Period
to 20 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Full Stack Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 77 85
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 25 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.64% 0.66% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.68% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 4
Birmingham median daily rate £444 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.62% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £364 £300 £288
90th Percentile £500 £455 £409
West Midlands median daily rate £423 £335 £338
% change year-on-year +26.12% -0.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,450 1,172 1,286
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.99% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 772 828
Birmingham median daily rate £403 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £210
90th Percentile £575 £519 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 52
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.61 £11.00 £10.52
90th Percentile £42.50 £31.40 £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.49% +11.67% -6.25%

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Full Stack Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in Birmingham

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Full Stack Developer in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Full Stack Developer in Birmingham

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Full Stack Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Full Stack Developer in Birmingham

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, Full Stack Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Full Stack Developer in the job title.

1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 14 (56.00%) Spring
4 13 (52.00%) Scrum
4 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (52.00%) RESTful
4 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (48.00%) Spring Boot
5 12 (48.00%) BDD
5 12 (48.00%) Web Services
6 11 (44.00%) J2EE
6 11 (44.00%) Kanban
6 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (44.00%) Apache Camel
7 10 (40.00%) PowerMock
7 10 (40.00%) SonarQube
7 10 (40.00%) DbUnit
7 10 (40.00%) Mockito
7 10 (40.00%) JUnit
7 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (40.00%) SOAP
7 10 (40.00%) jMock
7 10 (40.00%) Maven
8 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (28.00%) Docker
11 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) Mule
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (4.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (40.00%) DbUnit
2 10 (40.00%) jMock
2 10 (40.00%) JUnit
2 10 (40.00%) Maven
2 10 (40.00%) Mockito
2 10 (40.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.00%) GitLab
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Spring
2 13 (52.00%) RESTful
3 12 (48.00%) Spring Boot
3 12 (48.00%) Web Services
4 11 (44.00%) Apache Camel
4 11 (44.00%) J2EE
5 10 (40.00%) PowerMock
5 10 (40.00%) SOAP
6 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (12.00%) Angular 2
8 3 (12.00%) CSS
8 3 (12.00%) HTML
8 3 (12.00%) Node.js
8 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (12.00%) Symfony
9 2 (8.00%) CSS3
9 2 (8.00%) Doctrine
9 2 (8.00%) HTML5
9 2 (8.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (52.00%) Scrum
4 12 (48.00%) BDD
5 11 (44.00%) Kanban
6 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 4 (16.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.00%) Microservices
7 3 (12.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
9 1 (4.00%) OOP
9 1 (4.00%) Open Source
9 1 (4.00%) SOA
9 1 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) Clojure
5 1 (4.00%) Erlang
5 1 (4.00%) F#
5 1 (4.00%) Groovy
5 1 (4.00%) Haskell
5 1 (4.00%) Java 8
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Docker
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle