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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 626 612
Rank change year-on-year +66 -14  
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 50 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.046% 0.060%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 11
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £321 £400
% change year-on-year +1.16% -19.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £32.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.75 £48.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  

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 19720 20910 21020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.86% 38.83% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26328 28996 26859
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 £310 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 797 908 915
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.43 £18.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £51.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Assembly Language
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 10 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 28 June 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 +53 41 £325 -23.52% 7
UK excluding London +51 35 £325 +1.16% 8
London +22 14 £550 -8.33%
South East +26 10 £325 - 2
Scotland - 8 £429 - 1
East of England +4 7 £375 +9.48% 4
North of England +62 4 £400 +33.33% 1
Midlands +19 4 - -
South West -5 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (52.05%) C
2 31 (42.47%) Linux
3 29 (39.73%) C++
4 24 (32.88%) SQL
5 23 (31.51%) Embedded C
6 22 (30.14%) Java
6 22 (30.14%) Software Engineering
7 19 (26.03%) Perl
8 14 (19.18%) DB2
8 14 (19.18%) Mainframe
9 13 (17.81%) Oracle
9 13 (17.81%) Windows
9 13 (17.81%) Multithreading
10 12 (16.44%) JCL
11 11 (15.07%) CICS
12 10 (13.70%) IBM
12 10 (13.70%) Struts
12 10 (13.70%) JBoss
12 10 (13.70%) Tomcat
12 10 (13.70%) J2EE
12 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
12 10 (13.70%) Spring
12 10 (13.70%) Maven
12 10 (13.70%) Endeca
12 10 (13.70%) JSON
12 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
12 10 (13.70%) JPA
12 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
12 10 (13.70%) Mockito
12 10 (13.70%) Bash Shell

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 11 (15.07%) CICS
2 10 (13.70%) JBoss
2 10 (13.70%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.96%) MQSeries
4 7 (9.59%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.11%) OrCAD
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Kerberos
1 7 (9.59%) SSH
1 7 (9.59%) SSL
2 3 (4.11%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) Network Security
3 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.74%) RS-232
3 2 (2.74%) RS-485
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) 3G
4 1 (1.37%) ATM
4 1 (1.37%) DVB
4 1 (1.37%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) DB2
2 10 (13.70%) Endeca
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
1 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
1 10 (13.70%) Maven
1 10 (13.70%) Mockito
2 8 (10.96%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.48%) IDA Disassembler
4 4 (5.48%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (4.11%) Metasploit
5 3 (4.11%) OllyDbg
6 1 (1.37%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.48%) Automotive
4 3 (4.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) German Language
5 2 (2.74%) Law
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) Software Engineer
3 18 (24.66%) Embedded Engineer
4 17 (23.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (16.44%) Java Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Endeca Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Programmer
6 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Java Programmer
7 8 (10.96%) Linux Developer
7 8 (10.96%) SQL Developer
7 8 (10.96%) SQL Programmer
8 7 (9.59%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) C++ Developer
8 7 (9.59%) C++ Programmer
8 7 (9.59%) C++/Java Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Electronics Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) Senior Electronics Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Consultant
11 4 (5.48%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
1 10 (13.70%) J2EE
1 10 (13.70%) JPA
1 10 (13.70%) JSON
1 10 (13.70%) PowerMock
1 10 (13.70%) Spring
1 10 (13.70%) Struts
2 9 (12.33%) Middleware
3 7 (9.59%) ISPF
4 5 (6.85%) CSS
4 5 (6.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Mainframe
2 9 (12.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (9.59%) PKI
4 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.22%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (6.85%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.11%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.11%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.74%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.37%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.37%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.37%) MPEG
8 1 (1.37%) STB
8 1 (1.37%) VHDL
8 1 (1.37%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 31 (42.47%) Linux
2 13 (17.81%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) zOS
4 7 (9.59%) Unix
5 3 (4.11%) Kali Linux
5 3 (4.11%) OS/390
5 3 (4.11%) VMS
6 2 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.37%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.37%) uClinux
7 1 (1.37%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Software Engineering
2 13 (17.81%) Multithreading
3 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
4 9 (12.33%) Information Security
5 8 (10.96%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (10.96%) Multithreaded Programming
6 7 (9.59%) Coaching
6 7 (9.59%) OO
6 7 (9.59%) Project Planning
6 7 (9.59%) Scrum
6 7 (9.59%) Security Management
6 7 (9.59%) Time Management
7 6 (8.22%) CAD
7 6 (8.22%) OOD
7 6 (8.22%) People Management
7 6 (8.22%) Validation
8 4 (5.48%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.11%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) C
2 29 (39.73%) C++
3 24 (32.88%) SQL
4 23 (31.51%) Embedded C
5 22 (30.14%) Java
6 19 (26.03%) Perl
7 12 (16.44%) JCL
8 10 (13.70%) Bash Shell
9 7 (9.59%) CLIST
9 7 (9.59%) REXX
10 6 (8.22%) COBOL
10 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
11 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
12 3 (4.11%) C#
12 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
12 3 (4.11%) Python
13 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (9.59%) RACF
1 7 (9.59%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (4.11%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) zSecure
2 3 (4.11%) EnCase
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) IBM
3 8 (10.96%) Sybase
4 7 (9.59%) CA
5 4 (5.48%) Wind River
6 3 (4.11%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) hybris
6 3 (4.11%) VMware
7 2 (2.74%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (2.74%) Freescale
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.37%) Altera
8 1 (1.37%) Assembla
8 1 (1.37%) Cadence
8 1 (1.37%) Intel
8 1 (1.37%) Motorola
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 2 days ago