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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 560 572 535
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -37
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 34 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.051% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 8
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£445 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%

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
20749 20518 17913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.24% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13460 13302 11029
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 478 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £17.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015.

Assembly Language Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 22 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 24 April 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 -2 27 £450 +12.50% 30
North West - 9 £450 -
East of England +19 8 £370 -7.50% 15
Scotland - 6 £285 - 1
Essex +13 5 £325 - 2
South East -5 5 £500 - 7
Manchester - 5 £450 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Surrey +3 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 - -
Brentwood - 3 £344 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £445 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 1 - - 12
London -3 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire -18 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £170 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Liverpool - 1 - -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (50.85%) COBOL
2 29 (49.15%) DB2
3 22 (37.29%) CICS
4 21 (35.59%) Mainframe
5 18 (30.51%) REXX
6 17 (28.81%) JCL
7 15 (25.42%) C
7 15 (25.42%) C++
8 13 (22.03%) Finance
9 12 (20.34%) Web Services
10 11 (18.64%) SAS
10 11 (18.64%) SQL
10 11 (18.64%) IBM
10 11 (18.64%) Degree
11 9 (15.25%) zOS
11 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
11 9 (15.25%) Banking
11 9 (15.25%) CA Gen
12 8 (13.56%) SELCOPY
12 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
12 8 (13.56%) IBM Mainframe
12 8 (13.56%) QA
12 8 (13.56%) Firmware
13 7 (11.86%) Python
13 7 (11.86%) MQSeries
13 7 (11.86%) ISPF
13 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
14 6 (10.17%) Linux
14 6 (10.17%) Embedded C
14 6 (10.17%) Low Latency

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (37.29%) CICS
2 11 (18.64%) SAS
3 7 (11.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.78%) Wireless
3 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.39%) SNMP
5 1 (1.69%) GSM
5 1 (1.69%) UMTS
5 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.69%) FTP
5 1 (1.69%) RIP
5 1 (1.69%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (1.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) DB2
2 2 (3.39%) Big Data
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) CA Gen
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Programmer
2 13 (22.03%) Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Technical Leader
3 11 (18.64%) CICS Programmer
4 10 (16.95%) CICS Systems Programmer
4 10 (16.95%) Systems Programmer
4 10 (16.95%) DBA
5 7 (11.86%) C++ Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Firmware Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Mainframe Programmer
8 4 (6.78%) Mainframe DBA
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Administrator
9 3 (5.08%) DB2 Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Teradata DBA
10 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) DB2 DBA
10 2 (3.39%) Mainframe Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) Web Services
2 7 (11.86%) ISPF
3 5 (8.47%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.39%) ATL
5 1 (1.69%) DCOM
5 1 (1.69%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.69%) MFC
5 1 (1.69%) DHTML
5 1 (1.69%) HTML
5 1 (1.69%) ActiveX
5 1 (1.69%) OLE
5 1 (1.69%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Mainframe
2 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.47%) Grid Computing
3 5 (8.47%) Verilog
4 4 (6.78%) Device Driver
4 4 (6.78%) VHDL
5 3 (5.08%) ASIC
6 2 (3.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.39%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (3.39%) Neural Network
7 1 (1.69%) VSAM
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.69%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) zOS
2 6 (10.17%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.69%) OS/2
4 1 (1.69%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (10.17%) Low Latency
2 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (8.47%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (8.47%) Multithreading
4 2 (3.39%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.39%) Pattern Recognition
4 2 (3.39%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.39%) Change Management
4 2 (3.39%) Validation
4 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.69%) OOP
5 1 (1.69%) OO
5 1 (1.69%) Service Management
5 1 (1.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (1.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) COBOL
2 18 (30.51%) REXX
3 17 (28.81%) JCL
4 15 (25.42%) C
4 15 (25.42%) C++
5 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 8 (13.56%) SELCOPY
7 7 (11.86%) Python
8 6 (10.17%) Embedded C
9 4 (6.78%) Perl
10 2 (3.39%) Tcl
10 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.39%) C#
11 1 (1.69%) Java
11 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) IBM
2 3 (5.08%) Xilinx
3 2 (3.39%) Teradata
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Intel
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Freescale
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