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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 594 535 526
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -9
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 29 39 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.075% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 16
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£400 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £358 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £413 £360
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 16
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £35.50 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.25 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -0.66%

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
21344 20220 21067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.77% 38.89% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13881 12907 12446
Average daily rate £395 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 539 745
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 2014.

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 30 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 2 October 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
England -30 27 £400 -3.03% 42
London +6 10 £600 - 4
South East -5 6 £320 -8.57% 8
South West -27 4 £338 - 7
West Midlands - 3 £363 - 2
East of England -28 2 - - 19
Buckinghamshire - 2 £320 - 2
Bristol - 2 £313 - 3
City of London +19 1 £340 -
Berkshire +12 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 1 - - 19
Cambridge -7 1 - - 19
Scotland -9 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -10 1 £425 -
North West - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 £425 -
Essex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Telford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 43 (67.19%) C
2 37 (57.81%) C++
3 21 (32.81%) Degree
4 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
5 16 (25.00%) OO
6 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (17.19%) Linux
8 10 (15.63%) Automotive
9 9 (14.06%) Embedded C
9 9 (14.06%) Firmware
10 8 (12.50%) CICS
10 8 (12.50%) COBOL
10 8 (12.50%) Banking
11 7 (10.94%) Wireless
11 7 (10.94%) IBM
11 7 (10.94%) Mainframe
12 6 (9.38%) Python
12 6 (9.38%) Finance
12 6 (9.38%) Grid Computing
12 6 (9.38%) Low Latency
12 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
12 6 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
13 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (7.81%) Aerospace
13 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
13 5 (7.81%) Electronics
13 5 (7.81%) zOS
13 5 (7.81%) Java
13 5 (7.81%) VxWorks

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 8 (12.50%) CICS
2 2 (3.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.13%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) GSM
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) SNA
2 2 (3.13%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.13%) LTE
2 2 (3.13%) 4G
2 2 (3.13%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.56%) MIMO
3 1 (1.56%) RARP
3 1 (1.56%) WiMAX
3 1 (1.56%) RTSP
3 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.56%) UMTS
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.56%) FTP
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) PPP
3 1 (1.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (3.13%) Adabas
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) IDMS
3 1 (1.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Valgrind
1 3 (4.69%) Bugzilla
1 3 (4.69%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.13%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (15.63%) Automotive
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Finance
4 5 (7.81%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.81%) Electronics
5 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Software Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) C++ Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Radio Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Firmware Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) ISPF
2 1 (1.56%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Mainframe
3 6 (9.38%) Grid Computing
4 4 (6.25%) Device Driver
5 3 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.13%) VSAM
6 2 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.13%) SCADA
6 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.13%) Physics
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) Wiki
7 1 (1.56%) VHDL
7 1 (1.56%) Verilog
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.56%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) zOS
2 5 (7.81%) VxWorks
3 4 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.69%) UNIX
5 2 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.56%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
2 16 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (9.38%) Low Latency
3 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
3 6 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.25%) ERP
5 4 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (4.69%) Validation
7 2 (3.13%) Project Management
7 2 (3.13%) UML
7 2 (3.13%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.13%) QMS
7 2 (3.13%) Coaching
8 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.56%) Communications Security
8 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.56%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.56%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (67.19%) C
2 37 (57.81%) C++
3 9 (14.06%) Embedded C
4 8 (12.50%) COBOL
5 6 (9.38%) Python
6 5 (7.81%) Java
6 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
7 4 (6.25%) C#
8 3 (4.69%) JCL
9 2 (3.13%) NATURAL
9 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.13%) PHP
10 1 (1.56%) Ruby
10 1 (1.56%) SQL
10 1 (1.56%) Perl
10 1 (1.56%) Ada
10 1 (1.56%) VC++
10 1 (1.56%) REXX
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) DO-178B
1 2 (3.13%) JTAG
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) IBM
2 4 (6.25%) SAP
2 4 (6.25%) QNX
3 3 (4.69%) Coverity
4 2 (3.13%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.56%) EMC
5 1 (1.56%) Novell
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago