The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 554 539 487
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -52
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 36 34 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.066% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.17% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 31
Average daily rate
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£330 £450 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +33.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £450 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £450 £337
% change year-on-year
-31.38% +33.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 18
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £30.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £50.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+18.30% -6.57%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20133 19482 20816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.85% 38.10% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12863 12054 12440
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 554 799
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 1 August 2014.

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 30 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 1 August 2014. 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 +10 36 £330 -26.66% 40
London +13 13 £353 - 3
South East -9 7 £378 - 7
North West -4 5 £275 -38.88% 2
East of England -15 4 - - 13
South West -29 3 £338 - 10
Berkshire - 3 £425 - 4
Hampshire - 2 £330 -
West Midlands - 2 £350 - 3
Cambridgeshire -11 1 - - 10
Cambridge -11 1 - - 10
Bristol - 1 - - 7
Liverpool - 1 £265 -
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £265 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
East Midlands - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 53 (82.81%) C
2 30 (46.88%) Degree
3 29 (45.31%) C++
4 23 (35.94%) Software Engineering
5 19 (29.69%) OO
6 16 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 10 (15.63%) Linux
7 10 (15.63%) Firmware
8 8 (12.50%) COBOL
8 8 (12.50%) Python
9 7 (10.94%) CICS
9 7 (10.94%) Windows
10 6 (9.38%) Wireless
10 6 (9.38%) Electronics
10 6 (9.38%) Automotive
11 5 (7.81%) Aerospace
11 5 (7.81%) C#
11 5 (7.81%) IBM
12 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
12 4 (6.25%) .NET
12 4 (6.25%) Java
12 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
12 4 (6.25%) Device Driver
12 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
12 4 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (4.69%) Valgrind
13 3 (4.69%) DO-178B
13 3 (4.69%) Coverity
13 3 (4.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (4.69%) SAP ERP

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (10.94%) CICS
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.56%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) GSM
2 2 (3.13%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) ZigBee
2 2 (3.13%) LTE
2 2 (3.13%) 4G
3 1 (1.56%) MIMO
3 1 (1.56%) WiMAX
3 1 (1.56%) UMTS
3 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.56%) DVB
3 1 (1.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) DB2
2 1 (1.56%) IDMS
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) Adabas
2 1 (1.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Valgrind
1 3 (4.69%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.13%) Bugzilla
2 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (9.38%) Electronics
1 6 (9.38%) Automotive
2 5 (7.81%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Avionics
6 1 (1.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Military
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Developer
2 19 (29.69%) Software Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Programmer
7 2 (3.13%) Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C Developer
7 2 (3.13%) C Developer
7 2 (3.13%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.13%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (1.56%) ISPF
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Firmware
2 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 3 (4.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.13%) VHDL
4 2 (3.13%) Verilog
4 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.13%) Physics
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.56%) Wiki
5 1 (1.56%) SCADA
5 1 (1.56%) IPTV
5 1 (1.56%) STB
5 1 (1.56%) VSAM
5 1 (1.56%) ASIC
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) UNIX
3 3 (4.69%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.13%) zOS
4 2 (3.13%) Windows CE
4 2 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Software Engineering
2 19 (29.69%) OO
3 4 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (4.69%) Validation
4 3 (4.69%) ERP
5 2 (3.13%) Quality Management
5 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.13%) UML
5 2 (3.13%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.13%) QMS
6 1 (1.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.56%) ETL
6 1 (1.56%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 53 (82.81%) C
2 29 (45.31%) C++
3 16 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 8 (12.50%) COBOL
4 8 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (7.81%) C#
6 4 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (4.69%) JCL
8 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.56%) VC++
9 1 (1.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) SQL
9 1 (1.56%) REXX
9 1 (1.56%) Ada
9 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.56%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 30 (46.88%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.13%) JTAG
3 1 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) IBM
2 3 (4.69%) Coverity
2 3 (4.69%) SAP
2 3 (4.69%) QNX
3 2 (3.13%) Intel
4 1 (1.56%) EMC
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