The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 504 517 502
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Heroku 53 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.049% 0.049%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.99% 1.93% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 10
Average daily rate
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£463 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £213 £450
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -52.77%
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 England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1773 1140 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.89% 2.56% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 739 524
Average daily rate £438 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 23 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +31 35 £525 +25.00% 10
South East 0 14 £365 -11.51% 3
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Heroku
UK

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 60 (77.92%) Ruby
2 43 (55.84%) Ruby on Rails
3 38 (49.35%) Python
3 38 (49.35%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (48.05%) Puppet
5 34 (44.16%) Git (software)
6 33 (42.86%) Linux
7 29 (37.66%) CSS
7 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (37.66%) Jenkins
8 28 (36.36%) Web Services
9 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
9 26 (33.77%) Shell Script
10 24 (31.17%) HTML
11 21 (27.27%) MySQL
12 19 (24.68%) Windows
12 19 (24.68%) MongoDB
13 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
13 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (23.38%) jQuery
14 17 (22.08%) Subversion
14 17 (22.08%) UNIX
14 17 (22.08%) PaaS
15 16 (20.78%) HTML5
15 16 (20.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (20.78%) VMware
16 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
16 15 (19.48%) REST
17 14 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 14 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (16.88%) OpenStack
3 8 (10.39%) Apache Solr
4 7 (9.09%) nginx
4 7 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) WordPress
5 1 (1.30%) Drupal
5 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.30%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 38 (49.35%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (22.08%) PaaS
4 13 (16.88%) Engine Yard
4 13 (16.88%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (9.09%) Amazon S3
6 6 (7.79%) Google App Engine
6 6 (7.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (6.49%) GitHub
8 2 (2.60%) Force.com
8 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Firewall
1 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 11 (14.29%) DNS
1 11 (14.29%) VLAN
2 4 (5.19%) SSL
2 4 (5.19%) LDAP
3 2 (2.60%) SSH
4 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) MySQL
2 19 (24.68%) MongoDB
3 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
4 16 (20.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
5 12 (15.58%) RDBMS
6 11 (14.29%) Redis
7 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.90%) RethinkDB
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.30%) Big Data
9 1 (1.30%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) Git (software)
2 29 (37.66%) Jenkins
3 17 (22.08%) Subversion
4 14 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (12.99%) RSpec
6 7 (9.09%) Grunt
7 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.60%) Sublime Text
9 1 (1.30%) Ant
9 1 (1.30%) Xcode
9 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.30%) Hudson
9 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (7.79%) Marketing
1 6 (7.79%) Advertising
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Lead Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Android Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (55.84%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (37.66%) CSS
3 28 (36.36%) Web Services
4 24 (31.17%) HTML
5 18 (23.38%) jQuery
6 16 (20.78%) HTML5
7 15 (19.48%) REST
8 13 (16.88%) Backbone.js
9 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
9 12 (15.58%) MCollective
10 8 (10.39%) Django
10 8 (10.39%) SOAP
11 7 (9.09%) RESTful
11 7 (9.09%) Visualforce
11 7 (9.09%) Sinatra
12 6 (7.79%) Memcached
13 5 (6.49%) CSS3
13 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (5.19%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.58%) Clustering
2 12 (15.58%) Device Driver
3 7 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (7.79%) Social Media
5 4 (5.19%) Open Source
5 4 (5.19%) Statistics
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.30%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 19 (24.68%) Windows
3 17 (22.08%) UNIX
4 14 (18.18%) Mac OS X
5 12 (15.58%) Ubuntu
5 12 (15.58%) CentOS
6 7 (9.09%) Android
7 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (18.18%) DevOps
3 14 (18.18%) TDD
3 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 11 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 11 (14.29%) Release Management
5 8 (10.39%) Project Management
6 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.49%) Android Development
7 5 (6.49%) BDD
8 4 (5.19%) Migration
9 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.60%) Functional Programming
10 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.60%) Web Development
10 2 (2.60%) Usability Testing
10 2 (2.60%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (77.92%) Ruby
2 38 (49.35%) Python
3 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.77%) Shell Script
4 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
5 12 (15.58%) Bash Shell
5 12 (15.58%) Perl
6 10 (12.99%) Korn
6 10 (12.99%) Java
6 10 (12.99%) SQL
7 7 (9.09%) Apex Code
7 7 (9.09%) SOQL
8 3 (3.90%) C#
8 3 (3.90%) Haskell
8 3 (3.90%) Erlang
8 3 (3.90%) Golang
8 3 (3.90%) Clojure
9 2 (2.60%) SOSL
10 1 (1.30%) C
10 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) vSphere
1 3 (3.90%) vCloud
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (48.05%) Puppet
2 12 (15.58%) Cobbler
2 12 (15.58%) Nagios
3 10 (12.99%) collectd
4 7 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.79%) Capistrano
6 3 (3.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) VMware
2 13 (16.88%) Oracle
3 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
4 9 (11.69%) Google
5 7 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.19%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.90%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (2.60%) Akamai
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.30%) Adobe
9 1 (1.30%) Informatica
9 1 (1.30%) ExactTarget
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