Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 700 692 768
Rank change year-on-year -8 +76 +19
Contract jobs citing Heroku 159 143 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.75% 1.01% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 118 95
England median daily rate £500 £481 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £363
90th Percentile £675 £607 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £444
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.04% +4.41%
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 21,206 14,189 11,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.51% 15.68% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,734 9,825 7,859
England median daily rate £488 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +7.78%
10th Percentile £306 £269 £280
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 201 163
England median hourly rate £17.80 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +5.26% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.80
90th Percentile £60.88 £63.75 £56.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.27
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.45% -20.55%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +32 137 £500 +6.38% 42
South East +7 14 £500 +11.11% 4
West Midlands -30 4 £438 -20.45% 3
Midlands -46 4 £438 -20.45% 3
East of England - 3 £538 - 1
Heroku
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 134 (84.28%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (58.49%) Git (software)
3 89 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (52.83%) JavaScript
5 67 (42.14%) HTML
5 67 (42.14%) CSS
6 65 (40.88%) TDD
7 64 (40.25%) Docker
7 64 (40.25%) ES6
8 60 (37.74%) Microservices
9 56 (35.22%) GitHub
10 55 (34.59%) REST
11 53 (33.33%) Node.js
11 53 (33.33%) Java
12 50 (31.45%) GitLab
13 48 (30.19%) BDD
14 45 (28.30%) Ruby
15 43 (27.04%) SOAP
16 41 (25.79%) Java 8
17 40 (25.16%) HTML5
18 38 (23.90%) MongoDB
18 38 (23.90%) Linux
18 38 (23.90%) HTTP
19 36 (22.64%) TCP/IP
19 36 (22.64%) DNS
19 36 (22.64%) SSL
19 36 (22.64%) FTP
19 36 (22.64%) OAuth
19 36 (22.64%) OWASP
19 36 (22.64%) OAuth2

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 32 (20.13%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (13.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (11.95%) Apache Spark
4 7 (4.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) Drupal
5 1 (0.63%) nginx
5 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Shopify
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 134 (84.28%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (35.22%) GitHub
3 24 (15.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (11.32%) npm
5 17 (10.69%) Serverless
6 13 (8.18%) IBM Cloud
7 12 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (7.55%) Amazon S3
8 10 (6.29%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (6.29%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (5.66%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (4.40%) Fastly
11 5 (3.14%) Force.com
11 5 (3.14%) IaaS
12 4 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (1.26%) PaaS
14 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.63%) SaaS
14 1 (0.63%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.90%) HTTP
2 36 (22.64%) DNS
2 36 (22.64%) FTP
2 36 (22.64%) SSL
2 36 (22.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.89%) Internet
4 2 (1.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.90%) MongoDB
2 33 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (11.32%) Redis
4 13 (8.18%) Neo4j
5 12 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (7.55%) Big Data
5 12 (7.55%) Hadoop
5 12 (7.55%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.52%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 93 (58.49%) Git (software)
2 50 (31.45%) GitLab
3 35 (22.01%) webpack
4 33 (20.75%) Gradle
5 27 (16.98%) gulp
6 24 (15.09%) PostCSS
7 21 (13.21%) Jenkins
8 19 (11.95%) Ant
8 19 (11.95%) Maven
9 17 (10.69%) CircleCI
10 16 (10.06%) Gerrit
10 16 (10.06%) SonarQube
10 16 (10.06%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (8.18%) Spock
12 11 (6.92%) Gatling
12 11 (6.92%) Geb
13 9 (5.66%) JIRA
14 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.89%) Hudson
14 3 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 28 (17.61%) Finance
2 15 (9.43%) Banking
3 4 (2.52%) Marketing
4 3 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (66.67%) Developer
2 31 (19.50%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.09%) React Developer
4 21 (13.21%) Senior Developer
5 20 (12.58%) Digital Developer
6 18 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (10.06%) Agile Developer
7 16 (10.06%) Agile Java Developer
7 16 (10.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 16 (10.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (8.18%) Architect
9 13 (8.18%) Senior DevOps
9 13 (8.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (6.29%) Web Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Ruby Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Technical Leader
12 8 (5.03%) Lead Developer
12 8 (5.03%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (42.14%) CSS
1 67 (42.14%) HTML
2 55 (34.59%) REST
3 53 (33.33%) Node.js
4 43 (27.04%) SOAP
5 40 (25.16%) HTML5
6 36 (22.64%) OAuth
6 36 (22.64%) OAuth2
7 35 (22.01%) AngularJS
8 32 (20.13%) Spring
9 29 (18.24%) Dropwizard
9 29 (18.24%) Guice
9 29 (18.24%) Ratpack
9 29 (18.24%) Spring Boot
10 27 (16.98%) Ruby on Rails
11 26 (16.35%) Ember.js
11 26 (16.35%) Redux
12 24 (15.09%) Enzyme
13 20 (12.58%) Chai
14 19 (11.95%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.13%) User Experience
2 25 (15.72%) Computer Science
3 24 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (15.09%) Data Structures
4 22 (13.84%) Algorithms
5 16 (10.06%) iPad
6 10 (6.29%) Virtual Team
7 8 (5.03%) Fintech
8 7 (4.40%) Credit Risk
9 6 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.89%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.89%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.26%) Replication
12 1 (0.63%) Life Science
12 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.90%) Linux
2 4 (2.52%) Android
2 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.89%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (40.88%) TDD
3 60 (37.74%) Microservices
4 48 (30.19%) BDD
5 36 (22.64%) OWASP
6 35 (22.01%) Test Automation
7 34 (21.38%) Domain-Driven Design
8 31 (19.50%) DevOps
9 30 (18.87%) API Design
10 29 (18.24%) E-Commerce
11 28 (17.61%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (15.72%) Scrum
13 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
14 23 (14.47%) OO
15 22 (13.84%) OOD
16 16 (10.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 14 (8.81%) Web Development
18 13 (8.18%) MVC
19 12 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
20 10 (6.29%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (52.83%) JavaScript
2 64 (40.25%) ES6
3 53 (33.33%) Java
4 45 (28.30%) Ruby
5 41 (25.79%) Java 8
6 26 (16.35%) TypeScript
7 21 (13.21%) Python
8 17 (10.69%) Bash Shell
9 16 (10.06%) Groovy
10 10 (6.29%) SQL
11 5 (3.14%) PHP
12 3 (1.89%) Scala
13 2 (1.26%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.26%) ES7
13 2 (1.26%) ES8
13 2 (1.26%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.26%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) WAI
2 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 64 (40.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (20.13%) Kubernetes
2 29 (18.24%) Docker Swarm
3 23 (14.47%) Mesos
4 16 (10.06%) Consul
5 8 (5.03%) Grafana
5 8 (5.03%) Graphite
6 7 (4.40%) Marathon
7 4 (2.52%) Ansible
7 4 (2.52%) Puppet
7 4 (2.52%) Terraform
8 2 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (12.58%) Twitter
2 16 (10.06%) IBM
3 13 (8.18%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (5.03%) Google
5 6 (3.77%) Splunk
6 4 (2.52%) New Relic
6 4 (2.52%) Rollbar
7 3 (1.89%) Marketo
8 1 (0.63%) F5
8 1 (0.63%) Facebook
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud