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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 593 576 551
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 26 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.049% 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 5
Average daily rate £450 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £335 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £560 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.70 £28.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +2.59%

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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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
Top 21 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 5 February 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 +2 26 £450 +28.57% 28
South East +15 14 £525 - 9
Buckinghamshire +24 11 £525 - 4
Milton Keynes - 10 £525 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £325 -
North East - 6 £325 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
York - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Cheshire -5 1 - - 1
London -18 1 £525 +50.00% 4
North West -18 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 4
Dorset - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Congleton - 1 - -
Wareham - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 33 (78.57%) C++
2 24 (57.14%) CICS
3 23 (54.76%) REXX
3 23 (54.76%) JCL
3 23 (54.76%) COBOL
4 22 (52.38%) CA
5 19 (45.24%) IBM
5 19 (45.24%) ISPF
5 19 (45.24%) CLIST
6 18 (42.86%) Easytrieve
7 16 (38.10%) Finance
7 16 (38.10%) Windows
7 16 (38.10%) Mentoring
8 15 (35.71%) Perl
9 14 (33.33%) Banking
10 13 (30.95%) zOS
10 13 (30.95%) MQSeries
11 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (28.57%) Mainframe
11 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
12 11 (26.19%) Time Sharing Option
13 10 (23.81%) Micro Focus
13 10 (23.81%) C
13 10 (23.81%) C#
13 10 (23.81%) VBA
13 10 (23.81%) .NET
13 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
13 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
13 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
13 10 (23.81%) VSAM

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 24 (57.14%) CICS
2 13 (30.95%) MQSeries
3 6 (14.29%) Apache
3 6 (14.29%) IIS
3 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Simulink
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) SSL
2 8 (19.05%) FTP
3 6 (14.29%) WinSCP
4 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) RS-232
6 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.38%) RS-485
6 1 (2.38%) SSH
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) Easytrieve
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (19.05%) DB2
4 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (14.29%) MS Access
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Automotive
4 3 (7.14%) Electronics
5 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.38%) Front Office
6 1 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Architect
3 8 (19.05%) C++ Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Unix Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Development Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) ISPF
2 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 10 (23.81%) VSAM
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (9.52%) Equities
5 4 (9.52%) Fintech
5 4 (9.52%) Grid Computing
6 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (7.14%) Verilog
6 3 (7.14%) VHDL
7 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.76%) Bitcoin
7 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
8 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.38%) PKI
8 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
8 1 (2.38%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) zOS
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) MVS
5 5 (11.90%) Unix
6 1 (2.38%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Mentoring
2 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.52%) Data Management
4 4 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (9.52%) Low Latency
4 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Information Security
7 1 (2.38%) People Management
7 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Security Management
7 1 (2.38%) Time Management
7 1 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) C++
2 23 (54.76%) COBOL
2 23 (54.76%) JCL
2 23 (54.76%) REXX
3 19 (45.24%) CLIST
4 15 (35.71%) Perl
5 10 (23.81%) C
5 10 (23.81%) C#
5 10 (23.81%) VBA
6 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 7 (16.67%) Java
7 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.90%) SQL
9 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
9 4 (9.52%) C-shell
9 4 (9.52%) Embedded C++
9 4 (9.52%) Korn
10 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.38%) Ada
11 1 (2.38%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) MISRA
2 3 (7.14%) DO-178B
2 3 (7.14%) ISO26262
3 2 (4.76%) DO-254
3 2 (4.76%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (9.52%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (2.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) zSecure
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) CA
2 19 (45.24%) IBM
3 10 (23.81%) Micro Focus
4 7 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) Altera
6 2 (4.76%) Freescale
6 2 (4.76%) Xilinx
7 1 (2.38%) Endeca
7 1 (2.38%) Siemens
7 1 (2.38%) Sybase
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago