The table below looks at the statistics for Heroku skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Heroku over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Heroku
Rank 128 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Heroku 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.074% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.00% 2.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £510 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.20% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £375 £424
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Heroku
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
233 83 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.09% 3.08% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 40 21
Median daily rate £400 £310 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.87 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% +20.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Heroku
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Heroku as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Heroku Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Heroku
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Heroku across the West Midlands region.

Heroku Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Heroku
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Heroku across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Heroku Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Heroku
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 5 £510 -
Birmingham +1 2 £450 +44.00%
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Heroku also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Heroku.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (50.00%) Scala
3 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) Node.js
3 5 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (50.00%) Microservices
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Visualforce
5 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) OO

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Software Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Head of Business Change
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) JSON
1 5 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (20.00%) Visualforce
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (10.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Microservices
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) PLM
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) EMC Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (10.00%) VMware