Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 234 238
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4 +18
Contract jobs citing Heroku 46 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 0.22% 0.046%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.49% 1.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 3
City of London median daily rate £625 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £469 £450 £320
90th Percentile £725 £575 £595
Central London median daily rate £588 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +14.63% +2.50% +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 1,850 1,274 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.07% 17.83% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,491 1,014 734
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.94%
10th Percentile £325 £314 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +51.42%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £30.75 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £27.46
% change year-on-year +4.22% -34.45% +24.82%

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 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 44 (95.65%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (86.96%) Git (software)
3 37 (80.43%) Docker
4 36 (78.26%) JavaScript
5 34 (73.91%) Microservices
5 34 (73.91%) REST
6 33 (71.74%) GitLab
6 33 (71.74%) ES6
7 32 (69.57%) HTML
7 32 (69.57%) CSS
8 31 (67.39%) Java
9 29 (63.04%) SOAP
9 29 (63.04%) Linux
9 29 (63.04%) HTTP
9 29 (63.04%) HTML5
10 28 (60.87%) AngularJS
10 28 (60.87%) OAuth2
10 28 (60.87%) TCP/IP
10 28 (60.87%) DNS
10 28 (60.87%) SSL
10 28 (60.87%) OWASP
10 28 (60.87%) OAuth
10 28 (60.87%) FTP
10 28 (60.87%) Java 8
11 27 (58.70%) TypeScript
11 27 (58.70%) MongoDB
12 26 (56.52%) Ember.js
12 26 (56.52%) Gradle
12 26 (56.52%) Ratpack
12 26 (56.52%) Spring Boot

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 26 (56.52%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (41.30%) Apache Spark
3 5 (10.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 44 (95.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (19.57%) GitHub
3 6 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (13.04%) npm
4 5 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (10.87%) Amazon S3
4 5 (10.87%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (8.70%) Serverless
6 3 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.17%) Fastly
8 1 (2.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 29 (63.04%) HTTP
2 28 (60.87%) DNS
2 28 (60.87%) FTP
2 28 (60.87%) SSL
2 28 (60.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (58.70%) MongoDB
2 18 (39.13%) Big Data
3 17 (36.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (36.96%) Hadoop
4 12 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.52%) Redis
6 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.17%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 40 (86.96%) Git (software)
2 33 (71.74%) GitLab
3 26 (56.52%) Gradle
3 26 (56.52%) gulp
4 8 (17.39%) Gatling
4 8 (17.39%) Geb
4 8 (17.39%) Spock
5 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.87%) Ant
6 5 (10.87%) CircleCI
6 5 (10.87%) Gerrit
6 5 (10.87%) Maven
6 5 (10.87%) SonarQube
6 5 (10.87%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (8.70%) webpack
8 3 (6.52%) Babel
9 2 (4.35%) PostCSS
General
1 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) Java Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Technical Leader
4 12 (26.09%) Agile Developer
4 12 (26.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 12 (26.09%) Lead Developer
4 12 (26.09%) Lead Java Developer
4 12 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 12 (26.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (26.09%) Technical Developer
5 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (10.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.52%) React Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (73.91%) REST
2 32 (69.57%) CSS
2 32 (69.57%) HTML
3 29 (63.04%) HTML5
3 29 (63.04%) SOAP
4 28 (60.87%) AngularJS
4 28 (60.87%) OAuth
4 28 (60.87%) OAuth2
5 26 (56.52%) Dropwizard
5 26 (56.52%) Ember.js
5 26 (56.52%) Guice
5 26 (56.52%) Ratpack
5 26 (56.52%) Spring
5 26 (56.52%) Spring Boot
6 19 (41.30%) Kafka
7 13 (28.26%) Node.js
8 10 (21.74%) React
9 8 (17.39%) WireMock
10 6 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (10.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) iPad
1 5 (10.87%) User Experience
2 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.35%) Fintech
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Microservices
2 28 (60.87%) OWASP
3 26 (56.52%) Domain-Driven Design
4 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (43.48%) TDD
6 16 (34.78%) BDD
7 8 (17.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) Scrum
9 5 (10.87%) DevOps
10 4 (8.70%) MVC
11 3 (6.52%) API Design
11 3 (6.52%) Front End Development
11 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (4.35%) Functional Programming
12 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
12 2 (4.35%) Mobile Development
12 2 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 33 (71.74%) ES6
3 31 (67.39%) Java
4 28 (60.87%) Java 8
5 27 (58.70%) TypeScript
6 12 (26.09%) Ruby
7 7 (15.22%) Python
8 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 5 (10.87%) Groovy
9 3 (6.52%) ES7
9 3 (6.52%) SQL
10 2 (4.35%) ES8
10 2 (4.35%) Kotlin
10 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.35%) PHP
11 1 (2.17%) Go
11 1 (2.17%) Scala
System Software
1 37 (80.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (56.52%) Docker Swarm
2 23 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 7 (15.22%) Mesos
4 5 (10.87%) Consul
5 2 (4.35%) Marathon
6 1 (2.17%) Grafana
6 1 (2.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) IBM
2 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.17%) Splunk