Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 829 832
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -29
Contract jobs citing SysML 42 52 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.050% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.059% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 14
UK median daily rate £385 £303 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -23.17% -2.78%
10th Percentile £340 £213 £280
90th Percentile £424 £500 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £305
% change year-on-year +36.36% -9.84% -26.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 27
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% +9.68%
10th Percentile £31.38 £36.25 £31.44
90th Percentile £49.78 £44.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +16.88% -6.10% +5.81%

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 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

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 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 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SysML in the UK

SysML
Top 13 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 21 November 2017. 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 +10 38 £375 +36.36% 6
England +5 36 £368 +33.64% 5
South West -19 13 £375 +57.89% 1
South East -6 9 £360 +25.22% 1
Wales +13 5 £393 -3.38%
East of England -3 4 - - 1
London -21 4 £411 +34.75%
North of England - 4 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Midlands - 2 - - 2
North East - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
2 20 (47.62%) UML
3 15 (35.71%) C
3 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
4 13 (30.95%) Simulink
5 12 (28.57%) MATLAB
5 12 (28.57%) Validation
5 12 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
6 11 (26.19%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 11 (26.19%) Aerospace
6 11 (26.19%) Requirements Management
6 11 (26.19%) IBM
7 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 10 (23.81%) Automotive
8 9 (21.43%) Degree
9 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) Use Case
10 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
10 6 (14.29%) Python
10 6 (14.29%) ISO 26262
10 6 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (14.29%) CANoe
10 6 (14.29%) FlexRay
10 6 (14.29%) Avionics
11 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (11.90%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (11.90%) MISRA
11 5 (11.90%) C++
11 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management

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 13 (30.95%) Simulink
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 6 (14.29%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Big Data
1 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.38%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (14.29%) CANoe
4 3 (7.14%) RequisitePro
General
1 11 (26.19%) Aerospace
2 10 (23.81%) Automotive
3 6 (14.29%) Avionics
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Finance
5 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) SysML Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) DOORS Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Author
7 1 (2.38%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Software Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
1 2 (4.76%) REST
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) State Machine
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) UML
2 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 12 (28.57%) Validation
4 11 (26.19%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 11 (26.19%) Requirements Management
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (14.29%) Use Case
7 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.90%) Fault Management
7 5 (11.90%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 3 (7.14%) Physics
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.14%) Signal Processing
9 2 (4.76%) MODAF
9 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) C
2 12 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 6 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) C++
4 5 (11.90%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) Ada
6 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) ISO 26262
2 5 (11.90%) MISRA
3 4 (9.52%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Rockwell