Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 107 140
Rank change year-on-year +17 +33 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 46 144 124
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.06% 2.21% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.36% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 128 106
Median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £323 £413 £344
90th Percentile £698 £638 £616
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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 2,076 6,106 6,610
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.14% 93.90% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,456 4,768 5,188
Median daily rate £513 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 78 125
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +7.56%
10th Percentile £13.28 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £51.08 £57.55 £30.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +6.04%

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 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 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
1 25 (54.35%) React
2 22 (47.83%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) AngularJS
4 15 (32.61%) Microservices
4 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (30.43%) Node.js
6 11 (23.91%) Docker
6 11 (23.91%) Finance
6 11 (23.91%) SQL
7 10 (21.74%) HTML
7 10 (21.74%) C#
7 10 (21.74%) .NET
7 10 (21.74%) AWS
8 9 (19.57%) Azure
9 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
9 8 (17.39%) DevOps
10 7 (15.22%) Kubernetes
10 7 (15.22%) Kotlin
10 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
10 7 (15.22%) Redux
10 7 (15.22%) CSS
10 7 (15.22%) TDD
11 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
11 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
11 6 (13.04%) Front Office
11 6 (13.04%) TypeScript
11 6 (13.04%) Terraform
11 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot

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 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) AWS
2 9 (19.57%) Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Datadog
3 2 (4.35%) npm
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon Cognito
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.17%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (2.17%) Kong
4 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.70%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) CircleCI
3 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.35%) Gradle
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Maven
5 2 (4.35%) webpack
6 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.17%) GitLab
6 1 (2.17%) gulp
6 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Front Office
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 4 (8.70%) Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Law
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) React
2 16 (34.78%) AngularJS
3 14 (30.43%) Node.js
4 10 (21.74%) .NET
4 10 (21.74%) HTML
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (15.22%) CSS
5 7 (15.22%) Redux
6 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
7 5 (10.87%) .NET Core
8 4 (8.70%) Express
8 4 (8.70%) HTML5
8 4 (8.70%) RESTful
8 4 (8.70%) Spring
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.52%) GraphQL
9 3 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
10 2 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Blog
3 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (32.61%) Microservices
2 8 (17.39%) DevOps
3 7 (15.22%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.87%) Scrum
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
5 4 (8.70%) MVC
5 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.52%) Kanban
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Open Source
6 3 (6.52%) SDLC
6 3 (6.52%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.35%) Coaching
7 2 (4.35%) Fintech
7 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
2 22 (47.83%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 10 (21.74%) C#
5 7 (15.22%) Kotlin
6 6 (13.04%) TypeScript
7 4 (8.70%) Python
8 3 (6.52%) C++
8 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.17%) ES6
10 1 (2.17%) Java 8
10 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Kubernetes
2 6 (13.04%) Terraform
3 2 (4.35%) Kibana
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.17%) Cadence
2 1 (2.17%) Google
2 1 (2.17%) Infragistics