The table below looks at the statistics for Assembly Language skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Assembly Language over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 554 520 495
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -25
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 25 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.066% 0.088%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 8
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£425 £475 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +36.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £501 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £448 £331
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 11
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £28.40 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £41.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Assembly Language
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18849 17849 16993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.02% 38.12% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13036 11536 10558
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Assembly Language
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Assembly Language across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Assembly Language Jobs Demand Trend in England

Assembly Language
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Assembly Language across the England region.

Assembly Language Daily Rate Trend in England

Assembly Language
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Assembly Language across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Assembly Language Daily Rate Histogram in England

Assembly Language
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Assembly Language across the England region.

Assembly Language Hourly Rate Trend in England

Assembly Language
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Assembly Language within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 17 £600 +20.00% 1
North West -7 4 £413 +10.00% 1
South East -34 2 - - 4
East of England -17 1 £288 -36.11% 15
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Assembly Language
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Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Assembly Language also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Assembly Language.

1 25 (47.17%) C++
2 21 (39.62%) C
3 19 (35.85%) Finance
4 15 (28.30%) CICS
4 15 (28.30%) Low Latency
5 14 (26.42%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (26.42%) Multithreading
5 14 (26.42%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (26.42%) Grid Computing
5 14 (26.42%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (26.42%) COBOL
6 11 (20.75%) Mainframe
6 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
6 11 (20.75%) Banking
7 9 (16.98%) DB2
8 8 (15.09%) Web Services
8 8 (15.09%) IBM
8 8 (15.09%) Automotive
8 8 (15.09%) Degree
9 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
9 7 (13.21%) SAS
10 6 (11.32%) Linux
10 6 (11.32%) Electronics
10 6 (11.32%) JCL
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.43%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
11 5 (9.43%) VSAM
11 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
11 5 (9.43%) Firmware

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Assembly Language also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Assembly Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (28.30%) CICS
2 7 (13.21%) SAS
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.77%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.66%) Wireless
2 2 (3.77%) SNA
2 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.89%) 3G
3 1 (1.89%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.89%) GSM
3 1 (1.89%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.89%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.89%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.89%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) DB2
2 4 (7.55%) Easytrieve
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) LabVIEW
1 2 (3.77%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 8 (15.09%) Automotive
4 6 (11.32%) Electronics
5 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) C++ Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Programmer
4 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Technical Leader
5 6 (11.32%) CICS Programmer
5 6 (11.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) CICS Systems Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Systems Programmer
7 4 (7.55%) Mainframe Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Mainframe Programmer
9 1 (1.89%) FPGA Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Principle Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Design Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Systems Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Grid Computing
2 11 (20.75%) Mainframe
3 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
3 5 (9.43%) VSAM
3 5 (9.43%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.77%) SCADA
6 2 (3.77%) VHDL
6 2 (3.77%) Verilog
7 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.89%) Physics
7 1 (1.89%) ASIC
7 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) zOS
3 2 (3.77%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.89%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Low Latency
2 14 (26.42%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (26.42%) Multithreading
2 14 (26.42%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Change Management
6 3 (5.66%) OO
6 3 (5.66%) ERP
7 2 (3.77%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Coaching
8 1 (1.89%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.89%) QMS
8 1 (1.89%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (1.89%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.89%) Project Management
8 1 (1.89%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.89%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) C++
2 21 (39.62%) C
3 14 (26.42%) COBOL
4 7 (13.21%) Embedded C
5 6 (11.32%) JCL
6 4 (7.55%) REXX
7 3 (5.66%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) C#
7 3 (5.66%) Java
8 2 (3.77%) PHP
8 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.77%) NATURAL
9 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) IBM
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.89%) Synopsys
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) QNX