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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 516 528 495
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing Heroku 48 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.039% 0.047%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.55% 1.52% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £213 £350
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -39.28%
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
1879 1184 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.95% 2.59% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 750 498
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 23 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.20 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -25.33%

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 February 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 27 February 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 -2 29 £475 +13.09% 9
South East - 15 £365 -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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UK

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 68 (82.93%) Ruby
2 48 (58.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 43 (52.44%) Python
3 43 (52.44%) Puppet
4 42 (51.22%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (43.90%) Linux
6 35 (42.68%) Git (software)
7 32 (39.02%) CSS
7 32 (39.02%) Jenkins
8 31 (37.80%) Web Services
9 30 (36.59%) Shell Script
10 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (31.71%) JavaScript
12 25 (30.49%) HTML
12 25 (30.49%) MySQL
13 22 (26.83%) Windows
14 21 (25.61%) NoSQL
15 20 (24.39%) VMware
16 19 (23.17%) jQuery
16 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (23.17%) MongoDB
17 18 (21.95%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (21.95%) DevOps
17 18 (21.95%) Subversion
17 18 (21.95%) UNIX
18 17 (20.73%) PaaS
18 17 (20.73%) HTML5
18 17 (20.73%) Cloud Foundry
18 17 (20.73%) Engine Yard
18 17 (20.73%) OpenStack

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (20.73%) OpenStack
1 17 (20.73%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (10.98%) Node.js
3 8 (9.76%) nginx
3 8 (9.76%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.22%) Drupal
4 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.22%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 42 (51.22%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (20.73%) PaaS
3 17 (20.73%) Engine Yard
4 16 (19.51%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (8.54%) Amazon S3
6 6 (7.32%) Google App Engine
6 6 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
1 14 (17.07%) DNS
1 14 (17.07%) Firewall
1 14 (17.07%) VLAN
2 6 (7.32%) SSL
3 4 (4.88%) LDAP
4 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) MySQL
2 21 (25.61%) NoSQL
3 19 (23.17%) MongoDB
4 18 (21.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (18.29%) RDBMS
5 15 (18.29%) Relational Database
6 12 (14.63%) Redis
7 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.66%) RethinkDB
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (42.68%) Git (software)
2 32 (39.02%) Jenkins
3 18 (21.95%) Subversion
4 15 (18.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (13.41%) RSpec
6 7 (8.54%) Grunt
7 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.22%) Xcode
8 1 (1.22%) Hudson
8 1 (1.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 6 (7.32%) Advertising
1 6 (7.32%) Marketing
2 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (65.85%) Developer
2 27 (32.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 15 (18.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (13.41%) Lead Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Ruby Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Django Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Python/Django Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Python Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.44%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (58.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 32 (39.02%) CSS
3 31 (37.80%) Web Services
4 25 (30.49%) HTML
5 19 (23.17%) jQuery
6 17 (20.73%) HTML5
7 16 (19.51%) MCollective
8 13 (15.85%) REST
9 12 (14.63%) AngularJS
10 9 (10.98%) Backbone.js
10 9 (10.98%) RESTful
11 8 (9.76%) Django
11 8 (9.76%) Sinatra
12 7 (8.54%) Memcached
13 6 (7.32%) SOAP
14 5 (6.10%) Grails
14 5 (6.10%) CSS3
15 3 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (3.66%) ZeroMQ
15 3 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.29%) Device Driver
2 15 (18.29%) Clustering
3 7 (8.54%) Statistics
3 7 (8.54%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (7.32%) Social Media
5 4 (4.88%) Open Source
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.44%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.22%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Linux
2 22 (26.83%) Windows
3 18 (21.95%) UNIX
4 16 (19.51%) Ubuntu
4 16 (19.51%) CentOS
5 15 (18.29%) Mac OS X
6 7 (8.54%) Android
7 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) DevOps
3 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.29%) Configuration Management
5 14 (17.07%) TDD
5 14 (17.07%) Load Balancing
5 14 (17.07%) Release Management
6 8 (9.76%) Project Management
7 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.10%) Android Development
9 4 (4.88%) BDD
10 2 (2.44%) Functional Programming
10 2 (2.44%) Web Development
10 2 (2.44%) MVC
10 2 (2.44%) CRM
10 2 (2.44%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.44%) Migration
11 1 (1.22%) Scrum
11 1 (1.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 68 (82.93%) Ruby
2 43 (52.44%) Python
3 30 (36.59%) Shell Script
4 26 (31.71%) JavaScript
5 16 (19.51%) Perl
5 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
6 15 (18.29%) Bash Shell
7 13 (15.85%) Korn
8 9 (10.98%) Java
9 8 (9.76%) SQL
10 3 (3.66%) Golang
10 3 (3.66%) SOQL
10 3 (3.66%) Haskell
10 3 (3.66%) Erlang
10 3 (3.66%) Clojure
10 3 (3.66%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.44%) C#
12 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.22%) PHP
12 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.66%) vSphere
1 3 (3.66%) vCloud
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (52.44%) Puppet
2 16 (19.51%) Cobbler
3 15 (18.29%) Nagios
4 13 (15.85%) collectd
5 7 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.54%) Capistrano
6 3 (3.66%) Ansible
7 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) VMware
2 16 (19.51%) Oracle
2 16 (19.51%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.98%) Google
4 4 (4.88%) Akamai
4 4 (4.88%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.66%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.22%) ExactTarget
6 1 (1.22%) Twitter
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Informatica
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