Period
to 29 November 2020

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 94 107
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 55 139 172
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.83% 2.41% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 2.59% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 120 160
Median daily rate £538 £521 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -4.36% +9.00%
10th Percentile £213 £412 £399
90th Percentile £688 £640 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,788 5,374 6,729
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.88% 93.35% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,278 4,199 5,336
Median daily rate £518 £512 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.07% +2.40% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £515 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 63 114
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% +9.63% +6.86%
10th Percentile £17.60 £12.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.05 £52.05 £26.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.92 £18.70
% change year-on-year +67.34% +11.84% +1.63%

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 29 November 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 29 November 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 32 (58.18%) React
2 31 (56.36%) Java
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 19 (34.55%) C#
5 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (32.73%) .NET
6 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
7 16 (29.09%) MongoDB
8 15 (27.27%) Microservices
8 15 (27.27%) Node.js
8 15 (27.27%) Docker
9 14 (25.45%) RESTful
9 14 (25.45%) SQL
10 13 (23.64%) Front Office
10 13 (23.64%) AWS
11 12 (21.82%) Python
11 12 (21.82%) HTML
12 11 (20.00%) CSS
13 10 (18.18%) Spring
13 10 (18.18%) Web Development
13 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (18.18%) Kotlin
13 10 (18.18%) .NET Core
14 9 (16.36%) GraphQL
14 9 (16.36%) REST
14 9 (16.36%) TypeScript
14 9 (16.36%) Spring Boot
14 9 (16.36%) Azure
14 9 (16.36%) Finance

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 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.64%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) AWS
2 9 (16.36%) Azure
3 6 (10.91%) npm
4 3 (5.45%) GCP
5 2 (3.64%) Apigee
5 2 (3.64%) GitHub
5 2 (3.64%) Serverless
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.82%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (1.82%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (1.82%) Kong
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.64%) Cloud Spanner
5 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.82%) Redis
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.91%) webpack
4 5 (9.09%) MSBuild
4 5 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.27%) JUnit
5 4 (7.27%) Maven
6 3 (5.45%) Gradle
7 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.64%) Gatling
7 2 (3.64%) JMeter
7 2 (3.64%) Mocha
7 2 (3.64%) Mockito
7 2 (3.64%) PyUnit
8 1 (1.82%) GitLab
8 1 (1.82%) GoCD
8 1 (1.82%) gulp
8 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (23.64%) Front Office
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 8 (14.55%) Banking
4 6 (10.91%) Retail
5 5 (9.09%) Back Office
6 2 (3.64%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (58.18%) React
2 18 (32.73%) .NET
3 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
4 15 (27.27%) Node.js
5 14 (25.45%) RESTful
6 12 (21.82%) HTML
7 11 (20.00%) CSS
8 10 (18.18%) .NET Core
8 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (18.18%) Spring
9 9 (16.36%) GraphQL
9 9 (16.36%) REST
9 9 (16.36%) Spring Boot
10 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.73%) Express
11 6 (10.91%) Kafka
12 5 (9.09%) Entity Framework
12 5 (9.09%) HTML5
12 5 (9.09%) jQuery
13 3 (5.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.82%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Microservices
3 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (18.18%) Web Development
4 7 (12.73%) DevOps
4 7 (12.73%) Scrum
4 7 (12.73%) TDD
4 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
5 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
5 6 (10.91%) OO
5 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
6 4 (7.27%) BDD
6 4 (7.27%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Open Source
6 4 (7.27%) Pair Programming
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) Java
2 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 19 (34.55%) C#
4 14 (25.45%) SQL
5 12 (21.82%) Python
6 10 (18.18%) Kotlin
7 9 (16.36%) TypeScript
8 7 (12.73%) Java 8
9 4 (7.27%) Go
10 3 (5.45%) Ruby
11 2 (3.64%) Scala
12 1 (1.82%) C++
12 1 (1.82%) PHP
12 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Terraform
2 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
1 2 (3.64%) Confluent
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Cadence