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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 579 548 541
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -7
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 34 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.069% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 20
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£345 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 - £349
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 15
Average hourly rate £39.50 £36.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% -5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £35.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -7.00%

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
21237 20249 21292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.91% 38.95% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13638 12819 12605
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 554 739
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 £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -19 33 £345 - 28
South East -1 9 £320 - 5
London -6 9 £575 - 7
South West -32 4 £338 - 2
East of England -27 3 - - 8
West Midlands - 3 £363 - 2
Berkshire - 3 £425 - 1
North West -5 2 £265 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £320 - 1
Bristol - 2 £313 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - - 7
Cambridge -2 1 - - 6
Wiltshire -12 1 £425 -
Liverpool - 1 £265 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - - 1
Salisbury - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
City of London - 1 £340 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Merseyside - 1 £265 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Telford - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Wareham - - - -
Woking - - - -
Maldon - - - -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 47 (73.44%) C
2 35 (54.69%) C++
3 25 (39.06%) Degree
4 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
5 17 (26.56%) OO
6 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (18.75%) Embedded C
8 11 (17.19%) Linux
9 10 (15.63%) Automotive
10 9 (14.06%) Firmware
11 8 (12.50%) CICS
11 8 (12.50%) COBOL
12 7 (10.94%) IBM
12 7 (10.94%) Mainframe
12 7 (10.94%) Wireless
13 6 (9.38%) Python
14 5 (7.81%) Java
14 5 (7.81%) VxWorks
14 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
14 5 (7.81%) Electronics
14 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
14 5 (7.81%) Aerospace
14 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (6.25%) Banking
15 4 (6.25%) zOS
15 4 (6.25%) QNX
15 4 (6.25%) Device Driver
15 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
15 4 (6.25%) ERP
15 4 (6.25%) C#

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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%) ZigBee
2 2 (3.13%) LTE
2 2 (3.13%) 4G
2 2 (3.13%) GSM
2 2 (3.13%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) SNA
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) 3G
3 1 (1.56%) BOOTP
3 1 (1.56%) DSL
3 1 (1.56%) ICMP
3 1 (1.56%) RTCP
3 1 (1.56%) RTP
3 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (3.13%) Adabas
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) DataStage
3 1 (1.56%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) ClearCase
1 3 (4.69%) Bugzilla
1 3 (4.69%) Valgrind
2 2 (3.13%) Subversion
2 2 (3.13%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (15.63%) Automotive
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.81%) Electronics
2 5 (7.81%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Finance
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) Software Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Firmware Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Programmer
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Firmware
3 7 (10.94%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.25%) Device Driver
5 3 (4.69%) Grid Computing
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
7 1 (1.56%) Wiki
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
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%) VxWorks
3 4 (6.25%) zOS
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 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.56%) OO
3 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.25%) ERP
4 4 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (4.69%) Low Latency
5 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.69%) Validation
5 3 (4.69%) Multithreading
5 3 (4.69%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (3.13%) UML
6 2 (3.13%) Project Management
6 2 (3.13%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.13%) Coaching
6 2 (3.13%) QMS
7 1 (1.56%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (1.56%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.56%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.56%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 47 (73.44%) C
2 35 (54.69%) C++
3 12 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 8 (12.50%) COBOL
5 6 (9.38%) Python
6 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
6 5 (7.81%) Java
7 4 (6.25%) C#
8 3 (4.69%) JCL
9 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.13%) NATURAL
9 2 (3.13%) PHP
10 1 (1.56%) SQL
10 1 (1.56%) VC++
10 1 (1.56%) Perl
10 1 (1.56%) Ada
10 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) JTAG
1 2 (3.13%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) IBM
2 4 (6.25%) QNX
2 4 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Coverity
4 2 (3.13%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.56%) EMC
5 1 (1.56%) Novell
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