Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 694 708 728
Rank change year-on-year +14 +20 +99
Contract jobs citing Heroku 171 153 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.74% 0.94% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 121 120
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £363
90th Percentile £694 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,998 16,343 11,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 24.13% 17.31% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,102 11,453 8,229
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 202 170
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.03 £11.64
90th Percentile £58.00 £58.75 £56.76
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -16.82%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 +29 129 £550 +10.00% 17
North of England -9 19 £500 - 2
South East -2 18 £439 -7.63% 7
Yorkshire -6 14 £500 - 2
North East -9 5 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands -28 3 £450 -20.35% 1
Midlands -33 3 £450 -20.35% 1
East of England -2 2 £406 -
Heroku
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 England region with a requirement for Heroku.

1 113 (66.08%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (63.74%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (56.14%) JavaScript
4 91 (53.22%) Git (software)
5 66 (38.60%) REST
6 62 (36.26%) Docker
6 62 (36.26%) HTML
7 61 (35.67%) CSS
8 58 (33.92%) Node.js
9 56 (32.75%) ES6
10 55 (32.16%) TDD
11 54 (31.58%) Java
12 50 (29.24%) OAuth
12 50 (29.24%) OAuth2
12 50 (29.24%) Elasticsearch
13 49 (28.65%) Python
14 46 (26.90%) PostgreSQL
15 44 (25.73%) GitHub
15 44 (25.73%) DevOps
15 44 (25.73%) Microservices
15 44 (25.73%) Test Automation
16 41 (23.98%) AngularJS
17 38 (22.22%) Linux
18 37 (21.64%) SOAP
18 37 (21.64%) MongoDB
18 37 (21.64%) GitLab
19 33 (19.30%) HTML5
19 33 (19.30%) HTTP
20 32 (18.71%) Ruby
20 32 (18.71%) PaaS

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 50 (29.24%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 16 (9.36%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (6.43%) Confluence
4 11 (6.43%) nginx
4 11 (6.43%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.92%) Drupal
6 2 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.17%) Apache
6 2 (1.17%) CMS
6 2 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.58%) Marvel
7 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 109 (63.74%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (25.73%) GitHub
3 32 (18.71%) PaaS
4 25 (14.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (7.60%) Serverless
6 8 (4.68%) Amazon S3
6 8 (4.68%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (4.09%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (3.51%) npm
9 5 (2.92%) Fastly
9 5 (2.92%) Force.com
9 5 (2.92%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (1.75%) SaaS
12 2 (1.17%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.58%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.58%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.58%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.30%) HTTP
2 31 (18.13%) DNS
2 31 (18.13%) TCP/IP
3 30 (17.54%) FTP
3 30 (17.54%) SSL
4 2 (1.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (26.90%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (21.64%) MongoDB
3 23 (13.45%) Big Data
4 22 (12.87%) Apache Cassandra
4 22 (12.87%) Hadoop
5 13 (7.60%) Redis
6 7 (4.09%) Neo4j
6 7 (4.09%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.51%) MySQL
8 5 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 91 (53.22%) Git (software)
2 37 (21.64%) GitLab
3 31 (18.13%) Gradle
3 31 (18.13%) Jenkins
4 29 (16.96%) gulp
4 29 (16.96%) webpack
5 22 (12.87%) JIRA
6 21 (12.28%) PostCSS
7 11 (6.43%) CF BOSH
7 11 (6.43%) Maven
8 10 (5.85%) CircleCI
8 10 (5.85%) Gatling
8 10 (5.85%) Geb
8 10 (5.85%) Spock
9 8 (4.68%) Ant
10 6 (3.51%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.92%) Gerrit
11 5 (2.92%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (2.34%) Babel
General
1 24 (14.04%) Finance
2 7 (4.09%) Marketing
3 5 (2.92%) Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Automotive
5 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.58%) French Language
5 1 (0.58%) German Language
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (71.35%) Developer
2 31 (18.13%) Senior Developer
3 30 (17.54%) Java Developer
4 23 (13.45%) React Developer
5 21 (12.28%) Full Stack Developer
6 18 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 16 (9.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (9.36%) Python Developer
8 14 (8.19%) Agile Developer
8 14 (8.19%) Agile Java Developer
8 14 (8.19%) Technical Leader
9 13 (7.60%) Architect
9 13 (7.60%) Digital Developer
9 13 (7.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (7.02%) Lead Developer
10 12 (7.02%) Lead Java Developer
10 12 (7.02%) Technical Developer
11 10 (5.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (4.68%) .NET Developer
13 7 (4.09%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (38.60%) REST
2 62 (36.26%) HTML
3 61 (35.67%) CSS
4 58 (33.92%) Node.js
5 50 (29.24%) OAuth
5 50 (29.24%) OAuth2
6 41 (23.98%) AngularJS
7 37 (21.64%) SOAP
8 33 (19.30%) HTML5
9 31 (18.13%) Spring
10 28 (16.37%) Dropwizard
10 28 (16.37%) Ember.js
10 28 (16.37%) Guice
10 28 (16.37%) Ratpack
10 28 (16.37%) Spring Boot
11 25 (14.62%) Ruby on Rails
12 24 (14.04%) Redux
13 21 (12.28%) Enzyme
14 20 (11.70%) Celery
14 20 (11.70%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.96%) User Experience
2 26 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (14.04%) Algorithms
4 21 (12.28%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.09%) Replication
6 5 (2.92%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.92%) iPad
6 5 (2.92%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.75%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.75%) Fintech
7 3 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.17%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.17%) Life Science
8 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.58%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.22%) Linux
2 12 (7.02%) Unix
3 3 (1.75%) Android
3 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (66.08%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (32.16%) TDD
3 44 (25.73%) DevOps
3 44 (25.73%) Microservices
3 44 (25.73%) Test Automation
4 30 (17.54%) OWASP
5 29 (16.96%) Continuous Deployment
5 29 (16.96%) Domain-Driven Design
6 28 (16.37%) Scrum
7 25 (14.62%) Front End Development
7 25 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (14.04%) API Design
8 24 (14.04%) Computer Science
9 23 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (13.45%) OO
10 21 (12.28%) BDD
10 21 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (12.28%) Web Development
11 19 (11.11%) OOD
12 17 (9.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 96 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 56 (32.75%) ES6
3 54 (31.58%) Java
4 49 (28.65%) Python
5 32 (18.71%) Java 8
5 32 (18.71%) Ruby
6 29 (16.96%) TypeScript
7 14 (8.19%) C#
8 11 (6.43%) SQL
9 6 (3.51%) Scala
10 5 (2.92%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.92%) Groovy
10 5 (2.92%) PHP
11 3 (1.75%) ES7
12 2 (1.17%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.17%) ES8
12 2 (1.17%) Go
12 2 (1.17%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.17%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (7.02%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.51%) Degree
4 3 (1.75%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 62 (36.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (16.37%) Docker Swarm
2 25 (14.62%) Kubernetes
3 11 (6.43%) Ansible
3 11 (6.43%) Puppet
4 8 (4.68%) Mesos
5 5 (2.92%) Consul
5 5 (2.92%) Grafana
5 5 (2.92%) Graphite
6 3 (1.75%) Marathon
Vendors
1 12 (7.02%) Google
1 12 (7.02%) Twitter
2 11 (6.43%) F5
2 11 (6.43%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.92%) IBM
3 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.34%) Splunk
5 2 (1.17%) Adobe
5 2 (1.17%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.58%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.58%) Facebook
6 1 (0.58%) Foundry
6 1 (0.58%) New Relic