Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 651 700 711
Rank change year-on-year +49 +11 +36
Contract jobs citing Heroku 194 96 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.02% 0.82% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 81 118
England median daily rate £550 £468 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -11.37% +24.12%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £342
90th Percentile £679 £575 £725
UK median daily rate £550 £468 £520
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.10% +22.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 19,106 11,739 9,192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.87% 13.91% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,102 8,092 6,471
England median daily rate £480 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +9.09%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 168 140
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.83% -13.10%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.68 £11.50
90th Percentile £57.75 £61.83 £47.03
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -0.29% -3.11% -12.84%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +50 172 £550 +18.92% 29
South East -19 8 £550 - 1
North West - 3 £488 - 2
North of England - 3 £488 - 2
East of England - 2 £538 -
South West - 2 £450 -
West Midlands -37 1 £425 -22.73%
Midlands -38 1 £425 -22.73%
Heroku
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 166 (85.57%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (44.33%) JavaScript
4 83 (42.78%) Git (software)
5 74 (38.14%) Docker
6 68 (35.05%) TDD
7 67 (34.54%) CSS
8 66 (34.02%) HTML
9 63 (32.47%) ES6
10 61 (31.44%) Java
11 59 (30.41%) GitHub
12 57 (29.38%) BDD
13 53 (27.32%) PostgreSQL
14 51 (26.29%) Microservices
15 48 (24.74%) REST
16 47 (24.23%) DevOps
17 46 (23.71%) Node.js
17 46 (23.71%) Ruby
17 46 (23.71%) Java 8
18 45 (23.20%) User Experience
19 44 (22.68%) GitLab
20 41 (21.13%) Finance
21 40 (20.62%) Linux
22 39 (20.10%) webpack
23 37 (19.07%) MongoDB
24 36 (18.56%) Scrum
24 36 (18.56%) SOAP
24 36 (18.56%) Test Automation
25 34 (17.53%) HTML5
25 34 (17.53%) API Design

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 28 (14.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 22 (11.34%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.67%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.64%) Apache
5 6 (3.09%) Mongoose
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Shopify
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 166 (85.57%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (30.41%) GitHub
3 23 (11.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (8.76%) npm
5 13 (6.70%) IBM Cloud
5 13 (6.70%) PaaS
5 13 (6.70%) Serverless
6 11 (5.67%) IaaS
6 11 (5.67%) OpenShift
7 10 (5.15%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (4.64%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (3.61%) Amazon S3
9 7 (3.61%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (3.61%) Fastly
10 6 (3.09%) SaaS
11 5 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (2.58%) Force.com
12 3 (1.55%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.98%) DNS
1 31 (15.98%) FTP
1 31 (15.98%) HTTP
1 31 (15.98%) SSL
1 31 (15.98%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.15%) Firewall
3 3 (1.55%) Skype
4 2 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (27.32%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (19.07%) MongoDB
3 24 (12.37%) Redis
4 15 (7.73%) NoSQL
5 14 (7.22%) Neo4j
6 10 (5.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.58%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.55%) MySQL
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.03%) Big Data
9 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (42.78%) Git (software)
2 44 (22.68%) GitLab
3 39 (20.10%) webpack
4 27 (13.92%) PostCSS
5 24 (12.37%) Gradle
5 24 (12.37%) Jenkins
6 21 (10.82%) gulp
7 18 (9.28%) Spock
8 17 (8.76%) Gatling
9 16 (8.25%) Ant
9 16 (8.25%) Geb
9 16 (8.25%) Gerrit
9 16 (8.25%) Maven
9 16 (8.25%) SonarQube
9 16 (8.25%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (6.70%) CircleCI
11 12 (6.19%) JIRA
12 11 (5.67%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.03%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 41 (21.13%) Finance
2 17 (8.76%) Banking
3 4 (2.06%) Marketing
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 110 (56.70%) Developer
2 37 (19.07%) Java Developer
3 28 (14.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (12.37%) Senior Developer
5 22 (11.34%) React Developer
6 21 (10.82%) Architect
7 20 (10.31%) Agile Developer
7 20 (10.31%) Digital Developer
8 19 (9.79%) Agile Java Developer
8 19 (9.79%) Senior DevOps
8 19 (9.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 16 (8.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 16 (8.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (7.73%) CRM Architect
11 14 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (6.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 11 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (5.67%) Ruby Developer
14 10 (5.15%) Node.js Developer
15 9 (4.64%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (34.54%) CSS
2 66 (34.02%) HTML
3 48 (24.74%) REST
4 46 (23.71%) Node.js
5 36 (18.56%) SOAP
6 34 (17.53%) HTML5
7 32 (16.49%) OAuth
7 32 (16.49%) OAuth2
8 29 (14.95%) AngularJS
8 29 (14.95%) Redux
9 27 (13.92%) Chai
9 27 (13.92%) Enzyme
10 26 (13.40%) Ruby on Rails
11 24 (12.37%) Spring
11 24 (12.37%) Spring Boot
12 23 (11.86%) Dropwizard
12 23 (11.86%) Guice
12 23 (11.86%) Ratpack
13 22 (11.34%) RESTful
14 20 (10.31%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.20%) User Experience
2 28 (14.43%) Computer Science
3 27 (13.92%) Algorithms
3 27 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (13.92%) Data Structures
4 16 (8.25%) iPad
5 10 (5.15%) Fintech
6 8 (4.12%) Credit Risk
7 7 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.61%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.06%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.03%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.62%) Linux
2 8 (4.12%) Android
3 7 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.55%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.52%) CentOS
5 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (35.05%) TDD
3 57 (29.38%) BDD
4 51 (26.29%) Microservices
5 47 (24.23%) DevOps
6 36 (18.56%) Scrum
6 36 (18.56%) Test Automation
7 34 (17.53%) API Design
8 31 (15.98%) OO
8 31 (15.98%) OWASP
9 29 (14.95%) Domain-Driven Design
10 28 (14.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (14.43%) OOD
11 27 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (13.92%) Software Engineering
12 26 (13.40%) E-Commerce
13 21 (10.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 21 (10.82%) Kanban
14 17 (8.76%) CRM
15 15 (7.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 86 (44.33%) JavaScript
2 63 (32.47%) ES6
3 61 (31.44%) Java
4 46 (23.71%) Java 8
4 46 (23.71%) Ruby
5 28 (14.43%) Groovy
6 23 (11.86%) Python
7 20 (10.31%) TypeScript
8 18 (9.28%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.15%) Scala
10 9 (4.64%) SQL
11 3 (1.55%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.03%) ES7
12 2 (1.03%) PHP
13 1 (0.52%) C++
13 1 (0.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.25%) GCP
2 10 (5.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) WAI
3 1 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 74 (38.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) LXC
Systems Management
1 32 (16.49%) Kubernetes
2 24 (12.37%) Mesos
3 23 (11.86%) Docker Swarm
4 16 (8.25%) Consul
5 11 (5.67%) Terraform
6 10 (5.15%) Ansible
7 9 (4.64%) Marathon
8 8 (4.12%) Grafana
8 8 (4.12%) Graphite
9 6 (3.09%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (13.92%) Twitter
2 24 (12.37%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (8.25%) IBM
4 15 (7.73%) Marketo
5 10 (5.15%) Google
5 10 (5.15%) WorldPay
6 7 (3.61%) Informatica
7 5 (2.58%) New Relic
7 5 (2.58%) Rollbar
8 4 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.06%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 4 (2.06%) Splunk
9 1 (0.52%) Capita
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle
9 1 (0.52%) Segue