The median contractor rate for a SAS Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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.

SAS Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 566 521
Rank change year-on-year +11 -45  
Contract jobs requiring an SAS Developer 50 82 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 76
Median daily rate £438 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

SAS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 30 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 3 months to 29 March 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
England +26 47 £438 -1.12% 7
London +25 16 £450 -14.28% 2
East Midlands 0 7 £425 -10.52%
South West -2 6 £450 +5.88%
North West +32 5 £365 -18.88% 1
West Midlands +18 5 - - 2
Coventry - 5 - -
Halifax +8 4 £450 -5.26%
Wiltshire +7 4 £450 -5.26%
Yorkshire +3 4 £450 +12.50% 2
South East +2 4 £400 -3.90%
Swindon +2 4 £450 -5.26%
West Yorkshire +2 4 £450 +12.50% 2
East Sussex +5 3 £463 +10.11%
Derbyshire - 3 £425 -
Derby - 3 £425 -
Cheshire +28 2 £367 -18.55%
Manchester +20 2 £338 -25.00% 1
Brighton +5 2 £525 +25.00%
Bristol +2 2 £450 +20.00%
South Wales - 2 £425 - 1
Wales - 2 £425 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £425 -
Scotland +19 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +11 1 - - 1
Chester +8 1 £378 -16.00%
Hampshire +4 1 £375 -9.09%
City of London -5 1 £525 +13.51%
Lancashire - 1 £375 -
Hove - 1 £400 -

SAS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 featuring SAS Developer in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) SAS
2 35 (46.67%) Finance
3 32 (42.67%) Banking
4 24 (32.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 23 (30.67%) Base SAS
5 23 (30.67%) SQL
6 20 (26.67%) ETL
7 18 (24.00%) Migration
8 16 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (18.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (17.33%) Credit Risk
11 12 (16.00%) Retail
12 10 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (13.33%) Oracle
13 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.00%) SAS Certification
13 9 (12.00%) Hadoop
14 8 (10.67%) Big Data
14 8 (10.67%) SAS Macro
14 8 (10.67%) Retail Banking
14 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
15 7 (9.33%) Unix
15 7 (9.33%) MS Office
15 7 (9.33%) Mainframe
15 7 (9.33%) Teradata
15 7 (9.33%) Data Quality
16 6 (8.00%) Data Migration
16 6 (8.00%) Data Integration
16 6 (8.00%) SQL Server

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 75 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) PuTTY
1 2 (2.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 23 (30.67%) Base SAS
3 14 (18.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (12.00%) Hadoop
6 8 (10.67%) Big Data
7 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (6.67%) OLAP
8 5 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (5.33%) SAS EBI
9 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.67%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.67%) QlikView
10 2 (2.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) ProC
General
1 35 (46.67%) Finance
2 32 (42.67%) Banking
3 12 (16.00%) Retail
4 8 (10.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (17.33%) Credit Risk
3 7 (9.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Fintech
4 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Unix
2 4 (5.33%) MVS
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) ETL
2 18 (24.00%) Migration
3 16 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.67%) Analytics
5 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.67%) Data Validation
5 5 (6.67%) Validation
6 4 (5.33%) ETL Development
7 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Information Management
7 3 (4.00%) SDLC
8 2 (2.67%) Coaching
8 2 (2.67%) Data Architecture
8 2 (2.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.67%) Risk Analytics
9 1 (1.33%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (1.33%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) SAS Macro
3 4 (5.33%) C
3 4 (5.33%) C#
3 4 (5.33%) C++
3 4 (5.33%) Java
3 4 (5.33%) MATLAB
3 4 (5.33%) R
3 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.33%) VB
3 4 (5.33%) VBA
4 3 (4.00%) PROC SQL
5 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) SAS Certification
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.33%) IFRS
3 3 (4.00%) IFRS 9
4 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.33%) IAS 39
5 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.33%) Teradata
4 4 (5.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.33%) DataFlux
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