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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 367 381 394
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs citing Heroku 41 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.16% 0.059%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.15% 2.70% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 12
Average daily rate £438 £475 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £423 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £213
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +76.47%
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
1909 1259 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.01% 5.94% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 880 542
Average daily rate £475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 11
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +69.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £42.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 £550 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £450 -
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 58 (84.06%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (63.77%) Ruby
2 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (57.97%) TDD
4 36 (52.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 33 (47.83%) Git (software)
6 32 (46.38%) JavaScript
6 32 (46.38%) BDD
7 28 (40.58%) CSS
8 27 (39.13%) Scrum
9 26 (37.68%) Web Services
10 25 (36.23%) RSpec
10 25 (36.23%) HTML
11 22 (31.88%) GitHub
12 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (27.54%) Capistrano
13 19 (27.54%) Cucumber
14 18 (26.09%) Capybara
14 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
15 17 (24.64%) Opscode Chef
15 17 (24.64%) API Design
15 17 (24.64%) RubyGems
15 17 (24.64%) Test Automation
15 17 (24.64%) Kanban
15 17 (24.64%) RESTful
16 16 (23.19%) HTTP
16 16 (23.19%) DevOps
17 15 (21.74%) git-flow
17 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
17 15 (21.74%) MongoDB

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (11.59%) Node.js
2 5 (7.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (7.25%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.90%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.90%) WordPress
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.45%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 58 (84.06%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (31.88%) GitHub
3 11 (15.94%) PaaS
4 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (11.59%) SaaS
6 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.90%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.90%) Google App Engine
7 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.90%) IaaS
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.45%) Force.com
8 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
8 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 14 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.14%) MySQL
3 7 (10.14%) Redis
4 5 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) CloverETL
5 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.45%) HBase
5 1 (1.45%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 33 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 25 (36.23%) RSpec
3 19 (27.54%) Cucumber
4 18 (26.09%) Capybara
4 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 17 (24.64%) RubyGems
6 15 (21.74%) git-flow
7 7 (10.14%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.90%) Grunt
8 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.90%) Mocha
8 2 (2.90%) Yeoman
9 1 (1.45%) JIRA
9 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (86.96%) Developer
2 26 (37.68%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.59%) HTML Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Agile Developer
5 7 (10.14%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.80%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.35%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 28 (40.58%) CSS
3 26 (37.68%) Web Services
4 25 (36.23%) HTML
5 17 (24.64%) RESTful
6 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
7 10 (14.49%) Backbone.js
8 9 (13.04%) Sidekiq
9 8 (11.59%) HTML5
10 6 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (8.70%) REST
11 5 (7.25%) Akka
11 5 (7.25%) Sass
12 4 (5.80%) CSS3
12 4 (5.80%) Django
12 4 (5.80%) Express
12 4 (5.80%) Grails
12 4 (5.80%) jQuery
12 4 (5.80%) React
12 4 (5.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Social Network
1 4 (5.80%) User Experience
2 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.45%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (1.45%) CUDA
3 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Fintech
3 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.45%) Neural Network
3 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.97%) TDD
3 32 (46.38%) BDD
4 27 (39.13%) Scrum
5 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (24.64%) API Design
6 17 (24.64%) Kanban
6 17 (24.64%) Test Automation
7 16 (23.19%) DevOps
8 12 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
10 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
11 9 (13.04%) OO
12 8 (11.59%) Front End Development
12 8 (11.59%) Pair Programming
13 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (8.70%) Open Source
15 5 (7.25%) API Development
16 4 (5.80%) Extreme Programming
16 4 (5.80%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) Ruby
2 32 (46.38%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.84%) Java
4 9 (13.04%) Scala
5 8 (11.59%) Python
6 7 (10.14%) SQL
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
8 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.80%) C#
8 4 (5.80%) Go
9 3 (4.35%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (4.35%) Groovy
10 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.45%) Clojure
11 1 (1.45%) Perl
11 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) vCloud
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (27.54%) Capistrano
2 17 (24.64%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.25%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Facebook
1 3 (4.35%) Rackspace
1 3 (4.35%) Twitter
2 2 (2.90%) Akamai
2 2 (2.90%) ESRI
2 2 (2.90%) Google
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) New Relic
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe
3 1 (1.45%) IBM
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.45%) VMware
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