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 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 400 391
Rank change year-on-year +29 -9  
Contract jobs citing Heroku 47 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.48% 0.92% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 34
Median daily rate £464 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £700 £375
% change year-on-year -21.42% +86.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 3169 2617 1737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.49% 12.24% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 1949 1190
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 26
Median hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -37.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.66 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £44.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

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 June 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 June 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 +9 11 £450 -18.18% 1
Heroku
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 51 (68.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (50.67%) Java
4 37 (49.33%) Node.js
5 36 (48.00%) Ruby
6 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
7 31 (41.33%) Python
8 30 (40.00%) REST
9 29 (38.67%) DevOps
10 26 (34.67%) Terraform
10 26 (34.67%) TDD
11 23 (30.67%) logstash
12 21 (28.00%) Scrum
12 21 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (26.67%) Elastic Stack
13 20 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (25.33%) Data Structures
14 19 (25.33%) Kanban
15 18 (24.00%) RSpec
16 17 (22.67%) Degree
16 17 (22.67%) Ruby on Rails
16 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
17 16 (21.33%) CRM
17 16 (21.33%) CSS
18 15 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (20.00%) React
19 14 (18.67%) Front End Development
19 14 (18.67%) HTML
20 13 (17.33%) Apex Code

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 20 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (6.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (68.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (9.33%) PaaS
4 5 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (6.67%) GitHub
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.00%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.33%) Force.com
7 1 (1.33%) IaaS
7 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) DNS
2 3 (4.00%) FTP
2 3 (4.00%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) Skype
2 3 (4.00%) SSL
2 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) AMQP
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.33%) Big Data
2 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) Redis
5 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) RSpec
2 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.00%) Gradle
4 4 (5.33%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.00%) JIRA
5 3 (4.00%) Travis CI
5 3 (4.00%) webpack
6 2 (2.67%) CircleCI
6 2 (2.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
1 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.67%) Billing
2 2 (2.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (76.00%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Salesforce Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Python Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Applications Developer
5 7 (9.33%) AWS Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Cloud Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Integration Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Integration Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (49.33%) Node.js
2 30 (40.00%) REST
3 20 (26.67%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (22.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 16 (21.33%) CSS
6 15 (20.00%) React
7 14 (18.67%) HTML
8 13 (17.33%) Visualforce
9 9 (12.00%) HTML5
10 8 (10.67%) Web Services
11 7 (9.33%) JSON
12 6 (8.00%) Dropwizard
12 6 (8.00%) jQuery
13 3 (4.00%) CSS3
13 3 (4.00%) OAuth2
13 3 (4.00%) Ratpack
13 3 (4.00%) Sass
13 3 (4.00%) ServiceStack
13 3 (4.00%) Sinatra
13 3 (4.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Data Structures
2 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Fintech
6 1 (1.33%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.33%) Android
3 4 (5.33%) Unix
4 3 (4.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) DevOps
3 26 (34.67%) TDD
4 21 (28.00%) Scrum
5 19 (25.33%) Kanban
6 16 (21.33%) CRM
7 15 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (18.67%) Front End Development
9 11 (14.67%) IT Strategy
9 11 (14.67%) OO
10 10 (13.33%) Analytics
10 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.67%) Microservices
12 5 (6.67%) BDD
12 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.67%) Web Development
13 4 (5.33%) Data Management
13 4 (5.33%) Open Source
13 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) Java
2 36 (48.00%) Ruby
3 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
4 31 (41.33%) Python
5 13 (17.33%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.33%) Go
7 3 (4.00%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.00%) C++
7 3 (4.00%) Groovy
7 3 (4.00%) SQL
8 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Docker
2 4 (5.33%) vSphere
3 3 (4.00%) vCloud
3 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (34.67%) Terraform
2 23 (30.67%) logstash
3 9 (12.00%) Puppet
4 6 (8.00%) Ansible
5 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.00%) Cacti
6 3 (4.00%) Capistrano
6 3 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (4.00%) Ganglia
6 3 (4.00%) Graphite
6 3 (4.00%) Hyperic
6 3 (4.00%) Nagios
7 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (6.67%) VMware
3 4 (5.33%) Marketo
4 3 (4.00%) Google
4 3 (4.00%) New Relic
4 3 (4.00%) Splunk
5 2 (2.67%) Zuora
6 1 (1.33%) Jitterbit
6 1 (1.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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