Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 15 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 104 134
Rank change year-on-year -8 +30 +104
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 149 160 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.13% 2.36% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 2.49% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 136 103
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £625 £638 £623
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +18.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,673 6,431 6,344
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 94.78% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,277 5,023 5,063
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £660
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £464
% change year-on-year +0.10% +7.77% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 90 72
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -1.37% +1.39%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £48.62
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.31% +3.43% -2.78%

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in the City of London

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Full Stack Developer in the City of London

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Full Stack Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Full Stack Developer in the City of London

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 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 City of London region featuring Full Stack Developer in the job title.

1 106 (71.14%) JavaScript
2 84 (56.38%) Java
3 77 (51.68%) React
4 76 (51.01%) AngularJS
5 64 (42.95%) Node.js
6 62 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (36.24%) HTML
8 50 (33.56%) CSS
8 50 (33.56%) Banking
9 47 (31.54%) Spring
10 44 (29.53%) REST
11 40 (26.85%) TDD
12 32 (21.48%) Investment Banking
13 30 (20.13%) Redux
14 28 (18.79%) Hibernate
14 28 (18.79%) BDD
15 27 (18.12%) Angular 2
16 25 (16.78%) Greenfield Project
17 23 (15.44%) HTML5
18 22 (14.77%) DevOps
18 22 (14.77%) Docker
18 22 (14.77%) Scrum
18 22 (14.77%) C#
18 22 (14.77%) Java 8
18 22 (14.77%) Fintech
19 21 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (14.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 19 (12.75%) Relational Database
20 19 (12.75%) PHP
20 19 (12.75%) Unix

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (10.07%) WordPress
2 5 (3.36%) CMS
3 4 (2.68%) Drupal
4 3 (2.01%) Apache
4 3 (2.01%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.67%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.67%) Mule
6 1 (0.67%) nginx
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.70%) Heroku
4 5 (3.36%) GitHub
5 4 (2.68%) Serverless
6 3 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.34%) npm
7 2 (1.34%) PaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.67%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.67%) Fastly
8 1 (0.67%) IaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Slack
8 1 (0.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) HTTP
2 4 (2.68%) SSL
3 3 (2.01%) DNS
3 3 (2.01%) FTP
3 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) Relational Database
2 18 (12.08%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.70%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.03%) Redis
6 4 (2.68%) MySQL
7 3 (2.01%) Big Data
7 3 (2.01%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 16 (10.74%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.40%) Maven
3 13 (8.72%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.71%) JUnit
5 9 (6.04%) Mockito
6 6 (4.03%) Babel
6 6 (4.03%) CircleCI
6 6 (4.03%) JIRA
7 4 (2.68%) GitLab
7 4 (2.68%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.68%) webpack
8 3 (2.01%) Mocha
8 3 (2.01%) Protractor
9 2 (1.34%) Grunt
9 2 (1.34%) gulp
10 1 (0.67%) Selenium
10 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.67%) Wercker
General
1 50 (33.56%) Banking
2 32 (21.48%) Investment Banking
3 14 (9.40%) Finance
4 11 (7.38%) Front Office
5 4 (2.68%) Publishing
6 2 (1.34%) Games
6 2 (1.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (51.68%) React
2 76 (51.01%) AngularJS
3 64 (42.95%) Node.js
4 54 (36.24%) HTML
5 50 (33.56%) CSS
6 47 (31.54%) Spring
7 44 (29.53%) REST
8 30 (20.13%) Redux
9 28 (18.79%) Hibernate
10 27 (18.12%) Angular 2
11 23 (15.44%) HTML5
12 21 (14.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (12.08%) jQuery
14 16 (10.74%) .NET
15 15 (10.07%) RESTful
16 14 (9.40%) Ajax
16 14 (9.40%) Kafka
16 14 (9.40%) Spring Boot
17 11 (7.38%) Sass
17 11 (7.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.78%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (14.77%) Fintech
3 17 (11.41%) User Experience
4 12 (8.05%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.04%) iPad
6 6 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.01%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.67%) Bitcoin
9 1 (0.67%) Blog
9 1 (0.67%) CCTV
9 1 (0.67%) Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) Digital Currency
9 1 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Unix
2 13 (8.72%) Linux
3 11 (7.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.85%) TDD
3 28 (18.79%) BDD
4 22 (14.77%) DevOps
4 22 (14.77%) Scrum
5 17 (11.41%) MVC
6 16 (10.74%) Kanban
7 14 (9.40%) Multithreading
7 14 (9.40%) Web Development
8 12 (8.05%) Front End Development
8 12 (8.05%) Microservices
9 11 (7.38%) SDLC
9 11 (7.38%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.04%) Creative Thinking
11 7 (4.70%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.36%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.36%) OO
13 5 (3.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 106 (71.14%) JavaScript
2 84 (56.38%) Java
3 22 (14.77%) C#
3 22 (14.77%) Java 8
4 19 (12.75%) PHP
5 15 (10.07%) ES6
5 15 (10.07%) SQL
6 9 (6.04%) Python
6 9 (6.04%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.70%) C++
7 7 (4.70%) PHP 7
8 6 (4.03%) PHP 5
9 5 (3.36%) Ruby
10 3 (2.01%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.34%) ES7
11 2 (1.34%) ES8
11 2 (1.34%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.67%) C
12 1 (0.67%) Erlang
12 1 (0.67%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (6.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 22 (14.77%) Docker
2 2 (1.34%) Varnish
3 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.67%) etcd
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.01%) Marathon
2 3 (2.01%) Mesos
2 3 (2.01%) Terraform
3 2 (1.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) Consul
4 1 (0.67%) Grafana
4 1 (0.67%) Graphite
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (6.04%) Apple
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.01%) Splunk
4 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.67%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.67%) CA
5 1 (0.67%) Facebook
5 1 (0.67%) Google
5 1 (0.67%) Omniture
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle