Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for SysML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SysML over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 628 595 629
Rank change year-on-year -33 +34 +11
Contract jobs citing SysML 32 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.058% 0.092% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 19
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +36.36% -9.84%
10th Percentile £346 £340 £210
90th Percentile £495 £415 £433
UK median daily rate £408 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +5.84% +28.33% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +13.92% -1.25%
10th Percentile £32.93 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.88 £44.65
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -2.78% +11.80% +0.63%

SysML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 46,890 43,991 49,950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 85.46% 84.23% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,681 27,102 31,097
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,866 1,647 1,997
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.12 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.19
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +10.53% +3.45%

SysML
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SysML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SysML in the UK excluding London

SysML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SysML in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SysML in the UK excluding London

SysML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SysML in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SysML in the UK excluding London

SysML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SysML in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SysML in the UK excluding London

SysML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SysML in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SysML in the UK excluding London

SysML
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -4 15 £425 +18.06% 13
South West -28 7 - - 11
Midlands -7 3 - - 10
West Midlands -21 3 - - 9
North West -19 2 - - 1
Wales -21 2 £413 +5.10% 4
North of England -25 2 - - 4
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England -2 1 - - 7
SysML
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SysML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for SysML.

1 21 (65.63%) UML
2 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
3 14 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) Linux
4 13 (40.63%) Python
4 13 (40.63%) Java
5 12 (37.50%) Windows
6 11 (34.38%) Degree
7 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 10 (31.25%) Subversion
7 10 (31.25%) Unix
7 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
7 10 (31.25%) SNMP
8 9 (28.13%) NetBeans
8 9 (28.13%) Issue Tracking
9 7 (21.88%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 7 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (18.75%) Network Management
10 6 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
10 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco
10 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (12.50%) Use Case
12 4 (12.50%) Military

SysML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.25%) Windchill
4 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) SNMP
2 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.13%) ATM
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) DTS
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 10 (31.25%) Subversion
3 9 (28.13%) NetBeans
4 6 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.25%) MagicDraw
7 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.50%) Military
3 3 (9.38%) Automotive
4 2 (6.25%) Avionics
4 2 (6.25%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Finance
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) SysML Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Qt
1 3 (9.38%) WPF
2 2 (6.25%) JSP
2 2 (6.25%) Servlets
2 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Swing
3 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (3.13%) WinForms
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Unix
4 3 (9.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) UML
2 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) Issue Tracking
5 7 (21.88%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Network Management
6 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
7 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (12.50%) Use Case
8 4 (12.50%) Validation
9 2 (6.25%) Change Management
9 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.25%) Migration
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) Physics
9 2 (6.25%) PLM
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
1 13 (40.63%) Python
2 4 (12.50%) C
3 3 (9.38%) C++
3 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) HNC
3 1 (3.13%) HND
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.13%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) EMC
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) PTC