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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 537 542 521
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing Heroku 35 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.056% 0.034%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.81% 2.16% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £394 -
% change year-on-year
-17.46% -
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
1930 1201 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.71% 2.57% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 772 410
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 -4 25 £525 +40.00% 13
South East -24 4 £294 -21.66% 1
South West - - - - 3
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Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 40 (66.67%) Ruby
2 29 (48.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (46.67%) HTML
4 27 (45.00%) CSS
5 24 (40.00%) Linux
6 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (36.67%) MongoDB
7 20 (33.33%) Backbone.js
7 20 (33.33%) TDD
8 19 (31.67%) Web Services
9 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
9 18 (30.00%) HTML5
10 17 (28.33%) Python
10 17 (28.33%) Subversion
11 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 15 (25.00%) Amazon S3
12 14 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (23.33%) PaaS
13 13 (21.67%) MySQL
13 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (21.67%) RSpec
14 12 (20.00%) jQuery
14 12 (20.00%) QA
14 12 (20.00%) Oracle
14 12 (20.00%) Java
14 12 (20.00%) Scrum
14 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
14 12 (20.00%) GitHub
14 12 (20.00%) Jenkins

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 12 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.00%) Node.js
4 3 (5.00%) JBoss
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 14 (23.33%) PaaS
3 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (20.00%) GitHub
5 10 (16.67%) Engine Yard
6 9 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (6.67%) Force.com
8 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (5.00%) Google App Engine
9 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) SSH
2 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.00%) DNS
2 9 (15.00%) Firewall
2 9 (15.00%) VLAN
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 14 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (21.67%) MySQL
4 11 (18.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (15.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.33%) Big Data
7 2 (3.33%) Voldemort
8 1 (1.67%) Redis
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Subversion
2 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (21.67%) RSpec
4 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (16.67%) Sublime Text
6 3 (5.00%) Grunt
6 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.67%) Hudson
7 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.67%) Ant
7 1 (1.67%) Xcode
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) WATIR
General
1 6 (10.00%) Marketing
1 6 (10.00%) Advertising
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Ruby Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Django Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (3.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 28 (46.67%) HTML
3 27 (45.00%) CSS
4 20 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 19 (31.67%) Web Services
6 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 18 (30.00%) HTML5
7 12 (20.00%) jQuery
8 9 (15.00%) MCollective
8 9 (15.00%) REST
9 8 (13.33%) Visualforce
9 8 (13.33%) RESTful
10 7 (11.67%) SOAP
10 7 (11.67%) Django
11 4 (6.67%) XML
11 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.67%) Sass
12 3 (5.00%) JSF
12 3 (5.00%) JSON
13 2 (3.33%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.00%) Device Driver
2 9 (15.00%) Clustering
3 7 (11.67%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (10.00%) Social Media
5 4 (6.67%) Open Source
6 3 (5.00%) Statistics
7 2 (3.33%) Video on Demand
7 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
7 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.33%) User Experience
7 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 9 (15.00%) CentOS
3 9 (15.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (10.00%) Android
5 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.00%) UNIX
5 3 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) TDD
3 12 (20.00%) Scrum
4 9 (15.00%) DevOps
4 9 (15.00%) Release Management
4 9 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Web Development
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.67%) MVC
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
6 4 (6.67%) Android Development
6 4 (6.67%) BDD
7 3 (5.00%) SOA
7 3 (5.00%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.33%) Kanban
8 2 (3.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) Ruby
2 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.33%) Python
4 12 (20.00%) Java
5 9 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (15.00%) Perl
5 9 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (13.33%) Korn
6 8 (13.33%) Apex Code
6 8 (13.33%) SOQL
7 7 (11.67%) SQL
8 4 (6.67%) C#
9 2 (3.33%) Scala
9 2 (3.33%) C++
9 2 (3.33%) C
9 2 (3.33%) Golang
9 2 (3.33%) SOSL
10 1 (1.67%) R
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Puppet
2 9 (15.00%) Cobbler
2 9 (15.00%) Nagios
3 8 (13.33%) collectd
4 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (8.33%) Google
6 3 (5.00%) Rackspace
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.67%) Akamai
7 1 (1.67%) ExactTarget
7 1 (1.67%) Informatica
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