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 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 370 368 361
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Heroku 29 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.074% 0.051%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.96% 2.62% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 8
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£475 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £473
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 - - -
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
981 610 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.62% 2.81% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 413 313
Average daily rate £450 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -
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 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 27 February 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 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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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 +12 1 £418 +11.33% 2
Isleworth - - - -
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (86.79%) Ruby
2 31 (58.49%) Web Services
3 28 (52.83%) Puppet
4 27 (50.94%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (49.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 25 (47.17%) MySQL
7 21 (39.62%) Python
7 21 (39.62%) NoSQL
8 20 (37.74%) CSS
8 20 (37.74%) VMware
9 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
9 19 (35.85%) MongoDB
10 18 (33.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (33.96%) Linux
10 18 (33.96%) DevOps
11 17 (32.08%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (32.08%) OpenStack
11 17 (32.08%) Jenkins
11 17 (32.08%) Engine Yard
12 16 (30.19%) Ubuntu
12 16 (30.19%) CentOS
12 16 (30.19%) Perl
12 16 (30.19%) Oracle
12 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
12 16 (30.19%) MCollective
12 16 (30.19%) Cobbler
13 15 (28.30%) Relational Database
13 15 (28.30%) Device Driver
13 15 (28.30%) Clustering
13 15 (28.30%) RDBMS

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (32.08%) OpenStack
1 17 (32.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (15.09%) nginx
2 8 (15.09%) Apache Solr
3 6 (11.32%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.89%) Drupal
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.89%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.94%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (32.08%) Engine Yard
3 13 (24.53%) PaaS
4 9 (16.98%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (5.66%) Google App Engine
6 3 (5.66%) GitHub
6 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
1 14 (26.42%) DNS
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
1 14 (26.42%) VLAN
2 6 (11.32%) SSL
3 4 (7.55%) LDAP
4 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) MySQL
2 21 (39.62%) NoSQL
3 19 (35.85%) MongoDB
4 18 (33.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (28.30%) RDBMS
5 15 (28.30%) Relational Database
6 12 (22.64%) Redis
7 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (5.66%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Jenkins
2 14 (26.42%) Subversion
3 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
4 11 (20.75%) RSpec
5 4 (7.55%) Grunt
6 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.89%) Ant
8 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.89%) Hudson
8 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (11.32%) Advertising
1 6 (11.32%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 15 (28.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (26.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) Lead Developer
6 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.77%) Chief Technology Officer
10 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Technical Design Leader
11 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 1 (1.89%) Node.js Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Cloud Consultant
11 1 (1.89%) Linux Engineer
11 1 (1.89%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (58.49%) Web Services
2 26 (49.06%) Ruby on Rails
3 20 (37.74%) CSS
4 16 (30.19%) MCollective
5 13 (24.53%) HTML
5 13 (24.53%) jQuery
6 10 (18.87%) HTML5
6 10 (18.87%) REST
7 8 (15.09%) Sinatra
8 7 (13.21%) Memcached
9 6 (11.32%) SOAP
10 5 (9.43%) Grails
10 5 (9.43%) CSS3
11 3 (5.66%) Backbone.js
11 3 (5.66%) Visualforce
11 3 (5.66%) ZeroMQ
11 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (5.66%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Device Driver
1 15 (28.30%) Clustering
2 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.21%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (11.32%) Social Media
5 4 (7.55%) Open Source
6 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.89%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Linux
2 16 (30.19%) Ubuntu
2 16 (30.19%) CentOS
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) DevOps
2 14 (26.42%) Load Balancing
2 14 (26.42%) Release Management
3 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.09%) Project Management
5 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) BDD
6 4 (7.55%) TDD
7 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.77%) CRM
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Functional Programming
7 2 (3.77%) Web Development
8 1 (1.89%) Scrum
8 1 (1.89%) Web Design
8 1 (1.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.89%) Build Automation
8 1 (1.89%) Analytics
8 1 (1.89%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) Ruby
2 21 (39.62%) Python
3 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
4 16 (30.19%) Perl
5 15 (28.30%) Shell Script
5 15 (28.30%) Bash Shell
6 13 (24.53%) Korn
7 8 (15.09%) Java
8 5 (9.43%) SQL
9 3 (5.66%) Apex Code
9 3 (5.66%) Clojure
9 3 (5.66%) Haskell
9 3 (5.66%) Erlang
9 3 (5.66%) Golang
9 3 (5.66%) SOQL
10 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.89%) R
10 1 (1.89%) C#
10 1 (1.89%) PHP
10 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.66%) vSphere
1 3 (5.66%) vCloud
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (52.83%) Puppet
2 16 (30.19%) Cobbler
3 15 (28.30%) Nagios
4 13 (24.53%) collectd
5 7 (13.21%) Capistrano
6 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (5.66%) Ansible
8 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) VMware
2 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.43%) Google
4 4 (7.55%) Akamai
4 4 (7.55%) Rackspace
5 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.66%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.89%) ExactTarget
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) Informatica
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