The table below looks at the statistics for Assembly Language skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Assembly Language over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 630 640 603
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -37
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 15 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.038% 0.059%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.070% 0.098% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £538 £369 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.76% +15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £435 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.25 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -10.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+20.56% -10.75%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21567 22340 20718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.92% 38.12% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 15024 13118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 504 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £63.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Assembly Language
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Assembly Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Assembly Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Assembly Language
Daily Rate Trend

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

Assembly Language Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Assembly Language
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Assembly Language within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Assembly Language Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Assembly Language
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Assembly Language Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Assembly Language within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 15 £538 +45.76% 11
South West +21 4 - - 4
South East +10 4 - - 2
London -22 4 £600 +33.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Cheltenham - 3 - -
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
City of London +24 1 £475 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire +20 1 - -
North West +18 1 £300 -25.00%
East of England +17 1 - - 1
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Lewes - 1 - - 1
Bromley - 1 - -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Assembly Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Assembly Language.

1 32 (82.05%) C
2 19 (48.72%) Degree
3 18 (46.15%) Electronics
4 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
5 13 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
6 12 (30.77%) CAD
6 12 (30.77%) EMC
6 12 (30.77%) Physics
7 9 (23.08%) C++
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 9 (23.08%) Aerospace
8 8 (20.51%) Device Driver
9 7 (17.95%) Embedded C
9 7 (17.95%) DO-178B
10 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
10 5 (12.82%) Firmware
11 4 (10.26%) MISRA
11 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
11 4 (10.26%) COBOL
11 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
11 4 (10.26%) Information Security
11 4 (10.26%) Military
11 4 (10.26%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.69%) Time Management
12 3 (7.69%) Java
12 3 (7.69%) Python
12 3 (7.69%) DB2
12 3 (7.69%) Perforce

Assembly Language
Top Related 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 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.56%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (7.69%) Wireless
2 2 (5.13%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.13%) NFC
2 2 (5.13%) RS-232
3 1 (2.56%) 2G
3 1 (2.56%) DAB
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) OFDM
3 1 (2.56%) RS-422
3 1 (2.56%) RS-485
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (5.13%) IMS/DB
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (46.15%) Electronics
2 9 (23.08%) Aerospace
3 4 (10.26%) Military
4 2 (5.13%) Avionics
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
1 13 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Electronics Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Embedded Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Yocto
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.56%) DirectX
2 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (30.77%) Physics
3 8 (20.51%) Device Driver
4 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
2 13 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
3 12 (30.77%) CAD
4 4 (10.26%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (5.13%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (5.13%) Open Source
6 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Security Management
6 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.56%) Product Marketing
7 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) C
2 9 (23.08%) C++
3 7 (17.95%) Embedded C
4 4 (10.26%) COBOL
5 3 (7.69%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) JCL
6 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) REXX
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CEH
3 2 (5.13%) CREST Certified
3 2 (5.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) DO-178B
2 4 (10.26%) MISRA
3 2 (5.13%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) EMC
2 3 (7.69%) Perforce
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Wind River
4 1 (2.56%) Freescale
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft