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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 253 269 252
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Heroku 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.045% 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £391 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +11.78%
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
929 592 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.53% 6.20% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 354 179
Median daily rate £450 £408 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% +37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £10.00 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.91 £39.00 £68.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Heroku across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 - 2 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire +6 1 £425 +13.33%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Kent - 1 £750 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (96.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 27 (90.00%) PaaS
3 26 (86.67%) Ruby
4 25 (83.33%) Java
5 24 (80.00%) DevOps
5 24 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 23 (76.67%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (73.33%) Go
7 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
7 22 (73.33%) TDD
7 22 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (66.67%) OpenStack
9 19 (63.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (60.00%) Bash Shell
11 16 (53.33%) vSphere
11 16 (53.33%) Redis
11 16 (53.33%) Finance
12 15 (50.00%) Web Services
13 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
13 12 (40.00%) Docker
14 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 9 (30.00%) Kubernetes
16 9 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
18 7 (23.33%) Microservices
18 7 (23.33%) JMS
18 7 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails
18 7 (23.33%) AMQP

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 29 (96.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (66.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 27 (90.00%) PaaS
2 22 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (6.67%) IaaS
6 2 (6.67%) SaaS
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (3.33%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (3.33%) Engine Yard
7 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) AMQP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (53.33%) Redis
3 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data
5 2 (6.67%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.33%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Java Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (26.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (13.33%) Ruby Engineer
8 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Lead Software Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) JMS
3 7 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (10.00%) Kafka
6 1 (3.33%) Akka
6 1 (3.33%) MCollective
6 1 (3.33%) Play Framework
6 1 (3.33%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.67%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) CoreOS
2 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 24 (80.00%) DevOps
2 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 22 (73.33%) TDD
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Microservices
5 6 (20.00%) High Availability
5 6 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
7 2 (6.67%) Release Management
8 1 (3.33%) Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Open Source
8 1 (3.33%) SDLC
8 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Ruby
2 25 (83.33%) Java
3 22 (73.33%) Go
4 18 (60.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) vSphere
2 12 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) vCloud
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.33%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.33%) Mesos
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) BMC
3 1 (3.33%) Foundry
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) New Relic
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk