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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 407 373 409
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +36
Contract jobs citing Heroku 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.027% 0.050%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.13% 1.29% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 14
Average daily rate £375 £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £319 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+21.07% -
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
795 464 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.21% 2.11% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 333 328
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £16.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £31.85 £76.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 3 £375 -37.50% 1
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (70.00%) CSS
2 19 (63.33%) Ruby
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (56.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (50.00%) HTML
6 14 (46.67%) TDD
7 11 (36.67%) MongoDB
8 10 (33.33%) Scrum
9 9 (30.00%) HTML5
9 9 (30.00%) CSS3
10 7 (23.33%) RSpec
10 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
10 7 (23.33%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (23.33%) Java
11 6 (20.00%) Web Services
11 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (20.00%) Google
11 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (20.00%) Android
11 6 (20.00%) Google App Engine
11 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 6 (20.00%) RESTful
11 6 (20.00%) SaaS
11 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
11 6 (20.00%) BDD
11 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
11 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 5 (16.67%) Memcached
12 5 (16.67%) jQuery
12 5 (16.67%) Pair Programming

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (13.33%) Node.js
2 3 (10.00%) Drupal
2 3 (10.00%) Mule
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
2 6 (20.00%) Google App Engine
2 6 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 2 (6.67%) GitHub
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.33%) Engine Yard
4 1 (3.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Redis
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) RSpec
2 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.33%) Grunt
3 4 (13.33%) Yeoman
3 4 (13.33%) Bower
4 3 (10.00%) PhantomJS
4 3 (10.00%) Subversion
4 3 (10.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (6.67%) Gradle
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) Mocha
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Publishing
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) CSS
2 17 (56.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) HTML5
4 9 (30.00%) CSS3
5 6 (20.00%) RESTful
5 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) Memcached
7 3 (10.00%) Sass
7 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.00%) Mason
7 3 (10.00%) Ajax
8 2 (6.67%) Grails
8 2 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.67%) LESS
9 1 (3.33%) Resque
9 1 (3.33%) Sinatra
9 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.33%) Open Source
3 3 (10.00%) E-Learning
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Android
1 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) TDD
2 10 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 5 (16.67%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) UML
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Android Development
7 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.67%) B2C
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.33%) Web Development
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Ruby
2 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Groovy
5 3 (10.00%) Apex Code
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Lisp
7 1 (3.33%) Jython
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) VBScript
7 1 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (20.00%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) Twitter
4 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Foundry
5 1 (3.33%) Facebook
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