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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 632 608
Rank change year-on-year +51 -24  
Contract jobs citing SysML 26 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.036% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.043% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 16
Median daily rate £393 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £375 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £305
% change year-on-year +4.66% +22.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Median hourly rate £46.25 £44.00 £36.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +19.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £38.90 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.17 £44.73 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £44.00 £36.72
% change year-on-year +5.11% +19.82%  

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 39704 44234 45146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.33% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25886 29348 28980
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1071 1257
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SysML in the UK

SysML
Top 25 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 26 June 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 +36 19 £363 -3.33% 6
South West +7 9 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire +10 7 £375 - 2
Wales +2 7 £393 +4.66%
South Wales 0 7 £393 +4.66%
Cheltenham - 5 £375 - 2
South East +30 4 £350 -6.66% 1
West Midlands +24 2 - -
East Sussex +1 2 £353 -6.00%
Surrey - 2 £340 -
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £340 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Bristol -5 1 - - 1
East of England -6 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £410 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £410 - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £418 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 26 (68.42%) UML
2 17 (44.74%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 13 (34.21%) C
4 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 12 (31.58%) Rational Rhapsody
5 11 (28.95%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 10 (26.32%) Requirements Management
6 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.68%) C++
8 8 (21.05%) MATLAB
9 7 (18.42%) IBM
9 7 (18.42%) Degree
9 7 (18.42%) Automotive
9 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
10 6 (15.79%) Avionics
10 6 (15.79%) Use Case
10 6 (15.79%) Validation
10 6 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (15.79%) Aerospace
10 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
10 6 (15.79%) Simulink
10 6 (15.79%) Java
11 5 (13.16%) Change Management
11 5 (13.16%) Physics
11 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
12 4 (10.53%) Big Data
12 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
12 4 (10.53%) Mathematics

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 6 (15.79%) Simulink
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 3 (7.89%) FlexRay
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Big Data
1 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (31.58%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.63%) CANoe
General
1 7 (18.42%) Automotive
2 6 (15.79%) Aerospace
2 6 (15.79%) Avionics
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Requirements Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) DOORS Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Architect
5 1 (2.63%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) MATLAB Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Network Architect
5 1 (2.63%) SysML Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (5.26%) SCADA
3 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) UML
2 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 11 (28.95%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) Requirements Management
5 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Use Case
5 6 (15.79%) Validation
6 5 (13.16%) Change Management
6 5 (13.16%) Physics
6 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.53%) MODAF
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C
2 9 (23.68%) C++
3 8 (21.05%) MATLAB
4 6 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) Ada
5 3 (7.89%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) DO-178B
1 3 (7.89%) ISO 26262
2 2 (5.26%) MIL-STD-1553
2 2 (5.26%) MISRA
3 1 (2.63%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Intel
4 1 (2.63%) QNX
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45.00 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago