The table below looks at the statistics for SysML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SysML over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
Rank 582 561 535
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -26
Contract jobs citing SysML 17 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.023% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£390 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.73% -5.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.73% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £39.90 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £39.90 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.77% +10.83%

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

SysML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SysML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SysML within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SysML Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SysML
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SysML within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 14 £395 - 1
Hampshire -7 5 £380 -
South East -26 5 £380 - 1
South West -4 3 £400 -
East of England - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Bristol -1 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £355 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Woking - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
London - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Andover - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -

SysML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SysML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SysML.

1 33 (82.50%) UML
2 19 (47.50%) Rational DOORS
3 15 (37.50%) Validation
4 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 11 (27.50%) MATLAB
6 11 (27.50%) Simulink
7 10 (25.00%) IBM
7 10 (25.00%) C++
7 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (22.50%) Degree
8 9 (22.50%) Requirements Management
8 9 (22.50%) Use Case
8 9 (22.50%) C
9 7 (17.50%) Automotive
9 7 (17.50%) MODAF
10 6 (15.00%) Change Management
10 6 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 5 (12.50%) Linux
12 4 (10.00%) SQL
12 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 4 (10.00%) Python
12 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (10.00%) Device Driver
12 4 (10.00%) Military
12 4 (10.00%) Algorithms

SysML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SysML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SysML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Simulink
2 3 (7.50%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) DTS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) RequisitePro
General
1 7 (17.50%) Automotive
2 4 (10.00%) Military
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Validation Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Communications Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) wxWidgets
1 4 (10.00%) GTK+
2 3 (7.50%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) XSLT
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (2.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.50%) Mechatronics
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) UML
2 15 (37.50%) Validation
3 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (22.50%) Requirements Management
4 9 (22.50%) Use Case
5 7 (17.50%) MODAF
6 6 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.50%) Information Security
9 3 (7.50%) Requirements Engineering
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) MATLAB
2 10 (25.00%) C++
3 9 (22.50%) C
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) Degree
4 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.00%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) i2
3 1 (2.50%) TSYS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle