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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 - 122
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Heroku 17 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.84% - 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.70% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £613 £388
% change year-on-year -10.20% +58.06%  
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 298 223 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.69% 7.41% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 154 60
Median daily rate £475 £415 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% +25.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £13.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.44%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Heroku in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Birmingham - 10 £550 - 3
Shropshire - 3 - -
Walsall - 2 £550 -
Heroku
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 18 (94.74%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Microservices
3 15 (78.95%) REST
4 13 (68.42%) OpenShift
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (68.42%) PaaS
4 13 (68.42%) SOAP
4 13 (68.42%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (68.42%) Spring
4 13 (68.42%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (68.42%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (68.42%) Spring Boot
4 13 (68.42%) API Development
4 13 (68.42%) API Design
4 13 (68.42%) API Integration
5 12 (63.16%) DevOps
5 12 (63.16%) Open Source
6 11 (57.89%) Billing
7 9 (47.37%) Linux
7 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
7 9 (47.37%) SaaS
7 9 (47.37%) IaaS
7 9 (47.37%) GitHub
7 9 (47.37%) Bitbucket
7 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (47.37%) Docker
7 9 (47.37%) GitLab
7 9 (47.37%) MuleSoft
7 9 (47.37%) 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 13 (68.42%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (68.42%) OpenShift
1 13 (68.42%) PaaS
2 9 (47.37%) GitHub
2 9 (47.37%) IaaS
2 9 (47.37%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Bitbucket
1 9 (47.37%) GitLab
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 11 (57.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Java Architect
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Software Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) REST
2 13 (68.42%) SOAP
2 13 (68.42%) Spring
2 13 (68.42%) Spring Boot
3 4 (21.05%) Node.js
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) Play Framework
4 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.53%) JPA
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) LESS
6 1 (5.26%) Sass
6 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Microservices
2 13 (68.42%) API Design
2 13 (68.42%) API Development
2 13 (68.42%) API Integration
2 13 (68.42%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (63.16%) DevOps
3 12 (63.16%) Open Source
4 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Scala
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (47.37%) Apigee
2 9 (47.37%) MuleSoft
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Google
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago