Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 685 702 705
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3 +69
Contract jobs citing Heroku 110 176 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.46% 0.82% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 111 112
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.37% +0.96%
10th Percentile £440 £425 £413
90th Percentile £620 £713 £590
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.37% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 23,970 21,405 14,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.31% 22.94% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,458 14,832 9,727
England median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £275
90th Percentile £663 £644 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 311 202
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £20.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -9.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £72.50 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £18.13 £19.81
% change year-on-year +18.62% -8.52% +4.28%

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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 2019. 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 -34 74 £525 +5.00% 23
South East +48 31 £625 +25.00% 11
North of England - 5 £450 -
Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
Heroku
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 87 (79.09%) AWS
2 71 (64.55%) Node.js
3 55 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (33.64%) Python
6 36 (32.73%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (31.82%) React
8 34 (30.91%) Scrum
9 28 (25.45%) DevOps
10 26 (23.64%) GCP
10 26 (23.64%) Test Automation
10 26 (23.64%) Java
10 26 (23.64%) Selenium
11 25 (22.73%) Git (software)
11 25 (22.73%) Azure
12 24 (21.82%) Ruby
12 24 (21.82%) JIRA
13 23 (20.91%) Docker
14 22 (20.00%) REST
14 22 (20.00%) Redis
14 22 (20.00%) Neo4j
14 22 (20.00%) Serverless
15 21 (19.09%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (18.18%) Google
17 19 (17.27%) Drupal
17 19 (17.27%) CSS
17 19 (17.27%) Elasticsearch
17 19 (17.27%) Go
18 18 (16.36%) Microservices
18 18 (16.36%) HTML

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 19 (17.27%) Drupal
1 19 (17.27%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 8 (7.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (5.45%) nginx
5 5 (4.55%) Apache
5 5 (4.55%) CMS
5 5 (4.55%) JBoss
6 2 (1.82%) Confluence
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 87 (79.09%) AWS
2 26 (23.64%) GCP
3 25 (22.73%) Azure
4 22 (20.00%) Serverless
5 16 (14.55%) GitHub
6 12 (10.91%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
7 11 (10.00%) PaaS
8 8 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (5.45%) Fastly
10 3 (2.73%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.73%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (2.73%) Google App Engine
10 3 (2.73%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (1.82%) npm
11 2 (1.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.91%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.91%) Force.com
12 1 (0.91%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) SMTP
2 7 (6.36%) Firewall
3 6 (5.45%) SSH
4 4 (3.64%) AMQP
5 1 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.73%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (20.00%) Neo4j
2 22 (20.00%) Redis
3 16 (14.55%) MySQL
4 15 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 13 (11.82%) NoSQL
6 9 (8.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (8.18%) InfluxDB
7 6 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.64%) Big Data
9 3 (2.73%) Aerospike
9 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.82%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.91%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (23.64%) Selenium
2 25 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 24 (21.82%) JIRA
4 17 (15.45%) CircleCI
5 14 (12.73%) Bitbucket
6 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
6 9 (8.18%) webpack
7 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.73%) GitLab
7 3 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.82%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.82%) RSpec
9 1 (0.91%) CF BOSH
9 1 (0.91%) git-flow
9 1 (0.91%) Mocha
9 1 (0.91%) PostCSS
9 1 (0.91%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (8.18%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Retail
3 5 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (45.45%) Developer
2 11 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) React Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Technical Leader
6 6 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (5.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Architect
7 5 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Python Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Python Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (64.55%) Node.js
2 35 (31.82%) React
3 22 (20.00%) REST
4 19 (17.27%) CSS
5 18 (16.36%) HTML
6 17 (15.45%) RESTful
7 16 (14.55%) AngularJS
7 16 (14.55%) GraphQL
8 13 (11.82%) Web Services
9 11 (10.00%) Redux
9 11 (10.00%) Sass
10 10 (9.09%) Visualforce
11 9 (8.18%) Express
11 9 (8.18%) React Native
11 9 (8.18%) SOAP
12 8 (7.27%) Handlebars
12 8 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (6.36%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (5.45%) Spring
14 6 (5.45%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) User Experience
2 10 (9.09%) EPoS
3 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.73%) NHS
4 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.82%) iPad
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.91%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) Life Science
6 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Linux
2 4 (3.64%) Android
2 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.64%) CentOS
2 4 (3.64%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.91%) Scrum
3 28 (25.45%) DevOps
4 26 (23.64%) Test Automation
5 18 (16.36%) Microservices
6 15 (13.64%) Open Source
7 14 (12.73%) Pair Programming
8 13 (11.82%) Stress Testing
9 12 (10.91%) Front End Development
9 12 (10.91%) Migration
10 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (10.00%) TDD
11 10 (9.09%) ETL
12 9 (8.18%) Data Migration
13 8 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (7.27%) Kanban
14 7 (6.36%) Analytics
14 7 (6.36%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (6.36%) Web Development
15 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 37 (33.64%) Python
3 26 (23.64%) Java
4 24 (21.82%) Ruby
5 19 (17.27%) Go
6 16 (14.55%) Bash Shell
7 11 (10.00%) PHP
7 11 (10.00%) SQL
8 10 (9.09%) Apex Code
8 10 (9.09%) ES6
9 9 (8.18%) TypeScript
10 8 (7.27%) Scala
11 7 (6.36%) ES7
12 6 (5.45%) Kotlin
13 4 (3.64%) Apple Swift
14 3 (2.73%) Clojure
15 2 (1.82%) C#
15 2 (1.82%) Java 9
16 1 (0.91%) Java 8
16 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.91%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Docker
2 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.45%) vCloud
4 3 (2.73%) KVM
4 3 (2.73%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) Ansible
2 9 (8.18%) Graphite
2 9 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.36%) Grafana
3 7 (6.36%) Terraform
4 6 (5.45%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
5 5 (4.55%) OpenView
6 4 (3.64%) Puppet
7 3 (2.73%) Pingdom
7 3 (2.73%) Rancher
7 3 (2.73%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.82%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.91%) Nagios
9 1 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (18.18%) Google
3 11 (10.00%) Splunk
4 9 (8.18%) Informatica
4 9 (8.18%) NCR
5 8 (7.27%) VMware
6 5 (4.55%) HP
6 5 (4.55%) New Relic
7 2 (1.82%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle
8 1 (0.91%) F5
8 1 (0.91%) Marketo
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.91%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.91%) Tealium
8 1 (0.91%) Twitter