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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 589 554 561
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +7
Contract jobs citing Heroku 23 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.041% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.12% 1.67% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 13
Average daily rate
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£390 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +7.14%
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
2046 1254 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.50% 2.43% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 805 382
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 18
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.98% -42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £46.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -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 23 October 2014.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 16 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 23 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 -30 22 £370 -5.12% 6
London +4 15 £400 -1.84% 5
South East -26 3 £288 -23.33% 1
City of London +20 2 £390 -4.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £281 -
South West -36 1 £413 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £415 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £288 -
York - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 23 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%) JBoss
2 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) WordPress
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (16.67%) Photoshop
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%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Extranet
2 2 (3.33%) SSL
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
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%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.33%) Big Data
6 2 (3.33%) Voldemort
6 2 (3.33%) Redis
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (20.00%) RSpec
3 10 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (16.67%) Sublime Text
4 8 (13.33%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) Grunt
5 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) Xcode
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.67%) WATIR
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
7 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
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%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Django Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Chief Technology Officer
7 2 (3.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) HTML
2 24 (40.00%) CSS
3 19 (31.67%) HTML5
3 19 (31.67%) Ruby on Rails
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%) SOAP
10 8 (13.33%) REST
11 6 (10.00%) XML
12 5 (8.33%) Django
13 4 (6.67%) JSF
13 4 (6.67%) Sass
13 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
14 3 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Open Source
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.33%) Social Network
3 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.33%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.33%) Social Media
3 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 4 (6.67%) UNIX
3 4 (6.67%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.00%) Windows
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%) MVC
5 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.00%) BDD
6 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.67%) SOA
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Kanban
8 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) OOP
8 3 (5.00%) OO
9 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.33%) CRM
9 2 (3.33%) Workflow
9 2 (3.33%) Release Management
9 2 (3.33%) Usability Testing
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%) PHP
10 2 (3.33%) C
10 2 (3.33%) Scala
10 2 (3.33%) Golang
10 2 (3.33%) SOSL
11 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
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%) StatsD
4 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.67%) Ganglia
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%) ExactTarget
6 1 (1.67%) Facebook
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
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