Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 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
London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 229 289
Rank change year-on-year +10 +60 +13
Contract jobs citing Heroku 15 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.60% 1.70% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 15
City of London median daily rate £450 £550 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +31.74% +7.74%
10th Percentile £416 £485 £330
90th Percentile £675 £575 £595
London median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

Heroku is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 940 765 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.48% 11.09% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 648 519
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £232
90th Percentile £638 £625 £620
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 4
City of London median hourly rate £21.16 £21.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.74% -18.45% +21.18%
10th Percentile £13.51 £18.50 £15.54
90th Percentile £32.52 £36.20 £36.10
London median hourly rate £21.23 £24.25 £27.32
% change year-on-year -12.46% -11.22% +56.09%

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 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (53.33%) Node.js
4 7 (46.67%) REST
4 7 (46.67%) Terraform
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) CRM
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) HTTP
7 4 (26.67%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
7 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (26.67%) logstash
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) Ansible
8 3 (20.00%) Docker
8 3 (20.00%) OAuth2
8 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (20.00%) CQRS
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (20.00%) Gradle

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 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.67%) Force.com
4 1 (6.67%) GitHub
4 1 (6.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) FTP
2 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Gradle
1 3 (20.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Salesforce Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Platform Architect
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Node.js
2 7 (46.67%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) Dropwizard
4 3 (20.00%) Guice
4 3 (20.00%) OAuth
4 3 (20.00%) OAuth2
4 3 (20.00%) Ratpack
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
4 3 (20.00%) Visualforce
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Celery
5 1 (6.67%) Django
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) CoreOS
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) CQRS
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) OWASP
5 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Apex Code
3 3 (20.00%) Groovy
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Terraform
2 4 (26.67%) logstash
3 3 (20.00%) Ansible
3 3 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Marketo
2 1 (6.67%) Zuora
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