Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Heroku skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Heroku over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Heroku
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 207 -
Rank change year-on-year +52 - -
Contract jobs citing Heroku 27 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.064% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.70% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 0
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
England median daily rate £491 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +9.17% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Heroku is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 730 585 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.77% 9.42% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 365 146
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £209
90th Percentile £575 £573 £583
England median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £14.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.39% -35.87% +22.67%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £23.00
% change year-on-year +7.85% -19.37% +31.43%

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Heroku as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Heroku in the West Midlands

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Heroku in the West Midlands

Heroku
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Heroku in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Heroku 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 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 12 £550 -
Walsall - 7 £580 -
Shropshire - 5 £498 -
Heroku
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, 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 26 (96.30%) Java
1 26 (96.30%) Microservices
2 20 (74.07%) Spring Boot
2 20 (74.07%) API Development
2 20 (74.07%) API Design
2 20 (74.07%) API Integration
2 20 (74.07%) SOAP
2 20 (74.07%) Spring
2 20 (74.07%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (74.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (74.07%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (74.07%) PaaS
2 20 (74.07%) REST
2 20 (74.07%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (70.37%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (66.67%) Billing
5 16 (59.26%) Docker
5 16 (59.26%) DevOps
5 16 (59.26%) Open Source
5 16 (59.26%) Kubernetes
6 15 (55.56%) OpenShift
7 11 (40.74%) GitHub
7 11 (40.74%) Bitbucket
7 11 (40.74%) IaaS
7 11 (40.74%) SaaS
7 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (40.74%) Linux
7 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
7 11 (40.74%) MuleSoft
7 11 (40.74%) Apigee

Heroku
Co-occurring 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 20 (74.07%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 20 (74.07%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (74.07%) PaaS
2 15 (55.56%) OpenShift
3 11 (40.74%) GitHub
3 11 (40.74%) IaaS
3 11 (40.74%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Bitbucket
1 11 (40.74%) GitLab
2 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 18 (66.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Architect
2 11 (40.74%) Java Architect
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Software Architect
5 2 (7.41%) UI Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) REST
1 20 (74.07%) SOAP
1 20 (74.07%) Spring
1 20 (74.07%) Spring Boot
2 6 (22.22%) Node.js
3 5 (18.52%) JSON
3 5 (18.52%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) LESS
4 1 (3.70%) Sass
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Microservices
2 20 (74.07%) API Design
2 20 (74.07%) API Development
2 20 (74.07%) API Integration
2 20 (74.07%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (59.26%) DevOps
3 16 (59.26%) Open Source
4 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) Scala
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Kubernetes
2 10 (37.04%) Puppet
3 5 (18.52%) Ansible
3 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (40.74%) Apigee
2 11 (40.74%) MuleSoft
2 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Google