71%) Java
3 10 (9.71%) T-SQL
4 9 (8.74%) PROC SQL
5 5 (4.85%) R
6 2 (1.94%) C#
7 1 (0.97%) C
7 1 (0.97%) Scala
7 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.97%) SAS Certification
2 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.59%) IFRS
1 14 (13.59%) IFRS 9
2 5 (4.85%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Oracle
2 7 (6.80%) Netezza
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.94%) Tableau
5 1 (0.97%) Cognos
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) SAP
5 1 (0.97%) Teradata