Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 819 879
Rank change year-on-year -43 +60 -42
Contract jobs citing SysML 25 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.043% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.050% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 8
UK median daily rate £418 £393 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.37% +28.69% -
10th Percentile £371 £338 £289
90th Percentile £544 £431 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £459 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +16.88% +4.67% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 17
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.14% +8.05%
10th Percentile £35.48 £37.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £48.33 £49.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.14% +8.05%

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 88,137 81,858 92,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.22% 85.56% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,117 53,624 60,753
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,365 2,065 2,308
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.86 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.53% +5.79% +8.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.42 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £47.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +10.91%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -49 24 £459 +16.88% 35
England -24 21 £519 +38.33% 34
South East -3 13 £519 +44.10% 9
South West -24 5 - - 8
Midlands -21 3 - - 7
Wales -17 2 £413 +5.10% 1
West Midlands -19 2 - - 6
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (56.00%) UML
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) Requirements Management
5 8 (32.00%) Degree
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Unix
6 7 (28.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) Python
6 7 (28.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (24.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Subversion
8 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (20.00%) SNMP
8 5 (20.00%) Validation
9 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
9 4 (16.00%) NetBeans
9 4 (16.00%) IBM
9 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (16.00%) SDLC
9 4 (16.00%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (16.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
10 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement

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 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Simulink
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SNMP
2 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) DTS
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (28.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (20.00%) Subversion
4 4 (16.00%) NetBeans
4 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) MagicDraw
General
1 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (12.00%) Automotive
2 3 (12.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Military
3 2 (8.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Avionics
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) DOORS Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Mechanical Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Architect
5 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Architect
5 2 (8.00%) UML Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Qt
1 3 (12.00%) WPF
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) JSP
2 1 (4.00%) Servlets
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (4.00%) WinForms
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.00%) Infotainment
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) RIA
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (56.00%) UML
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (24.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (16.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (12.00%) Use Case
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) C
2 3 (12.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.00%) Ada
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) DO-254
2 1 (4.00%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Actel
4 1 (4.00%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) PTC
4 1 (4.00%) Xilinx