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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 518 561 500
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -61
Contract jobs citing Heroku 59 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.022% 0.026%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.27% 0.65% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 8 7
Average daily rate
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£401 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £424 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.50% +41.25%
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
2602 1693 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.14% 3.41% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1082 665
Average daily rate £420 £410 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 27 18
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £9.18 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.61 £47.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.06%

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 April 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 April 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 +28 40 £425 +19.29% 12
South East - 10 £375 - 2
North West - 7 £400 -
West Midlands - 2 £313 -
Heroku
UK

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 83 (73.45%) Ruby
2 70 (61.95%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (55.75%) Ruby on Rails
4 54 (47.79%) Python
5 49 (43.36%) Puppet
6 46 (40.71%) CSS
7 45 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (36.28%) Web Services
9 40 (35.40%) Linux
9 40 (35.40%) HTML
9 40 (35.40%) Git (software)
10 38 (33.63%) Jenkins
11 35 (30.97%) Shell Script
12 31 (27.43%) JavaScript
13 30 (26.55%) HTML5
14 29 (25.66%) Windows
15 27 (23.89%) MySQL
15 27 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (23.89%) MongoDB
16 26 (23.01%) Go
17 25 (22.12%) TDD
18 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 23 (20.35%) NoSQL
19 23 (20.35%) DevOps
19 23 (20.35%) Computer Science
20 22 (19.47%) UNIX
21 21 (18.58%) PowerShell
21 21 (18.58%) RSpec
21 21 (18.58%) AngularJS
22 20 (17.70%) Amazon EC2

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 17 (15.04%) OpenStack
1 17 (15.04%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (12.39%) Node.js
3 9 (7.96%) Apache Solr
4 7 (6.19%) nginx
5 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.77%) Apache
6 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.88%) Drupal
7 1 (0.88%) WordPress
7 1 (0.88%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) uWSGI
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 70 (61.95%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (17.70%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (15.93%) PaaS
5 17 (15.04%) Engine Yard
6 11 (9.73%) Amazon S3
7 6 (5.31%) Google App Engine
7 6 (5.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (4.42%) Force.com
9 4 (3.54%) SaaS
9 4 (3.54%) GitHub
10 3 (2.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.39%) DNS
2 14 (12.39%) Firewall
2 14 (12.39%) VLAN
3 6 (5.31%) SSL
4 4 (3.54%) LDAP
5 2 (1.77%) HTTP
5 2 (1.77%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.89%) MySQL
1 27 (23.89%) MongoDB
2 23 (20.35%) NoSQL
3 18 (15.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (15.04%) RDBMS
4 17 (15.04%) Relational Database
5 15 (13.27%) Redis
6 9 (7.96%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.65%) RethinkDB
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (35.40%) Git (software)
2 38 (33.63%) Jenkins
3 21 (18.58%) RSpec
4 20 (17.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (16.81%) Subversion
6 14 (12.39%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.54%) Grunt
8 1 (0.88%) Hudson
8 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.88%) Gradle
8 1 (0.88%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) Mocha
General
1 5 (4.42%) Marketing
2 4 (3.54%) Advertising
3 3 (2.65%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (69.91%) Developer
2 31 (27.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 15 (13.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (12.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Python Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Lead Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Python/Django Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Ruby Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.65%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.65%) Architect
12 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 2 (1.77%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (55.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 46 (40.71%) CSS
3 41 (36.28%) Web Services
4 40 (35.40%) HTML
5 30 (26.55%) HTML5
6 21 (18.58%) AngularJS
7 18 (15.93%) RESTful
8 16 (14.16%) MCollective
9 14 (12.39%) REST
9 14 (12.39%) Django
10 13 (11.50%) jQuery
11 12 (10.62%) CSS3
12 11 (9.73%) Memcached
13 10 (8.85%) SOAP
14 8 (7.08%) Sinatra
15 6 (5.31%) Backbone.js
15 6 (5.31%) Visualforce
16 5 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
16 5 (4.42%) Grails
16 5 (4.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.35%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.27%) Device Driver
2 15 (13.27%) Clustering
3 11 (9.73%) Statistics
4 5 (4.42%) Open Source
5 4 (3.54%) Social Media
5 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.65%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.77%) User Experience
7 2 (1.77%) RIA
7 2 (1.77%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.88%) Physics
8 1 (0.88%) IVR
8 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.40%) Linux
2 29 (25.66%) Windows
3 22 (19.47%) UNIX
4 20 (17.70%) Mac OS X
5 16 (14.16%) Ubuntu
5 16 (14.16%) CentOS
6 6 (5.31%) Android
7 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.89%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (22.12%) TDD
4 23 (20.35%) DevOps
5 20 (17.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (17.70%) Configuration Management
6 14 (12.39%) Load Balancing
6 14 (12.39%) Release Management
7 12 (10.62%) BDD
8 10 (8.85%) Web Development
9 9 (7.96%) Project Management
10 6 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.42%) OO
11 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.54%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.54%) Test Scripting
13 3 (2.65%) Time Management
13 3 (2.65%) Predictive Modelling
13 3 (2.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 83 (73.45%) Ruby
2 54 (47.79%) Python
3 35 (30.97%) Shell Script
4 31 (27.43%) JavaScript
5 26 (23.01%) Go
6 21 (18.58%) PowerShell
7 16 (14.16%) Perl
8 15 (13.27%) Bash Shell
9 13 (11.50%) Korn
10 10 (8.85%) Java
11 9 (7.96%) SQL
12 8 (7.08%) PHP
13 6 (5.31%) Apex Code
14 3 (2.65%) Haskell
14 3 (2.65%) Erlang
14 3 (2.65%) Clojure
14 3 (2.65%) SOQL
15 1 (0.88%) R
15 1 (0.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.65%) vSphere
1 3 (2.65%) vCloud
2 2 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (43.36%) Puppet
2 16 (14.16%) Cobbler
3 15 (13.27%) Nagios
4 13 (11.50%) collectd
5 12 (10.62%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (6.19%) Capistrano
7 6 (5.31%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) VMware
2 17 (15.04%) Oracle
3 16 (14.16%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.08%) Google
5 6 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.54%) Akamai
6 4 (3.54%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.65%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (1.77%) Informatica
9 1 (0.88%) Conga
9 1 (0.88%) Pardot
9 1 (0.88%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.88%) Twitter
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe
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