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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Assembly Language (Assembler)
UK
Rank 565 601 581
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -20
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 17 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.051% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.095% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 15
Median daily rate £430 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.19% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £438 £288
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +52.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Median hourly rate £47.00 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £41.60 £36.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.40 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £42.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% +6.32%

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
17867 19589 19342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.58% 38.55% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12186 13269 12961
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 511 416
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +13.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.27 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Assembly Language within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +9 13 £430 -18.19% 15
London +12 5 £450 -18.18% 1
South West +13 3 £250 -
North West +30 2 £276 -
South Wales - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Manchester +23 1 £228 -
South East +6 1 - - 2
Barnstaple - 1 £250 -
Kent - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £430 -
Yorkshire - 1 £430 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £325 -
Devon - 1 £250 -
Halifax - 1 £430 -
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 20 (58.82%) C
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 10 (29.41%) Embedded C
4 8 (23.53%) Mainframe
4 8 (23.53%) COBOL
4 8 (23.53%) DO-178B
5 7 (20.59%) C++
5 7 (20.59%) JCL
6 5 (14.71%) Electronics
6 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
6 5 (14.71%) Java
6 5 (14.71%) DB2
6 5 (14.71%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) Endeca
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Banking
7 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.76%) CICS
7 4 (11.76%) IBM
7 4 (11.76%) Finance
8 3 (8.82%) Device Driver
8 3 (8.82%) REXX
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle
8 3 (8.82%) Avionics
8 3 (8.82%) MISRA
8 3 (8.82%) VSAM
8 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.88%) ISPF
9 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared

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 4 (11.76%) CICS
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) OrCAD
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) 2G
1 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) DB2
2 4 (11.76%) Endeca
3 1 (2.94%) Easytrieve
3 1 (2.94%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.94%) ChangeMan
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
1 5 (14.71%) Electronics
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Avionics
4 2 (5.88%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) Military
5 1 (2.94%) Automotive
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) C Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Endeca Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Assembler Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded C Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) ISPF
2 1 (2.94%) DirectX
2 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.94%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Mainframe
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (8.82%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.82%) VSAM
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) AS400
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.88%) CAD
3 2 (5.88%) Structured Programming
3 2 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (2.94%) Change Control
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.94%) Pair Programming
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.94%) Presales
4 1 (2.94%) Social Commerce
4 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) C
2 10 (29.41%) Embedded C
3 8 (23.53%) COBOL
4 7 (20.59%) C++
4 7 (20.59%) JCL
5 5 (14.71%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) REXX
7 2 (5.88%) Ada
7 2 (5.88%) Python
8 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.94%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) Fortran
8 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) DO-178B
2 3 (8.82%) MISRA
3 2 (5.88%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
1 1 (2.94%) RACF
1 1 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) IBM
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) ATG
4 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.94%) Altera
4 1 (2.94%) Perforce