The first table below looks at the demand for Assembly Language skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Assembly Language over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank - 117 122
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1011 802 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.98% 32.61% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 388 574
Average daily rate £328 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 53
Average hourly rate £36.15 £29.96 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.64% +33.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £13.18 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £112.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
Assembly Language
England

Assembly Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Assembly Language Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Assembly Language
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Assembly Language Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Assembly Language
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Assembly Language Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Assembly Language
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) RACF