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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 540 579 531
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -48
Contract jobs citing Heroku 46 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.026% 0.028%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.04% 0.97% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 7
Average daily rate
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£418 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £213 £350
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -39.28%
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
2252 1437 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.04% 2.66% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 877 535
Average daily rate £425 £416 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 28 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.26 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.34% -16.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.40 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -33.78%

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 1 April 2015.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 23 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 1 April 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 +25 45 £420 - 13
London +24 28 £450 +7.14% 7
Hampshire - 10 £370 - 1
South East - 10 £370 - 2
City of London +16 1 £418 +11.33% 1
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
East of England - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Bath - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 77 (80.21%) Ruby
2 57 (59.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 47 (48.96%) Puppet
4 45 (46.88%) Python
5 44 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 38 (39.58%) Linux
7 38 (39.58%) CSS
8 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (36.46%) Jenkins
10 33 (34.38%) Web Services
10 33 (34.38%) Shell Script
11 32 (33.33%) HTML
12 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
13 26 (27.08%) Windows
14 24 (25.00%) MySQL
14 24 (25.00%) Golang
14 24 (25.00%) HTML5
15 22 (22.92%) NoSQL
15 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (21.88%) MongoDB
16 21 (21.88%) DevOps
17 20 (20.83%) PaaS
17 20 (20.83%) UNIX
17 20 (20.83%) VMware
18 19 (19.79%) Configuration Management
18 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
18 19 (19.79%) Subversion
18 19 (19.79%) Continuous Delivery

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (17.71%) Cloud Foundry
1 17 (17.71%) OpenStack
2 14 (14.58%) Node.js
3 9 (9.38%) Apache Solr
4 7 (7.29%) nginx
5 1 (1.04%) JBoss
5 1 (1.04%) IIS
5 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.04%) WordPress
5 1 (1.04%) Drupal
5 1 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.04%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 44 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (20.83%) PaaS
4 18 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (17.71%) Engine Yard
6 9 (9.38%) Amazon S3
7 7 (7.29%) Google App Engine
7 7 (7.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (4.17%) GitHub
8 4 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.04%) Force.com
9 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
1 15 (15.63%) DNS
2 14 (14.58%) VLAN
2 14 (14.58%) Firewall
3 7 (7.29%) SSL
4 4 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (1.04%) HTTP
5 1 (1.04%) Intranet
5 1 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) MySQL
2 22 (22.92%) NoSQL
3 21 (21.88%) MongoDB
4 18 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (15.63%) RDBMS
5 15 (15.63%) Relational Database
6 13 (13.54%) Redis
7 6 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.13%) RethinkDB
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 35 (36.46%) Jenkins
3 19 (19.79%) Subversion
4 18 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (16.67%) RSpec
6 9 (9.38%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.25%) Grunt
8 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.04%) Ant
9 1 (1.04%) Xcode
9 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.04%) Mocha
9 1 (1.04%) Hudson
9 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (7.29%) Advertising
1 7 (7.29%) Marketing
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (67.71%) Developer
2 30 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 15 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Lead Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Ruby Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Android Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 2 (2.08%) Python/Django Developer
13 2 (2.08%) Node.js Developer
13 2 (2.08%) Django Developer
13 2 (2.08%) Python Developer
13 2 (2.08%) Team Leader
13 2 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (59.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 38 (39.58%) CSS
3 33 (34.38%) Web Services
4 32 (33.33%) HTML
5 24 (25.00%) HTML5
6 17 (17.71%) jQuery
6 17 (17.71%) AngularJS
7 16 (16.67%) MCollective
8 14 (14.58%) REST
9 12 (12.50%) RESTful
10 8 (8.33%) Memcached
10 8 (8.33%) Sinatra
10 8 (8.33%) SOAP
11 7 (7.29%) Django
11 7 (7.29%) Backbone.js
12 6 (6.25%) CSS3
13 5 (5.21%) Grails
14 4 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (4.17%) Visualforce
15 3 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.63%) Clustering
2 15 (15.63%) Device Driver
3 9 (9.38%) Statistics
4 7 (7.29%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (6.25%) Social Media
6 3 (3.13%) Open Source
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) User Experience
8 1 (1.04%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.58%) Linux
2 26 (27.08%) Windows
3 20 (20.83%) UNIX
4 18 (18.75%) Mac OS X
5 16 (16.67%) CentOS
5 16 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 7 (7.29%) Android
7 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (21.88%) DevOps
3 19 (19.79%) Configuration Management
3 19 (19.79%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (18.75%) TDD
5 15 (15.63%) Release Management
6 14 (14.58%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.33%) Mobile Development
7 8 (8.33%) Project Management
8 6 (6.25%) BDD
8 6 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.21%) Android Development
10 3 (3.13%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.13%) Web Development
11 2 (2.08%) Functional Programming
11 2 (2.08%) Content Management
11 2 (2.08%) Migration
11 2 (2.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 77 (80.21%) Ruby
2 45 (46.88%) Python
3 33 (34.38%) Shell Script
4 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 24 (25.00%) Golang
6 19 (19.79%) PowerShell
7 16 (16.67%) Perl
8 15 (15.63%) Bash Shell
9 13 (13.54%) Korn
10 10 (10.42%) Java
11 8 (8.33%) SQL
12 4 (4.17%) SOQL
12 4 (4.17%) Apex Code
13 3 (3.13%) PHP
13 3 (3.13%) Haskell
13 3 (3.13%) Erlang
13 3 (3.13%) Clojure
14 2 (2.08%) C#
15 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.13%) vSphere
1 3 (3.13%) vCloud
2 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (48.96%) Puppet
2 16 (16.67%) Cobbler
2 16 (16.67%) Nagios
3 13 (13.54%) collectd
4 11 (11.46%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.29%) Capistrano
6 6 (6.25%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.13%) Ansible
8 1 (1.04%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.04%) Graphite
8 1 (1.04%) StatsD
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) VMware
2 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 16 (16.67%) Oracle
3 10 (10.42%) Google
4 4 (4.17%) Rackspace
4 4 (4.17%) Akamai
4 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.13%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe
6 1 (1.04%) Informatica
6 1 (1.04%) ExactTarget
6 1 (1.04%) Twitter
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