The first table below looks at the demand for Heroku skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Heroku over the 3 months to 31 July 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 532 510 560
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +50
Contract jobs citing Heroku 34 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.062% 0.009%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.01% 2.63% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1693 1102 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.43% 2.37% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 753 426
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.35 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
Heroku
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Heroku
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Heroku Jobs Demand Trend in England

Heroku
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Heroku Daily Rate Trend in England

Heroku
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Heroku across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in England

Heroku
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 21 £400 -17.94% 7
South West -17 8 £350 - 1
South East -8 2 £375 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Heroku
UK

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (55.32%) MongoDB
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 21 (44.68%) HTML
4 20 (42.55%) Ruby
5 19 (40.43%) CSS
5 19 (40.43%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (34.04%) TDD
7 15 (31.91%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (31.91%) HTML5
8 14 (29.79%) Scrum
9 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
10 12 (25.53%) GitHub
10 12 (25.53%) Java
10 12 (25.53%) RSpec
11 11 (23.40%) Amazon S3
11 11 (23.40%) Linux
11 11 (23.40%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
11 11 (23.40%) Backbone.js
12 10 (21.28%) Karma Test Runner
12 10 (21.28%) Sublime Text
12 10 (21.28%) SQL
12 10 (21.28%) Photoshop
12 10 (21.28%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (21.28%) Mac OS
12 10 (21.28%) SSH
13 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
13 9 (19.15%) Web Services
14 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (17.02%) Apex Code

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (17.02%) Node.js
2 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.38%) Drupal
2 3 (6.38%) Mule
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) WordPress
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Photoshop
1 10 (21.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) GitHub
2 11 (23.40%) Amazon S3
3 7 (14.89%) Force.com
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.13%) PaaS
5 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SSH
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) MongoDB
2 19 (40.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.38%) Redis
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) Voldemort
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) RSpec
2 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
3 10 (21.28%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (21.28%) Sublime Text
4 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.64%) Subversion
6 3 (6.38%) PHPUnit
7 2 (4.26%) JIRA
8 1 (2.13%) WATIR
8 1 (2.13%) Mocha
8 1 (2.13%) Gradle
8 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.13%) Grunt
8 1 (2.13%) PhantomJS
8 1 (2.13%) Bower
8 1 (2.13%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (10.64%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (6.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Python Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) HTML
2 19 (40.43%) CSS
3 15 (31.91%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (31.91%) HTML5
4 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
5 11 (23.40%) Backbone.js
6 9 (19.15%) Web Services
7 7 (14.89%) RESTful
7 7 (14.89%) Visualforce
8 6 (12.77%) jQuery
9 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.51%) Sass
11 3 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (6.38%) CSS3
11 3 (6.38%) Ajax
12 2 (4.26%) JSF
12 2 (4.26%) XML
12 2 (4.26%) EDI
12 2 (4.26%) SOAP
13 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.64%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.26%) Social Network
3 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.13%) Informatics
3 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) TDD
2 14 (29.79%) Scrum
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) Web Development
4 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.51%) BDD
5 4 (8.51%) MVC
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) OOP
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) Kanban
6 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) SOA
7 2 (4.26%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
2 20 (42.55%) Ruby
3 12 (25.53%) Java
4 10 (21.28%) SQL
5 8 (17.02%) Apex Code
6 5 (10.64%) PHP
7 4 (8.51%) Python
8 2 (4.26%) C++
8 2 (4.26%) C
8 2 (4.26%) Golang
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (8.51%) Rackspace
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Facebook
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