Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 611 634
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 -22
Contract jobs citing SysML 34 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.064% 0.079% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.095% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 4
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.55% -18.52% -18.18%
10th Percentile £340 £213 £303
90th Percentile £425 £525 £412
UK median daily rate £389 £300 £418
% change year-on-year +29.58% -28.14% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% -9.41% +4.94%
10th Percentile £31.25 £36.25 £31.44
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.25 £58.50
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £39.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.14% -6.47% +4.94%

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 44213 46218 51972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 82.98% 82.60% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27409 28826 31847
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1580 1858 2218
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £23.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.45% +17.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.05 £11.14
90th Percentile £49.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%

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 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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 -22 11 £360 +30.91% 2
South West -11 9 £375 +57.89% 3
Wales +13 5 £393 -3.38%
East of England -8 4 - - 1
North of England - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - - 3
North West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 3
Scotland - 1 - -
SysML
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, 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 across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for SysML.

1 18 (52.94%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (47.06%) UML
3 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
4 12 (35.29%) C
5 11 (32.35%) Simulink
5 11 (32.35%) Aerospace
5 11 (32.35%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 10 (29.41%) MATLAB
7 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) Automotive
7 9 (26.47%) Validation
8 8 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (20.59%) Requirements Management
9 7 (20.59%) IBM
10 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (17.65%) CANoe
11 5 (14.71%) FlexRay
11 5 (14.71%) MISRA
11 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (14.71%) Use Case
11 5 (14.71%) Fault Management
11 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
11 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
11 5 (14.71%) Python
11 5 (14.71%) ISO 26262
12 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
12 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
12 4 (11.76%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
1 5 (14.71%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (17.65%) CANoe
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) RequisitePro
General
1 11 (32.35%) Aerospace
2 9 (26.47%) Automotive
3 4 (11.76%) Avionics
4 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) SysML Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Design Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Author
8 1 (2.94%) Developer
8 1 (2.94%) DOORS Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) REST
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) UML
2 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 9 (26.47%) Validation
5 7 (20.59%) Requirements Management
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Fault Management
7 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Use Case
8 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.94%) Human Factors
10 1 (2.94%) Information Engineering
10 1 (2.94%) Information Management
10 1 (2.94%) Mechatronics
10 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C
2 10 (29.41%) MATLAB
3 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) Ada
4 3 (8.82%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO 26262
1 5 (14.71%) MISRA
2 3 (8.82%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (2.94%) Rockwell