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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 593 562 566
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Contract jobs citing Heroku 25 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.046% 0.036%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.22% 1.87% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 14
Average daily rate
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£390 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £350 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
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
2047 1286 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.52% 2.45% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 831 390
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 18
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

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 21 October 2014.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 18 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 21 October 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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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 -29 24 £370 -9.20% 6
London -10 15 £400 -1.84% 5
South East -23 3 £288 -23.33% 1
South West -34 3 £413 -
Swindon - 3 £413 -
Wiltshire - 3 £413 -
City of London +21 2 £390 -4.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £281 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £288 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £415 -
York - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
1 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) HTML
3 24 (40.00%) CSS
3 24 (40.00%) Ruby
4 22 (36.67%) MongoDB
5 19 (31.67%) HTML5
5 19 (31.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 19 (31.67%) TDD
6 18 (30.00%) Backbone.js
7 17 (28.33%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (28.33%) Java
7 17 (28.33%) Linux
8 15 (25.00%) Scrum
8 15 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (21.67%) Visualforce
9 13 (21.67%) Apex Code
9 13 (21.67%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (20.00%) Web Services
10 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 12 (20.00%) Amazon S3
10 12 (20.00%) RSpec
10 12 (20.00%) GitHub
10 12 (20.00%) SOQL
11 11 (18.33%) SQL
11 11 (18.33%) jQuery
12 10 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (16.67%) SSH
12 10 (16.67%) Photoshop

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (11.67%) Node.js
2 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) WordPress
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 10 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 12 (20.00%) GitHub
2 10 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (15.00%) Force.com
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (8.33%) PaaS
6 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (3.33%) Google App Engine
7 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) SSH
2 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Extranet
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 17 (28.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.33%) Redis
6 2 (3.33%) Big Data
6 2 (3.33%) Voldemort
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.00%) RSpec
2 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (16.67%) Sublime Text
4 8 (13.33%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.00%) Grunt
6 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.67%) Ant
7 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.67%) Xcode
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
7 1 (1.67%) WATIR
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Django Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) HTML
2 24 (40.00%) CSS
3 19 (31.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 19 (31.67%) HTML5
4 18 (30.00%) Backbone.js
5 15 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (21.67%) Visualforce
7 12 (20.00%) Web Services
8 11 (18.33%) jQuery
9 9 (15.00%) RESTful
10 8 (13.33%) REST
10 8 (13.33%) SOAP
11 6 (10.00%) XML
12 5 (8.33%) Django
13 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (6.67%) JSF
13 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (6.67%) Sass
14 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
14 3 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Open Source
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.33%) Social Network
3 2 (3.33%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.33%) Social Media
3 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 4 (6.67%) Android
3 4 (6.67%) UNIX
4 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) TDD
3 15 (25.00%) Scrum
4 9 (15.00%) Web Development
5 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.00%) BDD
5 6 (10.00%) MVC
6 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Kanban
7 4 (6.67%) SOA
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) OOP
8 3 (5.00%) OO
8 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Release Management
9 2 (3.33%) Usability Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Android Development
9 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
2 24 (40.00%) Ruby
3 17 (28.33%) Java
4 13 (21.67%) Apex Code
5 12 (20.00%) SOQL
6 11 (18.33%) SQL
7 9 (15.00%) Python
8 4 (6.67%) C#
9 3 (5.00%) C++
10 2 (3.33%) C
10 2 (3.33%) PHP
10 2 (3.33%) SOSL
10 2 (3.33%) Golang
10 2 (3.33%) Scala
11 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.00%) Puppet
3 2 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 5 (8.33%) Google
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) Facebook
6 1 (1.67%) ExactTarget
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