Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 535 565
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30 +13
Contract jobs citing Heroku 101 85 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.16% 1.33% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 77 40
London median daily rate £475 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -0.57% +6.67%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £309
90th Percentile £606 £574 £500
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 8735 6393 3825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.55% 14.17% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6527 4711 2834
London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.39% +3.12%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 49 27
London median hourly rate £21.40 £23.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.94% +23.10% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.33 £14.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £102.63 £98.00 £31.59
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Heroku as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Heroku in London

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Heroku in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Heroku in London

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Heroku in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in London

Heroku
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the London region over the 6 months to 24 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
Central London -1 21 £500 - 5
East London - 14 £470 - 6
West London - 2 £325 - 1
Heroku
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Heroku.

1 75 (74.26%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (44.55%) JavaScript
4 37 (36.63%) Node.js
5 32 (31.68%) Java
6 31 (30.69%) TDD
7 30 (29.70%) Docker
8 27 (26.73%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (25.74%) CSS
10 24 (23.76%) HTML
10 24 (23.76%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (22.77%) Python
12 21 (20.79%) REST
13 19 (18.81%) Ruby
14 18 (17.82%) DevOps
14 18 (17.82%) React
15 17 (16.83%) Cloud Foundry
15 17 (16.83%) Linux
16 16 (15.84%) Finance
16 16 (15.84%) Jenkins
17 15 (14.85%) Ansible
17 15 (14.85%) MongoDB
18 14 (13.86%) GitHub
18 14 (13.86%) Go
18 14 (13.86%) ES6
19 13 (12.87%) webpack
19 13 (12.87%) Kubernetes
19 13 (12.87%) AngularJS
19 13 (12.87%) Kanban
19 13 (12.87%) Git (software)

Heroku
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 17 (16.83%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.95%) Apache
3 5 (4.95%) nginx
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (74.26%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (13.86%) GitHub
3 11 (10.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (7.92%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (6.93%) Akamai
5 7 (6.93%) Fastly
5 7 (6.93%) PaaS
6 5 (4.95%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (4.95%) OpenShift
7 4 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.96%) Bluemix
7 4 (3.96%) Force.com
7 4 (3.96%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (3.96%) Serverless
7 4 (3.96%) Twilio
8 3 (2.97%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.97%) Slack
9 2 (1.98%) Datadog
9 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Firewall
2 8 (7.92%) HTTP
3 7 (6.93%) DNS
3 7 (6.93%) FTP
3 7 (6.93%) SSL
3 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (14.85%) MongoDB
3 12 (11.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (7.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (7.92%) Neo4j
4 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.94%) MySQL
6 5 (4.95%) Redis
6 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.99%) GIS
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.87%) webpack
3 7 (6.93%) CircleCI
3 7 (6.93%) Gradle
3 7 (6.93%) RSpec
3 7 (6.93%) TeamCity
3 7 (6.93%) Travis CI
4 5 (4.95%) Mocha
5 4 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.96%) GitLab
5 4 (3.96%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.96%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.97%) Gatling
6 3 (2.97%) Geb
6 3 (2.97%) gulp
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.97%) PostCSS
6 3 (2.97%) Spock
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (64.36%) Developer
2 19 (18.81%) Salesforce Developer
3 11 (10.89%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Architect
5 9 (8.91%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.92%) JavaScript Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Node.js Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Salesforce Architect
9 5 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Platform Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Ruby Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Agile Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Salesforce Developer
11 3 (2.97%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.63%) Node.js
2 26 (25.74%) CSS
3 24 (23.76%) HTML
4 21 (20.79%) REST
5 18 (17.82%) React
6 13 (12.87%) AngularJS
7 12 (11.88%) Sass
7 12 (11.88%) SOAP
8 10 (9.90%) Dropwizard
8 10 (9.90%) RESTful
9 9 (8.91%) Web Services
10 8 (7.92%) OAuth2
11 7 (6.93%) Guice
11 7 (6.93%) OAuth
11 7 (6.93%) Ratpack
12 6 (5.94%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (5.94%) HTML5
12 6 (5.94%) Redux
12 6 (5.94%) Visualforce
13 5 (4.95%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) User Experience
2 9 (8.91%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.96%) Fintech
4 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.96%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.97%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Linux
2 11 (10.89%) CoreOS
3 5 (4.95%) Amazon Linux
4 4 (3.96%) Android
4 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.98%) Unix
6 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.69%) TDD
3 18 (17.82%) DevOps
4 13 (12.87%) Kanban
5 12 (11.88%) Microservices
5 12 (11.88%) Test Automation
6 11 (10.89%) BDD
6 11 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.90%) API Development
7 10 (9.90%) SOA
8 9 (8.91%) API Design
8 9 (8.91%) OO
9 8 (7.92%) OWASP
10 7 (6.93%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.94%) CRM
11 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) JavaScript
2 32 (31.68%) Java
3 23 (22.77%) Python
4 19 (18.81%) Ruby
5 14 (13.86%) ES6
5 14 (13.86%) Go
6 12 (11.88%) SQL
7 9 (8.91%) Apex Code
8 7 (6.93%) Groovy
9 6 (5.94%) Scala
10 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.96%) PHP
11 3 (2.97%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.98%) SOQL
12 2 (1.98%) SOSL
13 1 (0.99%) C#
13 1 (0.99%) Elixir
13 1 (0.99%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) GDPR
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (29.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (14.85%) Ansible
2 13 (12.87%) Kubernetes
3 11 (10.89%) Puppet
3 11 (10.89%) Terraform
4 7 (6.93%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (5.94%) Grafana
5 6 (5.94%) logstash
6 5 (4.95%) Nagios
7 2 (1.98%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.99%) Graphite
8 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.95%) Splunk
4 4 (3.96%) IBM
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle
5 3 (2.97%) Twitter
6 2 (1.98%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) hybris
6 2 (1.98%) SendGrid
7 1 (0.99%) Apigee
7 1 (0.99%) New Relic
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud