The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 May 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)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 624 596
Rank change year-on-year +88 -28  
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 45 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.049% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 10
Median daily rate £325 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £359 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £384 £450
% change year-on-year -15.30% -14.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.94% +6.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £48.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.20% +6.00%  

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18923 20595 20633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.22% 38.52% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12895 14175 13605
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 468 429
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £12.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  

Assembly Language
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Assembly Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Assembly Language over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Assembly Language over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 27 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 May 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
England +65 41 £325 -23.52% 9
London +34 17 £550 +29.41% 1
South East +33 13 £325 - 2
Crawley - 12 £313 -
West Sussex - 12 £313 -
East of England +9 6 - - 5
Cambridgeshire +9 3 - - 5
Cambridge +6 3 - - 5
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
South West +13 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire +12 2 - -
Cheltenham +6 2 - -
Cheshire +34 1 £400 -5.88%
North West +22 1 £400 -5.88%
Surrey +9 1 £375 -
Knutsford +7 1 £400 -5.88%
Woking 0 1 £375 -
City of London - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 with a requirement for Assembly Language.

1 32 (53.33%) C
2 26 (43.33%) Linux
3 25 (41.67%) C++
3 25 (41.67%) Java
4 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
5 16 (26.67%) SQL
6 15 (25.00%) Oracle
6 15 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 14 (23.33%) Perl
8 13 (21.67%) Endeca
8 13 (21.67%) Multithreading
9 11 (18.33%) Windows
10 10 (16.67%) Struts
10 10 (16.67%) JBoss
10 10 (16.67%) Tomcat
10 10 (16.67%) J2EE
10 10 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 10 (16.67%) Spring
10 10 (16.67%) Maven
10 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 10 (16.67%) JSON
10 10 (16.67%) JPA
10 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 10 (16.67%) Mockito
10 10 (16.67%) PowerMock
10 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 8 (13.33%) Degree
11 8 (13.33%) Multithreaded Programming
12 7 (11.67%) Scrum

Assembly Language
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (16.67%) JBoss
1 10 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.67%) CICS
3 3 (5.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
1 3 (5.00%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.33%) RS-232
2 2 (3.33%) RS-485
2 2 (3.33%) SSH
2 2 (3.33%) SSL
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) 3G
3 1 (1.67%) DVB
3 1 (1.67%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) Endeca
2 5 (8.33%) DB2
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 10 (16.67%) Maven
1 10 (16.67%) Mockito
2 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (5.00%) IDA Disassembler
4 3 (5.00%) Metasploit
4 3 (5.00%) OllyDbg
5 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.67%) Automotive
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Avionics
4 2 (3.33%) German Language
4 2 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Software Engineer
3 16 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 15 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (21.67%) Endeca Developer
5 13 (21.67%) Java Developer
6 10 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 8 (13.33%) C++ Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Java Programmer
7 8 (13.33%) Linux Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Programmer
7 8 (13.33%) SQL Developer
7 8 (13.33%) SQL Programmer
8 7 (11.67%) C++ Programmer
8 7 (11.67%) C++/Java Developer
9 6 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Consultant
11 3 (5.00%) Malware Consultant
11 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
12 2 (3.33%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 10 (16.67%) J2EE
1 10 (16.67%) JPA
1 10 (16.67%) JSON
1 10 (16.67%) PowerMock
1 10 (16.67%) Spring
1 10 (16.67%) Struts
2 5 (8.33%) CSS
2 5 (8.33%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) Middleware
4 2 (3.33%) ISPF
5 1 (1.67%) .NET
5 1 (1.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (3.33%) PKI
6 2 (3.33%) VHDL
7 1 (1.67%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.67%) MPEG
7 1 (1.67%) STB
7 1 (1.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Kali Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) VMS
3 3 (5.00%) zOS
4 2 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.67%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.67%) uClinux
5 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (21.67%) Multithreading
3 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (13.33%) Multithreaded Programming
5 7 (11.67%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (11.67%) Scrum
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.00%) OO
7 5 (8.33%) Coaching
7 5 (8.33%) OOD
8 4 (6.67%) Information Security
9 3 (5.00%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (5.00%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.00%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (5.00%) Threat Analysis
10 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) C
2 25 (41.67%) C++
2 25 (41.67%) Java
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 15 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 14 (23.33%) Perl
6 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.67%) C#
8 4 (6.67%) JCL
9 3 (5.00%) COBOL
9 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.00%) Python
10 2 (3.33%) Ada
10 2 (3.33%) CLIST
10 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.33%) REXX
11 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.67%) R
11 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Firmware
1 3 (5.00%) VirtualBox
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (3.33%) RACF
2 2 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) EnCase
2 2 (3.33%) zSecure
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) IBM
2 4 (6.67%) Wind River
3 3 (5.00%) Sybase
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Altera
4 2 (3.33%) ATG
4 2 (3.33%) CA
4 2 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.33%) Freescale
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Assembla
5 1 (1.67%) Intel
5 1 (1.67%) Motorola
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OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago