The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 386 389 405
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing Heroku 22 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.10% 0.019%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.21% 3.91% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £488 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
995 640 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.24% 2.64% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 493 318
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%
Heroku
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +25 1 £400 -5.88% 1
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
1 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 10 (30.30%) Ruby
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) CSS
4 9 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 9 (27.27%) Apex Code
5 8 (24.24%) Force.com
5 8 (24.24%) Visualforce
5 8 (24.24%) Node.js
6 7 (21.21%) RESTful
6 7 (21.21%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) TDD
7 6 (18.18%) jQuery
8 5 (15.15%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (15.15%) Open Source
8 5 (15.15%) HTML5
8 5 (15.15%) Subversion
8 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) PHP
8 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (12.12%) Rackspace
9 4 (12.12%) Web Services
9 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.12%) Python
9 4 (12.12%) MVC

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (24.24%) Node.js
2 3 (9.09%) Drupal
2 3 (9.09%) Mule
2 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.03%) WordPress
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Force.com
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) GitHub
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
1 2 (6.06%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 9 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (9.09%) Redis
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) Voldemort
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Subversion
3 3 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.06%) RSpec
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) WATIR
5 1 (3.03%) Mocha
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) Gradle
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Bower
5 1 (3.03%) Grunt
5 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.03%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Python Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) CSS
3 8 (24.24%) Visualforce
4 7 (21.21%) RESTful
5 6 (18.18%) jQuery
6 5 (15.15%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (15.15%) HTML5
7 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 3 (9.09%) Ajax
8 3 (9.09%) CSS3
8 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (6.06%) EDI
9 2 (6.06%) SOAP
9 2 (6.06%) XML
9 2 (6.06%) JSF
10 1 (3.03%) OAuth
10 1 (3.03%) Mason
10 1 (3.03%) Symfony
10 1 (3.03%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) Social Network
3 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.03%) Informatics
3 1 (3.03%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) Kanban
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.09%) UML
5 3 (9.09%) OOP
5 3 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) B2C
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 10 (30.30%) Ruby
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) Apex Code
4 7 (21.21%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) PHP
6 4 (12.12%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) Golang
7 2 (6.06%) C
7 2 (6.06%) C++
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (12.12%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Facebook
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