Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 853 812 836
Rank change year-on-year -41 +24 -24
Contract jobs citing SysML 29 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.037% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.043% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 1
UK median daily rate £418 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.37% -1.88% +10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £393 -
% change year-on-year +6.37% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 35
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.68% +26.67%
10th Percentile £38.90 £29.63 £37.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year - -7.87% +18.67%

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 86,403 76,480 88,712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.74% 84.67% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,005 50,162 58,325
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,286 2,054 2,318
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.48 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.04 £25.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -21.41% -4.96% +22.96%

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 24 May 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
Top 9 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 24 May 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 -25 29 £418 +6.37% 40
England -50 24 £494 +37.15% 40
South East -12 15 £494 +41.07% 6
Wales -6 5 £408 +3.82% 1
Midlands -9 5 - - 6
West Midlands -18 4 - - 3
South West -1 3 - - 14
East of England -1 1 - - 13
East Midlands - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 15 (51.72%) UML
1 15 (51.72%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Requirements Management
4 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 11 (37.93%) Electronics
4 11 (37.93%) MATLAB
5 10 (34.48%) Degree
5 10 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
7 8 (27.59%) Military
7 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 7 (24.14%) Unix
9 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
9 6 (20.69%) Simulink
9 6 (20.69%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 5 (17.24%) Use Case
10 5 (17.24%) Network Management
10 5 (17.24%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (17.24%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Java
10 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
10 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
11 4 (13.79%) SNMP
11 4 (13.79%) Python
11 4 (13.79%) Management Information System

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 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Simulink
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
2 5 (17.24%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (13.79%) Subversion
4 3 (10.34%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.45%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 11 (37.93%) Electronics
2 8 (27.59%) Military
3 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 4 (13.79%) Multimedia
6 3 (10.34%) Automotive
6 3 (10.34%) Marketing
7 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
8 1 (3.45%) Law
8 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Design Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) DOORS Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Mechanical Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Architect
5 2 (6.90%) UML Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.90%) RIA
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.45%) Infotainment
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) UML
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Requirements Management
4 10 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
8 5 (17.24%) Network Management
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Use Case
9 4 (13.79%) Human Factors
9 4 (13.79%) Information Management
9 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
10 3 (10.34%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (10.34%) Mathematical Modelling
10 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
10 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
10 3 (10.34%) SDLC
10 3 (10.34%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) MATLAB
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Ada
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.45%) DO-254
2 1 (3.45%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Actel
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (3.45%) PTC
4 1 (3.45%) Xilinx