Period
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The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 124 129 86
Rank change year-on-year +5 -43 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 73 38 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.68% 1.20% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.28% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 34 41
10th Percentile £462 £413 £431
25th Percentile £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £575
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +12.20%
75th Percentile £688 £688 £650
90th Percentile £730 £748 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £52.50
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
75th Percentile - - £57.50
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 4,044 2,966 2,548
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.33% 93.68% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,992 2,176 1,910
10th Percentile £358 £350 £306
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £564 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.00% -2.72%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £600
90th Percentile £775 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £545 £500
% change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 37
10th Percentile £17.10 £12.26 £12.47
25th Percentile £25.94 £13.97 £14.38
Median hourly rate £44.50 £22.75 £26.00
Median % change year-on-year +95.60% -12.50% +31.65%
75th Percentile £55.38 £31.68 £38.75
90th Percentile £64.55 £39.10 £54.10
Central London median hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £26.22
% change year-on-year +91.11% -14.19% +31.10%

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Full Stack Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Full Stack Developer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Full Stack Developer in the City of London

Full Stack Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Full Stack Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022, Full Stack Developer contract jobs required the following 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 73 (100.00%) Full Stack Development
2 43 (58.90%) JavaScript
3 32 (43.84%) React
4 28 (38.36%) Agile
5 27 (36.99%) HTML
6 25 (34.25%) .NET
6 25 (34.25%) TDD
6 25 (34.25%) AngularJS
7 23 (31.51%) Java
8 22 (30.14%) SQL
9 21 (28.77%) CSS
10 20 (27.40%) C#
10 20 (27.40%) Azure
10 20 (27.40%) AWS
10 20 (27.40%) Microservices
11 19 (26.03%) HTML5
11 19 (26.03%) Finance
12 18 (24.66%) Node.js
13 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
14 15 (20.55%) TypeScript
14 15 (20.55%) CI/CD
15 13 (17.81%) Spring
16 11 (15.07%) Banking
16 11 (15.07%) REST
16 11 (15.07%) CSS3
16 11 (15.07%) DevOps
16 11 (15.07%) Kubernetes
17 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
18 9 (12.33%) Test Automation

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 3 (4.11%) CMS
1 3 (4.11%) Confluence
1 3 (4.11%) Headless CMS
1 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.40%) AWS
1 20 (27.40%) Azure
2 9 (12.33%) GitHub
3 7 (9.59%) GCP
4 4 (5.48%) Serverless
5 3 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (4.11%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (2.74%) Azure Key Vault
6 2 (2.74%) IaaS
6 2 (2.74%) npm
6 2 (2.74%) SaaS
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.37%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.59%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.48%) Redis
5 3 (4.11%) DynamoDB
6 2 (2.74%) Big Data
6 2 (2.74%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.74%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.37%) Flink
7 1 (1.37%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.22%) JIRA
3 5 (6.85%) JUnit
4 4 (5.48%) Maven
4 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.11%) Gradle
5 3 (4.11%) Selenium
5 3 (4.11%) webpack
6 2 (2.74%) Cypress.io
6 2 (2.74%) gulp
6 2 (2.74%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.37%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.37%) GitLab
7 1 (1.37%) Grunt
7 1 (1.37%) Postman
7 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Social Skills
4 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.48%) Front Office
6 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 2 (2.74%) Automotive
6 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.74%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) React
2 27 (36.99%) HTML
3 25 (34.25%) .NET
3 25 (34.25%) AngularJS
4 21 (28.77%) CSS
5 19 (26.03%) HTML5
6 18 (24.66%) Node.js
7 13 (17.81%) Spring
8 11 (15.07%) CSS3
8 11 (15.07%) REST
9 9 (12.33%) Kafka
10 7 (9.59%) Redux
10 7 (9.59%) Spring Boot
11 6 (8.22%) .NET Core
11 6 (8.22%) GraphQL
12 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.48%) Ajax
12 4 (5.48%) Next.js
12 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.48%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (10.96%) User Experience
2 3 (4.11%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Linux
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (100.00%) Full Stack Development
2 28 (38.36%) Agile
3 25 (34.25%) TDD
4 20 (27.40%) Microservices
5 15 (20.55%) CI/CD
6 11 (15.07%) DevOps
7 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.96%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (9.59%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.22%) API Development
11 6 (8.22%) Event-Driven
11 6 (8.22%) OO
11 6 (8.22%) Project Management
11 6 (8.22%) Scrum
12 5 (6.85%) BDD
12 5 (6.85%) Web Development
13 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
13 4 (5.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) JavaScript
2 23 (31.51%) Java
3 22 (30.14%) SQL
4 20 (27.40%) C#
5 15 (20.55%) TypeScript
6 8 (10.96%) Python
7 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 2 (2.74%) Go
8 2 (2.74%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) GDPR
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Google
2 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe
3 1 (1.37%) Databricks
3 1 (1.37%) IBM
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com