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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 553 535 565
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +30
Contract jobs citing Heroku 26 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.052% 0.028%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.40% 2.13% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £513
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
1861 1173 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.55% 2.44% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 792 410
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 17
Average hourly rate £20.78 £18.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.40 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +10 15 £450 +2.85% 7
South West -19 8 £350 -
South East -8 2 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Heroku
UK

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) HTML
2 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 24 (47.06%) MongoDB
3 23 (45.10%) Ruby
4 19 (37.25%) CSS
5 17 (33.33%) TDD
5 17 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 17 (33.33%) HTML5
6 15 (29.41%) Backbone.js
7 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
7 14 (27.45%) Scrum
8 13 (25.49%) Java
9 12 (23.53%) Linux
9 12 (23.53%) Cucumber
9 12 (23.53%) Amazon S3
9 12 (23.53%) RSpec
9 12 (23.53%) GitHub
10 11 (21.57%) Visualforce
10 11 (21.57%) Apex Code
10 11 (21.57%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (21.57%) Web Services
11 10 (19.61%) Photoshop
11 10 (19.61%) SQL
11 10 (19.61%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (19.61%) Mac OS
11 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
11 10 (19.61%) SSH
11 10 (19.61%) Karma Test Runner

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (9.80%) Node.js
2 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.96%) WordPress
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Photoshop
1 10 (19.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon S3
1 12 (23.53%) GitHub
2 9 (17.65%) Force.com
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) SSH
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) MongoDB
2 17 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.88%) Redis
4 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
5 2 (3.92%) Voldemort
6 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Cucumber
1 12 (23.53%) RSpec
2 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.61%) Karma Test Runner
2 10 (19.61%) Sublime Text
3 5 (9.80%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) Grunt
5 1 (1.96%) WATIR
General
1 5 (9.80%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Chief Technology Officer
7 2 (3.92%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Python/Django Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Django Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) HTML
2 19 (37.25%) CSS
3 17 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 17 (33.33%) HTML5
4 15 (29.41%) Backbone.js
5 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
6 11 (21.57%) Visualforce
6 11 (21.57%) Web Services
7 9 (17.65%) RESTful
8 6 (11.76%) jQuery
9 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.80%) SOAP
10 4 (7.84%) XML
10 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.84%) Sass
10 4 (7.84%) REST
10 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (5.88%) JSF
12 2 (3.92%) EDI
12 2 (3.92%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Open Source
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.92%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.92%) Social Network
3 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.96%) Informatics
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) TDD
3 14 (27.45%) Scrum
4 9 (17.65%) Web Development
5 6 (11.76%) BDD
5 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.84%) MVC
6 4 (7.84%) Kanban
7 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) OOP
7 3 (5.88%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) SOA
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Data Management
8 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 23 (45.10%) Ruby
3 13 (25.49%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) Apex Code
5 10 (19.61%) SQL
5 10 (19.61%) SOQL
6 5 (9.80%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) C++
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) C
8 2 (3.92%) C#
8 2 (3.92%) Scala
8 2 (3.92%) Golang
8 2 (3.92%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (9.80%) Rackspace
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) Facebook