Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 694 755 808
Rank change year-on-year +61 +53 -24
Contract jobs citing Heroku 137 118 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.054%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.88% 1.00% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 105 47
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £416 £363 £290
90th Percentile £655 £583 £488
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
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 15547 11798 7093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.56% 12.02% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10875 8151 4808
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £270 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £605 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 170 113
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.31 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -10.79% +20.22%
10th Percentile £10.99 £12.23 £10.60
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.76 £39.80
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.64
% change year-on-year +2.45% -14.30% +20.22%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +6 96 £475 +7.04% 7
Midlands +40 21 £550 +25.71%
West Midlands +49 19 £550 +25.71%
North of England +76 14 £500 +17.65% 1
Yorkshire +29 8 £500 -20.00%
South East +2 6 £475 - 1
North East - 5 £500 -
East Midlands +7 2 - -
North West +26 1 £360 -12.73% 1
South West +6 1 - - 1
Heroku
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for Heroku.

1 97 (70.80%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (43.80%) Java
4 57 (41.61%) JavaScript
5 49 (35.77%) Node.js
6 42 (30.66%) Docker
7 39 (28.47%) DevOps
7 39 (28.47%) Cloud Foundry
7 39 (28.47%) Microservices
8 36 (26.28%) REST
8 36 (26.28%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (22.63%) TDD
10 28 (20.44%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (19.71%) CSS
11 27 (19.71%) Linux
11 27 (19.71%) Puppet
12 26 (18.98%) SOAP
13 25 (18.25%) HTML
13 25 (18.25%) Python
13 25 (18.25%) Ruby
13 25 (18.25%) MongoDB
13 25 (18.25%) Kubernetes
14 24 (17.52%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (16.79%) API Design
15 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 22 (16.06%) PaaS
16 22 (16.06%) API Development
17 21 (15.33%) Ansible
18 20 (14.60%) Jenkins
19 19 (13.87%) Open Source

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 39 (28.47%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.65%) Apache
3 5 (3.65%) nginx
4 3 (2.19%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (70.80%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (16.06%) PaaS
4 18 (13.14%) GitHub
5 14 (10.22%) OpenShift
6 11 (8.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (5.84%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (5.84%) SaaS
8 7 (5.11%) Fastly
8 7 (5.11%) IaaS
9 6 (4.38%) Akamai
10 5 (3.65%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (3.65%) Twilio
11 4 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (2.92%) Bluemix
11 4 (2.92%) Force.com
11 4 (2.92%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (2.92%) Serverless
12 3 (2.19%) Amazon S3
13 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) HTTP
2 10 (7.30%) DNS
2 10 (7.30%) Firewall
3 6 (4.38%) FTP
3 6 (4.38%) SSL
3 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.46%) VPN
5 1 (0.73%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.73%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.73%) Internet
5 1 (0.73%) LDAP
5 1 (0.73%) SMPP
5 1 (0.73%) SS7
5 1 (0.73%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.44%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (18.25%) MongoDB
3 12 (8.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (5.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (5.84%) Neo4j
4 8 (5.84%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.38%) MySQL
6 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.19%) Redis
8 1 (0.73%) GIS
8 1 (0.73%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.49%) webpack
4 12 (8.76%) WebDriver
5 10 (7.30%) Bitbucket
6 9 (6.57%) GitLab
7 7 (5.11%) CircleCI
7 7 (5.11%) RSpec
7 7 (5.11%) TeamCity
7 7 (5.11%) Travis CI
8 6 (4.38%) Gradle
9 5 (3.65%) Mocha
10 4 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.92%) Gatling
10 4 (2.92%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.92%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.92%) Selenium
11 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (2.19%) PostCSS
General
1 17 (12.41%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Billing
3 5 (3.65%) Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) Advertising
5 2 (1.46%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (48.91%) Developer
2 35 (25.55%) Architect
3 19 (13.87%) Salesforce Developer
4 15 (10.95%) Java Architect
5 11 (8.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (7.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Digital Architect
8 8 (5.84%) JavaScript Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.84%) UI Architect
9 7 (5.11%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.65%) Salesforce Architect
12 4 (2.92%) Integration Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (2.92%) PHP Developer
12 4 (2.92%) Platform Architect
12 4 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.77%) Node.js
2 36 (26.28%) REST
3 27 (19.71%) CSS
4 26 (18.98%) SOAP
5 25 (18.25%) HTML
6 19 (13.87%) React
6 19 (13.87%) Spring
6 19 (13.87%) Spring Boot
7 13 (9.49%) AngularJS
8 12 (8.76%) Sass
9 11 (8.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (7.30%) JSON
10 10 (7.30%) Play Framework
10 10 (7.30%) Web Services
11 9 (6.57%) Dropwizard
11 9 (6.57%) RESTful
12 7 (5.11%) OAuth
12 7 (5.11%) OAuth2
13 6 (4.38%) Guice
13 6 (4.38%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) User Experience
2 9 (6.57%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.92%) Fintech
5 4 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.92%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.71%) Linux
2 11 (8.03%) CoreOS
3 7 (5.11%) Unix
4 5 (3.65%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (2.92%) Android
5 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.92%) CentOS
5 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.47%) DevOps
2 39 (28.47%) Microservices
3 31 (22.63%) TDD
4 24 (17.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (16.79%) API Design
6 22 (16.06%) API Development
7 19 (13.87%) Open Source
8 18 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (11.68%) Scrum
10 15 (10.95%) Test Automation
11 14 (10.22%) API Integration
11 14 (10.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (9.49%) Kanban
12 13 (9.49%) Software Engineering
13 11 (8.03%) OO
14 10 (7.30%) BDD
14 10 (7.30%) Configuration Management
14 10 (7.30%) SOA
15 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.80%) Java
2 57 (41.61%) JavaScript
3 25 (18.25%) Python
3 25 (18.25%) Ruby
4 15 (10.95%) Scala
4 15 (10.95%) SQL
5 14 (10.22%) Go
6 13 (9.49%) ES6
7 9 (6.57%) Apex Code
8 6 (4.38%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.38%) Groovy
9 4 (2.92%) PHP
9 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.46%) SOQL
10 2 (1.46%) SOSL
10 2 (1.46%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.73%) C#
11 1 (0.73%) Elixir
11 1 (0.73%) GraphQL
11 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.38%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) GDPR
2 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (30.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) LXC
2 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.73%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (19.71%) Puppet
2 25 (18.25%) Kubernetes
3 21 (15.33%) Ansible
4 11 (8.03%) Terraform
5 10 (7.30%) Nagios
6 7 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (4.38%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (4.38%) Grafana
7 6 (4.38%) Graphite
7 6 (4.38%) logstash
8 4 (2.92%) Opsview
9 2 (1.46%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.73%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.73%) Mesos
Vendors
1 36 (26.28%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (12.41%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.38%) Apigee
3 6 (4.38%) MuleSoft
3 6 (4.38%) Splunk
4 4 (2.92%) IBM
5 3 (2.19%) Google
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle
5 3 (2.19%) Twitter
6 2 (1.46%) hybris
6 2 (1.46%) New Relic
6 2 (1.46%) SendGrid
7 1 (0.73%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.73%) Facebook
7 1 (0.73%) Progress
7 1 (0.73%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.73%) VMware