Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 113 129
Rank change year-on-year +15 +16 +72
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 178 151 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.62% 2.14% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.26% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 130 98
City of London median daily rate £575 £481 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.48% -3.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £359 £325
90th Percentile £650 £613 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £495
% change year-on-year +15.79% -4.04% +14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 6,463 6,673 5,973
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 94.42% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,053 5,297 4,737
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 89 67
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.56% -9.95%
10th Percentile £12.91 £11.25 £12.84
90th Percentile £31.20 £30.80 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.35
% change year-on-year +3.31% +4.35% -11.05%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019, 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.

1 119 (66.85%) Java
2 98 (55.06%) JavaScript
3 90 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (48.31%) Banking
5 80 (44.94%) React
6 65 (36.52%) Node.js
7 63 (35.39%) AngularJS
8 59 (33.15%) Greenfield Project
9 53 (29.78%) HTML
10 51 (28.65%) Front Office
11 46 (25.84%) Spring
12 44 (24.72%) REST
12 44 (24.72%) SDLC
13 43 (24.16%) PrimeFaces
13 43 (24.16%) JSF
13 43 (24.16%) TDD
13 43 (24.16%) JSP
14 42 (23.60%) CSS
15 40 (22.47%) Redux
16 32 (17.98%) HTML5
17 28 (15.73%) Investment Banking
18 26 (14.61%) Finance
18 26 (14.61%) BDD
19 24 (13.48%) User Experience
20 23 (12.92%) Hibernate
21 22 (12.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 20 (11.24%) Microservices
22 20 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
23 19 (10.67%) Jenkins
23 19 (10.67%) 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 13 (7.30%) WordPress
2 7 (3.93%) Confluence
3 5 (2.81%) CMS
4 4 (2.25%) Drupal
5 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.56%) Mule
7 1 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.93%) GitHub
4 4 (2.25%) Serverless
5 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.69%) Heroku
5 3 (1.69%) npm
6 2 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.12%) Slack
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.56%) Fastly
7 1 (0.56%) Firebase
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) IaaS
7 1 (0.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.11%) RDBMS
1 18 (10.11%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.74%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.93%) MySQL
3 7 (3.93%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.37%) Redis
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.12%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.12%) KDB
8 1 (0.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.56%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 19 (10.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (7.30%) Maven
3 12 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.74%) JIRA
4 11 (6.18%) JUnit
4 11 (6.18%) webpack
5 8 (4.49%) gulp
5 8 (4.49%) Mocha
6 7 (3.93%) Mockito
7 6 (3.37%) Babel
8 5 (2.81%) Selenium
9 4 (2.25%) CircleCI
9 4 (2.25%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.25%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.69%) Grunt
10 3 (1.69%) Protractor
10 3 (1.69%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.12%) GitLab
11 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 86 (48.31%) Banking
2 51 (28.65%) Front Office
3 28 (15.73%) Investment Banking
4 26 (14.61%) Finance
5 4 (2.25%) Publishing
6 2 (1.12%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (44.94%) React
2 65 (36.52%) Node.js
3 63 (35.39%) AngularJS
4 53 (29.78%) HTML
5 46 (25.84%) Spring
6 44 (24.72%) REST
7 43 (24.16%) JSF
7 43 (24.16%) JSP
7 43 (24.16%) PrimeFaces
8 42 (23.60%) CSS
9 40 (22.47%) Redux
10 32 (17.98%) HTML5
11 23 (12.92%) Hibernate
12 22 (12.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (10.67%) Angular 2
13 19 (10.67%) Spring Boot
14 18 (10.11%) Sass
15 13 (7.30%) Kafka
16 12 (6.74%) .NET
17 11 (6.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 59 (33.15%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (13.48%) User Experience
3 9 (5.06%) Fintech
4 6 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.37%) iPad
5 4 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) Equities
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.56%) Blog
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Equity Risk
8 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.56%) New Media
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.55%) Unix
2 8 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.25%) Linux
4 2 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.72%) SDLC
3 43 (24.16%) TDD
4 26 (14.61%) BDD
5 20 (11.24%) Microservices
6 19 (10.67%) DevOps
7 16 (8.99%) Unit Testing
8 15 (8.43%) MVC
8 15 (8.43%) Scrum
9 14 (7.87%) Front End Development
9 14 (7.87%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.30%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.18%) Multithreading
12 10 (5.62%) Kanban
13 8 (4.49%) Web Development
14 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
15 6 (3.37%) Creative Thinking
15 6 (3.37%) Pair Programming
16 5 (2.81%) Continuous Deployment
16 5 (2.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 119 (66.85%) Java
2 98 (55.06%) JavaScript
3 19 (10.67%) C#
4 17 (9.55%) SQL
5 15 (8.43%) Java 8
6 12 (6.74%) PHP
6 12 (6.74%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.06%) ES6
8 8 (4.49%) Python
9 6 (3.37%) C++
10 4 (2.25%) ES7
11 3 (1.69%) Scala
12 2 (1.12%) ClojureScript
12 2 (1.12%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.56%) Clojure
13 1 (0.56%) ES8
13 1 (0.56%) Go
13 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.56%) OCaml
13 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (3.37%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (3.93%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.87%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Varnish
3 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.56%) etcd
Systems Management
1 15 (8.43%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.69%) Marathon
2 3 (1.69%) Mesos
3 2 (1.12%) Terraform
4 1 (0.56%) Consul
4 1 (0.56%) Grafana
4 1 (0.56%) Graphite
4 1 (0.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.56%) logstash
4 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (3.37%) Apple
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle
3 3 (1.69%) Splunk
4 1 (0.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.56%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.56%) Facebook
4 1 (0.56%) Google