The table below looks at the statistics for Heroku skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 544 615 619
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +4
Contract jobs citing Heroku 80 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.056% 0.064%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.33% 0.81% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 26 26
Median daily rate £475 £433 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% +2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £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 - - -

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
6015 3827 2673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 6.91% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4112 2633 1790
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £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 91 58 59
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £21.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £70.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

Heroku
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Heroku Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Heroku
Daily Rate Trend

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

Heroku Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Heroku
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the UK 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
England +56 78 £475 +9.82% 20
London +26 49 £450 +2.27% 15
South East +30 14 £550 +76.00% 2
Kent - 9 £613 -
Wiltshire - 5 £519 -
South West - 5 £519 -
Swindon - 5 £519 -
Oxford - 4 £475 -
North West - 4 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £475 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £400 - 1
West Midlands -8 2 £438 - 1
Coventry - 2 £438 -
City of London -8 1 £625 +66.66% 1
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £625 -
Yorkshire - 1 £625 -
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £475 -
Tonbridge - 1 £625 -
Preston - 1 £425 -
Newport - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £625 -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for Heroku.

1 95 (71.97%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (53.79%) Ruby
3 65 (49.24%) JavaScript
4 64 (48.48%) Docker
5 59 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (36.36%) BDD
6 48 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 45 (34.09%) REST
8 41 (31.06%) Web Services
9 40 (30.30%) Ember.js
10 39 (29.55%) Cloud Foundry
10 39 (29.55%) React
11 38 (28.79%) PaaS
11 38 (28.79%) HTML
11 38 (28.79%) Software Engineering
11 38 (28.79%) PostgreSQL
12 36 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
12 36 (27.27%) DevOps
13 34 (25.76%) CSS
14 32 (24.24%) TDD
15 31 (23.48%) Java
15 31 (23.48%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (21.97%) Opscode Chef
16 29 (21.97%) Vagrant
16 29 (21.97%) GitHub
17 28 (21.21%) Node.js
17 28 (21.21%) Degree
18 27 (20.45%) Python
19 26 (19.70%) Computer Science
19 26 (19.70%) Virtual Machines

Heroku
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 39 (29.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 18 (13.64%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.52%) Confluence
4 2 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (0.76%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Jetty
5 1 (0.76%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Radian6
2 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.52%) Social Studio
3 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 95 (71.97%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (28.79%) PaaS
3 31 (23.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (21.97%) GitHub
5 11 (8.33%) OpenShift
6 5 (3.79%) IaaS
7 4 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.27%) Datadog
9 2 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (1.52%) CloudBees
9 2 (1.52%) Force.com
9 2 (1.52%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.52%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.52%) Google Play
9 2 (1.52%) SaaS
10 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) Internet
2 11 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (1.52%) CTI
4 1 (0.76%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.79%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 15 (11.36%) Redis
4 13 (9.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.06%) MySQL
6 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.27%) Big Data
7 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.52%) GIS
8 2 (1.52%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 29 (21.97%) Vagrant
2 22 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 16 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.82%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.79%) git-flow
5 5 (3.79%) JIRA
6 4 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.03%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.03%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.27%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.27%) Grunt
7 3 (2.27%) gulp
7 3 (2.27%) Mocha
7 3 (2.27%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.52%) Bundler
8 2 (1.52%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.52%) Protractor
8 2 (1.52%) RSpec
8 2 (1.52%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.52%) webpack
General
1 17 (12.88%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Publishing
3 6 (4.55%) Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Marketing
4 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.03%) Electronics
5 4 (3.03%) Games
5 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (66.67%) Developer
2 34 (25.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 32 (24.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 21 (15.91%) Software Engineer
5 15 (11.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 14 (10.61%) AWS Developer
6 14 (10.61%) JavaScript Engineer
7 13 (9.85%) Angular Developer
7 13 (9.85%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
9 11 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (7.58%) Java Developer
11 9 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (6.82%) Ruby Developer
12 8 (6.06%) Agile Developer
12 8 (6.06%) AWS Software Engineer
13 6 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 6 (4.55%) Python Developer
13 6 (4.55%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 45 (34.09%) REST
3 41 (31.06%) Web Services
4 40 (30.30%) Ember.js
5 39 (29.55%) React
6 38 (28.79%) HTML
7 36 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
8 34 (25.76%) CSS
9 28 (21.21%) Node.js
10 22 (16.67%) Backbone.js
11 19 (14.39%) Ajax
12 17 (12.88%) Express
12 17 (12.88%) MEAN Stack
12 17 (12.88%) RESTful
13 16 (12.12%) Meteor
14 13 (9.85%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (7.58%) HTML5
15 10 (7.58%) Sass
16 9 (6.82%) Django
17 8 (6.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.30%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.30%) User Experience
3 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.27%) IVR
3 3 (2.27%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (1.52%) 3D Printing
4 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.52%) Arduino
4 2 (1.52%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.52%) Kinect
4 2 (1.52%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (1.52%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (1.52%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Linux
2 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.03%) Android
3 4 (3.03%) Unix
4 2 (1.52%) AIX
4 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.76%) CentOS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (36.36%) BDD
3 38 (28.79%) Software Engineering
4 36 (27.27%) DevOps
5 32 (24.24%) TDD
6 22 (16.67%) Open Source
7 21 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (15.91%) Scrum
8 16 (12.12%) Kanban
9 14 (10.61%) Scrum-ban
10 13 (9.85%) Microservices
11 12 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (9.09%) Web Operations
12 11 (8.33%) High Availability
12 11 (8.33%) Load Balancing
13 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (6.06%) Mentoring
14 8 (6.06%) Web Development
15 7 (5.30%) Configuration Management
15 7 (5.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 71 (53.79%) Ruby
2 65 (49.24%) JavaScript
3 31 (23.48%) Java
4 27 (20.45%) Python
5 15 (11.36%) Bash Shell
5 15 (11.36%) Go
6 11 (8.33%) SQL
7 6 (4.55%) PHP
8 5 (3.79%) Scala
9 4 (3.03%) Apex Code
10 3 (2.27%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.52%) C
11 2 (1.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.76%) C#
12 1 (0.76%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (21.21%) Degree
2 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.27%) WCAG
3 2 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 64 (48.48%) Docker
2 26 (19.70%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (9.85%) vSphere
4 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (21.97%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (12.88%) Kubernetes
3 12 (9.09%) Puppet
4 11 (8.33%) Ansible
4 11 (8.33%) Mesos
5 4 (3.03%) Packer
6 3 (2.27%) Graphite
7 1 (0.76%) Kibana
7 1 (0.76%) Nagios
7 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (6.06%) VMware
2 8 (6.06%) WorldPay
3 4 (3.03%) Google
4 3 (2.27%) Apigee
4 3 (2.27%) Software AG
4 3 (2.27%) Splunk
5 2 (1.52%) Adobe
5 2 (1.52%) Apple
5 2 (1.52%) Conga
5 2 (1.52%) EMC
5 2 (1.52%) Informatica
5 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle
5 2 (1.52%) Pardot
5 2 (1.52%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (1.52%) SAP
5 2 (1.52%) Telerik
5 2 (1.52%) Xamarin
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