Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 123 122
Rank change year-on-year +52 -1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 68 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.31% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 5 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -10.71% -24.32%
10th Percentile £324 £243 £255
90th Percentile £440 £468 £431
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -24.32%
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 2,803 2,659 2,195
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 96.06% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,428 1,554 1,260
Edinburgh median daily rate £424 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £255 £255
90th Percentile £575 £545 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £383 £360
% change year-on-year +4.58% +6.25% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 21 30
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -12.39% +5.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £11.45
90th Percentile £42.05 £35.00 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% +14.47% -5.00%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018, 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 48 (70.59%) HTML
1 48 (70.59%) Java
2 42 (61.76%) JavaScript
3 40 (58.82%) CSS
3 40 (58.82%) AngularJS
4 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (52.94%) React
6 30 (44.12%) Node.js
7 28 (41.18%) HTML5
8 23 (33.82%) Spring
9 22 (32.35%) Microservices
10 21 (30.88%) Finance
11 20 (29.41%) Oracle
12 19 (27.94%) NoSQL
13 17 (25.00%) MongoDB
13 17 (25.00%) JUnit
13 17 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (23.53%) Python
14 16 (23.53%) Hibernate
15 14 (20.59%) CSS3
15 14 (20.59%) Maven
15 14 (20.59%) DevOps
16 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
16 13 (19.12%) Unix
16 13 (19.12%) MySQL
17 12 (17.65%) .NET
17 12 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
18 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
18 11 (16.18%) Front End Development

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 6 (8.82%) Apache
1 6 (8.82%) Confluence
1 6 (8.82%) JBoss
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.88%) WildFly
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) npm
3 3 (4.41%) Yarn
4 1 (1.47%) Firebase
4 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) NoSQL
2 17 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 13 (19.12%) MySQL
4 12 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (16.18%) RDBMS
5 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
6 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
7 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.94%) Flink
10 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) JUnit
2 14 (20.59%) Maven
3 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.82%) JIRA
5 5 (7.35%) Subversion
6 4 (5.88%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.41%) JMeter
8 2 (2.94%) Selenium
9 1 (1.47%) Ant
9 1 (1.47%) FishEye
9 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Front Office
4 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) International Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (70.59%) HTML
2 40 (58.82%) AngularJS
2 40 (58.82%) CSS
3 36 (52.94%) React
4 30 (44.12%) Node.js
5 28 (41.18%) HTML5
6 23 (33.82%) Spring
7 17 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (23.53%) Hibernate
9 14 (20.59%) CSS3
10 12 (17.65%) .NET
11 11 (16.18%) Java EE
12 10 (14.71%) JSTL
12 10 (14.71%) MEAN Stack
12 10 (14.71%) XML
13 9 (13.24%) JSP
14 7 (10.29%) JPA
14 7 (10.29%) Redux
15 6 (8.82%) Kafka
15 6 (8.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.41%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.41%) Equities
2 3 (4.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Unix
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) Microservices
3 14 (20.59%) DevOps
4 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
5 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 11 (16.18%) Front End Development
6 11 (16.18%) TDD
7 9 (13.24%) Functional Testing
8 8 (11.76%) Case Management
8 8 (11.76%) Performance Management
9 7 (10.29%) MVC
10 6 (8.82%) Scrum
10 6 (8.82%) Web Development
11 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (5.88%) UML
13 3 (4.41%) Garbage Collection
13 3 (4.41%) Low Latency
13 3 (4.41%) OOP
13 3 (4.41%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 48 (70.59%) Java
2 42 (61.76%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.53%) Python
4 11 (16.18%) C#
5 10 (14.71%) Java 8
5 10 (14.71%) SQL
6 4 (5.88%) PHP
7 3 (4.41%) ES6
7 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.47%) Erlang
8 1 (1.47%) Go
8 1 (1.47%) Groovy
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) IBM
2 1 (1.47%) Mapbox
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Sybase
2 1 (1.47%) Twitter