Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 223 219
Rank change year-on-year +31 -4 +64
Contract jobs citing Heroku 68 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.97% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.85% 1.67% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 16 14
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +33.33%
10th Percentile £443 £411 £375
90th Percentile £713 £675 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £550
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +33.33%
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 1,766 1,020 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.29% 15.55% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,439 791 658
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £360 £310 £311
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 9
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -
10th Percentile £16.01 £12.55 £18.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £30.69 £37.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -19.46%

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 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 66 (97.06%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (86.76%) Docker
2 59 (86.76%) Git (software)
3 52 (76.47%) TDD
4 49 (72.06%) GitLab
5 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (64.71%) Microservices
7 42 (61.76%) REST
8 40 (58.82%) Ruby
9 39 (57.35%) BDD
10 36 (52.94%) Java
11 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
11 32 (47.06%) SOAP
11 32 (47.06%) Linux
11 32 (47.06%) FTP
11 32 (47.06%) HTTP
11 32 (47.06%) TCP/IP
11 32 (47.06%) DNS
11 32 (47.06%) SSL
11 32 (47.06%) OAuth
11 32 (47.06%) OWASP
11 32 (47.06%) OAuth2
11 32 (47.06%) Kubernetes
11 32 (47.06%) Java 8
12 30 (44.12%) Mesos
13 29 (42.65%) AngularJS
13 29 (42.65%) HTML5
13 29 (42.65%) CSS
13 29 (42.65%) HTML
13 29 (42.65%) ES6

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 22 (32.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 21 (30.88%) Apache Spark
3 18 (26.47%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (14.71%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 66 (97.06%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (33.82%) GitHub
3 20 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (29.41%) npm
4 17 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
5 10 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (14.71%) Amazon S3
5 10 (14.71%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (7.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (7.35%) IaaS
7 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.47%) Fastly
8 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.06%) DNS
1 32 (47.06%) FTP
1 32 (47.06%) HTTP
1 32 (47.06%) SSL
1 32 (47.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.18%) MongoDB
2 22 (32.35%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (16.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (16.18%) Big Data
3 11 (16.18%) Hadoop
3 11 (16.18%) Redis
4 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 59 (86.76%) Git (software)
2 49 (72.06%) GitLab
3 22 (32.35%) Gradle
4 20 (29.41%) Ant
4 20 (29.41%) Gerrit
4 20 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 20 (29.41%) Maven
4 20 (29.41%) SonarQube
4 20 (29.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (27.94%) gulp
6 7 (10.29%) Gatling
6 7 (10.29%) Geb
6 7 (10.29%) Spock
7 4 (5.88%) webpack
8 3 (4.41%) CircleCI
9 2 (2.94%) Babel
General
1 17 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (61.76%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 19 (27.94%) Java Developer
5 18 (26.47%) Senior DevOps
5 18 (26.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 11 (16.18%) Agile Developer
6 11 (16.18%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Ruby Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Technical Leader
9 7 (10.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (10.29%) Lead Developer
9 7 (10.29%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (10.29%) Technical Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Architect
11 2 (2.94%) Java Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) REST
2 32 (47.06%) OAuth
2 32 (47.06%) OAuth2
2 32 (47.06%) SOAP
3 29 (42.65%) AngularJS
3 29 (42.65%) CSS
3 29 (42.65%) HTML
3 29 (42.65%) HTML5
4 24 (35.29%) Node.js
5 22 (32.35%) Dropwizard
5 22 (32.35%) Guice
5 22 (32.35%) Kafka
5 22 (32.35%) Ratpack
6 21 (30.88%) Spring
6 21 (30.88%) Spring Boot
7 20 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 19 (27.94%) Ember.js
9 13 (19.12%) React
10 10 (14.71%) JSON
10 10 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) iPad
2 10 (14.71%) Credit Risk
2 10 (14.71%) Fintech
2 10 (14.71%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.06%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) CoreOS
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (76.47%) TDD
2 47 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (64.71%) Microservices
4 39 (57.35%) BDD
5 32 (47.06%) OWASP
6 26 (38.24%) DevOps
7 22 (32.35%) Domain-Driven Design
8 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
8 20 (29.41%) Scrum
9 10 (14.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 10 (14.71%) Functional Programming
9 10 (14.71%) MVC
9 10 (14.71%) Parallel Computing
9 10 (14.71%) Parallel Processing
9 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.29%) Pair Programming
12 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (7.35%) Deployment Automation
13 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) Ruby
2 36 (52.94%) Java
3 32 (47.06%) Java 8
3 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 29 (42.65%) ES6
5 24 (35.29%) Groovy
6 20 (29.41%) Bash Shell
6 20 (29.41%) Python
7 19 (27.94%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.94%) ES7
8 2 (2.94%) ES8
8 2 (2.94%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.41%) GCP
System Software
1 59 (86.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (47.06%) Kubernetes
2 30 (44.12%) Mesos
3 22 (32.35%) Docker Swarm
4 20 (29.41%) Consul
5 10 (14.71%) Marathon
6 3 (4.41%) Ansible
6 3 (4.41%) Puppet
6 3 (4.41%) Terraform
7 1 (1.47%) Grafana
7 1 (1.47%) Graphite
7 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) IBM
2 5 (7.35%) New Relic
2 5 (7.35%) Rollbar
3 1 (1.47%) Marketo
3 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.47%) Splunk