Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 November 2017 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 88 100
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing SAS 12 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.01% 1.13% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.85% 7.27% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -21.05% -0.26%
10th Percentile £232 £155 £420
90th Percentile £520 £515 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £16.66 £38.75
% change year-on-year +95.14% -57.02% +76.14%

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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 205 220 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.17% 15.56% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 134 255
Wales median daily rate £356 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.18% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £133 £270 £222
90th Percentile £540 £611 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 14
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% -35.71% +20.27%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.85 £10.05
90th Percentile £15.83 £21.60 £38.63
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Wales

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in Wales

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in Wales

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in Wales

SAS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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
South Wales +7 12 £413 +10.00%
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SAS.

1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Base SAS
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Maven
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) ODBC
6 3 (25.00%) Ant
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) OOD
6 3 (25.00%) Ingres
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (25.00%) Toad
6 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data
3 3 (25.00%) Ingres
3 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
5 1 (8.33%) DB2
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Ant
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) Toad
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SAS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Integration Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) ODBC
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Apache FOP
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) OOD
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) R
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (8.33%) IBM