Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 786 843
Rank change year-on-year -46 +57 -32
Contract jobs citing SysML 37 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.047% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.056% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 2
UK median daily rate £393 £300 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.83% -22.08% -1.28%
10th Percentile £324 £213 £364
90th Percentile £426 £525 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £300 £370
% change year-on-year +30.83% -18.92% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 40
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.68% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31.50 £30.37 £31.44
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.75 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -3.53% +6.25%

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 85,325 79,198 89,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.71% 83.79% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,012 52,465 58,154
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,051 2,203 2,639
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.09% +21.25%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.26 £11.38
90th Percentile £50.60 £49.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.29 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -2.84% -3.85% +23.81%

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 19 February 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 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SysML in the UK

SysML
Top 10 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 19 February 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 -4 35 £393 +30.83% 65
England -25 28 £360 +20.00% 59
South East -8 13 £360 +30.91% 9
Wales +6 8 £393 -4.27% 6
West Midlands +10 5 - - 18
Midlands +2 5 - - 20
East of England -12 5 - - 19
South West -7 3 - - 11
London -44 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 18 (48.65%) UML
1 18 (48.65%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) MATLAB
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
5 11 (29.73%) Requirements Management
6 10 (27.03%) Simulink
7 9 (24.32%) C
7 9 (24.32%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) Electronics
8 8 (21.62%) Military
8 8 (21.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (21.62%) Use Case
8 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
8 8 (21.62%) Automotive
8 8 (21.62%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
9 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
9 5 (13.51%) Windows
9 5 (13.51%) C++
9 5 (13.51%) Information Management
9 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
9 5 (13.51%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (10.81%) Human Factors
10 4 (10.81%) Network Management
10 4 (10.81%) CANoe
10 4 (10.81%) Aerospace

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:

Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Simulink
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
1 3 (8.11%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
1 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (13.51%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (10.81%) CANoe
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 9 (24.32%) Electronics
2 8 (21.62%) Automotive
2 8 (21.62%) Military
3 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.81%) Aerospace
4 4 (10.81%) Multimedia
5 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Design Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SysML Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Telematics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) REST
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.70%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) UML
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 11 (29.73%) Requirements Management
5 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
5 8 (21.62%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) Use Case
6 5 (13.51%) Information Management
6 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.81%) Human Factors
7 4 (10.81%) Network Management
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) Fault Management
8 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Mathematical Modelling
8 3 (8.11%) Physics
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) MATLAB
2 9 (24.32%) C
3 5 (13.51%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) Ada
4 3 (8.11%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) Embedded C
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 26262
1 3 (8.11%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) EMC
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Rockwell