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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
Rank 592 573 591
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Contract jobs citing SysML 33 43 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.076% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.100% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 0
Average daily rate
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£361 £409 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £418 -
% change year-on-year
-13.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
46308 43027 39494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.00% 76.06% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30197 26668 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1250 1176 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

SysML Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SysML
Top 21 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 1 September 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 -28 25 £290 -30.95% 4
West Midlands - 13 £276 -
Warwickshire - 6 - -
Bristol -4 5 - -
South West -14 5 - -
Newport 0 4 £305 -26.94%
Wales -9 4 £305 -26.94%
South Wales -11 4 £305 -26.94%
Gaydon - 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -
South East -24 3 £520 +31.64% 3
Surrey - 3 £520 - 1
Birmingham - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Coventry - 2 £276 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Guildford - 1 £520 - 1
Warwick - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

SysML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (72.58%) UML
2 33 (53.23%) Rational DOORS
3 21 (33.87%) Rational Rhapsody
4 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
5 18 (29.03%) Validation
6 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
6 17 (27.42%) Degree
7 16 (25.81%) Requirements Management
8 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
8 14 (22.58%) Electronics
9 13 (20.97%) Automotive
9 13 (20.97%) C
10 12 (19.35%) MATLAB
11 10 (16.13%) Project Management
12 9 (14.52%) C++
12 9 (14.52%) Java
12 9 (14.52%) Linux
13 8 (12.90%) SQL
13 8 (12.90%) MS Office
13 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
13 8 (12.90%) IBM
13 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (11.29%) IEC 61508
15 6 (9.68%) Requirements Engineering
15 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (9.68%) Subversion
15 6 (9.68%) Military
15 6 (9.68%) Microsoft

SysML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (3.23%) Kinematics
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Office
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
1 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.06%) Simulink
3 2 (3.23%) Stateflow
3 2 (3.23%) Doxygen
3 2 (3.23%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.06%) FlexRay
3 3 (4.84%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) ATM
5 1 (1.61%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (53.23%) Rational DOORS
2 21 (33.87%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (9.68%) Subversion
4 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.84%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.23%) JIRA
7 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.23%) GCC
8 1 (1.61%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (22.58%) Electronics
2 13 (20.97%) Automotive
3 6 (9.68%) Military
4 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.06%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.23%) Finance
5 2 (3.23%) Avionics
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Software Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Verification Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Validation Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Principal Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Principal Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.23%) ArcSight Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Tester
8 1 (1.61%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) XML
1 3 (4.84%) XSLT
2 2 (3.23%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (3.23%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (8.06%) CAN bus
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.84%) Mechatronics
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) VHDL
5 2 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.23%) Robotics
6 1 (1.61%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.61%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) UML
2 18 (29.03%) Validation
3 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
4 16 (25.81%) Requirements Management
5 10 (16.13%) Project Management
6 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.68%) Change Management
7 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (9.68%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (8.06%) BDD
8 5 (8.06%) SIEM
8 5 (8.06%) SDLC
8 5 (8.06%) System Testing
8 5 (8.06%) BPMN
8 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.06%) BPEL
8 5 (8.06%) MODAF
8 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.45%) Software Architecture
9 4 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) C
2 12 (19.35%) MATLAB
3 9 (14.52%) C++
3 9 (14.52%) Java
4 8 (12.90%) SQL
5 2 (3.23%) Python
5 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.23%) Perl
5 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.23%) ANSI C
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) Degree
3 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PhD
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Firmware
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) vSphere
2 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) IBM
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) HP
3 5 (8.06%) ArcSight
4 4 (6.45%) Juniper
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco
5 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.84%) Websense
5 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) PTC
5 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat
5 3 (4.84%) CA
5 3 (4.84%) i2
5 3 (4.84%) FireEye
6 2 (3.23%) Intel
6 2 (3.23%) Luciad
6 2 (3.23%) ESRI
7 1 (1.61%) Mercator
7 1 (1.61%) MathWorks