The table below looks at the statistics for Heroku skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Heroku over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 396 408 400
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Heroku 23 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.058% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.42% 1.08% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 18
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £391 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £543 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Heroku
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1620 1299 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.73% 5.42% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 865 633
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.70 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

Heroku
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Heroku across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Heroku Jobs Demand Trend in London

Heroku
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Heroku across the London region.

Heroku Daily Rate Trend in London

Heroku
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Heroku across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in London

Heroku
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
City of London -2 4 £425 +7.59% 2
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) Ruby
2 25 (40.98%) Ruby on Rails
3 23 (37.70%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (37.70%) Python
4 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.79%) TDD
5 18 (29.51%) Cucumber
5 18 (29.51%) BDD
6 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (26.23%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (24.59%) HTML
8 14 (22.95%) CSS
8 14 (22.95%) Web Services
8 14 (22.95%) Django
9 13 (21.31%) RSpec
10 12 (19.67%) Node.js
10 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
11 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
12 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
12 10 (16.39%) RESTful
12 10 (16.39%) HTML5
12 10 (16.39%) Scrum
13 9 (14.75%) Java
13 9 (14.75%) Linux
13 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
13 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
14 8 (13.11%) REST
14 8 (13.11%) API Design
14 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (19.67%) Node.js
2 6 (9.84%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.64%) uWSGI
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.48%) GitHub
3 6 (9.84%) Force.com
4 4 (6.56%) SaaS
4 4 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.56%) Engine Yard
5 3 (4.92%) PaaS
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.56%) MySQL
3 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.56%) Redis
4 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) HSQLDB
5 1 (1.64%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Cucumber
2 13 (21.31%) RSpec
3 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
4 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.56%) RubyGems
5 4 (6.56%) Capybara
5 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.56%) Selenium
6 2 (3.28%) Maven
7 1 (1.64%) Mocha
7 1 (1.64%) Gradle
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) Python Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Django Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 3 (4.92%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Administrator
8 1 (1.64%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.64%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (24.59%) HTML
3 14 (22.95%) CSS
3 14 (22.95%) Web Services
3 14 (22.95%) Django
4 10 (16.39%) RESTful
4 10 (16.39%) HTML5
5 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
6 8 (13.11%) REST
6 8 (13.11%) Visualforce
7 6 (9.84%) SOAP
7 6 (9.84%) CSS3
8 5 (8.20%) Backbone.js
9 4 (6.56%) Memcached
10 3 (4.92%) Celery
10 3 (4.92%) XML
10 3 (4.92%) DHTML
10 3 (4.92%) JSON
11 2 (3.28%) jQuery
11 2 (3.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.56%) Social Network
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) RIA
4 2 (3.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.64%) IVR
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.92%) UNIX
5 2 (3.28%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) Debian
6 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) TDD
3 18 (29.51%) BDD
4 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
5 10 (16.39%) Scrum
6 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
6 8 (13.11%) ITIL
6 8 (13.11%) Kanban
6 8 (13.11%) API Design
7 7 (11.48%) Web Development
8 5 (8.20%) OO
8 5 (8.20%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.56%) Coaching
10 3 (4.92%) DevOps
10 3 (4.92%) Project Management
11 2 (3.28%) CRM
11 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Ruby
2 23 (37.70%) Python
3 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) Java
5 8 (13.11%) Apex Code
6 6 (9.84%) PHP
7 5 (8.20%) Go
8 4 (6.56%) Scala
9 3 (4.92%) SOQL
10 2 (3.28%) SQL
11 1 (1.64%) Perl
11 1 (1.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Capistrano
1 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.28%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (6.56%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Informatica
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.64%) New Relic
4 1 (1.64%) Pardot
4 1 (1.64%) ExactTarget
4 1 (1.64%) Conga
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