The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 568 527 523
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -4
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 28 24 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.050% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 16
Average daily rate £400 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.00 £29.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20881 17909 21042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.13% 36.95% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13542 11023 12441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £561 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 632 713
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 28 £400 -8.57% 14
East of England -26 11 £400 - 6
Cambridgeshire -8 9 £400 - 6
London -22 9 £325 -27.77% 2
Cambridge +6 8 £400 - 6
South East - 3 - - 4
South West -16 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Ely - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Livingston - - - -
Coventry - - - -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (79.63%) C
2 25 (46.30%) C++
3 23 (42.59%) Degree
4 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
5 17 (31.48%) Embedded C
6 16 (29.63%) OO
7 11 (20.37%) Python
8 7 (12.96%) Windows
8 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.11%) OpenGL ES
9 6 (11.11%) COBOL
9 6 (11.11%) REXX
9 6 (11.11%) zOS
9 6 (11.11%) CICS
9 6 (11.11%) OpenGL
10 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (9.26%) JCL
10 5 (9.26%) Electronics
10 5 (9.26%) IBM
10 5 (9.26%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (9.26%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (9.26%) ISPF
11 4 (7.41%) Device Driver
11 4 (7.41%) QMS
11 4 (7.41%) MQSeries
11 4 (7.41%) C#
11 4 (7.41%) Perl
11 4 (7.41%) XML
11 4 (7.41%) Easytrieve
11 4 (7.41%) CA

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (11.11%) CICS
2 4 (7.41%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) DVB
2 1 (1.85%) WiMAX
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.85%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.85%) LTE
2 1 (1.85%) MIMO
2 1 (1.85%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Easytrieve
2 1 (1.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.85%) LLVM
General
1 5 (9.26%) Electronics
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.70%) Avionics
3 2 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (3.70%) C Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Author
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Author
7 1 (1.85%) Programmer
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) OpenGL ES
1 6 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 5 (9.26%) ISPF
3 4 (7.41%) XML
4 3 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.41%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.70%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.85%) VHDL
5 1 (1.85%) Verilog
5 1 (1.85%) STB
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) GPGPU
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.85%) IPTV
5 1 (1.85%) Animation
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) Physics
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) zOS
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Linux
4 3 (5.56%) UNIX
5 2 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (3.70%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
2 16 (29.63%) OO
3 5 (9.26%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) QMS
5 3 (5.56%) CMMI
6 2 (3.70%) Image Processing
6 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.70%) Content Management
6 2 (3.70%) UML
6 2 (3.70%) RUP
6 2 (3.70%) Validation
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.85%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.85%) ETL
7 1 (1.85%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) C
2 25 (46.30%) C++
3 17 (31.48%) Embedded C
4 11 (20.37%) Python
5 6 (11.11%) COBOL
5 6 (11.11%) REXX
6 5 (9.26%) JCL
7 4 (7.41%) C#
7 4 (7.41%) Perl
8 3 (5.56%) Java
8 3 (5.56%) LINC
9 2 (3.70%) VC++
9 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.85%) SQL
10 1 (1.85%) Ada
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.85%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) RACF
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) IBM
2 4 (7.41%) CA
3 2 (3.70%) Altera
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Intel
4 1 (1.85%) Freescale
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