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 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 601 635 607
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -28
Contract jobs citing Heroku 52 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.039% 0.050%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.88% 0.66% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 17 26
Median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
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 - - -

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
5877 3479 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.86% 5.96% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 2306 1594
Median daily rate £463 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 57 55
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% +26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.95 £39.50 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

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 26 August 2016.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 10 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 26 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
England +31 50 £438 -2.77% 12
London +15 44 £438 -2.77% 11
West Midlands - 4 £400 -
Coventry - 4 £400 -
City of London +23 2 £356 -16.17% 3
South East +16 1 £450 +20.00% 1
South West - 1 £313 -
Guildford - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £450 - 1
Bristol - 1 £313 -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Heroku.

1 82 (68.91%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (63.87%) Ruby
3 68 (57.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 66 (55.46%) PaaS
5 56 (47.06%) DevOps
6 55 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (41.18%) Web Services
8 47 (39.50%) TDD
9 46 (38.66%) Java
10 45 (37.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 44 (36.97%) Microsoft Azure
12 39 (32.77%) Software Engineering
13 38 (31.93%) JavaScript
14 37 (31.09%) Python
15 36 (30.25%) OpenStack
16 35 (29.41%) Docker
16 35 (29.41%) Go
17 34 (28.57%) Finance
18 32 (26.89%) RabbitMQ
19 29 (24.37%) Apache Cassandra
20 28 (23.53%) vSphere
21 27 (22.69%) Redis
22 26 (21.85%) Ruby on Rails
23 25 (21.01%) HTML
24 24 (20.17%) CSS
24 24 (20.17%) Bash Shell
24 24 (20.17%) Jenkins
25 23 (19.33%) Kubernetes
26 22 (18.49%) REST
27 21 (17.65%) Git (software)

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 68 (57.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 36 (30.25%) OpenStack
3 17 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.52%) CMS
5 2 (1.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) Radian6
2 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.68%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 82 (68.91%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (55.46%) PaaS
3 44 (36.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (17.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 15 (12.61%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (12.61%) IaaS
6 14 (11.76%) SaaS
7 13 (10.92%) GitHub
8 5 (4.20%) Force.com
9 4 (3.36%) Engine Yard
10 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (2.52%) Google Analytics
10 3 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.68%) CloudBees
11 2 (1.68%) Google App Engine
11 2 (1.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) Firewall
2 7 (5.88%) AMQP
3 5 (4.20%) Internet
4 3 (2.52%) HTTP
5 2 (1.68%) CTI
5 2 (1.68%) DNS
5 2 (1.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 27 (22.69%) Redis
3 16 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (12.61%) Hadoop
4 15 (12.61%) MongoDB
5 14 (11.76%) NoSQL
6 13 (10.92%) Big Data
7 4 (3.36%) MySQL
8 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.68%) Mixpanel
9 2 (1.68%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.84%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 24 (20.17%) Jenkins
2 21 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.24%) Vagrant
4 9 (7.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.04%) JIRA
6 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.36%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.52%) RSpec
8 2 (1.68%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.68%) Capybara
8 2 (1.68%) git-flow
8 2 (1.68%) Grunt
8 2 (1.68%) gulp
8 2 (1.68%) JUnit
8 2 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.68%) Protractor
8 2 (1.68%) QUnit
8 2 (1.68%) Selenium
8 2 (1.68%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.68%) webpack
General
1 34 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Banking
3 8 (6.72%) Publishing
4 4 (3.36%) Marketing
5 3 (2.52%) Games
5 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (47.06%) Developer
2 28 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (16.81%) Cloud Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Java Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Software Engineer
5 16 (13.45%) Architect
5 16 (13.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 12 (10.08%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (8.40%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Ruby Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Cloud Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Angular Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Ruby Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.04%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (41.18%) Web Services
2 32 (26.89%) RabbitMQ
3 26 (21.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 25 (21.01%) HTML
5 24 (20.17%) CSS
6 22 (18.49%) REST
7 21 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 20 (16.81%) Node.js
9 16 (13.45%) React
10 11 (9.24%) Ember.js
10 11 (9.24%) RESTful
10 11 (9.24%) Sass
11 10 (8.40%) HTML5
12 9 (7.56%) CSS3
12 9 (7.56%) Express
12 9 (7.56%) MEAN Stack
13 8 (6.72%) Backbone.js
14 7 (5.88%) Django
14 7 (5.88%) JMS
14 7 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) VCE vBlock
2 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.72%) User Experience
4 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.04%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.36%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (2.52%) Clustering
7 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.52%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.52%) IVR
8 2 (1.68%) 3D Printing
8 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.68%) Arduino
8 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.68%) Kinect
8 2 (1.68%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Linux
2 7 (5.88%) Android
2 7 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.36%) Unix
4 3 (2.52%) CentOS
4 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.84%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.06%) DevOps
2 55 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (39.50%) TDD
4 45 (37.82%) Continuous Delivery
5 39 (32.77%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.13%) High Availability
7 16 (13.45%) BDD
8 12 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (9.24%) Load Balancing
9 11 (9.24%) Web Development
10 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.40%) Microservices
10 10 (8.40%) SOA
10 10 (8.40%) Web Operations
11 9 (7.56%) CRM
12 7 (5.88%) Investment Management
12 7 (5.88%) OO
12 7 (5.88%) Open Source
12 7 (5.88%) Scrum
13 6 (5.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (63.87%) Ruby
2 46 (38.66%) Java
3 38 (31.93%) JavaScript
4 37 (31.09%) Python
5 35 (29.41%) Go
6 24 (20.17%) Bash Shell
7 14 (11.76%) SQL
8 12 (10.08%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.88%) PHP
10 4 (3.36%) Apex Code
10 4 (3.36%) SOQL
11 2 (1.68%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.68%) C#
11 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.84%) C
12 1 (0.84%) C++
12 1 (0.84%) Groovy
12 1 (0.84%) Perl
12 1 (0.84%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.84%) EMC Certification
4 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
1 3 (2.52%) WCAG
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (29.41%) Docker
2 28 (23.53%) vSphere
3 7 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.20%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.52%) vCloud
7 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) Kubernetes
2 14 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.08%) Mesos
3 12 (10.08%) Puppet
4 7 (5.88%) Ansible
5 6 (5.04%) Nagios
6 3 (2.52%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (2.52%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.84%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.84%) Kibana
7 1 (0.84%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) VMware
2 12 (10.08%) EMC
3 11 (9.24%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.04%) Google
5 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.52%) BMC
7 3 (2.52%) SAP
7 3 (2.52%) Siebel
7 3 (2.52%) Splunk
8 2 (1.68%) Adobe
8 2 (1.68%) Apple
8 2 (1.68%) Conga
8 2 (1.68%) Informatica
8 2 (1.68%) Pardot
8 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.68%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (1.68%) Telerik
8 2 (1.68%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.84%) WorldPay