Period
to 15 August 2020

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 6 months to 15 August 2020 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
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 500 727 698
Rank change year-on-year +227 -29 +76
Contract jobs citing Heroku 34 117 200
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.33% 0.45% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 73 123
Median daily rate £475 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +2.38% +12.00%
10th Percentile £348 £425 £425
90th Percentile £506 £625 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -12.20% +2.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 10,451 25,870 22,522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.65% 28.56% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,862 17,679 15,459
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £305
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 396 332
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +14.39% -1.08%
10th Percentile £15.20 £13.38 £11.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £71.13 £59.75
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% +20.46% -1.41%

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Heroku as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Heroku.

Daily rate trend for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Heroku over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Heroku.

Hourly rate trend for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Top 11 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 6 months to 15 August 2020. 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
England +213 28 £475 -12.64% 8
London +144 15 £500 -9.09% 5
UK excluding London +220 13 £450 -12.20% 3
South East +146 6 £438 -28.57%
North of England +110 2 £450 -
South West - 2 £475 - 2
Midlands - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Work from Home -33 1 £450 -21.74%
Wales - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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 with a requirement for Heroku.

1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) AWS
3 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) Docker
4 16 (47.06%) Node.js
5 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
5 13 (38.24%) Azure
5 13 (38.24%) CSS
5 13 (38.24%) Finance
5 13 (38.24%) Kubernetes
5 13 (38.24%) React
6 12 (35.29%) Terraform
6 12 (35.29%) OOD
6 12 (35.29%) Open Source
7 11 (32.35%) SQL
7 11 (32.35%) GCP
7 11 (32.35%) ES6
8 10 (29.41%) GraphQL
8 10 (29.41%) TypeScript
8 10 (29.41%) User Experience
8 10 (29.41%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
9 9 (26.47%) OO
9 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (26.47%) Data Structures
9 9 (26.47%) Algorithms
9 9 (26.47%) API Design
9 9 (26.47%) webpack
9 9 (26.47%) Redux

Heroku
Co-occurring 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 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 22 (64.71%) AWS
2 13 (38.24%) Azure
3 11 (32.35%) GCP
4 8 (23.53%) Serverless
5 5 (14.71%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (14.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 5 (14.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (11.76%) GitHub
7 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (8.82%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (8.82%) Force.com
7 3 (8.82%) PaaS
7 3 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (5.88%) Datadog
9 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (2.94%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (2.94%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (2.94%) Cloudflare
9 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) AMQP
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) SSH
3 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
2 7 (20.59%) MySQL
3 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (11.76%) Redis
5 3 (8.82%) Blockchain
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) Mixpanel
6 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.94%) Power BI
6 1 (2.94%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) webpack
2 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
4 3 (8.82%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) Axure RP
5 2 (5.88%) CF BOSH
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Mocha
6 1 (2.94%) Postman
6 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Digital Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (11.76%) React Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Azure Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Digital UX Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) Node.js
2 13 (38.24%) CSS
2 13 (38.24%) React
3 10 (29.41%) GraphQL
4 9 (26.47%) Jest
4 9 (26.47%) Redux
5 7 (20.59%) REST
6 6 (17.65%) Web Services
7 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.76%) HTML
7 4 (11.76%) HTML5
8 3 (8.82%) Kafka
8 3 (8.82%) Middleware
8 3 (8.82%) OAuth
8 3 (8.82%) OAuth2
8 3 (8.82%) SOAP
8 3 (8.82%) Visualforce
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) User Experience
2 9 (26.47%) Algorithms
2 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (26.47%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) OOD
2 12 (35.29%) Open Source
3 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 9 (26.47%) API Design
4 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
4 9 (26.47%) OO
4 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (20.59%) Analytics
5 7 (20.59%) DevOps
6 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 5 (14.71%) Microservices
8 4 (11.76%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) OOP
8 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
9 3 (8.82%) Cryptocurrency
9 3 (8.82%) Fintech
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (32.35%) ES6
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) TypeScript
4 7 (20.59%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) Python
5 5 (14.71%) Ruby
6 4 (11.76%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Kubernetes
2 12 (35.29%) Terraform
3 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.82%) Ansible
4 3 (8.82%) Consul
4 3 (8.82%) Packer
5 2 (5.88%) Cacti
5 2 (5.88%) Ganglia
5 2 (5.88%) Graphite
5 2 (5.88%) logstash
5 2 (5.88%) Nagios
5 2 (5.88%) Puppet
6 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (11.76%) Google
3 3 (8.82%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) New Relic
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Splunk
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Civica
5 1 (2.94%) Facebook
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau