Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 86 99
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 23 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.61% 0.80% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.84% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £315
90th Percentile £475 £485 £440
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 - -

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 1,360 1,422 1,496
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.05% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 996 972
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £384 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -0.97% +3.33%
10th Percentile £175 £219 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 43 47
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.43 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.21% -3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.98 £8.39 £10.46
90th Percentile £38.00 £39.75 £36.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.52% +9.37% -14.29%

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 October 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 18 October 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 18 (78.26%) Scrum
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) TDD
3 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (60.87%) Kanban
4 14 (60.87%) RESTful
5 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
6 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
6 12 (52.17%) jMock
6 12 (52.17%) Maven
6 12 (52.17%) Java
6 12 (52.17%) J2EE
6 12 (52.17%) JUnit
6 12 (52.17%) SOAP
6 12 (52.17%) Web Services
6 12 (52.17%) DbUnit
6 12 (52.17%) Mockito
6 12 (52.17%) BDD
6 12 (52.17%) PowerMock
6 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
6 12 (52.17%) Apache Camel
6 12 (52.17%) SonarQube
6 12 (52.17%) Spring Boot
7 11 (47.83%) Spring
8 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
9 8 (34.78%) .NET
10 7 (30.43%) C#
10 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
11 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
11 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS

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 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (13.04%) Serverless
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Functions
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 12 (52.17%) DbUnit
2 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
2 12 (52.17%) jMock
2 12 (52.17%) JUnit
2 12 (52.17%) Maven
2 12 (52.17%) Mockito
2 12 (52.17%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) RESTful
2 12 (52.17%) Apache Camel
2 12 (52.17%) J2EE
2 12 (52.17%) PowerMock
2 12 (52.17%) SOAP
2 12 (52.17%) Spring Boot
2 12 (52.17%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) Spring
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (17.39%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (17.39%) Node.js
5 4 (17.39%) React
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (78.26%) Scrum
2 16 (69.57%) TDD
3 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (60.87%) Kanban
5 12 (52.17%) BDD
6 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
7 5 (21.74%) Microservices
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
9 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (13.04%) OO
9 3 (13.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
10 2 (8.70%) SDLC
10 2 (8.70%) SOLID
11 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.35%) Zend