Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020.

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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 101 116
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 118 176 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.36% 2.60% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.74% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 156 125
City of London median daily rate £525 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +17.95% -2.50%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £340
90th Percentile £675 £650 £608
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £27.09
Central London median hourly rate - - £27.09

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 4,658 6,425 6,596
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 95.00% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,603 5,016 5,240
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £300 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 83 89
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +10.00% -3.75%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £32.40 £30.80
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.10
% change year-on-year +12.30% +3.31% +6.47%

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 21 January 2020.

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

Full Stack Developer
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Full Stack Developer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 4 £525 -
Full Stack Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 65 (55.08%) JavaScript
2 56 (47.46%) React
3 54 (45.76%) AngularJS
4 50 (42.37%) Java
5 48 (40.68%) HTML
6 42 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (34.75%) CSS
8 36 (30.51%) Finance
9 32 (27.12%) C#
10 30 (25.42%) .NET
11 29 (24.58%) TDD
12 27 (22.88%) Node.js
13 22 (18.64%) Azure
14 21 (17.80%) AWS
15 20 (16.95%) Microservices
16 19 (16.10%) Python
17 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
17 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET
17 18 (15.25%) MVC
17 18 (15.25%) Greenfield Project
17 18 (15.25%) Redux
17 18 (15.25%) HTML5
18 17 (14.41%) SQL
19 16 (13.56%) Spring
19 16 (13.56%) TypeScript
20 15 (12.71%) BDD
21 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
22 13 (11.02%) Enterprise Software
23 12 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 12 (10.17%) DevOps

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 5 (4.24%) Apache
2 3 (2.54%) JBoss
3 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.85%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.64%) Azure
2 21 (17.80%) AWS
3 6 (5.08%) GitHub
4 5 (4.24%) GCP
5 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.69%) Amazon Cognito
6 2 (1.69%) Serverless
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.63%) MySQL
3 8 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.54%) HBase
5 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.69%) Redis
6 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.85%) Big Data
7 1 (0.85%) CockroachDB
7 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.39%) Grunt
2 4 (3.39%) gulp
2 4 (3.39%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.54%) Selenium
4 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.69%) NUnit
4 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.85%) Babel
5 1 (0.85%) Gradle
5 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) Mocha
5 1 (0.85%) Moq
5 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.85%) webpack
General
1 36 (30.51%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Law
3 4 (3.39%) Front Office
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Games
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.46%) React
2 54 (45.76%) AngularJS
3 48 (40.68%) HTML
4 41 (34.75%) CSS
5 30 (25.42%) .NET
6 27 (22.88%) Node.js
7 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET
7 18 (15.25%) HTML5
7 18 (15.25%) Redux
8 16 (13.56%) Spring
9 12 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (9.32%) .NET Core
10 11 (9.32%) Spring Boot
11 10 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (8.47%) RESTful
12 9 (7.63%) REST
13 8 (6.78%) CSS3
14 7 (5.93%) .NET Framework
15 6 (5.08%) Express
15 6 (5.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (11.02%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.24%) User Experience
4 3 (2.54%) Equities
5 2 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.58%) TDD
3 20 (16.95%) Microservices
4 18 (15.25%) MVC
5 15 (12.71%) BDD
6 12 (10.17%) DevOps
7 11 (9.32%) Fintech
7 11 (9.32%) Web Development
8 10 (8.47%) Scrum
9 9 (7.63%) Front End Development
9 9 (7.63%) SDLC
9 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.78%) Pair Programming
11 7 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.93%) Low Latency
11 7 (5.93%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.08%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (5.08%) High Availability
12 6 (5.08%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.08%) JavaScript
2 50 (42.37%) Java
3 32 (27.12%) C#
4 19 (16.10%) Python
5 17 (14.41%) SQL
6 16 (13.56%) TypeScript
7 12 (10.17%) Java 8
8 7 (5.93%) VBA
9 6 (5.08%) PHP
10 5 (4.24%) Scala
11 4 (3.39%) ES6
12 2 (1.69%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.69%) Elm
12 2 (1.69%) Go
12 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.85%) Java 9
13 1 (0.85%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Terraform
2 2 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (3.39%) New Relic
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle
2 3 (2.54%) Google
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe
3 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.85%) Splunk
3 1 (0.85%) Typemock