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 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)
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 617 606
Rank change year-on-year +55 -11  
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 38 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.073% 0.057%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 14
Median daily rate £325 £425 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -5.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £425 £448
% change year-on-year -27.94% -5.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 3
Median hourly rate £37.88 £37.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.36% -17.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £32.50 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £53.00
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19251 21327 20829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.54% 38.15% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13233 14646 13547
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 470 438
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
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

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 30 April 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 30 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 26 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 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
England +51 37 £325 -23.52% 13
South East +17 14 £313 -
London +40 13 £550 +29.41%
Crawley - 12 £313 -
West Sussex - 12 £313 -
South West +7 5 £313 - 1
Gloucestershire +9 4 - -
East of England -2 4 - - 7
Cambridge +5 3 - - 7
Cheltenham +4 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 3 - - 7
Surrey +4 1 £375 -
Woking +2 1 £375 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £313 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Exeter - 1 £313 -
City of London - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

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 with a requirement for Assembly Language.

1 31 (58.49%) C
2 23 (43.40%) C++
2 23 (43.40%) Java
3 20 (37.74%) Linux
4 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
5 14 (26.42%) Embedded C
5 14 (26.42%) Oracle
6 13 (24.53%) Multithreading
6 13 (24.53%) SQL
7 12 (22.64%) Endeca
8 9 (16.98%) Perl
9 8 (15.09%) Struts
9 8 (15.09%) J2EE
9 8 (15.09%) Windows
9 8 (15.09%) JBoss
9 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
9 8 (15.09%) JSON
9 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
9 8 (15.09%) JPA
9 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
9 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
9 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
9 8 (15.09%) Spring
9 8 (15.09%) Maven
9 8 (15.09%) Multithreaded Programming
9 8 (15.09%) Mockito
9 8 (15.09%) PowerMock
9 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
10 7 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (13.21%) Degree

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 8 (15.09%) JBoss
1 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.77%) RS-232
2 2 (3.77%) RS-485
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) 3G
3 1 (1.89%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Endeca
2 2 (3.77%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) Easytrieve
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
1 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
1 8 (15.09%) Maven
1 8 (15.09%) Mockito
2 6 (11.32%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.89%) OllyDbg
General
1 6 (11.32%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.55%) Automotive
3 2 (3.77%) Avionics
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) German Language
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Software Engineer
3 15 (28.30%) Embedded Engineer
4 14 (26.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (24.53%) Java Developer
6 12 (22.64%) Endeca Developer
7 8 (15.09%) C++ Developer
7 8 (15.09%) Java Programmer
7 8 (15.09%) Linux Developer
7 8 (15.09%) Programmer
7 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
7 8 (15.09%) SQL Developer
7 8 (15.09%) SQL Programmer
8 7 (13.21%) C++ Programmer
8 7 (13.21%) C++/Java Developer
9 5 (9.43%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) C Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Firmware Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
1 8 (15.09%) J2EE
1 8 (15.09%) JPA
1 8 (15.09%) JSON
1 8 (15.09%) PowerMock
1 8 (15.09%) Spring
1 8 (15.09%) Struts
2 5 (9.43%) CSS
2 5 (9.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) ISPF
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.43%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) VHDL
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.89%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.89%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
2 13 (24.53%) Multithreading
3 8 (15.09%) Multithreaded Programming
3 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
4 7 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 5 (9.43%) OO
7 4 (7.55%) Coaching
7 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.55%) OOD
8 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.77%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.77%) FPGA Design
8 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) UML
8 2 (3.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) C
2 23 (43.40%) C++
2 23 (43.40%) Java
3 14 (26.42%) Embedded C
4 13 (24.53%) SQL
5 9 (16.98%) Perl
6 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.55%) C#
8 4 (7.55%) COBOL
9 3 (5.66%) JCL
10 2 (3.77%) Ada
10 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.89%) Fortran
11 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.89%) Python
11 1 (1.89%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) RACF
2 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.89%) EnCase
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Wind River
3 2 (3.77%) Altera
3 2 (3.77%) ATG
3 2 (3.77%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.77%) Freescale
4 1 (1.89%) Assembla
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Intel
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Motorola
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
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