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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 553 532 556
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Contract jobs citing Heroku 25 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.062% 0.024%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.40% 2.51% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £529 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
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
1782 1193 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.54% 2.48% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 829 447
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% -32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 August 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 28 August 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 -4 14 £400 -11.11% 8
South West -26 8 £350 -
South East -6 2 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (51.06%) MongoDB
2 20 (42.55%) Ruby
2 20 (42.55%) HTML
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) CSS
3 16 (34.04%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (34.04%) HTML5
4 15 (31.91%) TDD
5 14 (29.79%) Scrum
5 14 (29.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (29.79%) AngularJS
6 13 (27.66%) Backbone.js
6 13 (27.66%) Java
7 12 (25.53%) Amazon S3
7 12 (25.53%) GitHub
8 11 (23.40%) RSpec
8 11 (23.40%) Apex Code
8 11 (23.40%) Visualforce
8 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
8 11 (23.40%) Web Services
8 11 (23.40%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (21.28%) Linux
9 10 (21.28%) Photoshop
9 10 (21.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (21.28%) Mac OS
9 10 (21.28%) SSH
9 10 (21.28%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (21.28%) Sublime Text
10 9 (19.15%) Web Development

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (8.51%) Node.js
1 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Photoshop
1 10 (21.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon S3
1 12 (25.53%) GitHub
2 9 (19.15%) Force.com
3 5 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SSH
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) MongoDB
2 16 (34.04%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.38%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Redis
5 2 (4.26%) Big Data
5 2 (4.26%) Voldemort
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) RSpec
1 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
2 10 (21.28%) Karma Test Runner
2 10 (21.28%) Sublime Text
3 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.64%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) WATIR
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 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Programmer
8 1 (2.13%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) HTML
2 16 (34.04%) CSS
2 16 (34.04%) HTML5
3 14 (29.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (29.79%) AngularJS
4 13 (27.66%) Backbone.js
5 11 (23.40%) Visualforce
5 11 (23.40%) Web Services
6 9 (19.15%) RESTful
7 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.64%) SOAP
8 4 (8.51%) XML
8 4 (8.51%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (8.51%) Sass
9 3 (6.38%) REST
9 3 (6.38%) JSF
9 3 (6.38%) jQuery
10 2 (4.26%) JSON
10 2 (4.26%) EDI
10 2 (4.26%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Open Source
3 2 (4.26%) Video on Demand
3 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.26%) Social Network
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
1 10 (21.28%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) TDD
2 14 (29.79%) Scrum
3 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.15%) Web Development
5 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.64%) BDD
7 4 (8.51%) Kanban
7 4 (8.51%) MVC
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 3 (6.38%) OOP
8 3 (6.38%) OO
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) SOA
8 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Usability Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
1 20 (42.55%) Ruby
2 13 (27.66%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) Apex Code
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
7 2 (4.26%) Golang
7 2 (4.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Ansible
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (10.64%) Rackspace
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) JBoss
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Facebook
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