Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 76 93
Rank change year-on-year -45 +17 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 66 54 114
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.67% 2.60% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.81% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 97
10th Percentile £428 £243 £413
25th Percentile £500 £397 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -8.70%
75th Percentile £663 £688 £625
90th Percentile £747 £731 £668
Central London median daily rate £575 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +15.00% -6.98% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £65.25 - -
Median hourly rate £66.50 - -
75th Percentile £67.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £66.50 - -

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 3,641 1,921 4,624
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.34% 92.44% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,822 1,454 3,632
10th Percentile £358 £306 £300
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £518 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.28% +3.50% -
75th Percentile £650 £603 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 19 60
10th Percentile £13.88 £16.15 £12.38
25th Percentile £18.63 £20.50 £14.19
Median hourly rate £34.75 £23.00 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year +51.09% +16.46% +5.61%
75th Percentile £51.50 £36.88 £25.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £46.35 £49.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +41.41% +23.75% +6.95%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
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 23 January 2022, 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 65 (98.48%) Full Stack Development
2 37 (56.06%) JavaScript
3 36 (54.55%) React
4 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (39.39%) Java
6 25 (37.88%) AngularJS
7 24 (36.36%) .NET
8 23 (34.85%) C#
9 22 (33.33%) Python
10 20 (30.30%) Azure
11 19 (28.79%) TypeScript
12 18 (27.27%) Node.js
12 18 (27.27%) HTML
13 17 (25.76%) Finance
13 17 (25.76%) Microservices
14 16 (24.24%) SQL
15 15 (22.73%) CSS
16 14 (21.21%) AWS
16 14 (21.21%) DevOps
17 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
18 11 (16.67%) Scrum
19 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
19 10 (15.15%) Spring
19 10 (15.15%) .NET Core
20 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
21 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
21 8 (12.12%) MVC
21 8 (12.12%) TDD
21 8 (12.12%) OO
22 7 (10.61%) 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 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Headless CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.52%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) Azure
2 14 (21.21%) AWS
3 4 (6.06%) GitHub
4 3 (4.55%) GCP
4 3 (4.55%) Serverless
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.03%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.52%) Azure App Service
6 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.52%) Heroku
6 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.52%) SaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
4 3 (4.55%) Big Data
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.52%) Flink
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.55%) webpack
3 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.52%) GitLab
3 1 (1.52%) gulp
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) JMeter
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
2 7 (10.61%) Front Office
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 6 (9.09%) Social Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (54.55%) React
2 25 (37.88%) AngularJS
3 24 (36.36%) .NET
4 18 (27.27%) HTML
4 18 (27.27%) Node.js
5 15 (22.73%) CSS
6 10 (15.15%) .NET Core
6 10 (15.15%) Spring
7 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
8 6 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 6 (9.09%) HTML5
8 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot
9 5 (7.58%) REST
9 5 (7.58%) Vue.js
10 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.06%) Redux
10 4 (6.06%) RESTful
10 4 (6.06%) Swing
11 3 (4.55%) Express
11 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Fixed Income
1 5 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) Cloud Native
2 4 (6.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (98.48%) Full Stack Development
2 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) Microservices
4 14 (21.21%) DevOps
5 11 (16.67%) Scrum
6 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.12%) MVC
7 8 (12.12%) OO
7 8 (12.12%) TDD
8 7 (10.61%) API Development
8 7 (10.61%) Front End Development
9 6 (9.09%) Automated Trading
9 6 (9.09%) CI/CD
9 6 (9.09%) OOP
10 5 (7.58%) Analytics
10 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
10 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.58%) SDLC
10 5 (7.58%) Web Development
11 4 (6.06%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) JavaScript
2 26 (39.39%) Java
3 23 (34.85%) C#
4 22 (33.33%) Python
5 19 (28.79%) TypeScript
6 16 (24.24%) SQL
7 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.06%) C++
8 4 (6.06%) PHP
8 4 (6.06%) Ruby
9 2 (3.03%) Java 8
10 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.52%) Sybase
3 1 (1.52%) Telerik