The first table below looks at the demand for Heroku skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Heroku over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 212 203 219
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing Heroku 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.045% 0.032% 0.025%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.59% 1.90% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £600 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+21.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
189 105 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.85% 1.66% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 86 74
Average daily rate £400 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £244 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Heroku
London

Heroku
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Heroku across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Heroku Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Heroku
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Heroku across the City of London region.

Heroku Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Heroku
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Heroku across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Heroku also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Heroku.

1 5 (62.50%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Mason
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Apex Code
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Mule
4 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Drupal
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Heroku also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Heroku. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Mule
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Engine Yard
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Grunt
3 1 (12.50%) PhantomJS
3 1 (12.50%) Yeoman
3 1 (12.50%) Bower
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Mason
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (12.50%) Grails
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) LESS
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) UML
1 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) B2C
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Apex Code
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace