Period
to 19 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 July 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 82 107
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 52 56 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.20% 1.87% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.95% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% +41.18%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £268
90th Percentile £475 £438 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,233 2,868 2,150
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.92% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,200 1,629 1,309
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £258 £263 £248
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £14.68 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.21% -20.65% +16.98%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.28 £12.55
90th Percentile £41.30 £39.05 £43.39
Scotland median hourly rate £21.92 £16.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +34.88% -35.00% +20.48%

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Full Stack Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in Edinburgh

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Full Stack Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Full Stack Developer in Edinburgh

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Full Stack Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Full Stack Developer in Edinburgh

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Edinburgh region featuring Full Stack Developer in the job title.

1 28 (53.85%) React
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (48.08%) Python
4 24 (46.15%) Java
5 23 (44.23%) Node.js
6 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
7 17 (32.69%) HTML
8 16 (30.77%) CSS
9 15 (28.85%) Microservices
9 15 (28.85%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (25.00%) MySQL
11 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
12 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
12 10 (19.23%) DevOps
12 10 (19.23%) Functional Testing
13 9 (17.31%) HTML5
13 9 (17.31%) Internet
14 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
14 8 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
14 8 (15.38%) GraphQL
15 7 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (13.46%) CSS3
15 7 (13.46%) Oracle
16 6 (11.54%) C#
16 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
16 6 (11.54%) Ruby
16 6 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
16 6 (11.54%) Git (software)

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (3.85%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) Serverless
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) MySQL
1 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.85%) GitLab
3 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) Mocha
3 2 (3.85%) MSTest
3 2 (3.85%) NUnit
3 2 (3.85%) Protractor
3 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.62%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) React
2 23 (44.23%) Node.js
3 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
4 17 (32.69%) HTML
5 16 (30.77%) CSS
6 9 (17.31%) HTML5
7 8 (15.38%) GraphQL
8 7 (13.46%) CSS3
8 7 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (11.54%) MEAN Stack
9 6 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (9.62%) .NET
10 5 (9.62%) Spring
11 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.69%) Redux
11 4 (7.69%) Spring Boot
11 4 (7.69%) Vue.js
12 3 (5.77%) .NET Core
12 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Microservices
2 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) DevOps
3 10 (19.23%) Functional Testing
3 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.62%) MVC
4 5 (9.62%) Web Development
5 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.77%) BDD
7 2 (3.85%) API Integration
7 2 (3.85%) B2C
7 2 (3.85%) Digital Banking
7 2 (3.85%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (3.85%) Task Automation
7 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.92%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (1.92%) Scrum
8 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (48.08%) Python
3 24 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) C#
4 6 (11.54%) Ruby
5 5 (9.62%) SQL
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Tableau
3 1 (1.92%) Xamarin