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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
UK
Rank 571 613 614
Rank change year-on-year +42 +1  
Contract jobs citing SysML 12 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.051% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.061% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 11
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £390
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 5
Median hourly rate £35.87 £48.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.42% +33.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.99 £38.75 £32.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.87 £48.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year -26.42% +33.92%  

SysML is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37338 44118 43065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 28919 26679
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

SysML
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SysML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SysML in the UK

SysML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SysML in the UK

SysML
Top 12 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 12 £400 - 4
South West +7 7 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £500 -
West Midlands +17 3 £300 -
Dorset - 3 £300 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
South East +6 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
East of England -7 1 - - 2
Slough - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

SysML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for SysML.

1 23 (92.00%) UML
2 16 (64.00%) C++
3 15 (60.00%) C
4 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (48.00%) Java
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) Degree
7 9 (36.00%) Requirements Management
8 8 (32.00%) MODAF
8 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
8 8 (32.00%) Change Management
8 8 (32.00%) ITIL
8 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
8 8 (32.00%) Physics
8 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) Hadoop
8 8 (32.00%) Amazon S3
8 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
8 8 (32.00%) Big Data
9 6 (24.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) Aerospace
10 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 4 (16.00%) Requirements Engineering
11 4 (16.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
11 4 (16.00%) Linux
11 4 (16.00%) Ada
12 3 (12.00%) XML
12 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing

SysML
Top Related 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 2 (8.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
1 2 (8.00%) SNMP
2 1 (4.00%) AMQP
2 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Big Data
1 8 (32.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) NetBeans
2 2 (8.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (24.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Requirements Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Requirements Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) C Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (4.00%) MATLAB Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) JSF
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Ajax
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) HTML5
2 2 (8.00%) Java RMI
2 2 (8.00%) JavaFX
2 2 (8.00%) JPA
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) JSP
2 2 (8.00%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (8.00%) Servlets
2 2 (8.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) Swing
2 2 (8.00%) XHTML
2 2 (8.00%) XSL
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) RIA
2 1 (4.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) UML
2 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Requirements Management
5 8 (32.00%) Change Management
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (32.00%) MODAF
5 8 (32.00%) Physics
5 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (8.00%) Network Management
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) Use Case
7 2 (8.00%) XML Parsing
8 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C++
2 15 (60.00%) C
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) Ada
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Tcl
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (4.00%) MISRA
1 1 (4.00%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) QNX