Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 777 826 826
Rank change year-on-year +49 0 -14
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 78 59 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.054% 0.060%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 24
UK median daily rate £375 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -4.49% +34.85%
10th Percentile £290 £336 £314
90th Percentile £575 £618 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £423
% change year-on-year -23.53% +0.59% +26.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 10
UK median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.67% -0.66% -3.21%
10th Percentile £30.95 £31.75 £28.28
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.66% -3.21%

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 40070 42653 42352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.70% 38.82% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27514 29256 28008
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 925 871
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +1.45%
10th Percentile £16.24 £14.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.40 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -

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 6 months to 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Assembly Language in the UK

Assembly Language
Top 12 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 63 £325 -23.53% 13
UK excluding London +50 53 £325 -23.53% 13
London +40 24 £550 +2.33% 1
South East +25 17 £313 - 1
Scotland - 13 £429 - 1
East of England +1 7 £375 +9.49% 5
Midlands +36 5 £300 - 1
South West +5 5 £313 - 4
West Midlands - 5 £300 -
North of England +65 4 £400 -5.88% 1
North West +26 4 £400 -5.88% 1
Wales - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (48.72%) C
2 31 (39.74%) C++
2 31 (39.74%) Linux
3 29 (37.18%) SQL
4 24 (30.77%) Perl
5 23 (29.49%) Embedded C
6 22 (28.21%) Java
6 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
7 19 (24.36%) Mainframe
8 18 (23.08%) DB2
9 16 (20.51%) JCL
10 15 (19.23%) CICS
10 15 (19.23%) IBM
11 14 (17.95%) Middleware
11 14 (17.95%) zOS
11 14 (17.95%) Oracle
11 14 (17.95%) Information Security
12 13 (16.67%) Finance
12 13 (16.67%) Sybase
12 13 (16.67%) Windows
12 13 (16.67%) MQSeries
12 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (16.67%) Multithreading
13 12 (15.38%) Time Management
13 12 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
13 12 (15.38%) CLIST
13 12 (15.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 12 (15.38%) zSecure
13 12 (15.38%) SAS
13 12 (15.38%) Unix

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 15 (19.23%) CICS
2 13 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 12 (15.38%) SAS
4 10 (12.82%) JBoss
4 10 (12.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.85%) OrCAD
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) Kerberos
1 12 (15.38%) SSH
1 12 (15.38%) SSL
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) Network Security
2 3 (3.85%) RS-232
2 3 (3.85%) RS-485
3 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) 3G
4 1 (1.28%) ATM
4 1 (1.28%) DVB
4 1 (1.28%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.28%) RS-422
4 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) DB2
2 10 (12.82%) Endeca
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) Adabas
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
1 10 (12.82%) Maven
1 10 (12.82%) Mockito
2 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.13%) IDA Disassembler
4 4 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (3.85%) Metasploit
5 3 (3.85%) OllyDbg
6 1 (1.28%) JIRA
6 1 (1.28%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.85%) Automotive
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) German Language
4 2 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Software Engineer
3 18 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
4 17 (21.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Programmer
6 10 (12.82%) Endeca Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Java Programmer
7 8 (10.26%) Linux Developer
7 8 (10.26%) SQL Developer
7 8 (10.26%) SQL Programmer
8 7 (8.97%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) C++ Developer
8 7 (8.97%) C++ Programmer
8 7 (8.97%) C++/Java Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Electronics Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Electronics Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Assembler Programmer
10 4 (5.13%) Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) Middleware
2 12 (15.38%) ISPF
3 10 (12.82%) Hibernate
3 10 (12.82%) J2EE
3 10 (12.82%) JPA
3 10 (12.82%) JSON
3 10 (12.82%) PowerMock
3 10 (12.82%) Spring
3 10 (12.82%) Struts
4 5 (6.41%) CSS
4 5 (6.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Mainframe
2 12 (15.38%) PKI
3 9 (11.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.41%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.41%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.56%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.28%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.28%) MPEG
8 1 (1.28%) STB
8 1 (1.28%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.74%) Linux
2 14 (17.95%) zOS
3 13 (16.67%) Windows
4 12 (15.38%) Unix
5 3 (3.85%) Kali Linux
5 3 (3.85%) OS/390
5 3 (3.85%) VMS
6 2 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.28%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.28%) uClinux
7 1 (1.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 14 (17.95%) Information Security
3 13 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 12 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 12 (15.38%) Security Management
4 12 (15.38%) Time Management
5 11 (14.10%) People Management
6 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (10.26%) Multithreaded Programming
8 7 (8.97%) Coaching
8 7 (8.97%) OO
8 7 (8.97%) Scrum
8 7 (8.97%) Validation
9 6 (7.69%) CAD
9 6 (7.69%) OOD
10 4 (5.13%) Malware Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.85%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) C
2 31 (39.74%) C++
3 29 (37.18%) SQL
4 24 (30.77%) Perl
5 23 (29.49%) Embedded C
6 22 (28.21%) Java
7 16 (20.51%) JCL
8 12 (15.38%) CLIST
8 12 (15.38%) REXX
9 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
10 10 (12.82%) Bash Shell
11 5 (6.41%) COBOL
11 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
12 4 (5.13%) C#
13 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.85%) Python
14 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.28%) NATURAL
14 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 12 (15.38%) RACF
1 12 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (3.85%) Firmware
2 3 (3.85%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) zSecure
2 3 (3.85%) EnCase
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) IBM
2 14 (17.95%) Oracle
3 13 (16.67%) Sybase
4 12 (15.38%) CA
5 4 (5.13%) Wind River
6 3 (3.85%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) hybris
6 3 (3.85%) VMware
7 2 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (2.56%) Freescale
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.28%) Altera
8 1 (1.28%) Assembla
8 1 (1.28%) Cadence
8 1 (1.28%) Intel
8 1 (1.28%) Motorola
8 1 (1.28%) Software AG
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