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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 200 193 220
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Contract jobs citing Heroku 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.017% 0.056%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.82% 0.47% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -22.22%
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
329 215 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.69% 3.73% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 157 145
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.50 £21.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £20.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £21.85 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Python
1 9 (52.94%) Django
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) Web Development
5 5 (29.41%) Visualforce
5 5 (29.41%) Apex Code
5 5 (29.41%) REST
5 5 (29.41%) PHP
5 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (29.41%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) RESTful
7 3 (17.65%) Force.com
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) DHTML
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Informatica

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (11.76%) Node.js
1 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Force.com
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Python Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.88%) CRM Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Django
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Visualforce
3 5 (29.41%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) DHTML
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) Celery
6 2 (11.76%) OAuth2
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 1 (5.88%) JSF
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile First
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 5 (29.41%) Apex Code
4 4 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.88%) Pardot
3 1 (5.88%) ExactTarget
3 1 (5.88%) Conga