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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Heroku
England / London
Rank 378 400 392
Rank change year-on-year +22 -8  
Contract jobs citing Heroku 28 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.94% 1.91% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 19
Median daily rate £463 £426 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -5.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £321 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £550 £375
% change year-on-year -29.54% +46.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Heroku is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2970 2091 1360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.26% 9.45% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2209 1543 916
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 28
Median hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.09% -3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £43.50 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Heroku as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 4 £443 -19.54% 1
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 55 (69.62%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.57%) REST
4 33 (41.77%) Ruby
5 30 (37.97%) Docker
6 28 (35.44%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
7 26 (32.91%) Java
7 26 (32.91%) CSS
8 25 (31.65%) HTML
8 25 (31.65%) Ruby on Rails
9 19 (24.05%) BDD
10 18 (22.78%) Microservices
10 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
10 18 (22.78%) Degree
10 18 (22.78%) Kanban
11 17 (21.52%) Scrum
11 17 (21.52%) DevOps
12 16 (20.25%) Ember.js
12 16 (20.25%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
13 15 (18.99%) TDD
13 15 (18.99%) AngularJS
13 15 (18.99%) GitHub
13 15 (18.99%) Vagrant
14 14 (17.72%) Analytics
15 13 (16.46%) CRM
15 13 (16.46%) RESTful
15 13 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (16.46%) Node.js

Heroku
Top Related 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 11 (13.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (7.59%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (69.62%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.99%) GitHub
3 12 (15.19%) PaaS
4 6 (7.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (5.06%) Google Analytics
7 3 (3.80%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.27%) CloudBees
9 1 (1.27%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.27%) Google Play
9 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.44%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.33%) Big Data
2 5 (6.33%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Vagrant
2 12 (15.19%) Cucumber
2 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.06%) Gradle
3 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.06%) JIRA
3 4 (5.06%) Travis CI
4 3 (3.80%) RSpec
5 2 (2.53%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.27%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.27%) Capybara
6 1 (1.27%) gulp
6 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.27%) JUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Mocha
6 1 (1.27%) QUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Selenium
6 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (8.86%) Marketing
1 7 (8.86%) Publishing
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Electronics
3 3 (3.80%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Billing
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (73.42%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 15 (18.99%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Java Developer
5 12 (15.19%) Salesforce Developer
6 11 (13.92%) AWS Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Ruby Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Consultant
8 8 (10.13%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (8.86%) Cloud Consultant
10 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) AWS Software Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) Python Developer
11 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Architect
12 4 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (45.57%) REST
2 26 (32.91%) CSS
3 25 (31.65%) HTML
3 25 (31.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 16 (20.25%) Ember.js
5 15 (18.99%) AngularJS
6 13 (16.46%) Node.js
6 13 (16.46%) React
6 13 (16.46%) RESTful
7 11 (13.92%) Backbone.js
8 10 (12.66%) Sass
9 9 (11.39%) Ajax
9 9 (11.39%) JSON
9 9 (11.39%) Visualforce
9 9 (11.39%) Web Services
10 8 (10.13%) HTML5
11 7 (8.86%) jQuery
12 4 (5.06%) CSS3
12 4 (5.06%) OAuth
12 4 (5.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.59%) User Experience
3 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Fintech
6 1 (1.27%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.06%) Android
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) BDD
3 18 (22.78%) Kanban
3 18 (22.78%) Microservices
4 17 (21.52%) DevOps
4 17 (21.52%) Scrum
5 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
6 15 (18.99%) TDD
7 14 (17.72%) Analytics
8 13 (16.46%) CRM
9 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.66%) Open Source
11 7 (8.86%) Front End Development
12 6 (7.59%) Scrum-ban
12 6 (7.59%) Service Design
13 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (6.33%) IT Strategy
13 5 (6.33%) Web Operations
14 4 (5.06%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.77%) Ruby
2 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.91%) Java
4 11 (13.92%) Python
5 9 (11.39%) Apex Code
6 6 (7.59%) Go
7 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.06%) C++
8 3 (3.80%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.80%) SQL
9 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.53%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 30 (37.97%) Docker
2 11 (13.92%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (7.59%) vSphere
4 4 (5.06%) vCloud
4 4 (5.06%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.59%) Puppet
3 4 (5.06%) Ansible
3 4 (5.06%) Cacti
3 4 (5.06%) Ganglia
3 4 (5.06%) Graphite
3 4 (5.06%) Hyperic
3 4 (5.06%) logstash
3 4 (5.06%) Nagios
3 4 (5.06%) Terraform
4 2 (2.53%) Capistrano
4 2 (2.53%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.53%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (11.39%) WorldPay
3 5 (6.33%) Google
4 4 (5.06%) Marketo
4 4 (5.06%) New Relic
4 4 (5.06%) Splunk
4 4 (5.06%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 3 (3.80%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) Zuora
7 1 (1.27%) Apple
7 1 (1.27%) Jitterbit
7 1 (1.27%) Telerik
7 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago