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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 567 547 588
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +41
Contract jobs citing Heroku 28 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.058% 0.016%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.47% 2.46% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £529 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
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
1901 1262 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.37% 2.37% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 873 470
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -48.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.88 £45.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 22 August 2014.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 21 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 22 August 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 -31 26 £400 -11.11% 8
London +2 14 £400 -11.11% 8
South West -27 8 £350 -
Wiltshire - 8 £350 -
Swindon - 8 £350 -
City of London +28 2 £395 -7.05% 3
South East +1 2 £375 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 -
York - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 £418 - 1
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (47.06%) MongoDB
2 21 (41.18%) Ruby
3 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 19 (37.25%) HTML
5 18 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (33.33%) CSS
7 16 (31.37%) Java
7 16 (31.37%) Scrum
7 16 (31.37%) TDD
8 15 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (27.45%) HTML5
9 14 (27.45%) Linux
10 13 (25.49%) Web Services
10 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
11 12 (23.53%) GitHub
11 12 (23.53%) Amazon S3
11 12 (23.53%) RSpec
12 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
12 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (21.57%) Backbone.js
13 10 (19.61%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (19.61%) Karma Test Runner
13 10 (19.61%) Sublime Text
13 10 (19.61%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (19.61%) Photoshop
13 10 (19.61%) Mac OS
13 10 (19.61%) RESTful
13 10 (19.61%) SSH
13 10 (19.61%) Web Development
14 9 (17.65%) Force.com

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (7.84%) Node.js
1 4 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.96%) WordPress
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (19.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) GitHub
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon S3
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (17.65%) Force.com
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (7.84%) PaaS
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) SSH
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) SSL
2 4 (7.84%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) MongoDB
2 18 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.88%) Redis
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
5 2 (3.92%) Voldemort
6 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) RSpec
2 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
3 10 (19.61%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (19.61%) Sublime Text
4 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.84%) Subversion
6 2 (3.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) WATIR
General
1 5 (9.80%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Scala Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Python Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Python Web Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) HTML
2 17 (33.33%) CSS
3 15 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (27.45%) HTML5
5 13 (25.49%) Web Services
5 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
6 11 (21.57%) Backbone.js
7 10 (19.61%) RESTful
8 9 (17.65%) Visualforce
9 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.80%) SOAP
10 4 (7.84%) JSF
10 4 (7.84%) Sass
10 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (5.88%) jQuery
11 3 (5.88%) XML
12 2 (3.92%) EDI
12 2 (3.92%) Lucene
12 2 (3.92%) REST
12 2 (3.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Open Source
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.92%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.92%) Social Network
3 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) Informatics
4 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Mac OS
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Scrum
1 16 (31.37%) TDD
2 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Web Development
4 6 (11.76%) MVC
4 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) BDD
6 4 (7.84%) SOA
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Kanban
7 3 (5.88%) Release Management
7 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) OOP
7 3 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Ruby
2 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
3 16 (31.37%) Java
4 9 (17.65%) Apex Code
5 7 (13.73%) SQL
6 4 (7.84%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) C++
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) C
8 2 (3.92%) C#
8 2 (3.92%) Scala
8 2 (3.92%) Golang
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (3.92%) Ansible
4 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.96%) StatsD
4 1 (1.96%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (11.76%) Rackspace
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) JBoss
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) Facebook
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