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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 617 599 594
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 41 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.057% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 5
Average daily rate £425 £448 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +11.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £448 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £53.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +13.92%

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
21327 20829 20320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.16% 37.30% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14646 13547 13247
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 438 477
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -0.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.72 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 30 April 2016.

Assembly Language Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 27 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 41 £425 -5.55% 15
South East -9 17 - - 2
North West -3 11 £425 -5.55% 2
Brighton - 10 - -
East Sussex - 10 - - 1
Lewes - 9 - -
Cheshire +2 8 £425 - 1
Knutsford - 6 £425 -
Surrey -8 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 - -
Yorkshire +3 3 - -
Manchester -10 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £343 - 5
East of England -2 2 £343 -7.43% 7
South West - 2 - - 2
Cambridge - 2 £343 - 5
York - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Poole - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
London - 1 £425 -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 30 (49.18%) COBOL
1 30 (49.18%) C
2 27 (44.26%) CICS
3 26 (42.62%) C++
4 25 (40.98%) IBM
5 19 (31.15%) REXX
5 19 (31.15%) JCL
6 18 (29.51%) DB2
6 18 (29.51%) Mainframe
7 17 (27.87%) CA
8 16 (26.23%) Degree
9 15 (24.59%) Java
9 15 (24.59%) Electronics
10 14 (22.95%) Finance
10 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
10 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
10 14 (22.95%) Linux
10 14 (22.95%) Easytrieve
10 14 (22.95%) WebSphere
10 14 (22.95%) ISPF
10 14 (22.95%) CLIST
11 13 (21.31%) IBM Mainframe
11 13 (21.31%) zOS
12 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (19.67%) MQSeries
12 12 (19.67%) Windows
12 12 (19.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
13 11 (18.03%) Schematic Capture
13 11 (18.03%) Mentoring

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 27 (44.26%) CICS
2 14 (22.95%) WebSphere
3 12 (19.67%) MQSeries
4 8 (13.11%) JBoss
4 8 (13.11%) WebLogic
5 6 (9.84%) Apache
5 6 (9.84%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) FTP
1 6 (9.84%) SSL
1 6 (9.84%) WinSCP
2 3 (4.92%) RS-232
2 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.64%) DAB
3 1 (1.64%) NFC
3 1 (1.64%) OFDM
3 1 (1.64%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) DB2
2 14 (22.95%) Easytrieve
3 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (9.84%) MS Access
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) ClearCase
2 8 (13.11%) Subversion
3 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (24.59%) Electronics
2 14 (22.95%) Finance
3 10 (16.39%) Banking
4 9 (14.75%) Aerospace
5 6 (9.84%) Automotive
6 5 (8.20%) Military
7 4 (6.56%) Avionics
8 3 (4.92%) Retail
9 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.64%) Marketing
9 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.64%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Architect
2 12 (19.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Electronics Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (11.48%) C Software Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Embedded C Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Applications Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Embedded Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Designer
9 3 (4.92%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) ISPF
2 8 (13.11%) EJB
2 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
2 8 (13.11%) J2EE
2 8 (13.11%) JMS
2 8 (13.11%) JSP
2 8 (13.11%) Servlets
2 8 (13.11%) Struts
2 8 (13.11%) Web Services
2 8 (13.11%) WSDL
2 8 (13.11%) XML
2 8 (13.11%) XSD
3 6 (9.84%) .NET
3 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Mainframe
2 13 (21.31%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (19.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (16.39%) Physics
5 8 (13.11%) PMI
6 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (9.84%) VSAM
7 5 (8.20%) Device Driver
8 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
9 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
9 2 (3.28%) VHDL
10 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.64%) Bitcoin
10 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.64%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) zOS
3 12 (19.67%) Windows
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.84%) MVS
5 3 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
2 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
2 11 (18.03%) Schematic Capture
3 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.39%) CAD
3 10 (16.39%) Project Management
4 8 (13.11%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (13.11%) CMMI
4 8 (13.11%) PRINCE
4 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
4 8 (13.11%) RUP
4 8 (13.11%) SDLC
4 8 (13.11%) Service Management
4 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
6 5 (8.20%) BDD
6 5 (8.20%) TDD
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) C
1 30 (49.18%) COBOL
2 26 (42.62%) C++
3 19 (31.15%) JCL
3 19 (31.15%) REXX
4 15 (24.59%) Java
5 14 (22.95%) CLIST
5 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.11%) SQL
7 7 (11.48%) C#
7 7 (11.48%) Embedded C
7 7 (11.48%) Perl
8 6 (9.84%) VBA
9 4 (6.56%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.64%) C-shell
10 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.64%) Python
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 8 (13.11%) PMI Certification
3 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) Sun Certification
5 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) MISRA
2 4 (6.56%) DO-178B
3 3 (4.92%) ISO26262
3 3 (4.92%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Firmware
2 6 (9.84%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) IBM
2 17 (27.87%) CA
3 10 (16.39%) EMC
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 8 (13.11%) Chordiant
5 7 (11.48%) HP
6 6 (9.84%) Micro Focus
6 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.20%) Sun
8 3 (4.92%) Freescale
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.92%) Wind River
9 1 (1.64%) Perforce
9 1 (1.64%) Siemens
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