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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 538 541 562
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing Heroku 58 52 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.62% 2.33% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 12
Average daily rate £450 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £365 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £580 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £213
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +76.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Heroku
UK

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
3589 2232 1398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.61% 4.74% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2538 1468 912
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 30
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +31.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 41 £438 -7.84% 7
South East +11 9 £550 +50.68% 1
West Midlands - 4 £668 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
East of England - 1 £450 - 2
Heroku
UK

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 72 (79.12%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (54.95%) Ruby
4 47 (51.65%) TDD
5 40 (43.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
6 37 (40.66%) Git (software)
7 35 (38.46%) BDD
7 35 (38.46%) CSS
8 33 (36.26%) Web Services
9 32 (35.16%) HTML
10 29 (31.87%) Scrum
11 25 (27.47%) RSpec
12 22 (24.18%) GitHub
12 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
12 22 (24.18%) Java
13 20 (21.98%) HTTP
13 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (21.98%) AngularJS
13 20 (21.98%) DevOps
13 20 (21.98%) PaaS
14 19 (20.88%) Capistrano
14 19 (20.88%) Cucumber
15 18 (19.78%) Capybara
15 18 (19.78%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (19.78%) RESTful
16 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
16 17 (18.68%) RubyGems
16 17 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
16 17 (18.68%) Kanban

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (12.09%) Cloud Foundry
1 11 (12.09%) OpenStack
2 10 (10.99%) Node.js
3 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.20%) WordPress
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.10%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 72 (79.12%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (24.18%) GitHub
3 20 (21.98%) PaaS
4 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (8.79%) SaaS
6 4 (4.40%) Force.com
6 4 (4.40%) Google App Engine
6 4 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (3.30%) IaaS
8 2 (2.20%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.10%) Google Apps
9 1 (1.10%) Office 365
9 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.98%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) MongoDB
2 14 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (12.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (10.99%) Redis
5 8 (8.79%) MySQL
6 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.20%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.10%) Big Data
9 1 (1.10%) CloverETL
9 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.10%) HBase
9 1 (1.10%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 37 (40.66%) Git (software)
2 25 (27.47%) RSpec
3 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
4 19 (20.88%) Cucumber
5 18 (19.78%) Capybara
6 17 (18.68%) RubyGems
7 15 (16.48%) git-flow
8 7 (7.69%) Vagrant
9 4 (4.40%) Subversion
10 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.20%) Grunt
10 2 (2.20%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.20%) JIRA
10 2 (2.20%) Mocha
10 2 (2.20%) Yeoman
11 1 (1.10%) Maven
11 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Banking
2 4 (4.40%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Games
3 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (84.62%) Developer
2 26 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (9.89%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (9.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (9.89%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.79%) HTML Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 7 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Applications Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.59%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Android Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) Ruby on Rails
2 35 (38.46%) CSS
3 33 (36.26%) Web Services
4 32 (35.16%) HTML
5 20 (21.98%) AngularJS
6 18 (19.78%) RESTful
7 12 (13.19%) Backbone.js
8 11 (12.09%) HTML5
9 9 (9.89%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (9.89%) Sidekiq
10 7 (7.69%) CSS3
11 6 (6.59%) Django
11 6 (6.59%) React
11 6 (6.59%) REST
12 5 (5.49%) Akka
12 5 (5.49%) Ember.js
12 5 (5.49%) jQuery
12 5 (5.49%) Sass
12 5 (5.49%) SOAP
13 4 (4.40%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.40%) Social Network
1 4 (4.40%) User Experience
2 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.10%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (1.10%) CUDA
2 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.10%) Fintech
2 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.10%) Neural Network
2 1 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (51.65%) TDD
3 35 (38.46%) BDD
4 29 (31.87%) Scrum
5 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (21.98%) DevOps
6 18 (19.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (18.68%) API Design
7 17 (18.68%) Kanban
7 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
8 14 (15.38%) OO
8 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.99%) Front End Development
11 9 (9.89%) Pair Programming
12 7 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (7.69%) Open Source
13 5 (5.49%) API Development
13 5 (5.49%) Extreme Programming
14 4 (4.40%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.95%) Ruby
2 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.18%) Java
4 13 (14.29%) Python
5 10 (10.99%) Scala
6 9 (9.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.69%) SQL
8 6 (6.59%) Go
8 6 (6.59%) PHP
9 4 (4.40%) Apex Code
9 4 (4.40%) C#
10 3 (3.30%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (3.30%) Groovy
11 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.10%) Clojure
12 1 (1.10%) Perl
12 1 (1.10%) R
12 1 (1.10%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) vSphere
2 3 (3.30%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) vCloud
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) Capistrano
2 17 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.59%) Puppet
4 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.20%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.20%) OpenView
6 1 (1.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (6.59%) Google
3 4 (4.40%) New Relic
4 3 (3.30%) Facebook
4 3 (3.30%) Rackspace
4 3 (3.30%) Twitter
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Akamai
5 2 (2.20%) ESRI
5 2 (2.20%) HP
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.20%) Splunk
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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