The table below looks at the statistics for SysML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SysML over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
Rank 627 607 596
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing SysML 19 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.056% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.071% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 5
Median daily rate £375 £305 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -28.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £305 £425
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -28.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £44.00 £36.02 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.15% +2.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £34.25 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.73 £39.92 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.02 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +2.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

SysML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SysML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SysML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SysML
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SysML within the UK.

SysML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SysML
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SysML within the UK.

SysML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SysML
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SysML within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 17 £375 +29.31% 4
South West +4 7 - - 2
South East -13 4 £375 -29.90% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
East of England +12 2 - -
Hampshire +8 2 - - 1
Bristol 0 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Wales +15 1 £375 +22.95%
South Wales +9 1 £375 +22.95%
London -6 1 - -
Portsmouth -12 1 - -
West Midlands -33 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

SysML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SysML 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 SysML.

1 42 (91.30%) UML
2 27 (58.70%) Rational DOORS
3 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
4 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
5 21 (45.65%) Software Engineering
6 15 (32.61%) ITIL
7 14 (30.43%) C
7 14 (30.43%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 11 (23.91%) C++
8 11 (23.91%) Degree
8 11 (23.91%) MODAF
9 10 (21.74%) TOGAF
9 10 (21.74%) Rational Rhapsody
10 9 (19.57%) Ada
11 8 (17.39%) Linux
11 8 (17.39%) SOA
11 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (15.22%) Java
12 7 (15.22%) ATM
12 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
12 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (15.22%) Ada 95
13 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
13 6 (13.04%) SDLC
13 6 (13.04%) Requirements Management
13 6 (13.04%) GIS
13 6 (13.04%) Electronics
14 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
14 5 (10.87%) Automotive
14 5 (10.87%) ESRI

SysML
Top Related 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 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.17%) JBoss
1 1 (2.17%) Kinematics
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Doxygen
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) ATM
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) DVB
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
3 1 (2.17%) SNMP
3 1 (2.17%) SpaceWire
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) GIS
2 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.35%) Big Data
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (58.70%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (21.74%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Toad
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.17%) GCC
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (13.04%) Electronics
2 5 (10.87%) Automotive
3 4 (8.70%) Aerospace
3 4 (8.70%) Avionics
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Finance
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Software Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Test Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Ada Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Ada Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) DOORS Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) SysML Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Automotive Business Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) System Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) JMS
2 2 (4.35%) SOAP
2 2 (4.35%) WSDL
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) Ajax
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) Java RMI
3 1 (2.17%) JSF
3 1 (2.17%) JSP
3 1 (2.17%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.17%) Servlets
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) Swing
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XHTML
3 1 (2.17%) XSL
3 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.35%) Physics
3 2 (4.35%) Telematics
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.17%) Mechatronics
4 1 (2.17%) Robotics
4 1 (2.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) UML
2 21 (45.65%) Software Engineering
3 15 (32.61%) ITIL
4 14 (30.43%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 11 (23.91%) MODAF
6 10 (21.74%) TOGAF
7 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.39%) SOA
8 6 (13.04%) Requirements Management
8 6 (13.04%) SDLC
8 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.87%) Defect Management
9 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Project Management
9 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) Use Case
10 4 (8.70%) System Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Change Control
11 3 (6.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) C
2 11 (23.91%) C++
3 9 (19.57%) Ada
4 7 (15.22%) Ada 95
4 7 (15.22%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) ANSI C
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) Tcl
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) Degree
4 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) DO-178B
1 3 (6.52%) JSP 440
1 3 (6.52%) MISRA
1 3 (6.52%) MISRA C
2 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) Def Stans
3 1 (2.17%) ISO26262
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Cygwin
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Cacti
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) ESRI
1 5 (10.87%) IBM
2 3 (6.52%) Luciad
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) PTC
4 1 (2.17%) BMC
4 1 (2.17%) CA
4 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) NetApp
4 1 (2.17%) VMware