Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 852 844
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +9
Contract jobs citing SysML 34 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.049% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 26
UK median daily rate £391 £380 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.96% +25.62% -10.37%
10th Percentile £331 £340 £213
90th Percentile £476 £422 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £275
% change year-on-year +8.67% +36.36% -9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 11
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +16.88% -7.78%
10th Percentile £33.25 £33.13 £36.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.88 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +16.88% -6.10%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,426 87,561 90,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.36% 85.75% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,504 58,220 59,418
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,281 2,102 2,485
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £49.50 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.23 £24.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year -11.56% +5.86% +0.77%

SysML
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SysML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SysML in the UK

SysML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SysML in the UK

SysML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SysML over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SysML in the UK

SysML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SysML in the UK

SysML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SysML over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SysML in the UK

SysML
Top 11 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 6 months to 18 November 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
UK excluding London -32 32 £408 +8.67% 24
England -3 27 £425 +18.06% 23
South East -6 15 £425 +18.06% 7
South West -42 6 - - 7
Midlands -11 3 - - 2
Wales -19 3 £408 +3.82% 2
West Midlands -19 3 - - 2
North West -15 2 - -
North of England -24 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England +6 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for SysML.

1 25 (73.53%) UML
2 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
2 15 (44.12%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (41.18%) Java
4 13 (38.24%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) Python
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) Systems Engineering
5 12 (35.29%) Degree
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 10 (29.41%) SNMP
6 10 (29.41%) Unix
6 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
6 10 (29.41%) Subversion
7 9 (26.47%) NetBeans
7 9 (26.47%) Issue Tracking
7 9 (26.47%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.59%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco
10 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
10 6 (17.65%) Network Management
10 6 (17.65%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
11 5 (14.71%) Use Case
11 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
12 4 (11.76%) Military
12 4 (11.76%) Validation

SysML
Co-occurring 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 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (8.82%) Windchill
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) SNMP
2 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.94%) ATM
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) DTS
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
2 10 (29.41%) Subversion
3 9 (26.47%) NetBeans
4 7 (20.59%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.82%) MagicDraw
7 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
2 4 (11.76%) Military
3 3 (8.82%) Automotive
4 2 (5.88%) Avionics
4 2 (5.88%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) JSP
1 3 (8.82%) Qt
1 3 (8.82%) Servlets
1 3 (8.82%) Spring
1 3 (8.82%) WPF
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Swing
2 1 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (2.94%) WinForms
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 10 (29.41%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) UML
2 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
3 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) Systems Engineering
4 9 (26.47%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (17.65%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 6 (17.65%) Network Management
6 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Use Case
7 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.76%) Requirements Management
7 4 (11.76%) Validation
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) PLM
8 3 (8.82%) SDLC
8 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) C
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
4 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) HNC
3 1 (2.94%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) IIBA
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) IBM