Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 836 844
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -41
Contract jobs citing Assembly Language 36 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.035% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.086% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 18
UK median daily rate £350 £430 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -17.80% +30.63%
10th Percentile £319 £211 £318
90th Percentile £550 £488 £611
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £425
% change year-on-year +7.69% -23.53% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 7
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +3.80%
10th Percentile £42.00 £38.00 £26.95
90th Percentile £46.00 £53.35 £42.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +3.80%

Assembly Language is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,225 39,668 41,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.10% 40.82% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,782 27,236 28,048
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £308 £289 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 867 1,054
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.56 £14.75 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.20 £51.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 18 January 2018.

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
Top 11 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 18 January 2018. 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
UK excluding London +9 32 £350 +7.69% 30
England +6 28 £350 -18.51% 37
East of England -1 12 £350 -12.50% 14
South West +17 9 - - 5
Scotland -1 6 - -
South East -30 3 - - 4
London -34 2 £600 +33.33% 7
North of England +36 1 - - 1
North West +14 1 - - 1
Midlands +9 1 £600 - 6
East Midlands - 1 £600 - 3

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 26 (72.22%) C
2 17 (47.22%) Embedded C
3 16 (44.44%) Python
3 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 13 (36.11%) Linux
5 12 (33.33%) Windows
5 12 (33.33%) Bluetooth
5 12 (33.33%) Wireless
5 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 10 (27.78%) C++
6 10 (27.78%) Degree
7 9 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 9 (25.00%) Aerospace
8 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) Mainframe
8 7 (19.44%) Validation
8 7 (19.44%) Perl
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (19.44%) Unix
8 7 (19.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
9 6 (16.67%) Time Management
9 6 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 6 (16.67%) PKI
9 6 (16.67%) ISPF
9 6 (16.67%) DO-178B
9 6 (16.67%) People Management
9 6 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
9 6 (16.67%) CLIST
9 6 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem

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 (16.67%) CICS
1 6 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 6 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Simulink
3 2 (5.56%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 12 (33.33%) Wireless
2 6 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 6 (16.67%) SSH
2 6 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.56%) FlexRay
4 1 (2.78%) Modbus
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Adabas
2 1 (2.78%) Endeca
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.56%) VectorCAST
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 6 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (8.33%) Automotive
4 3 (8.33%) Electronics
5 2 (5.56%) German Language
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Embedded Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Software Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Embedded Software Developer
5 6 (16.67%) C Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Embedded C Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Assembler Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) Mainframe Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) RACF Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) ISPF
1 6 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Mainframe
2 6 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Unix
4 6 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
3 7 (19.44%) Validation
4 6 (16.67%) Information Security
4 6 (16.67%) People Management
4 6 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 6 (16.67%) Security Management
4 6 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) B2B
6 1 (2.78%) Lean Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
6 1 (2.78%) Scrum
6 1 (2.78%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C
2 17 (47.22%) Embedded C
3 16 (44.44%) Python
4 10 (27.78%) C++
5 7 (19.44%) Perl
6 6 (16.67%) CLIST
6 6 (16.67%) JCL
6 6 (16.67%) REXX
6 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.56%) R
8 1 (2.78%) Ada
8 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) DO-178B
2 2 (5.56%) IEC 62304
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 26262
2 2 (5.56%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (16.67%) RACF
1 6 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) CA
1 6 (16.67%) IBM
1 6 (16.67%) Sybase
2 4 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (11.11%) Freescale
2 4 (11.11%) Wind River
3 1 (2.78%) ATG
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Software AG