The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 149 147
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2  
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 1 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.76% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £228 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.47% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -29.41% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £36.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -0.69% -8.86%  

Assembly Language is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1037 1441 1135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.13% 37.46% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 912 713
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 26
Median hourly rate £42.48 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.91% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £17.40 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Assembly Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Assembly Language as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Assembly Language in the North West

Assembly Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Assembly Language in the North West

Assembly Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Assembly Language in the North West

Assembly Language
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 1 £228 -
Assembly Language
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Assembly Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Assembly Language.

1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) RACF
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management

Assembly Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) RACF