The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 30 April 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 / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 137 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.068% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £425 £448
% change year-on-year -27.94% -5.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -17.77%  

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 South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1045 1089 1149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.12% 37.12% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 652 709
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 110 67
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £23.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.50 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

Assembly Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Assembly Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Assembly Language in the South West

Assembly Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Assembly Language in the South West

Assembly Language
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Gloucestershire +9 4 - -
Devon - 1 £313 -
Assembly Language
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 South West region with a requirement for Assembly Language.

1 8 (100.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) DO-178B
2 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Wind River
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Avionics
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Freescale
5 2 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Ada
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (25.00%) FPGA Design
5 2 (25.00%) Altera
5 2 (25.00%) VHDL
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) RS-232
6 1 (12.50%) RS-485

Assembly Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) RS-232
2 1 (12.50%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (25.00%) Avionics
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (25.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) FPGA Design
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) Ada
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Wind River
2 2 (25.00%) Altera
2 2 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (25.00%) Freescale