Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 91 83
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 18 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.15% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Birmingham median daily rate £444 £428 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +14.00% -
10th Percentile £358 £340 £301
90th Percentile £500 £455 £459
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £353 £319
% change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% -
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 1,496 1,309 1,218
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 95.76% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,042 815 766
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +9.93% +0.71%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £209
90th Percentile £530 £545 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 60 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% - -13.43%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.54 £10.53
90th Percentile £35.75 £27.52 £41.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.92 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.64% -6.35% +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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, Full Stack Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Full Stack Developer in the job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Spring
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (50.00%) Scrum
5 9 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (50.00%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) TDD
6 8 (44.44%) Kanban
7 7 (38.89%) HTML5
7 7 (38.89%) Node.js
7 7 (38.89%) CSS3
8 6 (33.33%) RESTful
8 6 (33.33%) Docker
8 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot
8 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (33.33%) jQuery
8 6 (33.33%) XML
9 5 (27.78%) OO
9 5 (27.78%) Web Services
9 5 (27.78%) JSON
9 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
9 5 (27.78%) Open Source
9 5 (27.78%) REST
9 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
9 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 3 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) GitHub
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.56%) JasperReports
3 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) DbUnit
3 3 (16.67%) jMock
3 3 (16.67%) JUnit
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
3 3 (16.67%) Mockito
3 3 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 2 (11.11%) JHipster
4 2 (11.11%) Liquibase
5 1 (5.56%) GitLab
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Spring
2 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) CSS3
4 7 (38.89%) HTML5
4 7 (38.89%) Node.js
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) RESTful
5 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 6 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) JSON
6 5 (27.78%) REST
6 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
8 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 3 (16.67%) PowerMock
8 3 (16.67%) SOAP
8 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (44.44%) Kanban
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Open Source
5 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source Development
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Microservices
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (5.56%) Concurrent Programming
9 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
9 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) Clojure
5 1 (5.56%) Erlang
5 1 (5.56%) F#
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
5 1 (5.56%) Haskell
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
1 1 (5.56%) Zend