The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 196 224 217
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs citing Heroku 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.042% 0.039%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.69% 2.03% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£395 £406 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.76% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £371 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £441 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
177 148 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.01% 2.06% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 111 64
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Rackspace
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) SOQL
3 1 (33.33%) SOSL
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SOQL
2 1 (33.33%) SOSL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com