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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 582 633 612
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -21
Contract jobs citing Heroku 71 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.052% 0.046%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.16% 0.86% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 28 23
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -
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
6136 3469 2591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.50% 5.98% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4206 2323 1654
Median daily rate £468 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 55 49
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £37.09 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 29 September 2016.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 22 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 29 September 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 +50 67 £450 +12.50% 27
London +22 48 £438 +4.47% 21
South East +27 13 £600 +84.61% 4
Kent - 9 £613 -
Coventry - 4 £400 -
West Midlands - 4 £400 -
City of London +11 3 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire -9 2 £475 +26.66% 2
Oxford - 2 £475 - 2
Swindon - 1 £400 -
Tonbridge - 1 £625 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £475 -
Guildford - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £625 -
Newport - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £625 -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £625 -
South Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 - -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 85 (72.65%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (59.83%) Ruby
3 52 (44.44%) Web Services
3 52 (44.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 49 (41.88%) PaaS
5 48 (41.03%) JavaScript
5 48 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (39.32%) DevOps
7 44 (37.61%) Docker
8 42 (35.90%) TDD
9 41 (35.04%) Software Engineering
10 37 (31.62%) Java
11 36 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 34 (29.06%) Ruby on Rails
12 34 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
13 33 (28.21%) AngularJS
14 32 (27.35%) REST
15 31 (26.50%) HTML
16 30 (25.64%) Python
17 29 (24.79%) CSS
17 29 (24.79%) BDD
17 29 (24.79%) Go
18 28 (23.93%) React
19 27 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
19 27 (23.08%) Finance
20 26 (22.22%) Node.js
20 26 (22.22%) Jenkins
20 26 (22.22%) OpenStack
21 24 (20.51%) Ember.js
21 24 (20.51%) Degree

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 52 (44.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 26 (22.22%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.56%) CMS
5 2 (1.71%) Confluence
5 2 (1.71%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Jetty
6 1 (0.85%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.71%) Radian6
2 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.71%) Social Studio
3 1 (0.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 85 (72.65%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (41.88%) PaaS
3 34 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (17.95%) GitHub
5 12 (10.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (5.98%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (5.98%) IaaS
7 5 (4.27%) Force.com
8 4 (3.42%) Engine Yard
8 4 (3.42%) SaaS
9 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.71%) CloudBees
10 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.71%) Google App Engine
10 2 (1.71%) Google Play
10 2 (1.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Firewall
2 10 (8.55%) Internet
3 7 (5.98%) AMQP
4 2 (1.71%) CTI
4 2 (1.71%) DNS
4 2 (1.71%) HTTP
4 2 (1.71%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) Apache Cassandra
1 22 (18.80%) MongoDB
1 22 (18.80%) Redis
2 21 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.27%) MySQL
5 4 (3.42%) Big Data
5 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.71%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 23 (19.66%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.09%) Vagrant
4 7 (5.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.27%) JIRA
6 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.42%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.42%) RSpec
6 4 (3.42%) Travis CI
7 3 (2.56%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.71%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.71%) Capybara
8 2 (1.71%) git-flow
8 2 (1.71%) Grunt
8 2 (1.71%) gulp
8 2 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.71%) Protractor
8 2 (1.71%) QUnit
8 2 (1.71%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.71%) webpack
General
1 27 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Publishing
3 7 (5.98%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
4 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Electronics
5 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (55.56%) Developer
2 23 (19.66%) Software Engineer
3 21 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
3 21 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 18 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (11.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Java Engineer
8 11 (9.40%) Java Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Ruby Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Angular Developer
9 9 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (6.84%) Cloud Developer
10 8 (6.84%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Architect
12 6 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.44%) Web Services
2 34 (29.06%) Ruby on Rails
3 33 (28.21%) AngularJS
4 32 (27.35%) REST
5 31 (26.50%) HTML
6 29 (24.79%) CSS
7 28 (23.93%) React
8 27 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
9 26 (22.22%) Node.js
10 24 (20.51%) Ember.js
11 15 (12.82%) Express
11 15 (12.82%) MEAN Stack
12 14 (11.97%) Backbone.js
13 13 (11.11%) Meteor
14 11 (9.40%) Ajax
15 10 (8.55%) HTML5
16 9 (7.69%) CSS3
16 9 (7.69%) Django
16 9 (7.69%) RESTful
16 9 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.69%) User Experience
3 8 (6.84%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.13%) Cloud Native
5 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.42%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.56%) Clustering
7 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.56%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.56%) IVR
7 3 (2.56%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (1.71%) 3D Printing
8 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.71%) Arduino
8 2 (1.71%) Kinect
8 2 (1.71%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.98%) Android
4 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.42%) CentOS
5 4 (3.42%) Unix
6 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.71%) Windows
7 1 (0.85%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.32%) DevOps
3 42 (35.90%) TDD
4 41 (35.04%) Software Engineering
5 36 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 29 (24.79%) BDD
7 17 (14.53%) High Availability
8 15 (12.82%) Open Source
9 12 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (9.40%) Load Balancing
10 11 (9.40%) Microservices
11 10 (8.55%) Web Operations
12 9 (7.69%) CRM
12 9 (7.69%) SOA
12 9 (7.69%) Web Development
13 8 (6.84%) Scrum
13 8 (6.84%) Scrum-ban
14 6 (5.13%) Front End Development
14 6 (5.13%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) Ruby
2 48 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 37 (31.62%) Java
4 30 (25.64%) Python
5 29 (24.79%) Go
6 21 (17.95%) Bash Shell
7 14 (11.97%) SQL
8 7 (5.98%) PHP
9 4 (3.42%) Apex Code
9 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.42%) SOQL
10 3 (2.56%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.71%) C
11 2 (1.71%) Perl
12 1 (0.85%) C#
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 24 (20.51%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
1 3 (2.56%) WCAG
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (37.61%) Docker
2 20 (17.09%) vSphere
3 15 (12.82%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.71%) Xen
7 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (17.95%) Kubernetes
2 20 (17.09%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.11%) Puppet
4 12 (10.26%) Mesos
5 8 (6.84%) Ansible
6 6 (5.13%) Nagios
7 3 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.56%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.85%) Kibana
8 1 (0.85%) Packer
8 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (9.40%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (8.55%) VMware
3 5 (4.27%) Google
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.56%) BMC
5 3 (2.56%) EMC
5 3 (2.56%) SAP
5 3 (2.56%) Siebel
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe
6 2 (1.71%) Apple
6 2 (1.71%) Conga
6 2 (1.71%) Informatica
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle
6 2 (1.71%) Pardot
6 2 (1.71%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (1.71%) Splunk
6 2 (1.71%) Telerik
6 2 (1.71%) Xamarin
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