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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 380 390 396
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Heroku 44 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.096% 0.077%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.72% 1.83% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £418 -
% change year-on-year
-10.17% -
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
1620 1200 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.94% 5.24% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 817 524
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.75 £52.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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 - 15 £425 - 3
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 36 (50.00%) Ruby
2 31 (43.06%) Ruby on Rails
3 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
4 28 (38.89%) Python
4 28 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (34.72%) CSS
5 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (30.56%) HTML
7 21 (29.17%) Web Services
8 20 (27.78%) RSpec
9 19 (26.39%) TDD
9 19 (26.39%) Cucumber
10 17 (23.61%) Node.js
11 16 (22.22%) BDD
11 16 (22.22%) HTML5
11 16 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (20.83%) MySQL
12 15 (20.83%) MongoDB
13 14 (19.44%) REST
13 14 (19.44%) Linux
13 14 (19.44%) Django
14 13 (18.06%) Puppet
15 12 (16.67%) Redis
15 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 12 (16.67%) Java
16 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
16 10 (13.89%) Memcached
16 10 (13.89%) NoSQL

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (23.61%) Node.js
2 7 (9.72%) Apache Solr
3 6 (8.33%) nginx
4 5 (6.94%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.78%) Apache
6 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.39%) JBoss
7 1 (1.39%) uWSGI
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 28 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.50%) Engine Yard
3 8 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (8.33%) Force.com
5 4 (5.56%) SaaS
5 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.39%) PaaS
6 1 (1.39%) GitHub
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.56%) DNS
2 4 (5.56%) Firewall
2 4 (5.56%) VLAN
3 3 (4.17%) SSL
4 2 (2.78%) HTTP
4 2 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) LDAP
5 1 (1.39%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) MySQL
1 15 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 12 (16.67%) Redis
3 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) RSpec
2 19 (26.39%) Cucumber
3 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.94%) Subversion
6 4 (5.56%) Selenium
6 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.39%) Mocha
7 1 (1.39%) Gradle
7 1 (1.39%) Maven
7 1 (1.39%) Grunt
7 1 (1.39%) gulp
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
1 3 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Law
2 1 (1.39%) Advertising
2 1 (1.39%) Publishing
2 1 (1.39%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Python Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (4.17%) AWS Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Django Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 25 (34.72%) CSS
3 22 (30.56%) HTML
4 21 (29.17%) Web Services
5 16 (22.22%) HTML5
6 14 (19.44%) Django
6 14 (19.44%) REST
7 10 (13.89%) Memcached
8 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.11%) Visualforce
9 8 (11.11%) jQuery
10 7 (9.72%) SOAP
10 7 (9.72%) CSS3
11 6 (8.33%) Sinatra
11 6 (8.33%) RESTful
12 5 (6.94%) Grails
12 5 (6.94%) MCollective
13 3 (4.17%) Express
13 3 (4.17%) Celery
13 3 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Clustering
1 4 (5.56%) Device Driver
2 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) RIA
3 2 (2.78%) iPhone
3 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.39%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.39%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.39%) IVR
4 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 6 (8.33%) CentOS
4 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.17%) UNIX
6 2 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) TDD
3 16 (22.22%) BDD
4 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.11%) DevOps
5 8 (11.11%) ITIL
5 8 (11.11%) Project Management
6 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.72%) Scrum
6 7 (9.72%) Web Development
7 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.56%) Kanban
8 4 (5.56%) Coaching
8 4 (5.56%) API Design
9 3 (4.17%) Release Management
9 3 (4.17%) Open Source
9 3 (4.17%) Pair Programming
9 3 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) Ruby
2 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
3 28 (38.89%) Python
4 12 (16.67%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) Apex Code
5 8 (11.11%) Go
6 6 (8.33%) Perl
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
8 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.56%) Korn
8 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.56%) Scala
9 3 (4.17%) SOQL
10 2 (2.78%) SQL
11 1 (1.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Puppet
2 6 (8.33%) Capistrano
2 6 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.94%) Cobbler
4 4 (5.56%) Nagios
4 4 (5.56%) collectd
5 1 (1.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) Google
5 3 (4.17%) Akamai
6 2 (2.78%) Informatica
6 2 (2.78%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.39%) New Relic
7 1 (1.39%) Pardot
7 1 (1.39%) ExactTarget
7 1 (1.39%) Conga
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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