The table below looks at the statistics for Heroku skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Heroku over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 530 586 583
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -3
Contract jobs citing Heroku 78 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.061% 0.068%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.38% 0.86% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 26 25
Median daily rate £475 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Heroku
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5657 3589 2513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 7.08% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3866 2478 1712
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 57 55
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -0.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.70 £73.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

Heroku
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Heroku as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Heroku Jobs Demand Trend in England

Heroku
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Heroku across the England region.

Heroku Daily Rate Trend in England

Heroku
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Heroku across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in England

Heroku
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +26 49 £450 +2.27% 15
South East +30 14 £550 +76.00% 2
South West - 5 £519 -
North West - 4 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands -8 2 £438 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £625 -
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UK

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Heroku 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 England region with a requirement for Heroku.

1 93 (72.66%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (53.13%) Ruby
3 65 (50.78%) JavaScript
4 63 (49.22%) Docker
5 57 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 48 (37.50%) BDD
7 43 (33.59%) REST
8 40 (31.25%) Ember.js
8 40 (31.25%) Web Services
9 39 (30.47%) React
10 38 (29.69%) HTML
10 38 (29.69%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (28.91%) Software Engineering
12 36 (28.13%) Ruby on Rails
13 35 (27.34%) Cloud Foundry
13 35 (27.34%) PaaS
14 34 (26.56%) DevOps
14 34 (26.56%) CSS
15 31 (24.22%) TDD
16 30 (23.44%) Java
16 30 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (22.66%) Opscode Chef
17 29 (22.66%) Vagrant
17 29 (22.66%) GitHub
18 28 (21.88%) Node.js
18 28 (21.88%) Degree
19 26 (20.31%) Computer Science
19 26 (20.31%) Virtual Machines
20 24 (18.75%) Python

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 35 (27.34%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (13.28%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.56%) Confluence
3 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.56%) nginx
4 1 (0.78%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) Jetty
4 1 (0.78%) Mongrel
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.56%) Radian6
2 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.56%) Social Studio
3 1 (0.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 93 (72.66%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (27.34%) PaaS
3 30 (23.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (22.66%) GitHub
5 11 (8.59%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.34%) Datadog
6 3 (2.34%) IaaS
7 2 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.56%) CloudBees
7 2 (1.56%) Force.com
7 2 (1.56%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.56%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.56%) Google Play
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.78%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.78%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.28%) Internet
2 11 (8.59%) Firewall
3 2 (1.56%) CTI
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.69%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.94%) Redis
4 12 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.25%) MySQL
6 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.56%) GIS
8 2 (1.56%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.78%) Big Data
9 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (22.66%) Vagrant
2 22 (17.19%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.72%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.03%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.91%) git-flow
5 5 (3.91%) JIRA
6 4 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.13%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.13%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.34%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.34%) Grunt
7 3 (2.34%) gulp
7 3 (2.34%) Mocha
8 2 (1.56%) Bundler
8 2 (1.56%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.56%) Protractor
8 2 (1.56%) RSpec
8 2 (1.56%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.56%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Publishing
3 6 (4.69%) Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Marketing
4 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.13%) Electronics
5 4 (3.13%) Games
5 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 87 (67.97%) Developer
2 34 (26.56%) JavaScript Developer
3 32 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 21 (16.41%) Software Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) AWS Developer
6 14 (10.94%) JavaScript Engineer
7 13 (10.16%) Angular Developer
7 13 (10.16%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (9.38%) Node.js Developer
9 11 (8.59%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (7.81%) Java Developer
11 9 (7.03%) Ruby Developer
12 8 (6.25%) Agile Developer
12 8 (6.25%) AWS Software Engineer
13 6 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
13 6 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
13 6 (4.69%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 43 (33.59%) REST
3 40 (31.25%) Ember.js
3 40 (31.25%) Web Services
4 39 (30.47%) React
5 38 (29.69%) HTML
6 36 (28.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 34 (26.56%) CSS
8 28 (21.88%) Node.js
9 22 (17.19%) Backbone.js
10 19 (14.84%) Ajax
11 17 (13.28%) Express
11 17 (13.28%) MEAN Stack
11 17 (13.28%) RESTful
12 16 (12.50%) Meteor
13 12 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (7.81%) HTML5
14 10 (7.81%) Sass
15 8 (6.25%) CSS3
15 8 (6.25%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.31%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.47%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.47%) User Experience
3 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) IVR
3 3 (2.34%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (1.56%) 3D Printing
4 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.56%) Arduino
4 2 (1.56%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.56%) Kinect
4 2 (1.56%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (1.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (3.91%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.13%) Android
3 4 (3.13%) Unix
4 2 (1.56%) AIX
4 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.56%) Windows
5 1 (0.78%) CentOS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (37.50%) BDD
3 37 (28.91%) Software Engineering
4 34 (26.56%) DevOps
5 31 (24.22%) TDD
6 22 (17.19%) Open Source
7 21 (16.41%) Scrum
8 20 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (12.50%) Kanban
10 14 (10.94%) Scrum-ban
11 12 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (9.38%) Microservices
11 12 (9.38%) Web Operations
12 11 (8.59%) High Availability
12 11 (8.59%) Load Balancing
13 8 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.25%) Web Development
14 7 (5.47%) Configuration Management
14 7 (5.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.13%) Ruby
2 65 (50.78%) JavaScript
3 30 (23.44%) Java
4 24 (18.75%) Python
5 14 (10.94%) Bash Shell
5 14 (10.94%) Go
6 11 (8.59%) SQL
7 6 (4.69%) PHP
8 5 (3.91%) Scala
9 4 (3.13%) Apex Code
10 3 (2.34%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.34%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.56%) C
11 2 (1.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.78%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) C++
12 1 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (21.88%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.34%) WCAG
3 2 (1.56%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 63 (49.22%) Docker
2 26 (20.31%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (9.38%) vSphere
4 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (22.66%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (13.28%) Kubernetes
3 12 (9.38%) Puppet
4 11 (8.59%) Ansible
4 11 (8.59%) Mesos
5 4 (3.13%) Packer
6 3 (2.34%) Graphite
7 1 (0.78%) Kibana
7 1 (0.78%) Nagios
7 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (7.03%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (6.25%) WorldPay
3 6 (4.69%) VMware
4 4 (3.13%) Google
5 3 (2.34%) Apigee
5 3 (2.34%) Software AG
5 3 (2.34%) Splunk
6 2 (1.56%) Adobe
6 2 (1.56%) Apple
6 2 (1.56%) Conga
6 2 (1.56%) Informatica
6 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle
6 2 (1.56%) Pardot
6 2 (1.56%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.56%) Telerik
6 2 (1.56%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
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