The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 150 131 122
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.13% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.44% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £281 £438
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
Assembly Language
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1210 903 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.55% 29.39% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 514 405
Average daily rate £363 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 28
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £12.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £42.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
Merseyside -12 3 - -
Manchester -11 1 - -
Assembly Language
England

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) Mainframe
2 9 (64.29%) zOS
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 9 (64.29%) DB2
3 8 (57.14%) COBOL
3 8 (57.14%) CICS
3 8 (57.14%) JCL
4 7 (50.00%) REXX
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) ISPF
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
5 6 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (35.71%) QA
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) Teradata
9 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
9 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
9 2 (14.29%) Retail
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle
9 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
9 2 (14.29%) SAS
9 2 (14.29%) Big Data
10 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) CICS
2 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
3 2 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) SSH
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.14%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Easytrieve
3 1 (7.14%) Adabas
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Mainframe Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Teradata Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) COBOL Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Adabas DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Mainframe
2 6 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) VSAM
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) MVS
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
1 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) People Management
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Security Management
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Management
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) COBOL
1 8 (57.14%) JCL
2 7 (50.00%) REXX
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) NATURAL
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) CA