Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 April 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 692 682 715
Rank change year-on-year -10 +33 +3
Contract jobs citing Heroku 141 176 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.60% 0.95% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 135 81
England median daily rate £535 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +22.22% -14.29%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £363
90th Percentile £668 £659 £570
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £165.00
UK median hourly rate - - £165.00

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 23,469 18,597 11,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 26.75% 20.08% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,266 12,811 8,081
England median daily rate £500 £480 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.92% +1.67%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £285
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 235 142
England median hourly rate £18.76 £20.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.20% +8.84% -9.26%
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £63.25 £50.30 £51.35
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.84
% change year-on-year -5.00% +12.11% -14.02%

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Heroku as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Heroku in England

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Heroku in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Heroku in England

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Heroku in England over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in England

Heroku
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the England region over the 6 months to 18 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 108 £550 - 2
North of England +27 20 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +15 15 £500 -
South East +16 12 - - 2
North East -1 5 £450 -10.00%
East of England +16 1 £275 - 5
Heroku
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Heroku.

1 100 (70.92%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (68.09%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (48.94%) JavaScript
4 52 (36.88%) Python
5 50 (35.46%) Node.js
6 49 (34.75%) Docker
7 45 (31.91%) Git (software)
8 42 (29.79%) Continuous Deployment
9 40 (28.37%) DevOps
9 40 (28.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 40 (28.37%) HTML
9 40 (28.37%) Test Automation
10 39 (27.66%) CSS
11 38 (26.95%) ES6
12 35 (24.82%) REST
13 34 (24.11%) Java
14 31 (21.99%) GitHub
15 30 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (20.57%) PaaS
16 29 (20.57%) Deployment Automation
17 27 (19.15%) MongoDB
18 25 (17.73%) Microservices
19 23 (16.31%) Ansible
19 23 (16.31%) Cloud Foundry
19 23 (16.31%) Big Data
19 23 (16.31%) AngularJS
19 23 (16.31%) High Availability
19 23 (16.31%) F5
19 23 (16.31%) Puppet
19 23 (16.31%) OpenStack

Heroku
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 23 (16.31%) Cloud Foundry
1 23 (16.31%) nginx
1 23 (16.31%) OpenStack
2 18 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.67%) Apache Spark
3 8 (5.67%) Drupal
4 6 (4.26%) Confluence
5 3 (2.13%) CMS
6 2 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.71%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 96 (68.09%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (28.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 31 (21.99%) GitHub
4 29 (20.57%) PaaS
5 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (7.09%) Serverless
7 6 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (3.55%) SaaS
9 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.42%) Fastly
11 2 (1.42%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.71%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.71%) Firebase
12 1 (0.71%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.71%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.51%) DNS
1 12 (8.51%) HTTP
1 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.80%) FTP
2 11 (7.80%) SSL
3 7 (4.96%) Firewall
4 6 (4.26%) SMTP
5 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (19.15%) MongoDB
3 23 (16.31%) Big Data
4 20 (14.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (9.22%) Hadoop
5 13 (9.22%) MySQL
5 13 (9.22%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.67%) Redis
7 3 (2.13%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.71%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (31.91%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.31%) CF BOSH
3 20 (14.18%) webpack
4 18 (12.77%) JIRA
5 16 (11.35%) Jenkins
6 15 (10.64%) CircleCI
7 14 (9.93%) PostCSS
8 12 (8.51%) GitLab
8 12 (8.51%) gulp
9 11 (7.80%) Gradle
10 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.13%) Gatling
10 3 (2.13%) Geb
10 3 (2.13%) Maven
10 3 (2.13%) Spock
11 2 (1.42%) git-flow
11 2 (1.42%) Mocha
12 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.71%) Grunt
12 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Marketing
2 4 (2.84%) Retail
3 3 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Publishing
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.71%) French Language
5 1 (0.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 80 (56.74%) Developer
2 23 (16.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 20 (14.18%) React Developer
5 14 (9.93%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (9.93%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (9.22%) Python Developer
6 13 (9.22%) Technical Leader
7 12 (8.51%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.80%) Digital Developer
9 10 (7.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (6.38%) Architect
11 8 (5.67%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.67%) Python Engineer
12 7 (4.96%) Consultant
12 7 (4.96%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 6 (4.26%) DevOps Consultant
13 6 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (4.26%) Lead Developer
13 6 (4.26%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (35.46%) Node.js
2 40 (28.37%) HTML
3 39 (27.66%) CSS
4 35 (24.82%) REST
5 23 (16.31%) AngularJS
6 21 (14.89%) Redux
7 19 (13.48%) React
8 17 (12.06%) Kafka
8 17 (12.06%) OAuth
8 17 (12.06%) SOAP
9 16 (11.35%) OAuth2
10 15 (10.64%) .NET
10 15 (10.64%) Enzyme
10 15 (10.64%) Spring
11 14 (9.93%) HTML5
12 13 (9.22%) Django
12 13 (9.22%) Spring Boot
13 12 (8.51%) GraphQL
14 11 (7.80%) Dropwizard
14 11 (7.80%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) User Experience
2 21 (14.89%) Algorithms
2 21 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.35%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.55%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.55%) Replication
5 4 (2.84%) iPad
6 1 (0.71%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.71%) Bitcoin
6 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Fintech
6 1 (0.71%) FMCG
6 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.71%) Life Science
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.89%) Linux
2 3 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (0.71%) Android
3 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.71%) CentOS
3 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (70.92%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.79%) Continuous Deployment
3 40 (28.37%) DevOps
3 40 (28.37%) Test Automation
4 29 (20.57%) Deployment Automation
5 25 (17.73%) Microservices
6 23 (16.31%) High Availability
7 20 (14.18%) Web Development
8 19 (13.48%) OO
9 18 (12.77%) API Design
9 18 (12.77%) Computer Science
9 18 (12.77%) TDD
10 16 (11.35%) OOD
10 16 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (10.64%) Scrum
12 14 (9.93%) E-Commerce
12 14 (9.93%) Front End Development
13 13 (9.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (8.51%) Domain-Driven Design
15 11 (7.80%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 52 (36.88%) Python
3 38 (26.95%) ES6
4 34 (24.11%) Java
5 19 (13.48%) TypeScript
6 16 (11.35%) C#
6 16 (11.35%) Ruby
7 15 (10.64%) Java 8
8 11 (7.80%) SQL
9 9 (6.38%) Scala
10 8 (5.67%) Go
11 6 (4.26%) Apex Code
12 4 (2.84%) ES7
12 4 (2.84%) Java 9
12 4 (2.84%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.42%) PHP
13 2 (1.42%) R
14 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (7.80%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) Degree
4 3 (2.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 49 (34.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (16.31%) Ansible
1 23 (16.31%) Puppet
2 16 (11.35%) Kubernetes
3 12 (8.51%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (5.67%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.13%) Grafana
6 2 (1.42%) Graphite
7 1 (0.71%) Marathon
7 1 (0.71%) Mesos
7 1 (0.71%) Nagios
7 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (16.31%) F5
2 16 (11.35%) Google
3 10 (7.09%) Twitter
4 9 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (5.67%) Splunk
6 7 (4.96%) Palo Alto
7 6 (4.26%) Informatica
7 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.42%) Adobe
8 2 (1.42%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle
8 2 (1.42%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.71%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.71%) Foundry
9 1 (0.71%) New Relic