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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 519 532 513
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Heroku 60 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.044% 0.026%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.20% 1.17% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 17 6
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £296 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £460 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £418 -
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
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
2725 1788 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.54% 3.73% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1145 664
Average daily rate £415 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 30 33
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £8.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.40 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +16 42 £425 +13.33% 9
South East - 11 £375 - 1
North West - 5 £400 -
West Midlands - 2 £313 - 3
Heroku
UK

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 76 (69.09%) Ruby
2 63 (57.27%) Ruby on Rails
2 63 (57.27%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (49.09%) Python
4 50 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (39.09%) CSS
6 42 (38.18%) Puppet
7 39 (35.45%) HTML
8 38 (34.55%) Git (software)
9 34 (30.91%) Linux
10 32 (29.09%) Web Services
10 32 (29.09%) Jenkins
11 31 (28.18%) HTML5
12 30 (27.27%) JavaScript
12 30 (27.27%) Shell Script
13 28 (25.45%) Windows
13 28 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (25.45%) Go
14 26 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (22.73%) TDD
16 24 (21.82%) UNIX
17 22 (20.00%) Mac OS X
17 22 (20.00%) Configuration Management
17 22 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 22 (20.00%) PowerShell
18 21 (19.09%) MySQL
18 21 (19.09%) RSpec
18 21 (19.09%) MongoDB
18 21 (19.09%) Continuous Delivery
19 20 (18.18%) AngularJS

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (13.64%) Node.js
2 9 (8.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (8.18%) OpenStack
3 8 (7.27%) Apache Solr
4 7 (6.36%) nginx
5 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.82%) Apache
6 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.91%) uWSGI
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.91%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.91%) WordPress
7 1 (0.91%) Drupal
7 1 (0.91%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 63 (57.27%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (17.27%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 9 (8.18%) Engine Yard
6 8 (7.27%) PaaS
7 6 (5.45%) Force.com
8 5 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (4.55%) Google App Engine
9 4 (3.64%) GitHub
9 4 (3.64%) SaaS
10 2 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.36%) DNS
2 7 (6.36%) Firewall
2 7 (6.36%) VLAN
3 4 (3.64%) LDAP
3 4 (3.64%) SSL
4 2 (1.82%) HTTP
4 2 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (0.91%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) MySQL
1 21 (19.09%) MongoDB
2 17 (15.45%) NoSQL
3 15 (13.64%) Redis
4 11 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 9 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.73%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 38 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 32 (29.09%) Jenkins
3 22 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (19.09%) RSpec
5 15 (13.64%) Cucumber
6 11 (10.00%) Subversion
7 4 (3.64%) Grunt
8 1 (0.91%) Gradle
8 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.91%) Mocha
8 1 (0.91%) Maven
General
1 3 (2.73%) Marketing
1 3 (2.73%) Games
1 3 (2.73%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Music Industry
2 1 (0.91%) Advertising
2 1 (0.91%) Publishing
2 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (69.09%) Developer
2 26 (23.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 11 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 8 (7.27%) Lead Developer
4 8 (7.27%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 8 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Architect
8 3 (2.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 3 (2.73%) Software Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (57.27%) Ruby on Rails
2 43 (39.09%) CSS
3 39 (35.45%) HTML
4 32 (29.09%) Web Services
5 31 (28.18%) HTML5
6 20 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 17 (15.45%) RESTful
8 16 (14.55%) Django
9 15 (13.64%) REST
10 12 (10.91%) CSS3
11 11 (10.00%) Memcached
11 11 (10.00%) jQuery
12 10 (9.09%) SOAP
13 9 (8.18%) MCollective
13 9 (8.18%) Visualforce
14 7 (6.36%) Sinatra
15 5 (4.55%) React
15 5 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (4.55%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.09%) Statistics
3 8 (7.27%) Clustering
3 8 (7.27%) Device Driver
4 5 (4.55%) Open Source
5 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.82%) RIA
6 2 (1.82%) iPhone
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.91%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Physics
7 1 (0.91%) IVR
7 1 (0.91%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.91%) Linux
2 28 (25.45%) Windows
3 24 (21.82%) UNIX
4 22 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 9 (8.18%) Ubuntu
5 9 (8.18%) CentOS
6 3 (2.73%) Android
7 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (22.73%) TDD
4 22 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 21 (19.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (15.45%) DevOps
7 13 (11.82%) BDD
8 10 (9.09%) Web Development
9 8 (7.27%) Project Management
10 7 (6.36%) Release Management
10 7 (6.36%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.55%) OO
11 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.64%) ITIL
12 4 (3.64%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.64%) Test Scripting
13 3 (2.73%) Predictive Modelling
13 3 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (2.73%) Data Transformation
13 3 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.09%) Ruby
2 54 (49.09%) Python
3 30 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 30 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 28 (25.45%) Go
5 22 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (8.18%) Apex Code
6 9 (8.18%) Java
6 9 (8.18%) Perl
7 8 (7.27%) PHP
7 8 (7.27%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.36%) SQL
8 7 (6.36%) Korn
9 4 (3.64%) SOQL
10 3 (2.73%) Clojure
10 3 (2.73%) Haskell
10 3 (2.73%) Erlang
11 1 (0.91%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) vSphere
1 3 (2.73%) vCloud
1 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (38.18%) Puppet
2 12 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.18%) Cobbler
4 8 (7.27%) Nagios
5 7 (6.36%) collectd
5 7 (6.36%) Capistrano
6 6 (5.45%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (10.91%) VMware
3 10 (9.09%) Oracle
4 9 (8.18%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.45%) Google
6 4 (3.64%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.73%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (2.73%) Akamai
8 2 (1.82%) Informatica
9 1 (0.91%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.91%) Pardot
9 1 (0.91%) Conga
9 1 (0.91%) Twitter
9 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.91%) Adobe
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