The table below looks at the statistics for Assembly Language skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Assembly Language over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 643 644 612
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 14 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.030% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.064% 0.078% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Median daily rate £475 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £320
% change year-on-year
- +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -3.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -3.79%

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
21808 21810 21002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.75% 38.12% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15021 14810 13556
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 528 409
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.22 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.41 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Assembly Language
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Assembly Language as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Assembly Language within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 12 £475 +40.74% 22
South East +15 4 - - 4
South West +9 4 - - 6
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Cheltenham - 3 - -
London -5 2 £475 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +21 1 - - 7
Berkshire +6 1 - -
East of England +4 1 - - 11
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 4
Fareham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £475 -
Slough - 1 - -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Assembly Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Assembly Language.

1 31 (77.50%) C
2 18 (45.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (42.50%) Degree
3 17 (42.50%) Electronics
4 11 (27.50%) Aerospace
4 11 (27.50%) Embedded C
5 10 (25.00%) CAD
5 10 (25.00%) C++
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) Device Driver
6 9 (22.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (22.50%) DO-178B
7 8 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
7 8 (20.00%) Physics
7 8 (20.00%) EMC
8 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) Military
9 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
9 5 (12.50%) Firmware
9 5 (12.50%) COBOL
9 5 (12.50%) MISRA
10 4 (10.00%) Java
10 4 (10.00%) Python
10 4 (10.00%) DB2
10 4 (10.00%) Information Security
10 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
11 3 (7.50%) Time Management
11 3 (7.50%) Avionics
11 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) CICS
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) OrCAD
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (7.50%) Wireless
2 2 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.00%) NFC
2 2 (5.00%) RS-232
3 1 (2.50%) 2G
3 1 (2.50%) DAB
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) OFDM
3 1 (2.50%) RS-422
3 1 (2.50%) RS-485
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) IMS/DB
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ChangeMan
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (42.50%) Electronics
2 11 (27.50%) Aerospace
3 5 (12.50%) Military
4 3 (7.50%) Avionics
4 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.00%) Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Finance
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Automotive
6 1 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (2.50%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Electronics Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Embedded Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Assembler Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Yocto
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.50%) DirectX
2 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Device Driver
1 9 (22.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (20.00%) Physics
3 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.50%) AS400
7 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.50%) User Experience
7 1 (2.50%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (25.00%) CAD
3 8 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (5.00%) Open Source
6 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Security Management
6 2 (5.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) CMMI
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) MVC
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) C
2 11 (27.50%) Embedded C
3 10 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) COBOL
5 4 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) JCL
7 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) REXX
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) CEH
3 2 (5.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (5.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) DO-178B
2 5 (12.50%) MISRA
3 3 (7.50%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) EMC
2 3 (7.50%) Perforce
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Wind River
4 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.50%) Freescale
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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