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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 553 557 540
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing Heroku 42 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.048% 0.034%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.12% 1.96% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £473 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £394 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
1985 1278 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.60% 2.48% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1327 813 467
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £288 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 24 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £43.75 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -14 41 £438 +16.66% 14
London +24 28 £536 +53.21% 11
South East -15 8 £338 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £294 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 £415 -
Scotland - 1 £415 -
South West - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 3
Farnham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (71.01%) Ruby
2 33 (47.83%) Ruby on Rails
3 31 (44.93%) Linux
4 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 29 (42.03%) HTML
5 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (40.58%) CSS
7 26 (37.68%) Python
7 26 (37.68%) MongoDB
8 24 (34.78%) Web Services
9 22 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (30.43%) Puppet
10 21 (30.43%) TDD
11 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
11 20 (28.99%) Backbone.js
12 19 (27.54%) Subversion
13 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
13 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
13 18 (26.09%) HTML5
14 17 (24.64%) PaaS
15 16 (23.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (23.19%) VMware
15 16 (23.19%) MySQL
16 15 (21.74%) Oracle
16 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
16 15 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (21.74%) NoSQL
16 15 (21.74%) Amazon S3
16 15 (21.74%) GitHub
17 14 (20.29%) Cloud Foundry

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (20.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (17.39%) OpenStack
3 5 (7.25%) Node.js
4 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.80%) JBoss
5 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.45%) nginx
6 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Photoshop
1 10 (14.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (24.64%) PaaS
3 15 (21.74%) Amazon S3
3 15 (21.74%) GitHub
4 12 (17.39%) Engine Yard
5 11 (15.94%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (8.70%) Google App Engine
7 2 (2.90%) Force.com
7 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Firewall
1 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
1 10 (14.49%) DNS
1 10 (14.49%) SSH
1 10 (14.49%) VLAN
2 3 (4.35%) SSL
3 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) MongoDB
2 16 (23.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (23.19%) MySQL
3 15 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (21.74%) NoSQL
4 11 (15.94%) RDBMS
4 11 (15.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) Redis
6 2 (2.90%) Voldemort
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) Subversion
3 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
4 13 (18.84%) RSpec
5 12 (17.39%) Cucumber
6 10 (14.49%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (14.49%) Sublime Text
7 5 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.35%) Grunt
9 1 (1.45%) WATIR
9 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.45%) Ant
9 1 (1.45%) Xcode
9 1 (1.45%) Hudson
9 1 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (8.70%) Advertising
1 6 (8.70%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 11 (15.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Android Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Django Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (42.03%) HTML
3 28 (40.58%) CSS
4 24 (34.78%) Web Services
5 20 (28.99%) Backbone.js
6 18 (26.09%) AngularJS
6 18 (26.09%) HTML5
7 12 (17.39%) jQuery
8 11 (15.94%) SOAP
8 11 (15.94%) MCollective
9 10 (14.49%) RESTful
10 9 (13.04%) REST
11 7 (10.14%) Django
11 7 (10.14%) Visualforce
12 5 (7.25%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.80%) Sass
13 4 (5.80%) XML
13 4 (5.80%) JSF
14 3 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.94%) Clustering
2 11 (15.94%) Device Driver
3 7 (10.14%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (10.14%) Open Source
4 6 (8.70%) Social Media
5 3 (4.35%) Statistics
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 2 (2.90%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.90%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Linux
2 12 (17.39%) Ubuntu
3 11 (15.94%) CentOS
4 10 (14.49%) Mac OS
5 9 (13.04%) Windows
6 8 (11.59%) UNIX
7 6 (8.70%) Android
8 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) TDD
3 14 (20.29%) DevOps
4 13 (18.84%) Scrum
5 11 (15.94%) Release Management
6 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Web Development
8 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.25%) MVC
8 5 (7.25%) BDD
9 4 (5.80%) Android Development
9 4 (5.80%) Migration
9 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.80%) SOA
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) Ruby
2 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.68%) Python
4 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 12 (17.39%) Java
6 11 (15.94%) Perl
6 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
7 10 (14.49%) SQL
8 9 (13.04%) Korn
9 7 (10.14%) Apex Code
9 7 (10.14%) SOQL
10 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
10 5 (7.25%) Golang
11 4 (5.80%) C#
12 3 (4.35%) Haskell
12 3 (4.35%) Erlang
12 3 (4.35%) Clojure
13 2 (2.90%) SOSL
13 2 (2.90%) C++
13 2 (2.90%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) vCloud
2 3 (4.35%) vSphere
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) Puppet
2 11 (15.94%) Nagios
2 11 (15.94%) Cobbler
3 9 (13.04%) collectd
4 8 (11.59%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.35%) Ansible
6 1 (1.45%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.45%) Graphite
6 1 (1.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) VMware
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle
3 11 (15.94%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.59%) Google
5 7 (10.14%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (10.14%) Rackspace
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.35%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.45%) Informatica
8 1 (1.45%) Akamai
8 1 (1.45%) ExactTarget
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