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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 593 564 542
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -22
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 29 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.066% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
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£425 £330 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £309 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.31% -31.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 21
Average hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +18.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +18.30%

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
21474 20136 19483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 36.85% 38.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14425 12865 12058
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 411 554
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.01 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 2015.

Assembly Language Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 20 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 4 August 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 -29 26 £425 +28.78% 25
London -1 10 £450 +27.65% 2
South East -27 7 £160 -57.61% 6
Berkshire +2 6 £160 -62.35%
North West -26 5 £400 +45.45%
Merseyside -10 4 £400 +50.94%
Liverpool -10 4 £400 +50.94%
Bracknell - 3 £160 -
South West -4 2 - - 4
East of England -9 2 £338 - 9
City of London - 2 £438 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 6
Manchester -15 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £338 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £338 - 1

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 28 (43.75%) C
2 23 (35.94%) C++
3 17 (26.56%) COBOL
3 17 (26.56%) Mainframe
3 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
4 16 (25.00%) DB2
5 14 (21.88%) REXX
5 14 (21.88%) Banking
6 13 (20.31%) JCL
6 13 (20.31%) Finance
6 13 (20.31%) zOS
6 13 (20.31%) Degree
7 12 (18.75%) CICS
8 11 (17.19%) IBM
8 11 (17.19%) Electronics
9 10 (15.63%) Firmware
9 10 (15.63%) Embedded C
9 10 (15.63%) ISPF
10 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
10 9 (14.06%) Python
10 9 (14.06%) Linux
11 8 (12.50%) MQSeries
11 8 (12.50%) Device Driver
11 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 8 (12.50%) CLIST
12 7 (10.94%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (10.94%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (10.94%) QA
12 7 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (10.94%) Wireless

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (18.75%) CICS
2 8 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 3 (4.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) Simulink
1 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (10.94%) Wireless
3 3 (4.69%) SNMP
3 3 (4.69%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.13%) SSL
4 2 (3.13%) SSH
5 1 (1.56%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) RFID
5 1 (1.56%) LDAP
5 1 (1.56%) FTP
5 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) Adabas
2 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.56%) Easytrieve
2 1 (1.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) IBM BigInsights
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
1 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.69%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.56%) GCC
2 1 (1.56%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (21.88%) Banking
2 13 (20.31%) Finance
3 11 (17.19%) Electronics
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Software Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Programmer
4 8 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Design Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) C++ Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Systems Programmer
5 5 (7.81%) Firmware Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) DBA
6 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Systems Programmer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Electrical Design Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Electrical Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Mainframe Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) ISPF
2 3 (4.69%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 2 (3.13%) MFC
3 2 (3.13%) ATL
4 1 (1.56%) DCOM
4 1 (1.56%) SOAP
4 1 (1.56%) DHTML
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) WCF
4 1 (1.56%) WPF
4 1 (1.56%) Qt
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.56%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Mainframe
2 8 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.94%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (10.94%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (7.81%) VHDL
5 4 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.69%) Verilog
6 3 (4.69%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.69%) VAX
7 2 (3.13%) ASIC
7 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (3.13%) Neural Network
7 2 (3.13%) PKI
8 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.56%) Ergonomics
8 1 (1.56%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) zOS
2 9 (14.06%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) Android
4 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.69%) UNIX
5 3 (4.69%) OpenVMS
6 2 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.56%) MVS
7 1 (1.56%) OS/2
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.56%) OS/390
7 1 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (7.81%) Multithreading
2 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (6.25%) Android Development
3 4 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 3 (4.69%) Low Latency
4 3 (4.69%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.69%) CAD
5 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.13%) Validation
5 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.13%) Information Security
5 2 (3.13%) Pattern Recognition
5 2 (3.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.13%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) C
2 23 (35.94%) C++
3 17 (26.56%) COBOL
4 14 (21.88%) REXX
5 13 (20.31%) JCL
6 10 (15.63%) Embedded C
7 9 (14.06%) Python
8 8 (12.50%) CLIST
9 7 (10.94%) Java
9 7 (10.94%) C#
9 7 (10.94%) SQL
10 4 (6.25%) Perl
10 4 (6.25%) MATLAB
11 3 (4.69%) Ruby
11 3 (4.69%) Erlang
11 3 (4.69%) Ada
11 3 (4.69%) Embedded C++
11 3 (4.69%) Pascal
12 2 (3.13%) Tcl
12 2 (3.13%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) IEC 61508
2 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.56%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Firmware
2 5 (7.81%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (3.13%) RACF
3 2 (3.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) zSecure
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) IBM
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Motorola
3 3 (4.69%) Nokia
3 3 (4.69%) EMC
3 3 (4.69%) Xilinx
3 3 (4.69%) Panasonic
4 2 (3.13%) Sybase
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) CA
4 2 (3.13%) Endeca
5 1 (1.56%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.56%) Perforce
5 1 (1.56%) Cadence
5 1 (1.56%) Teradata
5 1 (1.56%) Compaq
5 1 (1.56%) Intel
5 1 (1.56%) Freescale
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