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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Heroku
UK
Rank 526 586 548
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -38
Contract jobs citing Heroku 66 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.078% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.18% 1.07% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 34
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £351 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £593 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.28%
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
5595 3647 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.51% 7.31% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3906 2524 1599
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 56 66
Median hourly rate £17.06 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.96% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.10 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £100.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 16 January 2017.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 12 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +43 66 £450 -5.26% 10
London +17 50 £456 -8.75% 5
Manchester - 5 £400 -
North West - 5 £400 -
South West - 4 £525 - 1
Nottingham - 4 - -
Swindon - 4 £525 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 £525 - 1
East Midlands - 4 - -
West Midlands -7 2 £438 -46.96%
Coventry - 2 £438 -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 103 (74.10%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (52.52%) Ruby
3 68 (48.92%) Docker
4 67 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (46.04%) JavaScript
6 49 (35.25%) REST
7 48 (34.53%) BDD
8 45 (32.37%) HTML
9 44 (31.65%) CSS
9 44 (31.65%) AngularJS
10 42 (30.22%) Ruby on Rails
10 42 (30.22%) PostgreSQL
11 41 (29.50%) Ember.js
12 39 (28.06%) Software Engineering
12 39 (28.06%) Java
12 39 (28.06%) Web Services
12 39 (28.06%) DevOps
13 37 (26.62%) React
14 36 (25.90%) GitHub
14 36 (25.90%) Cloud Foundry
14 36 (25.90%) PaaS
15 33 (23.74%) Vagrant
16 32 (23.02%) Opscode Chef
17 31 (22.30%) TDD
18 30 (21.58%) Microsoft Azure
19 28 (20.14%) Scrum
20 27 (19.42%) Python
20 27 (19.42%) Node.js
21 26 (18.71%) Degree
21 26 (18.71%) 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 36 (25.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (14.39%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.16%) Confluence
3 3 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.44%) nginx
5 1 (0.72%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) Jetty
5 1 (0.72%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 103 (74.10%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (25.90%) GitHub
2 36 (25.90%) PaaS
3 30 (21.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (9.35%) OpenShift
5 7 (5.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (4.32%) IaaS
7 4 (2.88%) Datadog
7 4 (2.88%) Google Analytics
8 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.16%) CloudBees
8 3 (2.16%) Google App Engine
8 3 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.16%) Google Play
9 2 (1.44%) SaaS
10 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.72%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.23%) Internet
2 6 (4.32%) Firewall
3 3 (2.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.72%) HTTP
4 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.22%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (14.39%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (9.35%) Redis
4 7 (5.04%) Big Data
5 6 (4.32%) MySQL
6 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.44%) GIS
Development Applications
1 33 (23.74%) Vagrant
2 23 (16.55%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.51%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.07%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.32%) JIRA
5 6 (4.32%) Travis CI
6 5 (3.60%) git-flow
7 4 (2.88%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.88%) Gradle
7 4 (2.88%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.88%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.88%) Mocha
8 3 (2.16%) Android Studio
8 3 (2.16%) Capybara
8 3 (2.16%) CircleCI
8 3 (2.16%) JUnit
8 3 (2.16%) QUnit
8 3 (2.16%) RSpec
8 3 (2.16%) Selenium
General
1 17 (12.23%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Publishing
3 7 (5.04%) Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Marketing
5 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.88%) Electronics
6 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.16%) Games
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 93 (66.91%) Developer
2 35 (25.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 31 (22.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 21 (15.11%) Software Engineer
5 17 (12.23%) Java Developer
6 15 (10.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 14 (10.07%) AWS Developer
7 14 (10.07%) AWS Engineer
7 14 (10.07%) JavaScript Engineer
7 14 (10.07%) Node.js Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Ruby Developer
9 12 (8.63%) Angular Developer
10 10 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (6.47%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (5.76%) Agile Developer
12 8 (5.76%) AWS Software Engineer
12 8 (5.76%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (5.76%) Python Developer
12 8 (5.76%) Senior Developer
13 6 (4.32%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.25%) REST
2 45 (32.37%) HTML
3 44 (31.65%) AngularJS
3 44 (31.65%) CSS
4 42 (30.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 41 (29.50%) Ember.js
6 39 (28.06%) Web Services
7 37 (26.62%) React
8 27 (19.42%) Node.js
9 23 (16.55%) Backbone.js
10 19 (13.67%) Ajax
11 17 (12.23%) RESTful
11 17 (12.23%) Sass
12 15 (10.79%) Express
12 15 (10.79%) MEAN Stack
12 15 (10.79%) Meteor
13 14 (10.07%) HTML5
14 13 (9.35%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (5.76%) CSS3
15 8 (5.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.91%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.76%) User Experience
4 6 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.44%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.44%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.72%) 3D Printing
7 1 (0.72%) Arduino
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.72%) IVR
7 1 (0.72%) Kinect
7 1 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.72%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.79%) Linux
2 9 (6.47%) Unix
3 7 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.32%) Android
5 2 (1.44%) AIX
5 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.44%) Windows
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.53%) BDD
3 39 (28.06%) DevOps
3 39 (28.06%) Software Engineering
4 31 (22.30%) TDD
5 28 (20.14%) Scrum
6 25 (17.99%) Open Source
7 22 (15.83%) Kanban
8 19 (13.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (10.79%) Microservices
10 14 (10.07%) Scrum-ban
11 12 (8.63%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.19%) Analytics
12 10 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.47%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.47%) Web Operations
14 7 (5.04%) ATDD
14 7 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (5.04%) Front End Development
14 7 (5.04%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.52%) Ruby
2 64 (46.04%) JavaScript
3 39 (28.06%) Java
4 27 (19.42%) Python
5 21 (15.11%) Bash Shell
6 19 (13.67%) Go
7 6 (4.32%) SQL
8 5 (3.60%) C++
8 5 (3.60%) Scala
9 4 (2.88%) Apex Code
9 4 (2.88%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.88%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.44%) C
11 2 (1.44%) Perl
11 2 (1.44%) PHP
12 1 (0.72%) C#
12 1 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (18.71%) Degree
2 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.16%) WCAG
3 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 68 (48.92%) Docker
2 26 (18.71%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (11.51%) vSphere
4 3 (2.16%) vCloud
4 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (23.02%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (11.51%) Puppet
3 15 (10.79%) Ansible
4 11 (7.91%) Kubernetes
5 7 (5.04%) Graphite
6 6 (4.32%) Mesos
6 6 (4.32%) Packer
6 6 (4.32%) Terraform
7 4 (2.88%) Nagios
8 3 (2.16%) Cacti
8 3 (2.16%) Ganglia
8 3 (2.16%) Hyperic
8 3 (2.16%) logstash
9 1 (0.72%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (8.63%) VMware
2 10 (7.19%) WorldPay
3 9 (6.47%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (5.04%) Google
4 7 (5.04%) Splunk
5 4 (2.88%) Apigee
5 4 (2.88%) Software AG
6 3 (2.16%) Apple
6 3 (2.16%) New Relic
6 3 (2.16%) SAP
6 3 (2.16%) Telerik
6 3 (2.16%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.44%) EMC
7 2 (1.44%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle
7 2 (1.44%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe
8 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
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