Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 685 719 764
Rank change year-on-year +34 +45 +23
Contract jobs citing Heroku 179 112 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.89% 0.86% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 97 116
England median daily rate £500 £470 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -7.39% +19.41%
10th Percentile £425 £399 £361
90th Percentile £713 £590 £725
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £508
% change year-on-year +6.44% -7.39% +19.41%
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 20,136 13,015 10,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.55% 14.77% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,948 8,923 7,435
England median daily rate £480 £466 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.11% +3.44% +10.43%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £288
90th Percentile £648 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 184 150
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -13.80%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £74.13 £63.75 £47.59
UK median hourly rate £18.60 £19.31 £19.61
% change year-on-year -3.69% -1.52% -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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +52 154 £513 +10.15% 32
South East -19 9 £544 +20.83%
Midlands -31 4 £438 -20.45%
West Midlands -44 4 £438 -20.45%
East of England - 2 £538 - 3
North of England - 2 £488 - 2
North West - 2 £488 - 1
South West - 2 £450 - 1
Heroku
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 146 (81.56%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (52.51%) Git (software)
4 85 (47.49%) JavaScript
5 70 (39.11%) TDD
5 70 (39.11%) Docker
6 66 (36.87%) CSS
7 65 (36.31%) HTML
8 64 (35.75%) ES6
8 64 (35.75%) GitHub
9 58 (32.40%) Microservices
10 56 (31.28%) Node.js
11 55 (30.73%) BDD
12 54 (30.17%) Java
12 54 (30.17%) Ruby
13 53 (29.61%) GitLab
14 49 (27.37%) REST
15 45 (25.14%) DevOps
16 41 (22.91%) Linux
17 40 (22.35%) Kubernetes
17 40 (22.35%) Java 8
18 39 (21.79%) User Experience
18 39 (21.79%) SOAP
19 38 (21.23%) PostgreSQL
19 38 (21.23%) MongoDB
20 37 (20.67%) HTML5
21 36 (20.11%) OAuth2
21 36 (20.11%) OAuth
22 35 (19.55%) OWASP
22 35 (19.55%) Test Automation

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 30 (16.76%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (15.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 22 (12.29%) Apache Spark
4 11 (6.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Shopify
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 146 (81.56%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (35.75%) GitHub
3 27 (15.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (11.73%) npm
5 17 (9.50%) IBM Cloud
6 14 (7.82%) Serverless
7 11 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (5.59%) Amazon S3
8 10 (5.59%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (5.03%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (5.03%) IaaS
10 8 (4.47%) Amazon Kinesis
10 8 (4.47%) Fastly
11 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (3.35%) PaaS
13 5 (2.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (2.79%) Force.com
13 5 (2.79%) OpenShift
13 5 (2.79%) SaaS
14 3 (1.68%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.55%) DNS
1 35 (19.55%) FTP
1 35 (19.55%) HTTP
1 35 (19.55%) SSL
1 35 (19.55%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.79%) Firewall
3 3 (1.68%) Skype
4 2 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.23%) MongoDB
1 38 (21.23%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (12.85%) Redis
3 15 (8.38%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.82%) Neo4j
5 11 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (6.15%) Big Data
5 11 (6.15%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.23%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 94 (52.51%) Git (software)
2 53 (29.61%) GitLab
3 35 (19.55%) webpack
4 29 (16.20%) Gradle
5 27 (15.08%) Jenkins
6 24 (13.41%) PostCSS
7 23 (12.85%) Ant
7 23 (12.85%) gulp
7 23 (12.85%) Maven
8 20 (11.17%) Gerrit
8 20 (11.17%) SonarQube
8 20 (11.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (9.50%) CircleCI
10 10 (5.59%) Spock
11 8 (4.47%) Gatling
11 8 (4.47%) Geb
11 8 (4.47%) JIRA
12 3 (1.68%) Apache Continuum
12 3 (1.68%) Hudson
12 3 (1.68%) Subversion
General
1 31 (17.32%) Finance
2 21 (11.73%) Banking
3 3 (1.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 108 (60.34%) Developer
2 29 (16.20%) Java Developer
3 26 (14.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (13.41%) React Developer
5 23 (12.85%) Digital Developer
6 21 (11.73%) Senior DevOps
6 21 (11.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 20 (11.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 20 (11.17%) Senior Developer
8 18 (10.06%) Architect
9 17 (9.50%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (9.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 14 (7.82%) Agile Developer
10 14 (7.82%) Agile Java Developer
10 14 (7.82%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (6.70%) Ruby Developer
12 10 (5.59%) Web Developer
13 9 (5.03%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (5.03%) Node.js Developer
14 8 (4.47%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (36.87%) CSS
2 65 (36.31%) HTML
3 56 (31.28%) Node.js
4 49 (27.37%) REST
5 39 (21.79%) SOAP
6 37 (20.67%) HTML5
7 36 (20.11%) OAuth
7 36 (20.11%) OAuth2
8 33 (18.44%) AngularJS
9 31 (17.32%) Ruby on Rails
10 29 (16.20%) Spring
11 28 (15.64%) Redux
12 26 (14.53%) Spring Boot
13 25 (13.97%) Dropwizard
13 25 (13.97%) Guice
13 25 (13.97%) Ratpack
14 24 (13.41%) Chai
14 24 (13.41%) Enzyme
15 23 (12.85%) Kafka
16 22 (12.29%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.79%) User Experience
2 27 (15.08%) Computer Science
3 25 (13.97%) Data Structures
4 24 (13.41%) Algorithms
4 24 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (11.17%) iPad
6 12 (6.70%) Fintech
7 10 (5.59%) Credit Risk
7 10 (5.59%) Virtual Team
8 6 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.23%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.68%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.12%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.91%) Linux
2 5 (2.79%) Android
2 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.68%) CoreOS
4 1 (0.56%) CentOS
4 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (39.11%) TDD
3 58 (32.40%) Microservices
4 55 (30.73%) BDD
5 45 (25.14%) DevOps
6 35 (19.55%) OWASP
6 35 (19.55%) Test Automation
7 32 (17.88%) Scrum
8 31 (17.32%) Domain-Driven Design
8 31 (17.32%) E-Commerce
9 29 (16.20%) API Design
10 27 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (13.41%) OO
11 24 (13.41%) OOD
12 20 (11.17%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (8.38%) Web Development
14 13 (7.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 13 (7.26%) MVC
15 12 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 85 (47.49%) JavaScript
2 64 (35.75%) ES6
3 54 (30.17%) Java
3 54 (30.17%) Ruby
4 40 (22.35%) Java 8
5 25 (13.97%) Python
6 24 (13.41%) Groovy
7 22 (12.29%) TypeScript
8 21 (11.73%) Bash Shell
9 11 (6.15%) SQL
10 5 (2.79%) PHP
11 4 (2.23%) ES7
12 3 (1.68%) Scala
13 2 (1.12%) ES8
13 2 (1.12%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.17%) GCP
2 1 (0.56%) WAI
2 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 70 (39.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (22.35%) Kubernetes
2 30 (16.76%) Mesos
3 25 (13.97%) Docker Swarm
4 20 (11.17%) Consul
5 11 (6.15%) Marathon
6 9 (5.03%) Grafana
6 9 (5.03%) Graphite
7 7 (3.91%) Terraform
8 6 (3.35%) Ansible
8 6 (3.35%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (13.41%) Twitter
2 20 (11.17%) IBM
3 16 (8.94%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (6.15%) Google
5 9 (5.03%) Marketo
6 6 (3.35%) Splunk
7 5 (2.79%) New Relic
7 5 (2.79%) Rollbar
8 3 (1.68%) Informatica
9 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.12%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Capita
10 1 (0.56%) Facebook