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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
Rank 570 560 553
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing SysML 25 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.043% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.058% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£418 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £35.30 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.69% +1.38%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

SysML Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SysML
Top 30 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 December 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 -30 18 £425 - 6
South East -18 7 £388 - 4
London - 5 £425 -
West Midlands -17 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - - 2
Hampshire - 3 £388 - 1
Dorset +1 2 - -
South West -24 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £525 -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Essex - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Woking - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
North East - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

SysML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 71 (97.26%) UML
2 41 (56.16%) TOGAF
3 35 (47.95%) ITIL
4 33 (45.21%) XML
4 33 (45.21%) JMS
5 32 (43.84%) SOAP
5 32 (43.84%) IBM
5 32 (43.84%) Software Engineering
5 32 (43.84%) REST
6 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (39.73%) HTTP
6 29 (39.73%) WSDL
6 29 (39.73%) SSL
7 27 (36.99%) Requirements Management
8 26 (35.62%) Scrum
9 25 (34.25%) Java
10 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
11 21 (28.77%) Rational DOORS
12 19 (26.03%) SOA
12 19 (26.03%) Validation
13 18 (24.66%) OO
14 16 (21.92%) Middleware
14 16 (21.92%) WebSphere
14 16 (21.92%) Degree
15 14 (19.18%) WebSphere Process Server
15 14 (19.18%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (17.81%) SQL
16 13 (17.81%) ETL
16 13 (17.81%) Software AG
16 13 (17.81%) Release Management

SysML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (21.92%) WebSphere
2 14 (19.18%) WebSphere Process Server
2 14 (19.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (12.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.48%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.73%) HTTP
1 29 (39.73%) SSL
2 4 (5.48%) VPN
2 4 (5.48%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.37%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (12.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.74%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (6.85%) Automotive
2 4 (5.48%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Military
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Avionics
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Software Engineer
2 21 (28.77%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (5.48%) Database Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Designer
8 3 (4.11%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Software Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Software Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.21%) XML
1 33 (45.21%) JMS
2 32 (43.84%) SOAP
2 32 (43.84%) REST
3 29 (39.73%) WSDL
4 16 (21.92%) Middleware
5 9 (12.33%) Google Maps API
6 4 (5.48%) wxWidgets
6 4 (5.48%) GTK+
7 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.37%) J2EE
8 1 (1.37%) OSGi
8 1 (1.37%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Data Integration
2 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
3 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Device Driver
5 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) GIS
6 1 (1.37%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (97.26%) UML
2 41 (56.16%) TOGAF
3 35 (47.95%) ITIL
4 32 (43.84%) Software Engineering
5 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (36.99%) Requirements Management
7 26 (35.62%) Scrum
8 19 (26.03%) SOA
8 19 (26.03%) Validation
9 18 (24.66%) OO
10 13 (17.81%) ETL
10 13 (17.81%) Release Management
10 13 (17.81%) Test Management
10 13 (17.81%) Portfolio Management
11 12 (16.44%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (16.44%) CAD
12 10 (13.70%) OOP
13 9 (12.33%) Change Management
13 9 (12.33%) Web Development
13 9 (12.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.25%) Java
2 13 (17.81%) SQL
3 12 (16.44%) C
4 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.96%) C#
6 6 (8.22%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.48%) C++
7 4 (5.48%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.92%) Degree
3 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) BC Cleared
5 6 (8.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.48%) CCNP
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) IBM
2 13 (17.81%) Software AG
3 9 (12.33%) ESRI
3 9 (12.33%) Google
4 4 (5.48%) Brocade
4 4 (5.48%) ProCurve
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco
4 4 (5.48%) HP
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) Mercator
6 2 (2.74%) TSYS