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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 390 393 394
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Heroku 23 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.44% 1.73% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -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
1598 1273 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.82% 5.42% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 848 599
Average daily rate £436 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.35% +4.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 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 4 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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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 -7 6 £413 +3.12% 4
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 30 (46.15%) Ruby
2 27 (41.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.00%) Python
4 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
5 22 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (32.31%) HTML
7 19 (29.23%) CSS
7 19 (29.23%) Cucumber
8 18 (27.69%) TDD
9 16 (24.62%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (24.62%) Node.js
10 15 (23.08%) BDD
10 15 (23.08%) RSpec
10 15 (23.08%) HTML5
11 14 (21.54%) Django
11 14 (21.54%) Web Services
12 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
13 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (18.46%) Linux
14 10 (15.38%) Java
14 10 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (15.38%) Go
15 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
15 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
15 9 (13.85%) REST
16 8 (12.31%) Visualforce
16 8 (12.31%) Apex Code
16 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
16 8 (12.31%) Web Development

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 16 (24.62%) Node.js
2 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.62%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.54%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) uWSGI
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.77%) Engine Yard
3 6 (9.23%) Force.com
4 4 (6.15%) SaaS
4 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.62%) GitHub
5 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.54%) PaaS
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) VLAN
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (12.31%) MySQL
4 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.23%) Redis
6 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Cucumber
2 15 (23.08%) RSpec
3 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.15%) Selenium
4 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) Mocha
6 1 (1.54%) Gradle
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
1 3 (4.62%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Law
2 1 (1.54%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
2 1 (1.54%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Python Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 3 (4.62%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Django Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (41.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 21 (32.31%) HTML
3 19 (29.23%) CSS
4 15 (23.08%) HTML5
5 14 (21.54%) Django
5 14 (21.54%) Web Services
6 9 (13.85%) REST
6 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
7 8 (12.31%) Visualforce
8 7 (10.77%) SOAP
8 7 (10.77%) RESTful
9 6 (9.23%) CSS3
10 5 (7.69%) Memcached
11 3 (4.62%) DHTML
11 3 (4.62%) jQuery
11 3 (4.62%) JSON
11 3 (4.62%) XML
11 3 (4.62%) Backbone.js
11 3 (4.62%) MCollective
11 3 (4.62%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
1 3 (4.62%) User Experience
1 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.08%) Social Network
2 2 (3.08%) RIA
2 2 (3.08%) iPhone
2 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) IVR
3 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.54%) Physics
3 1 (1.54%) Social Media
3 1 (1.54%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.54%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Mac OS X
3 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.15%) CentOS
4 3 (4.62%) UNIX
5 2 (3.08%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) TDD
3 15 (23.08%) BDD
4 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.31%) ITIL
6 8 (12.31%) Web Development
7 7 (10.77%) Scrum
8 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.23%) DevOps
9 5 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 4 (6.15%) Project Management
10 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.15%) Kanban
10 4 (6.15%) Coaching
10 4 (6.15%) API Design
11 3 (4.62%) Release Management
11 3 (4.62%) Open Source
11 3 (4.62%) SOA
11 3 (4.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.15%) Ruby
2 26 (40.00%) Python
3 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.38%) Java
4 10 (15.38%) Go
5 8 (12.31%) Apex Code
6 6 (9.23%) PHP
7 4 (6.15%) Perl
7 4 (6.15%) Scala
8 3 (4.62%) SOQL
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) SQL
9 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.08%) Korn
10 1 (1.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
1 6 (9.23%) Vagrant
2 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.62%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.08%) Nagios
4 2 (3.08%) collectd
5 1 (1.54%) Salt
5 1 (1.54%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (6.15%) Google
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.62%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) Informatica
4 2 (3.08%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.54%) New Relic
5 1 (1.54%) Pardot
5 1 (1.54%) ExactTarget
5 1 (1.54%) Conga
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) Akamai