The table below looks at the statistics for Heroku skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 557 561 536
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Heroku 56 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.059% 0.043%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.75% 1.47% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 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 £475 £463 £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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3205 2114 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.74% 3.99% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 1374 847
Average daily rate £400 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 52 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £32.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

Heroku
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Heroku Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Heroku
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Heroku within the UK.

Heroku Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Heroku
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Heroku within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the UK 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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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
England -1 56 £425 +6.25% 26
London +10 44 £425 +6.25% 12
City of London - 15 £425 - 3
South East - 8 £375 - 6
Hampshire - 5 £413 - 2
North West - 3 £400 -
Slough - 3 £375 -
Berkshire - 3 £375 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Southampton - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
Farnborough - 1 £275 - 2

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 60 (58.82%) Ruby
2 55 (53.92%) Ruby on Rails
2 55 (53.92%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (44.12%) Python
4 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (36.27%) CSS
6 34 (33.33%) HTML
7 31 (30.39%) JavaScript
8 29 (28.43%) Linux
8 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
9 28 (27.45%) Puppet
9 28 (27.45%) TDD
10 26 (25.49%) HTML5
11 25 (24.51%) Web Services
12 24 (23.53%) Windows
12 24 (23.53%) Jenkins
13 23 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (20.59%) AngularJS
15 20 (19.61%) RSpec
16 19 (18.63%) Cucumber
17 18 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (17.65%) Go
17 18 (17.65%) Mac OS X
17 18 (17.65%) Shell Script
18 17 (16.67%) UNIX
18 17 (16.67%) Django
18 17 (16.67%) Node.js
19 16 (15.69%) BDD
19 16 (15.69%) Configuration Management
19 16 (15.69%) Salesforce.com

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (16.67%) Node.js
2 7 (6.86%) Apache Solr
3 6 (5.88%) nginx
4 5 (4.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (4.90%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.96%) Apache
6 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.98%) IIS
7 1 (0.98%) JBoss
7 1 (0.98%) uWSGI
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 55 (53.92%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (8.82%) Amazon S3
4 9 (8.82%) Engine Yard
5 6 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (5.88%) Force.com
6 4 (3.92%) SaaS
6 4 (3.92%) PaaS
7 2 (1.96%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.98%) GitHub
8 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.90%) DNS
3 4 (3.92%) SSL
3 4 (3.92%) Firewall
3 4 (3.92%) VLAN
4 3 (2.94%) HTTP
5 2 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (0.98%) LDAP
6 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.98%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) MySQL
1 15 (14.71%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.76%) Redis
3 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.80%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
2 24 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 20 (19.61%) RSpec
4 19 (18.63%) Cucumber
5 14 (13.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (7.84%) Subversion
7 4 (3.92%) Selenium
7 4 (3.92%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.98%) Mocha
8 1 (0.98%) Maven
8 1 (0.98%) Gradle
8 1 (0.98%) Grunt
8 1 (0.98%) gulp
General
1 3 (2.94%) Finance
1 3 (2.94%) Games
1 3 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.98%) Music Industry
2 1 (0.98%) Law
2 1 (0.98%) Advertising
2 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (66.67%) Developer
2 22 (21.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (12.75%) Python Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Django Developer
7 6 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (53.92%) Ruby on Rails
2 37 (36.27%) CSS
3 34 (33.33%) HTML
4 26 (25.49%) HTML5
5 25 (24.51%) Web Services
6 21 (20.59%) AngularJS
7 17 (16.67%) Django
8 15 (14.71%) RESTful
8 15 (14.71%) REST
9 10 (9.80%) Memcached
9 10 (9.80%) jQuery
10 8 (7.84%) Visualforce
10 8 (7.84%) SOAP
10 8 (7.84%) CSS3
11 6 (5.88%) Sinatra
12 5 (4.90%) Grails
12 5 (4.90%) MCollective
13 4 (3.92%) XML
13 4 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.94%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.82%) Statistics
3 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.92%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.92%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) RIA
5 2 (1.96%) iPhone
6 1 (0.98%) Social Media
6 1 (0.98%) IVR
6 1 (0.98%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.98%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.98%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) Linux
2 24 (23.53%) Windows
3 18 (17.65%) Mac OS X
4 17 (16.67%) UNIX
5 6 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.88%) CentOS
6 2 (1.96%) Android
7 1 (0.98%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.45%) TDD
3 23 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (15.69%) BDD
4 16 (15.69%) Configuration Management
5 14 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (12.75%) DevOps
7 10 (9.80%) Web Development
8 9 (8.82%) ITIL
9 8 (7.84%) Project Management
10 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.86%) Scrum
11 6 (5.88%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.90%) OO
13 4 (3.92%) Kanban
13 4 (3.92%) Load Balancing
13 4 (3.92%) Release Management
13 4 (3.92%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.92%) Test Scripting
13 4 (3.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.82%) Ruby
2 45 (44.12%) Python
3 31 (30.39%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 18 (17.65%) Go
5 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
6 13 (12.75%) Java
7 8 (7.84%) Apex Code
8 7 (6.86%) PHP
9 6 (5.88%) Perl
10 4 (3.92%) SQL
10 4 (3.92%) Korn
10 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.92%) Scala
11 3 (2.94%) SOQL
12 1 (0.98%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (27.45%) Puppet
2 12 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.86%) Vagrant
4 6 (5.88%) Capistrano
5 5 (4.90%) Cobbler
5 5 (4.90%) Nagios
6 4 (3.92%) collectd
7 1 (0.98%) StatsD
7 1 (0.98%) Salt
7 1 (0.98%) Graphite
7 1 (0.98%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (5.88%) Google
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.90%) VMware
4 3 (2.94%) Akamai
5 2 (1.96%) Informatica
5 2 (1.96%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.98%) New Relic
6 1 (0.98%) Pardot
6 1 (0.98%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.98%) Conga
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.98%) Twitter
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City of London
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Birmingham
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