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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 622 608 600
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 24 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.066% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 3
Median daily rate £384 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £373 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £500 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £450 £330
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.00 £37.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.20 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.06%

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
20697 21096 19957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.54% 37.67% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14274 13985 13187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 438 461
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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
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 29 May 2016.

Assembly Language Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 24 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 29 May 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 +4 24 £384 -14.72% 8
South East +6 14 - - 5
Brighton - 10 - -
East Sussex - 10 - -
Lewes - 6 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
London +3 2 £425 -5.55% 1
North West -3 2 - - 1
South West -3 2 - -
Surrey -7 2 - -
Manchester -8 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Oxford - 2 - -
City of London +42 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +13 1 £343 -
East of England +5 1 £343 -7.43%
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £343 -
Poole - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Woking - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (61.02%) C
2 23 (38.98%) COBOL
3 20 (33.90%) CICS
3 20 (33.90%) Electronics
4 18 (30.51%) Mainframe
4 18 (30.51%) IBM
4 18 (30.51%) DB2
4 18 (30.51%) Degree
5 17 (28.81%) C++
6 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
7 15 (25.42%) Java
7 15 (25.42%) Linux
8 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
8 14 (23.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (23.73%) Finance
8 14 (23.73%) WebSphere
8 14 (23.73%) Schematic Capture
9 13 (22.03%) Physics
9 13 (22.03%) IBM Mainframe
9 13 (22.03%) CAD
9 13 (22.03%) EMC
10 12 (20.34%) REXX
10 12 (20.34%) JCL
11 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.64%) ISPF
11 11 (18.64%) Easytrieve
11 11 (18.64%) CA
11 11 (18.64%) Embedded C
11 11 (18.64%) CLIST
12 10 (16.95%) Oracle

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 20 (33.90%) CICS
2 14 (23.73%) WebSphere
3 8 (13.56%) JBoss
3 8 (13.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (10.17%) Apache
4 6 (10.17%) IIS
5 5 (8.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) FTP
1 6 (10.17%) SSL
1 6 (10.17%) WinSCP
2 4 (6.78%) RS-232
3 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.69%) DAB
4 1 (1.69%) NFC
4 1 (1.69%) OFDM
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) DB2
2 11 (18.64%) Easytrieve
3 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (10.17%) MS Access
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) ClearCase
2 8 (13.56%) Subversion
3 6 (10.17%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (33.90%) Electronics
2 14 (23.73%) Finance
3 10 (16.95%) Aerospace
3 10 (16.95%) Banking
4 7 (11.86%) Automotive
5 5 (8.47%) Military
6 4 (6.78%) Avionics
7 3 (5.08%) Retail
8 1 (1.69%) Marketing
8 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.69%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Hardware Engineer
1 14 (23.73%) Software Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Electronics Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Architect
5 8 (13.56%) C Software Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Embedded C Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Applications Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Embedded Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Designer
8 3 (5.08%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) ISPF
2 8 (13.56%) EJB
2 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
2 8 (13.56%) J2EE
2 8 (13.56%) JMS
2 8 (13.56%) JSP
2 8 (13.56%) Servlets
2 8 (13.56%) Struts
2 8 (13.56%) Web Services
2 8 (13.56%) WSDL
2 8 (13.56%) XML
2 8 (13.56%) XSD
3 6 (10.17%) .NET
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Mainframe
2 14 (23.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 13 (22.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 13 (22.03%) Physics
4 8 (13.56%) Device Driver
4 8 (13.56%) PMI
5 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (10.17%) VSAM
6 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) MVS
2 6 (10.17%) zOS
3 5 (8.47%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.78%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.39%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
2 14 (23.73%) Schematic Capture
3 13 (22.03%) CAD
4 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.95%) Project Management
6 8 (13.56%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (13.56%) CMMI
6 8 (13.56%) PRINCE
6 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
6 8 (13.56%) RUP
6 8 (13.56%) SDLC
6 8 (13.56%) Service Management
6 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.47%) BDD
9 5 (8.47%) TDD
10 3 (5.08%) Migration
11 2 (3.39%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) C
2 23 (38.98%) COBOL
3 17 (28.81%) C++
4 15 (25.42%) Java
5 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
6 12 (20.34%) JCL
6 12 (20.34%) REXX
7 11 (18.64%) CLIST
7 11 (18.64%) Embedded C
8 8 (13.56%) SQL
9 7 (11.86%) C#
9 7 (11.86%) Perl
10 6 (10.17%) VBA
11 5 (8.47%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.69%) C-shell
12 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.69%) Python
12 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) PMI Certification
3 5 (8.47%) Sun Certification
4 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) MISRA
2 6 (10.17%) DO-178B
3 4 (6.78%) MISRA C
4 3 (5.08%) ISO26262
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Firmware
2 6 (10.17%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) IBM
2 13 (22.03%) EMC
3 11 (18.64%) CA
4 10 (16.95%) Oracle
5 8 (13.56%) Chordiant
6 6 (10.17%) Micro Focus
6 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.47%) HP
7 5 (8.47%) Sun
8 4 (6.78%) Freescale
9 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.08%) Wind River
10 1 (1.69%) Perforce
10 1 (1.69%) Siemens
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