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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 566 564 567
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Heroku 58 52 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.52% 2.20% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 16
Average daily rate £450 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £365 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £580 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £213
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +76.47%
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
3814 2368 1470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.41% 4.58% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2673 1543 952
Average daily rate £450 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 57 £450 - 15
London +12 41 £438 -7.84% 9
South East -10 9 £550 +50.68% 1
Kent - 5 £550 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
West Midlands - 3 £825 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £250 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
Birmingham - 2 £825 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 £200 - 1
Scotland - 1 £200 - 1
East of England - 1 £450 - 2
Berkshire - 1 £415 -
Surrey - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £550 - 2
Hammersmith - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 £415 -
Huntingdon - 1 £450 -
Tonbridge - 1 £625 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 73 (80.22%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (56.04%) Ruby
4 48 (52.75%) TDD
5 41 (45.05%) Ruby on Rails
6 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
7 37 (40.66%) Git (software)
8 36 (39.56%) CSS
9 35 (38.46%) BDD
10 33 (36.26%) Web Services
10 33 (36.26%) HTML
11 28 (30.77%) Scrum
12 25 (27.47%) RSpec
13 22 (24.18%) GitHub
13 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
14 21 (23.08%) AngularJS
14 21 (23.08%) Java
15 20 (21.98%) HTTP
15 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (21.98%) DevOps
15 20 (21.98%) PaaS
16 19 (20.88%) Capistrano
16 19 (20.88%) Cucumber
17 18 (19.78%) RESTful
17 18 (19.78%) Capybara
18 17 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
18 17 (18.68%) Continuous Delivery
18 17 (18.68%) RubyGems
18 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
18 17 (18.68%) Kanban

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (12.09%) Cloud Foundry
1 11 (12.09%) OpenStack
2 9 (9.89%) Node.js
3 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.20%) WordPress
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.10%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 73 (80.22%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (24.18%) GitHub
3 20 (21.98%) PaaS
4 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (8.79%) SaaS
6 4 (4.40%) Force.com
6 4 (4.40%) Google App Engine
6 4 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (3.30%) IaaS
8 2 (2.20%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.10%) Google Apps
9 1 (1.10%) Office 365
9 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.98%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) MongoDB
2 14 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (12.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (10.99%) Redis
5 8 (8.79%) MySQL
6 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.20%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.10%) Big Data
9 1 (1.10%) CloverETL
9 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.10%) HBase
9 1 (1.10%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 37 (40.66%) Git (software)
2 25 (27.47%) RSpec
3 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
4 19 (20.88%) Cucumber
5 18 (19.78%) Capybara
6 17 (18.68%) RubyGems
7 15 (16.48%) git-flow
8 7 (7.69%) Vagrant
9 4 (4.40%) Subversion
10 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.20%) Grunt
10 2 (2.20%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.20%) JIRA
10 2 (2.20%) Mocha
10 2 (2.20%) Yeoman
11 1 (1.10%) Maven
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Banking
2 4 (4.40%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Games
3 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (85.71%) Developer
2 26 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (9.89%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (9.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (9.89%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.79%) HTML Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Ruby Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 7 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Applications Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.59%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Android Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (45.05%) Ruby on Rails
2 36 (39.56%) CSS
3 33 (36.26%) HTML
3 33 (36.26%) Web Services
4 21 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 18 (19.78%) RESTful
6 12 (13.19%) Backbone.js
6 12 (13.19%) HTML5
7 9 (9.89%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (9.89%) Sidekiq
8 8 (8.79%) CSS3
9 6 (6.59%) Django
9 6 (6.59%) jQuery
9 6 (6.59%) React
9 6 (6.59%) REST
9 6 (6.59%) Sass
10 5 (5.49%) Akka
10 5 (5.49%) Ember.js
10 5 (5.49%) SOAP
11 4 (4.40%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.40%) Social Network
1 4 (4.40%) User Experience
2 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.10%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (1.10%) CUDA
2 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.10%) Fintech
2 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.10%) Neural Network
2 1 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (52.75%) TDD
3 35 (38.46%) BDD
4 28 (30.77%) Scrum
5 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (21.98%) DevOps
6 17 (18.68%) API Design
6 17 (18.68%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (18.68%) Kanban
6 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
7 14 (15.38%) OO
7 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
8 11 (12.09%) Front End Development
9 9 (9.89%) Pair Programming
10 7 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.59%) Open Source
12 5 (5.49%) API Development
12 5 (5.49%) Extreme Programming
13 4 (4.40%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.04%) Ruby
2 40 (43.96%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.08%) Java
4 13 (14.29%) Python
5 9 (9.89%) Bash Shell
5 9 (9.89%) Scala
6 7 (7.69%) SQL
7 6 (6.59%) Go
7 6 (6.59%) PHP
8 4 (4.40%) Apex Code
8 4 (4.40%) C#
9 3 (3.30%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (3.30%) Groovy
10 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.10%) Clojure
11 1 (1.10%) Perl
11 1 (1.10%) R
11 1 (1.10%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) vSphere
2 3 (3.30%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) vCloud
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) Capistrano
2 17 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.49%) Puppet
4 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.20%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.20%) OpenView
6 1 (1.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (6.59%) Google
3 4 (4.40%) New Relic
4 3 (3.30%) Facebook
4 3 (3.30%) Rackspace
4 3 (3.30%) Twitter
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Akamai
5 2 (2.20%) ESRI
5 2 (2.20%) HP
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.20%) Splunk
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
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