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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 601 590 558
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Contract jobs citing Heroku 24 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.047% 0.057%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.72% 1.12% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 19
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -22.22%
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
3330 2326 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.69% 4.18% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2199 1453 1049
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £267 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 29
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 28 August 2015.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 8 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 28 August 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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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 23 £438 +9.37% 23
London +25 21 £450 +12.50% 11
City of London +5 4 £425 +7.59% 2
South East -20 1 £375 - 6
Oxfordshire -24 1 £375 -
North West - 1 £383 - 1
Faringdon - 1 £375 -
Merseyside - 1 £383 -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (49.41%) Ruby
1 42 (49.41%) Ruby on Rails
2 41 (48.24%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (38.82%) Python
5 28 (32.94%) HTML
6 26 (30.59%) CSS
6 26 (30.59%) TDD
7 25 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 21 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
8 21 (24.71%) Cucumber
9 19 (22.35%) BDD
9 19 (22.35%) HTML5
9 19 (22.35%) Linux
10 18 (21.18%) Web Services
10 18 (21.18%) AngularJS
11 17 (20.00%) RSpec
11 17 (20.00%) Django
12 16 (18.82%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
13 15 (17.65%) Go
13 15 (17.65%) Node.js
13 15 (17.65%) Windows
14 14 (16.47%) RESTful
15 12 (14.12%) MongoDB
16 11 (12.94%) Puppet
16 11 (12.94%) Web Development
16 11 (12.94%) Mac OS X
17 10 (11.76%) UNIX

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (17.65%) Node.js
2 6 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.18%) uWSGI
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 41 (48.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.24%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.06%) Amazon S3
3 6 (7.06%) Force.com
3 6 (7.06%) GitHub
3 6 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.88%) PaaS
4 5 (5.88%) Engine Yard
5 4 (4.71%) SaaS
6 2 (2.35%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.18%) Basecamp
7 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) HTTP
2 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) SSH
4 1 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) SSL
4 1 (1.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) MongoDB
2 10 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.88%) Redis
4 4 (4.71%) MySQL
5 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.18%) HSQLDB
6 1 (1.18%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
1 21 (24.71%) Cucumber
2 17 (20.00%) RSpec
3 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.71%) Selenium
5 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.71%) Capybara
6 3 (3.53%) RubyGems
6 3 (3.53%) Subversion
7 2 (2.35%) Maven
8 1 (1.18%) JIRA
8 1 (1.18%) Mocha
8 1 (1.18%) Gradle
General
1 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Games
2 3 (3.53%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.18%) Law
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (69.41%) Developer
2 14 (16.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (15.29%) Python Developer
4 6 (7.06%) Python/Django Developer
4 6 (7.06%) Django Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (3.53%) AWS Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 2 (2.35%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Python Web Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (49.41%) Ruby on Rails
2 28 (32.94%) HTML
3 26 (30.59%) CSS
4 19 (22.35%) HTML5
5 18 (21.18%) AngularJS
5 18 (21.18%) Web Services
6 17 (20.00%) Django
7 14 (16.47%) RESTful
8 9 (10.59%) REST
9 8 (9.41%) Visualforce
10 7 (8.24%) SOAP
10 7 (8.24%) CSS3
11 6 (7.06%) jQuery
12 5 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.71%) Memcached
13 4 (4.71%) Backbone.js
13 4 (4.71%) XML
14 3 (3.53%) DHTML
14 3 (3.53%) JSON
14 3 (3.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.88%) Statistics
3 3 (3.53%) User Experience
3 3 (3.53%) Social Network
4 2 (2.35%) RIA
4 2 (2.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
5 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.18%) IVR
5 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.18%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Linux
2 15 (17.65%) Windows
3 11 (12.94%) Mac OS X
4 10 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (2.35%) Android
6 1 (1.18%) CentOS
6 1 (1.18%) Debian
6 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) TDD
3 21 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (22.35%) BDD
5 11 (12.94%) Web Development
6 9 (10.59%) Scrum
6 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
6 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.59%) ITIL
7 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.41%) DevOps
8 7 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (8.24%) API Design
8 7 (8.24%) OO
8 7 (8.24%) Kanban
9 5 (5.88%) Pair Programming
10 4 (4.71%) Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 42 (49.41%) Ruby
2 33 (38.82%) Python
3 25 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.65%) Go
5 10 (11.76%) Java
6 8 (9.41%) Apex Code
6 8 (9.41%) PHP
7 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
7 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.71%) Scala
8 4 (4.71%) SQL
9 3 (3.53%) SOQL
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Puppet
2 10 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.06%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.53%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.18%) Nagios
5 1 (1.18%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.18%) StatsD
5 1 (1.18%) Salt
5 1 (1.18%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (7.06%) Google
3 2 (2.35%) Informatica
4 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.18%) New Relic
4 1 (1.18%) Pardot
4 1 (1.18%) ExactTarget
4 1 (1.18%) Conga
4 1 (1.18%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe
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