The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 139 114
Rank change year-on-year +25 -25  
Contract jobs citing SysML 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.100% 0.034% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.041% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £305
% change year-on-year +4.66% +22.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £44.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +5.11% +18.79%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1676 2464 1832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.60% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1476 1142
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SysML
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

SysML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SysML in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SysML in the West Midlands

SysML
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SysML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
SysML
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SysML.

1 4 (80.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SCADA
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) FlexRay
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 26262
4 1 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Simulink
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

SysML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (20.00%) FlexRay
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SCADA
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) QNX