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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 579 556 527
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -29
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 30 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.066% 0.057%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
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£450 £309 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.74% -29.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £265 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £281 £438
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +11.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.95 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £41.55 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +11.97%

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
20903 19772 18648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.36% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 12770 11425
Average daily rate £400 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 403 588
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.69 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 6 July 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
Top 21 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 6 July 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 -19 28 £450 +45.74% 28
London -2 10 £450 +27.65% 9
South East -10 7 £500 +32.45% 1
Berkshire +5 4 - -
East of England +2 4 £338 - 9
North West -16 4 - - 1
Merseyside -10 3 - -
Liverpool -10 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 9
City of London - 3 £450 - 4
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 -
Midlands 0 1 - -
South West -10 1 - - 1
Manchester -12 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Letchworth - 1 £338 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £338 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 28 (41.18%) COBOL
2 26 (38.24%) C
2 26 (38.24%) DB2
3 23 (33.82%) Mainframe
4 22 (32.35%) C++
5 20 (29.41%) REXX
6 19 (27.94%) JCL
7 17 (25.00%) CICS
8 15 (22.06%) Finance
8 15 (22.06%) Banking
9 14 (20.59%) Degree
10 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
10 13 (19.12%) zOS
10 13 (19.12%) SQL
11 12 (17.65%) IBM
12 10 (14.71%) Electronics
12 10 (14.71%) ISPF
13 9 (13.24%) CA Gen
13 9 (13.24%) Firmware
13 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
13 9 (13.24%) Linux
13 9 (13.24%) Python
14 8 (11.76%) MQSeries
14 8 (11.76%) Embedded C
14 8 (11.76%) SELCOPY
14 8 (11.76%) QA
14 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
14 8 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
15 7 (10.29%) C#
15 7 (10.29%) Device Driver

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17 (25.00%) CICS
2 8 (11.76%) MQSeries
3 6 (8.82%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Simulink
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (8.82%) Wireless
3 3 (4.41%) SNMP
3 3 (4.41%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.47%) FTP
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.47%) RIP
4 1 (1.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) RFID
4 1 (1.47%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.24%) DB2
2 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Easytrieve
3 1 (1.47%) Adabas
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) CA Gen
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.47%) GCC
3 1 (1.47%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
1 15 (22.06%) Banking
2 10 (14.71%) Electronics
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Programmer
2 12 (17.65%) Developer
3 11 (16.18%) DBA
3 11 (16.18%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Systems Programmer
5 7 (10.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Design Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) C++ Developer
7 5 (7.35%) CICS Systems Programmer
7 5 (7.35%) CICS Programmer
7 5 (7.35%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Mainframe DBA
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.88%) Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Electrical Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Mainframe Programmer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Programmer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) ISPF
2 5 (7.35%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.94%) MFC
4 2 (2.94%) ATL
5 1 (1.47%) DCOM
5 1 (1.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.47%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.47%) DHTML
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) .NET
5 1 (1.47%) ActiveX
5 1 (1.47%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.47%) OLE
5 1 (1.47%) OLE DB
5 1 (1.47%) WinForms
5 1 (1.47%) WCF
5 1 (1.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (10.29%) Device Driver
4 5 (7.35%) VHDL
5 4 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.41%) Verilog
6 3 (4.41%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (2.94%) Neural Network
7 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.94%) ASIC
8 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.47%) PKI
8 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.47%) Ergonomics
8 1 (1.47%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) zOS
2 9 (13.24%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
4 4 (5.88%) Android
4 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.94%) UNIX
5 2 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Solaris
6 1 (1.47%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.47%) MVS
6 1 (1.47%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.47%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.47%) OS/2
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.47%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
2 5 (7.35%) Multithreading
2 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (5.88%) Android Development
3 4 (5.88%) iOS Development
4 3 (4.41%) Low Latency
4 3 (4.41%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.41%) CAD
4 3 (4.41%) Validation
5 2 (2.94%) Change Management
5 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.94%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.94%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.94%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (2.94%) Pattern Recognition
5 2 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) COBOL
2 26 (38.24%) C
3 22 (32.35%) C++
4 20 (29.41%) REXX
5 19 (27.94%) JCL
6 13 (19.12%) SQL
7 9 (13.24%) Python
8 8 (11.76%) Embedded C
8 8 (11.76%) SELCOPY
9 7 (10.29%) C#
10 5 (7.35%) Java
10 5 (7.35%) MATLAB
11 4 (5.88%) Perl
12 3 (4.41%) Ruby
12 3 (4.41%) Erlang
13 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.94%) Tcl
14 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.47%) NATURAL
14 1 (1.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) IEC 61508
2 4 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.47%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Firmware
2 1 (1.47%) RACF
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) IBM
2 4 (5.88%) SAP
3 3 (4.41%) Xilinx
3 3 (4.41%) Panasonic
3 3 (4.41%) Motorola
3 3 (4.41%) Nokia
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) EMC
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Teradata
5 1 (1.47%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) Freescale
5 1 (1.47%) Intel
5 1 (1.47%) CA
5 1 (1.47%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) Cadence
Edinburgh, Midlothian
X4 Group
Rate: £23 - 27 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago