Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 230 246
Rank change year-on-year +25 +16 +18
Contract jobs citing Heroku 66 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 0.22% 0.045%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.78% 1.44% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 14 3
City of London median daily rate £550 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% +15.63% -
10th Percentile £461 £416 £320
90th Percentile £713 £701 £595
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +25.00%
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 1,747 1,045 858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.92% 15.25% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,430 829 716
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.61%
10th Percentile £338 £309 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 5
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.72% -18.18% -9.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.90 £17.61
90th Percentile £32.08 £30.96 £48.12
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% -36.84% +17.62%

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 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Heroku also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Heroku.

1 64 (96.97%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (86.36%) Git (software)
3 54 (81.82%) Docker
4 46 (69.70%) TDD
5 44 (66.67%) GitLab
6 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (65.15%) Microservices
6 43 (65.15%) REST
7 34 (51.52%) Java
7 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
8 33 (50.00%) Ruby
8 33 (50.00%) BDD
9 32 (48.48%) SOAP
9 32 (48.48%) HTTP
10 31 (46.97%) TCP/IP
10 31 (46.97%) DNS
10 31 (46.97%) SSL
10 31 (46.97%) HTML
10 31 (46.97%) Linux
10 31 (46.97%) CSS
10 31 (46.97%) FTP
10 31 (46.97%) OAuth
10 31 (46.97%) OWASP
10 31 (46.97%) OAuth2
10 31 (46.97%) ES6
10 31 (46.97%) Java 8
11 29 (43.94%) Kubernetes
11 29 (43.94%) HTML5
12 28 (42.42%) AngularJS
13 27 (40.91%) MongoDB

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 21 (31.82%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (28.79%) Apache Spark
3 17 (25.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (10.61%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 64 (96.97%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (30.30%) GitHub
3 17 (25.76%) npm
4 16 (24.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (19.70%) IBM Cloud
6 11 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (16.67%) Amazon S3
7 10 (15.15%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (6.06%) IaaS
9 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (3.03%) Serverless
11 1 (1.52%) Fastly
11 1 (1.52%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 32 (48.48%) HTTP
2 31 (46.97%) DNS
2 31 (46.97%) FTP
2 31 (46.97%) SSL
2 31 (46.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.91%) MongoDB
2 20 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (18.18%) Big Data
3 12 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 8 (12.12%) Redis
5 7 (10.61%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 57 (86.36%) Git (software)
2 44 (66.67%) GitLab
3 24 (36.36%) Gradle
4 21 (31.82%) gulp
5 17 (25.76%) Jenkins
6 16 (24.24%) Ant
6 16 (24.24%) Gerrit
6 16 (24.24%) Maven
6 16 (24.24%) SonarQube
6 16 (24.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (12.12%) Gatling
7 8 (12.12%) Geb
7 8 (12.12%) Spock
8 7 (10.61%) webpack
9 4 (6.06%) CircleCI
10 3 (4.55%) Babel
11 2 (3.03%) PostCSS
General
1 13 (19.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (65.15%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 16 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (24.24%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) Senior DevOps
4 13 (19.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 12 (18.18%) Agile Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Technical Leader
8 8 (12.12%) Lead Developer
8 8 (12.12%) Lead Java Developer
8 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
8 8 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (12.12%) Technical Developer
9 7 (10.61%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (10.61%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Architect
11 2 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (65.15%) REST
2 32 (48.48%) SOAP
3 31 (46.97%) CSS
3 31 (46.97%) HTML
3 31 (46.97%) OAuth
3 31 (46.97%) OAuth2
4 29 (43.94%) HTML5
5 28 (42.42%) AngularJS
6 24 (36.36%) Dropwizard
6 24 (36.36%) Guice
6 24 (36.36%) Ratpack
7 22 (33.33%) Node.js
7 22 (33.33%) Spring
7 22 (33.33%) Spring Boot
8 21 (31.82%) Ember.js
9 19 (28.79%) Kafka
10 17 (25.76%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (19.70%) React
12 11 (16.67%) JSON
13 8 (12.12%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) iPad
2 10 (15.15%) Virtual Team
3 7 (10.61%) Credit Risk
3 7 (10.61%) Fintech
4 5 (7.58%) User Experience
5 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.97%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) CoreOS
3 2 (3.03%) Android
3 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) TDD
2 43 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (65.15%) Microservices
3 33 (50.00%) BDD
4 31 (46.97%) OWASP
5 24 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
6 20 (30.30%) DevOps
7 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
7 17 (25.76%) Scrum
8 11 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.15%) MVC
10 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.61%) Functional Programming
11 7 (10.61%) Parallel Computing
11 7 (10.61%) Parallel Processing
12 6 (9.09%) Pair Programming
13 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (6.06%) Deployment Automation
15 3 (4.55%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) Java
1 34 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 33 (50.00%) Ruby
3 31 (46.97%) ES6
3 31 (46.97%) Java 8
4 21 (31.82%) TypeScript
5 16 (24.24%) Bash Shell
5 16 (24.24%) Groovy
5 16 (24.24%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) ES7
6 2 (3.03%) ES8
6 2 (3.03%) Kotlin
6 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) SQL
System Software
1 54 (81.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (43.94%) Kubernetes
2 24 (36.36%) Docker Swarm
3 23 (34.85%) Mesos
4 16 (24.24%) Consul
5 7 (10.61%) Marathon
6 3 (4.55%) Ansible
6 3 (4.55%) Puppet
6 3 (4.55%) Terraform
7 1 (1.52%) Grafana
7 1 (1.52%) Graphite
7 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) IBM
2 4 (6.06%) New Relic
2 4 (6.06%) Rollbar
3 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) Marketo
4 1 (1.52%) Splunk