Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £436 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 96 82
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.70% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Birmingham median daily rate £436 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.43% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £346 £315 £425
90th Percentile £493 £440 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £319
% change year-on-year - +9.80% -4.85%
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 1481 1475 1305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.28% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 941 813
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% +7.43% +5.71%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £210
90th Percentile £525 £550 £511
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 54 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.36 £10.65
90th Percentile £39.63 £26.88 £39.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +4.94%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Spring
1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (63.64%) Kanban
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) Open Source
3 6 (54.55%) Node.js
3 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 5 (45.45%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) JSON
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) Spring Boot
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source Development
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing

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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) DbUnit
3 3 (27.27%) jMock
3 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
3 3 (27.27%) Mockito
3 3 (27.27%) SonarQube
4 2 (18.18%) JHipster
4 2 (18.18%) Liquibase
5 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) Node.js
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) JSON
3 5 (45.45%) REST
3 5 (45.45%) Spring Boot
3 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (45.45%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) PowerMock
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Kanban
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source Development
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) B2B
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (9.09%) Microservices
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Zend