Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Heroku skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Heroku over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Heroku
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 228 233
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +68
Contract jobs citing Heroku 17 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.065% 0.071%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.33% 0.47% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 5
City of London median daily rate £550 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £450 £320 £333
90th Percentile £575 £595 £540
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Heroku is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,282 843 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.34% 13.65% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,029 702 382
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.99% +4.12%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £276
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 5
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £37.08 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.81% +53.04% +30.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.48 £20.80
90th Percentile £32.73 £53.46 £28.98
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.92 £23.12
% change year-on-year -9.64% -13.82% +18.54%

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Heroku as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Heroku in the City of London

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Heroku in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Heroku in the City of London

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Heroku in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Heroku.

1 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 14 (82.35%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (82.35%) MongoDB
4 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (76.47%) TDD
4 13 (76.47%) Java
4 13 (76.47%) CSS
4 13 (76.47%) ES6
4 13 (76.47%) Dropwizard
5 12 (70.59%) HTML
6 11 (64.71%) Docker
7 10 (58.82%) OAuth2
7 10 (58.82%) Gradle
7 10 (58.82%) TypeScript
7 10 (58.82%) Ratpack
7 10 (58.82%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (58.82%) SOAP
7 10 (58.82%) FTP
7 10 (58.82%) HTTP
7 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
7 10 (58.82%) DNS
7 10 (58.82%) SSL
7 10 (58.82%) Linux
7 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
7 10 (58.82%) REST
7 10 (58.82%) Guice
7 10 (58.82%) OWASP
7 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
7 10 (58.82%) Groovy

Heroku
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
1 10 (58.82%) FTP
1 10 (58.82%) HTTP
1 10 (58.82%) SSL
1 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) MongoDB
1 14 (82.35%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (17.65%) Neo4j
4 3 (17.65%) Redis
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (58.82%) Gradle
2 9 (52.94%) Gatling
2 9 (52.94%) Geb
2 9 (52.94%) GitLab
2 9 (52.94%) gulp
2 9 (52.94%) Spock
3 4 (23.53%) webpack
4 1 (5.88%) Mocha
4 1 (5.88%) PostCSS
4 1 (5.88%) RSpec
4 1 (5.88%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Java Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
1 13 (76.47%) Dropwizard
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) Guice
3 10 (58.82%) OAuth2
3 10 (58.82%) Ratpack
3 10 (58.82%) REST
3 10 (58.82%) SOAP
4 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
4 9 (52.94%) Ember.js
4 9 (52.94%) HTML5
4 9 (52.94%) WireMock
5 5 (29.41%) Node.js
6 4 (23.53%) Sass
7 3 (17.65%) Express
7 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (11.76%) RESTful
9 1 (5.88%) OAuth
9 1 (5.88%) React
9 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) TDD
2 10 (58.82%) Domain-Driven Design
2 10 (58.82%) OWASP
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Asynchronous Programming
5 2 (11.76%) Database Theory
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database Theory
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) ES6
2 13 (76.47%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) Groovy
3 10 (58.82%) TypeScript
4 9 (52.94%) Scala
5 6 (35.29%) Go
6 3 (17.65%) ES7
6 3 (17.65%) Ruby
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.88%) Clojure
8 1 (5.88%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (11.76%) Terraform
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com