The table below looks at the statistics for SysML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SysML over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
Rank 627 592 605
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Contract jobs citing SysML 17 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.056% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.071% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 6
Median daily rate - £305 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £305 £425
% change year-on-year
- -28.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.04 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.79% +2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £45.00 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.04 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+18.79% +2.88%

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
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

SysML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SysML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SysML within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 16 - - 5
South West -10 5 - -
South East -16 4 - - 2
Hampshire -3 3 - -
Bristol -5 2 - -
Portsmouth -9 2 - -
North West -16 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
London +3 1 - - 1
West Midlands -16 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

SysML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SysML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SysML.

1 47 (92.16%) UML
2 30 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 30 (58.82%) Rational DOORS
3 27 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 22 (43.14%) Software Engineering
5 15 (29.41%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 13 (25.49%) ITIL
7 12 (23.53%) Degree
8 11 (21.57%) C
8 11 (21.57%) Rational Rhapsody
9 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
9 10 (19.61%) MODAF
9 10 (19.61%) C++
10 9 (17.65%) Linux
10 9 (17.65%) SOA
10 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
10 9 (17.65%) Electronics
11 8 (15.69%) ATM
11 8 (15.69%) Ada
11 8 (15.69%) System Testing
12 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (13.73%) SDLC
12 7 (13.73%) Project Management
12 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
12 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
13 6 (11.76%) Validation
13 6 (11.76%) GIS
13 6 (11.76%) ESRI
13 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery

SysML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) ATM
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) SpaceWire
2 2 (3.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) DVB
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
3 1 (1.96%) SNMP
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) GIS
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (21.57%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (7.84%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 3 (5.88%) TestComplete
4 3 (5.88%) WATIR
5 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.92%) GCC
5 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) Toad
6 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (17.65%) Electronics
2 5 (9.80%) Automotive
3 4 (7.84%) Aerospace
3 4 (7.84%) Avionics
4 3 (5.88%) Military
4 3 (5.88%) Publishing
4 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.92%) Finance
5 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Integration Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Systems Test Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) DOORS Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) SysML Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Verification Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Ada Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Ada Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Information Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Web Services
1 4 (7.84%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (3.92%) JMS
2 2 (3.92%) OpenCV
2 2 (3.92%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) WSDL
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) Ajax
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) JavaFX
3 1 (1.96%) JPA
3 1 (1.96%) jQuery
3 1 (1.96%) JSF
3 1 (1.96%) JSP
3 1 (1.96%) Servlets
3 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.92%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.92%) Mechatronics
3 2 (3.92%) Physics
3 2 (3.92%) Robotics
3 2 (3.92%) Telematics
3 2 (3.92%) VHDL
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (92.16%) UML
2 22 (43.14%) Software Engineering
3 15 (29.41%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 13 (25.49%) ITIL
5 10 (19.61%) MODAF
5 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
6 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 9 (17.65%) SOA
7 8 (15.69%) System Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
8 7 (13.73%) SDLC
8 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
9 6 (11.76%) Defect Management
9 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 6 (11.76%) Validation
10 5 (9.80%) Requirements Management
11 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) C
2 10 (19.61%) C++
3 8 (15.69%) Ada
4 6 (11.76%) Ada 95
4 6 (11.76%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) SQL
7 2 (3.92%) ANSI C
7 2 (3.92%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.96%) Tcl
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 27 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 12 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Def Stans
1 3 (5.88%) MISRA
1 3 (5.88%) MISRA C
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.92%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.96%) ISO26262
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Firmware
2 2 (3.92%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Cacti
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) ESRI
1 6 (11.76%) IBM
2 4 (7.84%) HP
2 4 (7.84%) Luciad
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Telerik
4 2 (3.92%) PTC
5 1 (1.96%) BMC
5 1 (1.96%) CA
5 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) VMware