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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 405 392 401
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Heroku 14 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.10% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.38% 3.89% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 10
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£400 £450 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £350 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £531 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
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
1014 668 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.17% 2.64% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 517 320
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 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 2
Average hourly rate £20.87 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.22% -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 September 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 September 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 +15 3 £395 -7.05% 3
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (34.38%) Salesforce.com
1 11 (34.38%) Visualforce
1 11 (34.38%) Apex Code
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Ruby
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
3 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (28.13%) RESTful
3 9 (28.13%) Force.com
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (18.75%) HTML5
6 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (15.63%) Rackspace
6 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Subversion
6 5 (15.63%) SOAP
7 4 (12.50%) Python
7 4 (12.50%) XML
7 4 (12.50%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) Kanban

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (12.50%) Node.js
1 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Force.com
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) GitHub
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
2 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.25%) Redis
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (6.25%) Voldemort
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) WATIR
4 1 (3.13%) RSpec
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Python Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Visualforce
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) RESTful
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) XML
6 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.38%) REST
7 3 (9.38%) Backbone.js
7 3 (9.38%) JSF
7 3 (9.38%) jQuery
8 2 (6.25%) JSON
8 2 (6.25%) EDI
8 2 (6.25%) Lucene
8 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) Video on Demand
2 2 (6.25%) Social Network
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.25%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) TDD
2 5 (15.63%) Scrum
2 5 (15.63%) BDD
3 4 (12.50%) Kanban
3 4 (12.50%) Web Development
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) OOP
4 3 (9.38%) OO
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) SOA
4 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Usability Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Apex Code
2 10 (31.25%) Ruby
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) C
7 2 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (6.25%) Scala
7 2 (6.25%) Golang
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (15.63%) Rackspace
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Facebook
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