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 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)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 604 590
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14  
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 24 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.067% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 16
Median daily rate £325 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £343 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £425 £445
% change year-on-year -29.41% -4.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -8.86%  
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18757 20594 19950
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.20% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12916 14137 12939
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 469 411
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
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

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 March 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 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 22 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 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
England +34 22 £325 -23.52% 14
London - 9 £550 -
South East +8 7 £300 -45.45%
Crawley - 5 £300 -
West Sussex - 5 £300 -
South West - 4 £313 - 4
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 3
South Wales - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - -
North West +20 1 £228 -46.47%
Manchester +14 1 £228 -
Surrey +3 1 £375 -
Woking 0 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £300 -
Exeter - 1 £313 -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Worcester - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
Devon - 1 £313 -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for Assembly Language.

1 23 (54.76%) C
2 15 (35.71%) C++
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 13 (30.95%) Linux
4 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
5 10 (23.81%) Endeca
6 9 (21.43%) Embedded C
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle
7 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 6 (14.29%) Mockito
8 6 (14.29%) PowerMock
8 6 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (14.29%) JSON
8 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 6 (14.29%) JPA
8 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 6 (14.29%) Spring
8 6 (14.29%) Maven
8 6 (14.29%) Struts
8 6 (14.29%) J2EE
8 6 (14.29%) Windows
8 6 (14.29%) Perl
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) JBoss
8 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
9 5 (11.90%) Mainframe

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 6 (14.29%) JBoss
1 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) CICS
3 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) RS-232
2 2 (4.76%) RS-485
3 1 (2.38%) 3G
3 1 (2.38%) FlexRay
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Endeca
2 3 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) Easytrieve
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.29%) Maven
2 6 (14.29%) Mockito
3 5 (11.90%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
2 2 (4.76%) Avionics
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Software Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Endeca Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.90%) C++ Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) C++ Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Java Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) Linux Developer
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Programmer
9 2 (4.76%) C Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 6 (14.29%) J2EE
1 6 (14.29%) JPA
1 6 (14.29%) JSON
1 6 (14.29%) PowerMock
1 6 (14.29%) Spring
1 6 (14.29%) Struts
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) ISPF
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.76%) VHDL
4 2 (4.76%) VSAM
5 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) ThreadX
4 1 (2.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 4 (9.52%) Multithreaded Programming
3 4 (9.52%) Scrum
4 3 (7.14%) Coaching
4 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) FPGA Design
5 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.76%) OOD
5 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) UML
5 2 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) C
2 15 (35.71%) C++
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) Embedded C
5 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 6 (14.29%) Perl
6 6 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (11.90%) COBOL
7 5 (11.90%) JCL
8 4 (9.52%) C#
9 2 (4.76%) Ada
9 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.76%) REXX
10 1 (2.38%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (2.38%) RACF
2 1 (2.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Wind River
3 2 (4.76%) Altera
3 2 (4.76%) ATG
3 2 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (4.76%) Freescale
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Assembla
4 1 (2.38%) Intel
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Motorola
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In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £46 to £50 per hour + Dep On Exp
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £50 to £56 per hour + Dep on Exp.
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Rate: £12 - £20 per hour
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