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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
Rank 564 584 590
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing SysML 48 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.004% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.005% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
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£400 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SysML within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SysML Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 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 19 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 +34 45 £400 - 11
London - 21 £375 -
South West -33 12 - - 2
City of London - 10 £370 -
South East +12 8 £378 -
Hampshire -4 8 £378 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East of England - - - - 6
Oxford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Leeds - - - - 3

SysML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 65 (100.00%) UML
2 42 (64.62%) TOGAF
3 41 (63.08%) ITIL
4 39 (60.00%) XML
4 39 (60.00%) JMS
5 38 (58.46%) SOAP
5 38 (58.46%) REST
6 33 (50.77%) HTTP
6 33 (50.77%) WSDL
6 33 (50.77%) SSL
7 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (47.69%) Software Engineering
8 31 (47.69%) Requirements Management
8 31 (47.69%) IBM
9 30 (46.15%) Scrum
10 29 (44.62%) Java
11 26 (40.00%) OO
12 22 (33.85%) SOA
13 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
14 19 (29.23%) Middleware
15 18 (27.69%) Rational DOORS
16 16 (24.62%) CAD
17 15 (23.08%) ETL
17 15 (23.08%) SQL
17 15 (23.08%) Data Integration
17 15 (23.08%) WebSphere
18 14 (21.54%) Degree
18 14 (21.54%) Release Management
18 14 (21.54%) Test Management
18 14 (21.54%) Enterprise Architecture

SysML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 15 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 14 (21.54%) WebSphere Process Server
2 14 (21.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (12.31%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.77%) HTTP
1 33 (50.77%) SSL
2 4 (6.15%) VPN
2 4 (6.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (12.31%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.54%) RequisitePro
General
1 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.15%) Military
2 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Architect
3 12 (18.46%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Database Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Designer
8 3 (4.62%) Verification Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Software Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.00%) XML
1 39 (60.00%) JMS
2 38 (58.46%) SOAP
2 38 (58.46%) REST
3 33 (50.77%) WSDL
4 19 (29.23%) Middleware
5 8 (12.31%) Google Maps API
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.54%) Java SE
6 1 (1.54%) OSGi
6 1 (1.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) UML
2 42 (64.62%) TOGAF
3 41 (63.08%) ITIL
4 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (47.69%) Software Engineering
5 31 (47.69%) Requirements Management
6 30 (46.15%) Scrum
7 26 (40.00%) OO
8 22 (33.85%) SOA
9 16 (24.62%) CAD
10 15 (23.08%) ETL
11 14 (21.54%) Release Management
11 14 (21.54%) Test Management
11 14 (21.54%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (21.54%) Portfolio Management
12 13 (20.00%) OOP
13 12 (18.46%) Validation
14 10 (15.38%) Migration
15 8 (12.31%) Web Development
16 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) Java
2 15 (23.08%) SQL
3 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.31%) C
4 7 (10.77%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.54%) Degree
3 7 (10.77%) BC Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) CCNP
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) IBM
2 14 (21.54%) Software AG
3 8 (12.31%) ESRI
3 8 (12.31%) Google
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle
5 5 (7.69%) Mercator
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.15%) HP
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco
6 4 (6.15%) VMware
6 4 (6.15%) Brocade
6 4 (6.15%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.54%) TSYS