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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 601 575 599
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Contract jobs citing Heroku 46 58 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.88% 1.73% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 26
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £375 £418
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -10.17%
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
5214 3350 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.72% 5.97% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3665 2183 1470
Median daily rate £463 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 66 50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.20 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-36.86% +66.66%

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 30 June 2016.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 26 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 30 June 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 -2 45 £475 +11.76% 13
London -8 24 £450 +5.88% 10
South East +13 14 £700 +86.66% 2
Kent - 12 £750 -
City of London +43 4 £550 +29.41% 2
Tonbridge - 3 £700 -
East of England - 3 £505 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £505 -
Cheshire -7 2 - -
North West -11 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £313 -
Bristol - 2 £313 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Northampton - 1 £425 -
Oxford - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 £425 -
Redhill - 1 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 £505 -
Huntingdon - 1 - -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (69.34%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (62.04%) Ruby
3 71 (51.82%) PaaS
3 71 (51.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 68 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (49.64%) Java
5 64 (46.72%) DevOps
6 60 (43.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 58 (42.34%) TDD
8 55 (40.15%) Web Services
9 52 (37.96%) Microsoft Azure
10 45 (32.85%) Software Engineering
11 44 (32.12%) OpenStack
12 41 (29.93%) Go
13 40 (29.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 39 (28.47%) RabbitMQ
15 35 (25.55%) vSphere
15 35 (25.55%) Finance
15 35 (25.55%) Python
15 35 (25.55%) JavaScript
16 34 (24.82%) Redis
17 32 (23.36%) Bash Shell
18 27 (19.71%) CSS
19 25 (18.25%) Ruby on Rails
20 23 (16.79%) HTML
20 23 (16.79%) SaaS
20 23 (16.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
21 22 (16.06%) Docker
22 21 (15.33%) Elasticsearch
22 21 (15.33%) VMware

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 71 (51.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 44 (32.12%) OpenStack
3 21 (15.33%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (8.76%) CMS
5 2 (1.46%) WordPress
6 1 (0.73%) Apache
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.73%) DNN
6 1 (0.73%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) InVision
1 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 95 (69.34%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (51.82%) PaaS
3 52 (37.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (16.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 23 (16.79%) SaaS
5 17 (12.41%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (12.41%) IaaS
6 12 (8.76%) Force.com
7 5 (3.65%) GitHub
8 4 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.19%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.19%) Engine Yard
9 3 (2.19%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.73%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.73%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) Firewall
2 7 (5.11%) AMQP
3 3 (2.19%) HTTP
4 2 (1.46%) DNS
4 2 (1.46%) Internet
4 2 (1.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (29.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 34 (24.82%) Redis
3 19 (13.87%) Hadoop
3 19 (13.87%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (13.14%) MongoDB
5 16 (11.68%) NoSQL
6 15 (10.95%) Big Data
7 10 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.11%) MySQL
9 4 (2.92%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.46%) Mixpanel
11 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.73%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.73%) HBase
11 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.65%) RSpec
4 5 (3.65%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.19%) JIRA
5 3 (2.19%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.46%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.73%) Ant
7 1 (0.73%) Capybara
7 1 (0.73%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.73%) Gatling
7 1 (0.73%) git-flow
7 1 (0.73%) Gradle
7 1 (0.73%) Grunt
7 1 (0.73%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.73%) Protractor
7 1 (0.73%) Spock
General
1 35 (25.55%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) Games
4 3 (2.19%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) Publishing
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (47.45%) Developer
2 32 (23.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (22.63%) Architect
4 20 (14.60%) Java Engineer
5 19 (13.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (11.68%) Software Engineer
7 15 (10.95%) Java Developer
8 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (10.22%) Software Developer
9 13 (9.49%) Ruby Developer
10 12 (8.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 10 (7.30%) Cloud Developer
12 9 (6.57%) Java Software Engineer
12 9 (6.57%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 9 (6.57%) Senior Developer
12 9 (6.57%) Technical Architect
13 8 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (5.11%) Ruby Engineer
15 6 (4.38%) Agile Developer
15 6 (4.38%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (40.15%) Web Services
2 39 (28.47%) RabbitMQ
3 27 (19.71%) CSS
4 25 (18.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 23 (16.79%) HTML
6 18 (13.14%) RESTful
7 16 (11.68%) Node.js
8 15 (10.95%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.03%) Visualforce
10 10 (7.30%) COM
10 10 (7.30%) SOAP
11 9 (6.57%) HTML5
11 9 (6.57%) REST
11 9 (6.57%) Spring
12 8 (5.84%) Play Framework
12 8 (5.84%) Sidekiq
13 7 (5.11%) Akka
13 7 (5.11%) CSS3
13 7 (5.11%) JMS
14 6 (4.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) VCE vBlock
2 11 (8.03%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.11%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.38%) Cloud Native
5 6 (4.38%) User Experience
6 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.92%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.19%) Clustering
7 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.19%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.73%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.73%) Arduino
9 1 (0.73%) CUDA
9 1 (0.73%) Kinect
9 1 (0.73%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.73%) Statistics
9 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Apple iOS
2 11 (8.03%) Android
2 11 (8.03%) Linux
3 5 (3.65%) Unix
4 3 (2.19%) CentOS
4 3 (2.19%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.73%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (46.72%) DevOps
3 60 (43.80%) Continuous Delivery
4 58 (42.34%) TDD
5 45 (32.85%) Software Engineering
6 15 (10.95%) Microservices
7 13 (9.49%) High Availability
8 12 (8.76%) CRM
8 12 (8.76%) Use Case
9 11 (8.03%) Automated Testing
9 11 (8.03%) Data Modelling
9 11 (8.03%) ETL
9 11 (8.03%) Migration
9 11 (8.03%) Product Management
10 10 (7.30%) ERP
10 10 (7.30%) Pair Programming
11 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.57%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.57%) Presales
12 8 (5.84%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 85 (62.04%) Ruby
2 68 (49.64%) Java
3 41 (29.93%) Go
4 35 (25.55%) JavaScript
4 35 (25.55%) Python
5 32 (23.36%) Bash Shell
6 14 (10.22%) PowerShell
7 13 (9.49%) SQL
8 12 (8.76%) Scala
9 11 (8.03%) Apex Code
9 11 (8.03%) SOQL
10 8 (5.84%) PHP
11 5 (3.65%) C#
12 2 (1.46%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.73%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.73%) Clojure
13 1 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.73%) Groovy
13 1 (0.73%) Perl
13 1 (0.73%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) EMC Certification
4 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (25.55%) vSphere
2 22 (16.06%) Docker
3 5 (3.65%) vCloud
4 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (13.87%) Kubernetes
2 16 (11.68%) Puppet
3 15 (10.95%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.11%) Mesos
5 6 (4.38%) Ansible
6 5 (3.65%) Nagios
7 3 (2.19%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.19%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.19%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (2.19%) OpenView
8 1 (0.73%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 21 (15.33%) VMware
2 16 (11.68%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (10.22%) EMC
4 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.30%) SAP
5 10 (7.30%) Siebel
6 5 (3.65%) Splunk
7 4 (2.92%) Google
8 3 (2.19%) BMC
8 3 (2.19%) HP
8 3 (2.19%) New Relic
8 3 (2.19%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.46%) Adobe
10 1 (0.73%) Foundry
10 1 (0.73%) Rackspace
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