Period
to 28 September 2021

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £581 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 74 103
Rank change year-on-year -31 +29 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 64 43 145
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.72% 2.42% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.62% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 128
10th Percentile £409 £205 £413
25th Percentile £480 £363 £462
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £581 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% +2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £688 £688 £588
90th Percentile £774 " £645
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £68.25 - -
Central London median hourly rate £68.25 - -

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 3,446 1,643 5,784
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.83% 92.41% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,578 1,221 4,575
10th Percentile £358 £313 £316
25th Percentile £456 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £501
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.20% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 27 70
10th Percentile £13.68 £16.00 £11.25
25th Percentile £15.71 £20.00 £12.57
Median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £17.83
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% +101.91% -4.65%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.88 £23.35
90th Percentile £62.55 £54.10 £45.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.75 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -21.83% +82.05% +4.28%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 - 2 £575 -
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 28 September 2021, 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 63 (98.44%) Full Stack Development
2 37 (57.81%) React
3 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 28 (43.75%) AngularJS
5 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (35.94%) Java
7 19 (29.69%) SQL
7 19 (29.69%) Finance
7 19 (29.69%) AWS
7 19 (29.69%) Node.js
8 18 (28.13%) HTML
8 18 (28.13%) TypeScript
9 17 (26.56%) Azure
10 16 (25.00%) CSS
11 14 (21.88%) Python
12 13 (20.31%) .NET
13 11 (17.19%) C#
14 10 (15.63%) DevOps
15 8 (12.50%) Front End Development
15 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 8 (12.50%) TDD
15 8 (12.50%) HTML5
15 8 (12.50%) Spring
16 7 (10.94%) Scrum
16 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
16 7 (10.94%) Web Development
16 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
16 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
16 7 (10.94%) Banking

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 1 (1.56%) CMS
1 1 (1.56%) Confluence
1 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.56%) IIS
1 1 (1.56%) Moodle
1 1 (1.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) AWS
2 17 (26.56%) Azure
3 4 (6.25%) GitHub
4 3 (4.69%) GCP
4 3 (4.69%) SaaS
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.13%) Heroku
5 2 (3.13%) Serverless
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.56%) Azure App Service
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.25%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.56%) Big Data
6 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) Redis
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.13%) Codeship
3 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.13%) GitLab
4 1 (1.56%) gulp
4 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.56%) JBehave
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) JMeter
4 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.56%) Protractor
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
2 7 (10.94%) Social Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Front Office
4 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Retail
6 2 (3.13%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (57.81%) React
2 28 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 19 (29.69%) Node.js
4 18 (28.13%) HTML
5 16 (25.00%) CSS
6 13 (20.31%) .NET
7 8 (12.50%) HTML5
7 8 (12.50%) Spring
8 7 (10.94%) Spring Boot
9 5 (7.81%) jQuery
10 4 (6.25%) .NET Core
10 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.25%) XML
11 3 (4.69%) CSS3
11 3 (4.69%) GraphQL
11 3 (4.69%) Redux
11 3 (4.69%) REST
11 3 (4.69%) RESTful
11 3 (4.69%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (98.44%) Full Stack Development
2 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.63%) DevOps
4 8 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 8 (12.50%) TDD
5 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.94%) Microservices
5 7 (10.94%) Scrum
5 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
5 7 (10.94%) Web Development
6 6 (9.38%) SDLC
7 4 (6.25%) Analytics
7 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Investment Management
7 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Wealth Management
8 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (35.94%) Java
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 18 (28.13%) TypeScript
5 14 (21.88%) Python
6 11 (17.19%) C#
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby
8 2 (3.13%) Java 8
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) C
9 1 (1.56%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Terraform
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Rollbar
2 2 (3.13%) Splunk
3 1 (1.56%) Sybase
3 1 (1.56%) Telerik