The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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
UK
Rank 561 555 575
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20  
Contract jobs citing Heroku 32 89 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.17% 0.093%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.56% 2.12% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 78 34
Median daily rate £463 £530 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +29.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £597 £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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5689 4198 2661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.56% 7.89% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3973 2907 1705
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 76 96
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £47.47 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Heroku over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the UK 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
England -25 32 £463 -14.35% 12
London +22 28 £463 +8.69% 9
City of London -1 4 £443 -19.54% 1
West Midlands +6 2 £388 -24.01%
Coventry - 2 £388 -
Surrey +10 1 - -
South East -11 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for Heroku.

1 71 (67.62%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (45.71%) Docker
4 44 (41.90%) Ruby
5 42 (40.00%) REST
6 37 (35.24%) Java
7 36 (34.29%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 29 (27.62%) HTML
10 28 (26.67%) DevOps
11 27 (25.71%) BDD
11 27 (25.71%) CSS
12 26 (24.76%) Ruby on Rails
13 24 (22.86%) Scrum
13 24 (22.86%) GitHub
14 22 (20.95%) Opscode Chef
15 21 (20.00%) AngularJS
15 21 (20.00%) Microservices
15 21 (20.00%) Kanban
16 20 (19.05%) Degree
16 20 (19.05%) Computer Science
16 20 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (19.05%) Ember.js
17 19 (18.10%) Vagrant
17 19 (18.10%) PaaS
17 19 (18.10%) TDD
18 18 (17.14%) Software Engineering
18 18 (17.14%) Node.js
18 18 (17.14%) Cloud Foundry
19 17 (16.19%) React

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills 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 18 (17.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (10.48%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (67.62%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (22.86%) GitHub
3 19 (18.10%) PaaS
4 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (10.48%) OpenShift
6 6 (5.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (3.81%) Datadog
7 4 (3.81%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.95%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.95%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.95%) Google Play
9 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) Internet
2 4 (3.81%) DNS
3 2 (1.90%) Firewall
3 2 (1.90%) Skype
4 1 (0.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.29%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.62%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.76%) Big Data
3 5 (4.76%) MySQL
4 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.81%) GIS
4 4 (3.81%) Redis
4 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) Vagrant
2 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.43%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.81%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.81%) git-flow
5 4 (3.81%) Gradle
5 4 (3.81%) IntelliJ
5 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 4 (3.81%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.86%) RSpec
7 2 (1.90%) Ant
7 2 (1.90%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.90%) gulp
7 2 (1.90%) Maven
7 2 (1.90%) Mocha
8 1 (0.95%) Grunt
8 1 (0.95%) JUnit
8 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 8 (7.62%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Marketing
2 7 (6.67%) Publishing
3 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Electronics
4 3 (2.86%) Games
4 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (67.62%) Developer
2 19 (18.10%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 14 (13.33%) Salesforce Developer
6 12 (11.43%) Ruby Developer
7 11 (10.48%) AWS Developer
8 9 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (8.57%) Consultant
9 8 (7.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
10 7 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Angular Developer
12 5 (4.76%) Architect
12 5 (4.76%) AWS Software Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 5 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.00%) REST
2 29 (27.62%) HTML
3 27 (25.71%) CSS
4 26 (24.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 21 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 20 (19.05%) Ember.js
7 18 (17.14%) Node.js
8 17 (16.19%) React
8 17 (16.19%) RESTful
9 14 (13.33%) Web Services
10 12 (11.43%) HTML5
11 11 (10.48%) Backbone.js
11 11 (10.48%) Visualforce
12 10 (9.52%) jQuery
12 10 (9.52%) Sass
13 9 (8.57%) Ajax
13 9 (8.57%) JSON
14 5 (4.76%) CSS3
14 5 (4.76%) Express
14 5 (4.76%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.71%) User Experience
4 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.90%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) Fintech
6 1 (0.95%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Linux
1 9 (8.57%) Unix
2 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (1.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) DevOps
3 27 (25.71%) BDD
4 24 (22.86%) Scrum
5 21 (20.00%) Kanban
5 21 (20.00%) Microservices
6 19 (18.10%) TDD
7 18 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 14 (13.33%) Analytics
8 14 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (13.33%) Open Source
9 13 (12.38%) CRM
10 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
11 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
12 9 (8.57%) Front End Development
13 7 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.71%) Scrum-ban
14 6 (5.71%) Service Design
15 5 (4.76%) ATDD
15 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.90%) Ruby
2 37 (35.24%) Java
3 35 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.24%) Python
5 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 11 (10.48%) Apex Code
7 9 (8.57%) Go
8 6 (5.71%) Scala
9 4 (3.81%) C++
10 3 (2.86%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.86%) SQL
11 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) Degree
2 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 48 (45.71%) Docker
2 15 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (7.62%) vSphere
4 4 (3.81%) vCloud
4 4 (3.81%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (14.29%) Puppet
3 14 (13.33%) Ansible
4 8 (7.62%) Graphite
5 6 (5.71%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.76%) Packer
6 5 (4.76%) Terraform
7 4 (3.81%) Cacti
7 4 (3.81%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (3.81%) Ganglia
7 4 (3.81%) Hyperic
7 4 (3.81%) logstash
7 4 (3.81%) Nagios
8 2 (1.90%) Capistrano
8 2 (1.90%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (8.57%) WorldPay
3 8 (7.62%) Splunk
3 8 (7.62%) VMware
4 5 (4.76%) Google
5 4 (3.81%) Apigee
5 4 (3.81%) Marketo
5 4 (3.81%) New Relic
5 4 (3.81%) Software AG
6 3 (2.86%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 3 (2.86%) SAP
7 2 (1.90%) Zuora
8 1 (0.95%) Apple
8 1 (0.95%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.95%) Jitterbit
8 1 (0.95%) Telerik
8 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago