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 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 605 579
Rank change year-on-year +82 -26  
Contract jobs citing Heroku 64 47 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.089% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.02% 0.90% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 45
Median daily rate £469 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £475
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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6282 5206 3411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.57% 9.81% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4274 3657 2222
Median daily rate £475 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 77 71
Median hourly rate £26.08 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.26% -45.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £40.35 £40.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

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 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Top 8 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 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
England +64 64 £469 -6.25% 21
London +29 47 £464 +3.11% 11
West Midlands - 17 £550 - 5
City of London +9 11 £450 -18.18% 1
Birmingham - 10 £550 - 3
Telford - 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Walsall - 2 £550 -

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 with a requirement for Heroku.

1 66 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (60.42%) Java
3 53 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (46.88%) REST
5 43 (44.79%) DevOps
6 41 (42.71%) Node.js
7 40 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 37 (38.54%) Ruby
9 34 (35.42%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (32.29%) Python
11 27 (28.13%) TDD
12 26 (27.08%) Terraform
13 25 (26.04%) Scrum
14 24 (25.00%) Microservices
15 23 (23.96%) logstash
16 21 (21.88%) PaaS
17 20 (20.83%) Cloud Foundry
17 20 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
17 20 (20.83%) AWS CloudFormation
17 20 (20.83%) Elastic Stack
18 19 (19.79%) Data Structures
18 19 (19.79%) Docker
18 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (19.79%) Kanban
19 18 (18.75%) Degree
19 18 (18.75%) Computer Science
19 18 (18.75%) RSpec
19 18 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
20 17 (17.71%) Ruby on Rails

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 20 (20.83%) Cloud Foundry
1 20 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.25%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (21.88%) PaaS
3 20 (20.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (15.63%) GitHub
5 15 (15.63%) OpenShift
6 10 (10.42%) IaaS
7 9 (9.38%) SaaS
8 6 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (3.13%) Google Analytics
10 1 (1.04%) Datadog
10 1 (1.04%) Force.com
10 1 (1.04%) Google App Engine
10 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (3.13%) FTP
2 3 (3.13%) HTTP
2 3 (3.13%) Skype
2 3 (3.13%) SSL
2 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) AMQP
3 1 (1.04%) Firewall
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.17%) Big Data
3 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.13%) Redis
5 2 (2.08%) GIS
5 2 (2.08%) MySQL
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) RSpec
2 15 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.42%) Bitbucket
4 9 (9.38%) GitLab
5 6 (6.25%) Gradle
6 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.17%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.13%) JIRA
7 3 (3.13%) Travis CI
7 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.13%) webpack
8 2 (2.08%) Ant
8 2 (2.08%) CircleCI
8 2 (2.08%) Maven
8 2 (2.08%) Selenium
9 1 (1.04%) git-flow
9 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.54%) Billing
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (62.50%) Developer
2 22 (22.92%) Architect
3 17 (17.71%) Salesforce Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Python Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Ruby Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Applications Developer
7 7 (7.29%) AWS Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Integration Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Java Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.17%) DevOps Architect
10 4 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (46.88%) REST
2 41 (42.71%) Node.js
3 20 (20.83%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (17.71%) CSS
4 17 (17.71%) HTML
4 17 (17.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 16 (16.67%) SOAP
6 15 (15.63%) React
7 14 (14.58%) Spring
8 13 (13.54%) Spring Boot
8 13 (13.54%) Visualforce
9 12 (12.50%) HTML5
10 10 (10.42%) JSON
11 9 (9.38%) jQuery
12 8 (8.33%) Web Services
13 6 (6.25%) Dropwizard
14 4 (4.17%) CSS3
14 4 (4.17%) Sass
15 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
15 3 (3.13%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Data Structures
2 18 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.17%) User Experience
5 3 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) Fintech
7 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.04%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.17%) Android
3 4 (4.17%) Unix
4 3 (3.13%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.79%) DevOps
3 27 (28.13%) TDD
4 25 (26.04%) Scrum
5 24 (25.00%) Microservices
6 19 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.79%) Kanban
7 18 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (17.71%) Front End Development
9 16 (16.67%) API Development
9 16 (16.67%) CRM
9 16 (16.67%) Open Source
10 15 (15.63%) API Integration
11 13 (13.54%) API Design
11 13 (13.54%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (12.50%) OO
13 11 (11.46%) IT Strategy
14 10 (10.42%) Analytics
15 6 (6.25%) Test Automation
16 5 (5.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (60.42%) Java
2 40 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 37 (38.54%) Ruby
4 31 (32.29%) Python
5 13 (13.54%) Apex Code
6 5 (5.21%) Go
7 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.17%) Scala
7 4 (4.17%) SQL
8 3 (3.13%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.13%) C++
8 3 (3.13%) Groovy
9 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.79%) Docker
2 5 (5.21%) vSphere
3 3 (3.13%) vCloud
3 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (27.08%) Terraform
2 23 (23.96%) logstash
3 13 (13.54%) Puppet
4 11 (11.46%) Kubernetes
5 8 (8.33%) Ansible
6 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (4.17%) Graphite
8 3 (3.13%) Cacti
8 3 (3.13%) Capistrano
8 3 (3.13%) Ganglia
8 3 (3.13%) Hyperic
8 3 (3.13%) Nagios
9 1 (1.04%) Mesos
9 1 (1.04%) Packer
Vendors
1 34 (35.42%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (10.42%) Apigee
3 9 (9.38%) MuleSoft
3 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.25%) VMware
5 4 (4.17%) Google
5 4 (4.17%) Marketo
5 4 (4.17%) Splunk
6 3 (3.13%) New Relic
7 2 (2.08%) Zuora
8 1 (1.04%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.04%) Jitterbit
8 1 (1.04%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.04%) Software AG
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Green Park Interim & Executive Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago