Period
to 18 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 78 90
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 13 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.01% 1.53% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.60% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 5
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +10.94% +33.33%
10th Percentile £330 £364 £335
90th Percentile £478 £500 £455
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £62.50 - -

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 1,225 1,501 1,278
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 95.48% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 1,004 817
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £210 £216 £214
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 44
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.91% -5.17% +11.54%
10th Percentile £10.25 £8.39 £10.18
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.50 £36.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year -15.79% +14.29% +10.83%

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019, 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (61.54%) RESTful
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) jMock
3 8 (61.54%) Mockito
3 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 8 (61.54%) DbUnit
3 8 (61.54%) PowerMock
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Spring
3 8 (61.54%) Maven
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) J2EE
3 8 (61.54%) JUnit
3 8 (61.54%) SOAP
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (61.54%) SonarQube
4 6 (46.15%) Spring Boot
4 6 (46.15%) Apache Camel
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) CSS3

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 8 (61.54%) DbUnit
2 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 8 (61.54%) jMock
2 8 (61.54%) JUnit
2 8 (61.54%) Maven
2 8 (61.54%) Mockito
2 8 (61.54%) SonarQube
3 2 (15.38%) PhpStorm
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
1 8 (61.54%) PowerMock
1 8 (61.54%) RESTful
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
1 8 (61.54%) Spring
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) Apache Camel
2 6 (46.15%) Spring Boot
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (23.08%) JPA
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Debian
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (61.54%) Kanban
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java 8
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter