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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 153 195
Rank change year-on-year -2 +42  
Contract jobs citing Heroku 4 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.37% 0.091%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.86% 3.95% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 5
Median daily rate £446 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.86% -4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £510 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £550 £388
% change year-on-year -29.54% +41.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 466 329 308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.61% 9.45% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 275 220
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Median hourly rate £21.16 £20.00 £16.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £19.00 £15.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £29.60 £17.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.75% -20.00%  

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Heroku as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Celery
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Minimum Viable Product
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Marketo
2 1 (20.00%) Zuora
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago