Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Assembly Language skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Assembly Language over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Assembly Language (Assembler)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 799 845
Rank change year-on-year -35 +46 -27
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 36 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.053% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.13% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 6
England median daily rate £373 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £286 £325 £350
90th Percentile £456 £595 £650
UK median daily rate £373 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.75% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £29.50 £30.75 £38.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.60 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +13.33%

Assembly Language is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,360 38,297 39,862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.92% 41.96% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,013 26,805 27,671
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £309 £285
90th Percentile £650 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 655 743 844
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £17.35 £16.28 £14.31
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

Assembly Language
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Assembly Language as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Assembly Language in England

Assembly Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Assembly Language in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Assembly Language in England

Assembly Language
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Assembly Language in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Assembly Language in England

Assembly Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Assembly Language in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Assembly Language in England

Assembly Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Assembly Language in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Assembly Language in England

Assembly Language
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -1 9 £373 - 14
London -9 9 - - 2
South West -20 8 £250 - 13
East of England -9 5 £425 +21.43% 15
West Midlands -18 4 £438 - 3
Midlands -25 4 £438 - 4
North of England -28 1 £341 -14.88% 6
North East - 1 £341 - 1
Assembly Language
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Assembly Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Assembly Language.

1 17 (47.22%) C
2 15 (41.67%) COBOL
3 14 (38.89%) Mainframe
4 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
5 12 (33.33%) C++
6 11 (30.56%) IBM
6 11 (30.56%) MATLAB
7 10 (27.78%) DB2
8 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 8 (22.22%) Degree
9 8 (22.22%) CICS
9 8 (22.22%) zOS
9 8 (22.22%) JCL
9 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 8 (22.22%) Unix
9 8 (22.22%) Windows
10 7 (19.44%) C#
10 7 (19.44%) Python
10 7 (19.44%) Automotive
10 7 (19.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (19.44%) Software Architecture
10 7 (19.44%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (19.44%) MISRA
11 6 (16.67%) FMEA
11 6 (16.67%) MISRA C
11 6 (16.67%) Test Planning
11 6 (16.67%) RS-232
11 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 6 (16.67%) Mercurial
11 6 (16.67%) ISPF

Assembly Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (22.22%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Simulink
2 1 (2.78%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) RS-232
2 5 (13.89%) Network Security
2 5 (13.89%) SMTP
2 5 (13.89%) SNMP
3 2 (5.56%) 802.11
3 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) ATM
4 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.78%) Broadband
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) LTE
4 1 (2.78%) NFC
4 1 (2.78%) RFID
4 1 (2.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 6 (16.67%) Subversion
3 4 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (8.33%) IDA Disassembler
4 3 (8.33%) LabVIEW
4 3 (8.33%) OllyDbg
General
1 7 (19.44%) Automotive
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Electronics
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Avionics
3 2 (5.56%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) PC Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) ISPF
2 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Mainframe
2 7 (19.44%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (19.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (11.11%) VHDL
4 3 (8.33%) ASIC
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) CPLD
5 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (5.56%) TMS320
6 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) Fintech
6 1 (2.78%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Unix
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
1 8 (22.22%) zOS
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (2.78%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Software Architecture
3 6 (16.67%) FMEA
3 6 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 4 (11.11%) Validation
5 4 (11.11%) Web Development
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) Security Auditing
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) Fuzz Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.56%) Memory Management
7 2 (5.56%) UML
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) IC Design
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C
2 15 (41.67%) COBOL
3 12 (33.33%) C++
4 11 (30.56%) MATLAB
5 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
6 8 (22.22%) JCL
7 7 (19.44%) C#
7 7 (19.44%) Python
8 6 (16.67%) REXX
9 5 (13.89%) Embedded C++
10 3 (8.33%) Java
11 2 (5.56%) Ada
12 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) MISRA
2 6 (16.67%) MISRA C
3 3 (8.33%) DO-178B
4 1 (2.78%) IEC 61508
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) IBM
2 4 (11.11%) Unisys
3 2 (5.56%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) Serena
4 1 (2.78%) Xilinx