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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Heroku
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 122 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Heroku 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.087% 0.30% 0.039%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.81% 3.76% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £388 £510 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.01% +56.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £550 £375
% change year-on-year -29.54% +46.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Heroku is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 247 213 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.73% 7.90% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 125 29
Median daily rate £425 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.25 £22.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -13.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Heroku as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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
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 25 March 2017. 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 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
Coventry - 2 £388 -
Heroku
England

Heroku
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) Visualforce
2 2 (50.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (50.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com