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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assembly Language (Assembler)
Rank 561 552 541
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 33 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.048% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
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£450 £330 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £330 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £366 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +1.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.95 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £41.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +1.93%

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
20172 19561 17144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.64% 37.40% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13457 12858 10528
Average daily rate £400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £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 413 456 600
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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 2 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Assembly Language within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 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 -8 29 £450 +36.36% 44
London +1 8 £450 +27.65% 8
South East -7 7 £500 +51.51% 8
East of England +5 5 £370 - 19
North West - 5 £450 - 2
Berkshire +5 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 3 - - 16
City of London - 3 £450 - 1
Merseyside - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £285 -
Essex +1 2 £370 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 - 2
Manchester - 2 £450 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 - 2
South West -4 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
Surrey - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £370 -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Dundee - 1 £170 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -

Assembly Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 32 (48.48%) COBOL
2 29 (43.94%) DB2
3 21 (31.82%) C
3 21 (31.82%) CICS
3 21 (31.82%) Mainframe
4 20 (30.30%) REXX
5 18 (27.27%) JCL
5 18 (27.27%) C++
6 14 (21.21%) Finance
6 14 (21.21%) Banking
7 12 (18.18%) SQL
7 12 (18.18%) zOS
7 12 (18.18%) IBM
7 12 (18.18%) Degree
8 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.15%) Electronics
9 10 (15.15%) SAS
10 9 (13.64%) ISPF
10 9 (13.64%) CA Gen
10 9 (13.64%) Web Services
11 8 (12.12%) Python
11 8 (12.12%) MQSeries
11 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.12%) Firmware
11 8 (12.12%) SELCOPY
11 8 (12.12%) QA
11 8 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
13 6 (9.09%) Embedded C
13 6 (9.09%) Linux

Assembly Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 21 (31.82%) CICS
2 10 (15.15%) SAS
3 8 (12.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Simulink
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (7.58%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) SNMP
3 2 (3.03%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.52%) SSH
4 1 (1.52%) RFID
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) FTP
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.52%) RIP
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.94%) DB2
2 2 (3.03%) Big Data
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) CA Gen
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
1 14 (21.21%) Banking
2 10 (15.15%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) German Language
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Programmer
2 13 (19.70%) Systems Programmer
3 10 (15.15%) Developer
3 10 (15.15%) DBA
3 10 (15.15%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 10 (15.15%) CICS Programmer
4 9 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Technical Leader
5 6 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Mainframe DBA
7 4 (6.06%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Mainframe Programmer
8 3 (4.55%) DB2 Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Electrical Design Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Teradata DBA
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) ISPF
1 9 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.03%) ATL
3 1 (1.52%) DCOM
3 1 (1.52%) ActiveX
3 1 (1.52%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.52%) MFC
3 1 (1.52%) DHTML
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) OLE
3 1 (1.52%) OLE DB
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Mainframe
2 8 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.09%) Device Driver
5 4 (6.06%) VHDL
6 3 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.55%) Verilog
7 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (3.03%) ASIC
7 2 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (3.03%) Neural Network
7 2 (3.03%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.52%) VSAM
8 1 (1.52%) PKI
8 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.52%) Ergonomics
8 1 (1.52%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) zOS
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.06%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.52%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.52%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (6.06%) Android Development
2 4 (6.06%) iOS Development
3 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.55%) Validation
3 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.03%) Pattern Recognition
4 2 (3.03%) Multithreading
4 2 (3.03%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.03%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (3.03%) Low Latency
4 2 (3.03%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.03%) CAD
4 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) COBOL
2 21 (31.82%) C
3 20 (30.30%) REXX
4 18 (27.27%) JCL
4 18 (27.27%) C++
5 12 (18.18%) SQL
6 8 (12.12%) Python
6 8 (12.12%) SELCOPY
7 6 (9.09%) Embedded C
7 6 (9.09%) C#
8 5 (7.58%) Java
9 4 (6.06%) Perl
9 4 (6.06%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.03%) Erlang
10 2 (3.03%) Tcl
10 2 (3.03%) Ruby
11 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) IEC 61508
2 4 (6.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Firmware
2 1 (1.52%) RACF
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (6.06%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) Xilinx
4 2 (3.03%) Panasonic
4 2 (3.03%) Motorola
4 2 (3.03%) Nokia
4 2 (3.03%) Teradata
5 1 (1.52%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Sybase
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
5 1 (1.52%) Intel
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) CA
5 1 (1.52%) Freescale
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Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450-£550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago