Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 September 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 366 376 352
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24 +40
Contract jobs citing Heroku 12 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.072% 0.031% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.36% 0.20% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 31
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -26.53% +63.33%
10th Percentile £351 £425 £413
90th Percentile £629 £475 £775
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +5.37% +1.50% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,372 2,467 1,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.33% 15.15% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,152 1,561 1,258
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 29
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -15.86% +13.68%
10th Percentile £10.80 £11.25 £11.70
90th Percentile £73.35 £39.93 £57.26
England median hourly rate £18.95 £20.71 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.50% +8.97% -17.39%

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Heroku as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Heroku in the South East

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Heroku in the South East

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Heroku in the South East over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in the South East

Heroku
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Thames Valley +4 7 £544 +20.83%
Berkshire -3 4 £588 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £500 -
Hampshire - 2 £290 - 3
Surrey - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Heroku
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Heroku.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
3 5 (41.67%) Force.com
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Node.js
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Replication
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 2 (16.67%) Cloud Native
7 1 (8.33%) Mongoose

Heroku
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Force.com
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) GitLab
2 1 (8.33%) Mocha
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Salesforce Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (8.33%) Jest
4 1 (8.33%) Mongoose
4 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (8.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Native
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Google