The table below looks at the statistics for Assembly Language skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Assembly Language over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 615 577 551
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -26
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 18 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.059% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.080% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
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£338 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 -
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 22
Average hourly rate £38.00 £39.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +11.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £39.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +11.26%

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
22386 20754 20268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.31% 37.15% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15063 13125 12778
Average daily rate £400 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 429 570
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

Assembly Language
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Assembly Language within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Assembly Language within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Assembly Language Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 19 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
England -24 13 £338 +5.46% 22
South East -27 6 £160 -50.00% 4
Berkshire -1 4 £160 -62.35% 1
Bracknell - 4 £160 -
Scotland - 4 - - 1
East of England +5 2 £338 - 8
South West -6 2 - - 4
Merseyside -7 2 £400 +50.94%
Liverpool -9 2 £400 +50.94%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 - -
North West -35 2 £400 +44.79%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
London 0 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 1 - - 4
Hertfordshire - 1 £338 - 2
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £338 - 1

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (50.00%) C
2 21 (38.89%) C++
3 18 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.37%) Electronics
4 11 (20.37%) Embedded C
5 10 (18.52%) Finance
6 9 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 9 (16.67%) Mainframe
6 9 (16.67%) Firmware
6 9 (16.67%) COBOL
6 9 (16.67%) DB2
7 8 (14.81%) Linux
7 8 (14.81%) Java
7 8 (14.81%) Banking
7 8 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (12.96%) Degree
8 7 (12.96%) REXX
8 7 (12.96%) zOS
8 7 (12.96%) C#
9 6 (11.11%) Python
9 6 (11.11%) JCL
9 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (11.11%) Wireless
10 5 (9.26%) VHDL
10 5 (9.26%) CICS
10 5 (9.26%) SQL
10 5 (9.26%) Oracle
10 5 (9.26%) Windows
10 5 (9.26%) Multithreading
10 5 (9.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (9.26%) CICS
2 3 (5.56%) SAS
3 2 (3.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Simulink
1 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (11.11%) Wireless
2 3 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.56%) SNMP
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.70%) SSH
3 2 (3.70%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.85%) LDAP
4 1 (1.85%) FTP
4 1 (1.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.85%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) Adabas
2 1 (1.85%) Easytrieve
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.85%) GCC
3 1 (1.85%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (20.37%) Electronics
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 8 (14.81%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Military
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Design Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Programmer
5 5 (9.26%) C++ Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Systems Programmer
6 4 (7.41%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Electrical Design Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Electrical Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) DBA
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
1 4 (7.41%) ISPF
2 3 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (5.56%) J2EE
3 2 (3.70%) MFC
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) OLE
4 1 (1.85%) OLE DB
4 1 (1.85%) WinForms
4 1 (1.85%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) ATL
4 1 (1.85%) DCOM
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) ActiveX
4 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.85%) DHTML
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 9 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 8 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (9.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (9.26%) VHDL
4 4 (7.41%) VAX
5 3 (5.56%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.70%) Verilog
6 2 (3.70%) PKI
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.85%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.85%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.85%) VSAM
7 1 (1.85%) ASIC
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) zOS
3 5 (9.26%) Windows
4 4 (7.41%) OpenVMS
4 4 (7.41%) Android
4 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.56%) UNIX
6 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.85%) MVS
7 1 (1.85%) OS/2
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.85%) OS/390
7 1 (1.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.85%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (9.26%) Multithreading
2 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (7.41%) Android Development
3 4 (7.41%) iOS Development
4 3 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (5.56%) Low Latency
4 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.56%) CAD
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.70%) Information Security
5 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (1.85%) SDLC
6 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.85%) People Management
6 1 (1.85%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) C
2 21 (38.89%) C++
3 11 (20.37%) Embedded C
4 9 (16.67%) COBOL
5 8 (14.81%) Java
6 7 (12.96%) C#
6 7 (12.96%) REXX
7 6 (11.11%) Python
7 6 (11.11%) JCL
8 5 (9.26%) SQL
9 4 (7.41%) Ada
9 4 (7.41%) Embedded C++
9 4 (7.41%) Pascal
9 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
10 3 (5.56%) Ruby
10 3 (5.56%) Erlang
11 2 (3.70%) Perl
11 2 (3.70%) CLIST
12 1 (1.85%) SELCOPY
12 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) HND
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.41%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.85%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.85%) DO-254
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Firmware
2 5 (9.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (3.70%) RACF
3 2 (3.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) EMC
2 4 (7.41%) SAP
2 4 (7.41%) IBM
3 3 (5.56%) Motorola
3 3 (5.56%) Nokia
3 3 (5.56%) Endeca
3 3 (5.56%) Panasonic
4 2 (3.70%) Cadence
4 2 (3.70%) Xilinx
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) CA
4 2 (3.70%) Sybase
5 1 (1.85%) Compaq
5 1 (1.85%) Altera
5 1 (1.85%) Freescale
5 1 (1.85%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.85%) Perforce