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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
Rank 561 563 569
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing SysML 34 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.029% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.039% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
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£396 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 - £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 - £308
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £33.25 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.25 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%

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
41296 38155 37115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.66% 73.78% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26858 23661 21624
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1161 1471
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.03 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +3 28 £396 - 7
South East -10 10 £388 - 1
London - 10 £375 -
Hampshire - 9 £388 -
West Midlands - 4 - -
South West -34 1 - - 5
City of London - 1 £340 -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £525 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Andover - - - -
Bath - - - - 3
North East - - - -

SysML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 75 (97.40%) UML
2 49 (63.64%) TOGAF
3 43 (55.84%) ITIL
4 41 (53.25%) XML
4 41 (53.25%) JMS
5 40 (51.95%) SOAP
5 40 (51.95%) REST
6 36 (46.75%) Software Engineering
7 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (45.45%) HTTP
7 35 (45.45%) WSDL
7 35 (45.45%) SSL
8 32 (41.56%) IBM
8 32 (41.56%) Scrum
9 30 (38.96%) Java
10 29 (37.66%) Requirements Management
11 27 (35.06%) Security Cleared
12 26 (33.77%) OO
13 23 (29.87%) SOA
14 20 (25.97%) Middleware
15 19 (24.68%) Rational DOORS
16 18 (23.38%) Degree
16 18 (23.38%) Validation
17 17 (22.08%) WebSphere
18 16 (20.78%) CAD
18 16 (20.78%) ETL
18 16 (20.78%) SQL
18 16 (20.78%) Data Integration
19 15 (19.48%) Release Management
19 15 (19.48%) Test Management

SysML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 17 (22.08%) WebSphere
2 15 (19.48%) WebSphere Process Server
2 15 (19.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (11.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (45.45%) HTTP
1 35 (45.45%) SSL
2 4 (5.19%) Firewall
2 4 (5.19%) VPN
3 2 (2.60%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (2.60%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (6.49%) Automotive
2 4 (5.19%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Software Engineer
2 17 (22.08%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Database Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Designer
8 3 (3.90%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.25%) XML
1 41 (53.25%) JMS
2 40 (51.95%) SOAP
2 40 (51.95%) REST
3 35 (45.45%) WSDL
4 20 (25.97%) Middleware
5 9 (11.69%) Google Maps API
6 4 (5.19%) wxWidgets
6 4 (5.19%) GTK+
7 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.30%) OSGi
8 1 (1.30%) Java SE
8 1 (1.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Data Integration
2 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.30%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.30%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (97.40%) UML
2 49 (63.64%) TOGAF
3 43 (55.84%) ITIL
4 36 (46.75%) Software Engineering
5 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (41.56%) Scrum
7 29 (37.66%) Requirements Management
8 26 (33.77%) OO
9 23 (29.87%) SOA
10 18 (23.38%) Validation
11 16 (20.78%) CAD
11 16 (20.78%) ETL
12 15 (19.48%) Release Management
12 15 (19.48%) Test Management
12 15 (19.48%) Portfolio Management
13 14 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (16.88%) OOP
15 10 (12.99%) Migration
16 9 (11.69%) Web Development
17 8 (10.39%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Java
2 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 13 (16.88%) C
4 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.39%) C#
6 5 (6.49%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.19%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.38%) Degree
3 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.09%) BC Cleared
5 6 (7.79%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) CCNP
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.30%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) IBM
2 15 (19.48%) Software AG
3 9 (11.69%) Google
3 9 (11.69%) ESRI
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle
5 5 (6.49%) Mercator
6 4 (5.19%) HP
6 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco
6 4 (5.19%) VMware
6 4 (5.19%) Brocade
6 4 (5.19%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.60%) TSYS