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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 530 530 519
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Heroku 53 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.048% 0.045%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.76% 1.93% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 10
Average daily rate
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£463 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £213 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £213 £450
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -52.77%
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
1918 1193 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.76% 2.48% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 767 535
Average daily rate £438 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 24 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £43.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 2015.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 22 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 30 January 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 +14 53 £463 +10.11% 15
London +11 35 £525 +25.00% 8
South East - 14 £365 - 2
Hampshire - 14 £365 -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Bath - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 2

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 59 (76.62%) Ruby
2 42 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
3 38 (49.35%) Python
3 38 (49.35%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (49.35%) Puppet
4 34 (44.16%) Git (software)
5 33 (42.86%) Linux
6 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (37.66%) Jenkins
7 28 (36.36%) Web Services
7 28 (36.36%) CSS
8 26 (33.77%) Shell Script
9 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
10 23 (29.87%) HTML
11 21 (27.27%) MySQL
12 20 (25.97%) Windows
13 18 (23.38%) UNIX
13 18 (23.38%) jQuery
13 18 (23.38%) MongoDB
13 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
13 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (23.38%) PaaS
14 17 (22.08%) Subversion
14 17 (22.08%) VMware
15 16 (20.78%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (19.48%) HTML5
16 15 (19.48%) REST
16 15 (19.48%) DevOps
16 15 (19.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (16.88%) OpenStack
3 8 (10.39%) Apache Solr
4 7 (9.09%) Node.js
4 7 (9.09%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) WordPress
5 1 (1.30%) Drupal
5 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.30%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 38 (49.35%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (23.38%) PaaS
3 14 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (16.88%) Engine Yard
5 6 (7.79%) Amazon S3
5 6 (7.79%) Google App Engine
5 6 (7.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.19%) GitHub
7 2 (2.60%) Force.com
7 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Firewall
1 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 11 (14.29%) DNS
1 11 (14.29%) VLAN
2 4 (5.19%) SSL
2 4 (5.19%) LDAP
3 1 (1.30%) SSH
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) MySQL
2 18 (23.38%) MongoDB
2 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
3 16 (20.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (15.58%) RDBMS
4 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
5 11 (14.29%) Redis
6 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.90%) RethinkDB
8 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.30%) Big Data
8 1 (1.30%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) Git (software)
2 29 (37.66%) Jenkins
3 17 (22.08%) Subversion
4 15 (19.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (11.69%) RSpec
6 7 (9.09%) Grunt
7 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.30%) Ant
9 1 (1.30%) Xcode
9 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.30%) Sublime Text
9 1 (1.30%) Hudson
9 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (7.79%) Marketing
1 6 (7.79%) Advertising
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 23 (29.87%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 12 (15.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Lead Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Android Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Django Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (54.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 28 (36.36%) Web Services
2 28 (36.36%) CSS
3 23 (29.87%) HTML
4 18 (23.38%) jQuery
5 15 (19.48%) HTML5
5 15 (19.48%) REST
6 12 (15.58%) Backbone.js
6 12 (15.58%) MCollective
7 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.39%) Django
8 8 (10.39%) SOAP
9 7 (9.09%) Sinatra
9 7 (9.09%) RESTful
9 7 (9.09%) Visualforce
10 6 (7.79%) Memcached
11 5 (6.49%) CSS3
11 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (5.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.58%) Device Driver
2 12 (15.58%) Clustering
3 7 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (7.79%) Social Media
5 4 (5.19%) Open Source
5 4 (5.19%) Statistics
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) User Experience
7 1 (1.30%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) Windows
3 18 (23.38%) UNIX
4 14 (18.18%) Mac OS X
5 13 (16.88%) Ubuntu
6 12 (15.58%) CentOS
7 7 (9.09%) Android
8 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) DevOps
2 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 13 (16.88%) TDD
5 11 (14.29%) Release Management
5 11 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.39%) Project Management
7 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.49%) Android Development
8 5 (6.49%) BDD
9 4 (5.19%) Migration
10 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.60%) Functional Programming
11 2 (2.60%) MVC
11 2 (2.60%) CRM
11 2 (2.60%) Web Development
11 2 (2.60%) Usability Testing
11 2 (2.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (76.62%) Ruby
2 38 (49.35%) Python
3 26 (33.77%) Shell Script
4 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
5 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
6 12 (15.58%) Perl
6 12 (15.58%) Bash Shell
7 10 (12.99%) Korn
7 10 (12.99%) Java
7 10 (12.99%) SQL
8 7 (9.09%) SOQL
8 7 (9.09%) Apex Code
9 3 (3.90%) Haskell
9 3 (3.90%) Erlang
9 3 (3.90%) C#
9 3 (3.90%) Golang
9 3 (3.90%) Clojure
10 2 (2.60%) SOSL
11 1 (1.30%) Scala
11 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) vCloud
2 3 (3.90%) vSphere
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (49.35%) Puppet
2 12 (15.58%) Nagios
2 12 (15.58%) Cobbler
3 10 (12.99%) collectd
4 8 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.79%) Capistrano
6 3 (3.90%) Ansible
7 1 (1.30%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.30%) Graphite
7 1 (1.30%) StatsD
7 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) VMware
2 13 (16.88%) Oracle
3 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
4 9 (11.69%) Google
5 7 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.19%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.90%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (2.60%) Akamai
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.30%) Adobe
9 1 (1.30%) Informatica
9 1 (1.30%) ExactTarget
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