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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 626 602 573
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -29
Contract jobs citing Heroku 35 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.070% 0.069%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.63% 1.17% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 33
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
5526 3424 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.23% 6.01% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3885 2263 1501
Median daily rate £465 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 48 53
Median hourly rate £17.00 £23.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £30.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 25 July 2016.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 23 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 25 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
England -8 35 £450 +5.88% 13
London -14 25 £463 +8.82% 10
South East +5 5 £425 -5.55% 2
North West +8 2 - -
Cheshire +3 2 - -
Kent - 2 £750 -
Surrey - 2 £425 - 1
Bristol - 2 £313 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £438 -
South West - 2 £313 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £425 -
Oxford - 1 £425 -
Redhill - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 - 1

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Heroku.

1 81 (65.32%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (64.52%) Ruby
3 67 (54.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 64 (51.61%) PaaS
5 61 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (49.19%) Java
6 58 (46.77%) DevOps
7 51 (41.13%) Web Services
7 51 (41.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 49 (39.52%) TDD
9 43 (34.68%) Microsoft Azure
10 38 (30.65%) OpenStack
11 37 (29.84%) Software Engineering
12 36 (29.03%) Go
13 35 (28.23%) Python
14 34 (27.42%) Finance
14 34 (27.42%) RabbitMQ
15 32 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
15 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
16 30 (24.19%) vSphere
17 29 (23.39%) Redis
18 26 (20.97%) Ruby on Rails
19 25 (20.16%) Bash Shell
20 23 (18.55%) Docker
20 23 (18.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
21 20 (16.13%) CSS
22 19 (15.32%) HTML
22 19 (15.32%) Salesforce.com
22 19 (15.32%) VMware
22 19 (15.32%) Kubernetes

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 67 (54.03%) Cloud Foundry
2 38 (30.65%) OpenStack
3 19 (15.32%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (8.06%) CMS
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.81%) DNN
5 1 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) InVision
Business Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Radian6
2 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 81 (65.32%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (51.61%) PaaS
3 43 (34.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (18.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 18 (14.52%) SaaS
6 17 (13.71%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (12.90%) IaaS
8 12 (9.68%) Force.com
9 5 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (4.03%) GitHub
10 4 (3.23%) Engine Yard
11 3 (2.42%) Amazon S3
11 3 (2.42%) Google Analytics
12 2 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.81%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.81%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) Firewall
2 7 (5.65%) AMQP
3 3 (2.42%) HTTP
4 2 (1.61%) CTI
4 2 (1.61%) DNS
4 2 (1.61%) Internet
4 2 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 29 (23.39%) Redis
3 17 (13.71%) Hadoop
4 15 (12.10%) Big Data
4 15 (12.10%) MongoDB
4 15 (12.10%) NoSQL
5 14 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.42%) MySQL
8 2 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.61%) Mixpanel
8 2 (1.61%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.81%) HBase
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (4.03%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.23%) RSpec
6 3 (2.42%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.42%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.61%) JIRA
8 1 (0.81%) Ant
8 1 (0.81%) Capybara
8 1 (0.81%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.81%) Geb
8 1 (0.81%) Gradle
8 1 (0.81%) Grunt
8 1 (0.81%) gulp
8 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.81%) Spock
8 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 34 (27.42%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Marketing
4 3 (2.42%) Games
5 2 (1.61%) Publishing
5 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (41.94%) Developer
2 31 (25.00%) Architect
3 28 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (15.32%) Java Engineer
5 18 (14.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (11.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (11.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 14 (11.29%) Software Engineer
7 13 (10.48%) Java Developer
8 12 (9.68%) Ruby Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Cloud Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 9 (7.26%) Software Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Technical Architect
10 7 (5.65%) Ruby Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (41.13%) Web Services
2 34 (27.42%) RabbitMQ
3 26 (20.97%) Ruby on Rails
4 20 (16.13%) CSS
5 19 (15.32%) HTML
6 18 (14.52%) RESTful
7 16 (12.90%) Node.js
8 12 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 12 (9.68%) SOAP
9 11 (8.87%) REST
9 11 (8.87%) Visualforce
10 10 (8.06%) COM
11 9 (7.26%) Spring
12 8 (6.45%) HTML5
12 8 (6.45%) Play Framework
13 7 (5.65%) JMS
14 6 (4.84%) CSS3
14 6 (4.84%) jQuery
14 6 (4.84%) Sidekiq
15 5 (4.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) VCE vBlock
2 13 (10.48%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.65%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.84%) Cloud Native
5 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.84%) User Experience
6 4 (3.23%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (2.42%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.42%) Clustering
7 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.42%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.61%) IVR
8 2 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.81%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.81%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.81%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.81%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 11 (8.87%) Android
3 10 (8.06%) Linux
4 3 (2.42%) CentOS
4 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.42%) Unix
5 1 (0.81%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.77%) DevOps
3 51 (41.13%) Continuous Delivery
4 49 (39.52%) TDD
5 37 (29.84%) Software Engineering
6 16 (12.90%) CRM
7 15 (12.10%) High Availability
7 15 (12.10%) Microservices
8 13 (10.48%) Data Modelling
9 12 (9.68%) Use Case
10 11 (8.87%) Automated Testing
10 11 (8.87%) ETL
10 11 (8.87%) Migration
11 10 (8.06%) ERP
11 10 (8.06%) SOA
12 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.26%) Presales
12 9 (7.26%) Web Development
13 8 (6.45%) Product Management
13 8 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 80 (64.52%) Ruby
2 61 (49.19%) Java
3 36 (29.03%) Go
4 35 (28.23%) Python
5 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 25 (20.16%) Bash Shell
7 14 (11.29%) PowerShell
8 12 (9.68%) SQL
9 11 (8.87%) Apex Code
9 11 (8.87%) SOQL
10 9 (7.26%) Scala
11 6 (4.84%) PHP
12 2 (1.61%) C#
13 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.81%) Clojure
13 1 (0.81%) Groovy
13 1 (0.81%) Perl
13 1 (0.81%) R
13 1 (0.81%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.81%) EMC Certification
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (24.19%) vSphere
2 23 (18.55%) Docker
3 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.42%) vCloud
3 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (15.32%) Kubernetes
2 17 (13.71%) Puppet
3 14 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.26%) Mesos
5 7 (5.65%) Ansible
6 5 (4.03%) Nagios
7 3 (2.42%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.42%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (15.32%) Salesforce.com
1 19 (15.32%) VMware
2 14 (11.29%) EMC
3 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.06%) SAP
4 10 (8.06%) Siebel
5 4 (3.23%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) BMC
6 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.42%) Splunk
7 2 (1.61%) Conga
7 2 (1.61%) Informatica
7 2 (1.61%) Pardot
7 2 (1.61%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) Foundry
8 1 (0.81%) HP
8 1 (0.81%) New Relic
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