The table below looks at the statistics for Heroku skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Heroku over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 264 276 248
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing Heroku 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.097% 0.16% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £379 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Heroku
England

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

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1033 620 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.93% 6.26% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 373 210
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 5
Median hourly rate £20.88 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.51% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £10.00 £9.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.98 £39.00 £120.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-24.46% +34.28%

Heroku
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Heroku Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Heroku
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Heroku Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Heroku
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Surrey - 1 £450 - 1
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Heroku.

1 27 (96.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 25 (89.29%) PaaS
2 25 (89.29%) Ruby
3 24 (85.71%) Java
3 24 (85.71%) DevOps
4 23 (82.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (78.57%) RabbitMQ
5 22 (78.57%) Go
6 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
6 21 (75.00%) TDD
6 21 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (67.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (67.86%) OpenStack
8 18 (64.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (60.71%) Bash Shell
10 15 (53.57%) Redis
10 15 (53.57%) vSphere
10 15 (53.57%) Finance
11 14 (50.00%) Web Services
12 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
12 12 (42.86%) Docker
13 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (32.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
14 9 (32.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
16 7 (25.00%) JMS
16 7 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
16 7 (25.00%) AMQP
16 7 (25.00%) Microservices

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (96.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 19 (67.86%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 25 (89.29%) PaaS
2 21 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (67.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (32.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.57%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (3.57%) Engine Yard
6 1 (3.57%) GitHub
6 1 (3.57%) IaaS
6 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) AMQP
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (53.57%) Redis
3 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.14%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.57%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) DevOps Engineer
1 13 (46.43%) Software Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Java Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
6 6 (21.43%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (17.86%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (17.86%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (14.29%) Ruby Engineer
8 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
10 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
10 1 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (3.57%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) RabbitMQ
2 14 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (25.00%) JMS
3 7 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (10.71%) Kafka
6 1 (3.57%) Akka
6 1 (3.57%) MCollective
6 1 (3.57%) Play Framework
6 1 (3.57%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.57%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) CentOS
2 1 (3.57%) CoreOS
2 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) DevOps
2 23 (82.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (75.00%) TDD
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Microservices
6 6 (21.43%) High Availability
6 6 (21.43%) SOA
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
8 2 (7.14%) Release Management
9 1 (3.57%) Open Source
9 1 (3.57%) SDLC
9 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Ruby
2 24 (85.71%) Java
3 22 (78.57%) Go
4 17 (60.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) vSphere
2 12 (42.86%) Docker
3 2 (7.14%) vCloud
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.57%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.57%) Mesos
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) BMC
2 1 (3.57%) EMC
2 1 (3.57%) Foundry
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) New Relic
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk