The table below looks at the statistics for Heroku skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Heroku over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 249 234 226
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Heroku 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.035% 0.048%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.33% 1.01% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £394 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
343 297 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.46% 3.48% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 170 100
Average daily rate £401 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Average hourly rate £10.18 £30.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.35% +68.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.71 £18.45 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £42.05 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

Heroku
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Heroku across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Heroku Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Heroku
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Heroku across the South East region.

Heroku Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Heroku
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Heroku across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Heroku
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 4 £294 -
Surrey - - - -
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) Android Development
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) PaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) Django
4 4 (40.00%) Google
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) SQL

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (20.00%) GitHub
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) RSpec
3 2 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (20.00%) Sublime Text
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (10.00%) Xcode
4 1 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) Django
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
6 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
6 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Android Development
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Google
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