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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 375 396 371
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs citing Heroku 28 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.052% 0.029%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.65% 1.73% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £555
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
1058 694 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.83% 3.02% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 481 321
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 £320 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
- -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 3
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.46 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 March 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 March 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 +10 1 £418 +11.33% 1
Isleworth - - - -
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 50 (81.97%) Ruby
2 32 (52.46%) Web Services
3 30 (49.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 28 (45.90%) Puppet
5 26 (42.62%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (39.34%) MySQL
6 24 (39.34%) CSS
7 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
8 22 (36.07%) NoSQL
9 21 (34.43%) MongoDB
9 21 (34.43%) Python
10 20 (32.79%) VMware
11 18 (29.51%) HTML
11 18 (29.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (29.51%) DevOps
12 17 (27.87%) OpenStack
12 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
12 17 (27.87%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (27.87%) Engine Yard
12 17 (27.87%) Linux
13 16 (26.23%) Perl
13 16 (26.23%) Oracle
13 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
13 16 (26.23%) RSpec
13 16 (26.23%) Ubuntu
13 16 (26.23%) CentOS
13 16 (26.23%) MCollective
13 16 (26.23%) Cobbler
14 15 (24.59%) Relational Database
14 15 (24.59%) Git (software)

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (27.87%) OpenStack
1 17 (27.87%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (19.67%) Node.js
3 9 (14.75%) Apache Solr
4 7 (11.48%) nginx
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.64%) Drupal
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.64%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 26 (42.62%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (27.87%) Engine Yard
3 14 (22.95%) PaaS
4 8 (13.11%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (6.56%) GitHub
6 3 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.92%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.64%) SaaS
7 1 (1.64%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
1 14 (22.95%) DNS
1 14 (22.95%) Firewall
1 14 (22.95%) VLAN
2 6 (9.84%) SSL
3 4 (6.56%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) MySQL
2 22 (36.07%) NoSQL
3 21 (34.43%) MongoDB
4 18 (29.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (24.59%) RDBMS
5 15 (24.59%) Relational Database
6 13 (21.31%) Redis
7 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.92%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.23%) RSpec
3 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
4 14 (22.95%) Subversion
5 9 (14.75%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.56%) Grunt
7 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.64%) Ant
8 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Hudson
8 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.64%) Mocha
General
1 7 (11.48%) Advertising
1 7 (11.48%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Developer
2 22 (36.07%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 15 (24.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (22.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Lead Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Ruby Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.28%) Node.js Developer
12 1 (1.64%) Cloud Consultant
12 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 1 (1.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 1 (1.64%) Full Stack Developer
12 1 (1.64%) PHP Developer
12 1 (1.64%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (52.46%) Web Services
2 30 (49.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 24 (39.34%) CSS
4 18 (29.51%) HTML
5 16 (26.23%) MCollective
6 15 (24.59%) HTML5
7 11 (18.03%) jQuery
7 11 (18.03%) REST
8 8 (13.11%) Sinatra
8 8 (13.11%) Memcached
9 7 (11.48%) SOAP
10 6 (9.84%) CSS3
11 5 (8.20%) Grails
12 4 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
12 4 (6.56%) Visualforce
13 3 (4.92%) React
13 3 (4.92%) ZeroMQ
13 3 (4.92%) RESTful
13 3 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Device Driver
1 15 (24.59%) Clustering
2 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.48%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (9.84%) Social Media
5 3 (4.92%) Open Source
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.64%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.64%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 16 (26.23%) Ubuntu
2 16 (26.23%) CentOS
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) DevOps
2 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.95%) Load Balancing
3 14 (22.95%) Release Management
4 8 (13.11%) Project Management
4 8 (13.11%) Mobile Development
5 7 (11.48%) TDD
6 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.84%) BDD
6 6 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Web Development
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) CRM
8 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.28%) Functional Programming
9 1 (1.64%) SOA
9 1 (1.64%) ETL
9 1 (1.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) Ruby
2 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 21 (34.43%) Python
4 16 (26.23%) Perl
5 15 (24.59%) Shell Script
5 15 (24.59%) Bash Shell
6 13 (21.31%) Korn
7 11 (18.03%) Golang
8 8 (13.11%) Java
9 4 (6.56%) SQL
9 4 (6.56%) Apex Code
9 4 (6.56%) SOQL
10 3 (4.92%) Clojure
10 3 (4.92%) Haskell
10 3 (4.92%) Erlang
11 2 (3.28%) PHP
12 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.64%) C#
12 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.64%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.92%) vSphere
1 3 (4.92%) vCloud
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (45.90%) Puppet
2 16 (26.23%) Cobbler
3 15 (24.59%) Nagios
4 13 (21.31%) collectd
5 7 (11.48%) Capistrano
6 5 (8.20%) Vagrant
6 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (4.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) VMware
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle
2 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.20%) Google
4 4 (6.56%) Akamai
4 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.56%) Rackspace
5 3 (4.92%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.64%) ExactTarget
6 1 (1.64%) Twitter
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe
6 1 (1.64%) Informatica
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