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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
Rank 570 582 569
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing SysML 41 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.002% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.003% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
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£409 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £37.50

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
42045 39415 41397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.46% 73.73% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26091 24205 23959
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1165 1093 1499
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
Top 14 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 2 September 2014. 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 +23 39 £420 - 8
London - 23 £400 -
South West - 13 - -
City of London - 12 £388 -
South East -2 2 £395 -
Hampshire -10 2 £395 -
Somerset - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Leeds - - - - 4
East of England - - - - 4

SysML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 54 (98.18%) UML
2 28 (50.91%) ITIL
2 28 (50.91%) TOGAF
3 27 (49.09%) Requirements Management
4 25 (45.45%) REST
4 25 (45.45%) XML
4 25 (45.45%) JMS
4 25 (45.45%) IBM
5 24 (43.64%) SOAP
6 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 22 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 20 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
7 20 (36.36%) OO
8 19 (34.55%) WSDL
8 19 (34.55%) SSL
8 19 (34.55%) HTTP
9 18 (32.73%) Scrum
10 17 (30.91%) Java
11 16 (29.09%) SOA
12 13 (23.64%) Middleware
13 12 (21.82%) Validation
14 10 (18.18%) Migration
14 10 (18.18%) ETL
14 10 (18.18%) SQL
14 10 (18.18%) Data Integration
15 9 (16.36%) Rational Rhapsody
15 9 (16.36%) CAD
16 8 (14.55%) Software AG
16 8 (14.55%) Portfolio Management
16 8 (14.55%) Test Management

SysML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 8 (14.55%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.73%) WebSphere Process Server
2 7 (12.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.45%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) HTTP
1 19 (34.55%) SSL
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) VPN
3 3 (5.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (16.36%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.82%) RequisitePro
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.27%) Military
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Systems Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Architect
2 13 (23.64%) Software Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Database Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Designer
7 3 (5.45%) Verification Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) XML
1 25 (45.45%) JMS
1 25 (45.45%) REST
2 24 (43.64%) SOAP
3 19 (34.55%) WSDL
4 13 (23.64%) Middleware
5 3 (5.45%) Google Maps API
6 1 (1.82%) OSGi
6 1 (1.82%) J2EE
6 1 (1.82%) Java SE
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) GIS
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (98.18%) UML
2 28 (50.91%) ITIL
2 28 (50.91%) TOGAF
3 27 (49.09%) Requirements Management
4 22 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 20 (36.36%) OO
6 18 (32.73%) Scrum
7 16 (29.09%) SOA
8 12 (21.82%) Validation
9 10 (18.18%) Migration
9 10 (18.18%) ETL
10 9 (16.36%) CAD
11 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (14.55%) Release Management
11 8 (14.55%) Test Management
11 8 (14.55%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
12 7 (12.73%) Data Mapping
12 7 (12.73%) Information Assurance
12 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) Java
2 10 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) C
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) BC Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) CCNP
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) IBM
2 8 (14.55%) Software AG
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) Mercator
5 4 (7.27%) VMware
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) Brocade
5 4 (7.27%) ProCurve
6 3 (5.45%) Google
6 3 (5.45%) ESRI
7 1 (1.82%) TSYS