Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 135 109
Rank change year-on-year +70 -26 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 79 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.79% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 3 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +8.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £323
90th Percentile £488 £455 £454
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -3.33%
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 2,694 2,834 1,879
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.78% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,368 1,668 1,122
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 34
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.86 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -25.07% +18.30%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.53 £13.43
90th Percentile £44.71 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.32
% change year-on-year -5.00% +15.47% -15.51%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 59 (74.68%) HTML
2 53 (67.09%) Java
3 50 (63.29%) CSS
4 49 (62.03%) AngularJS
4 49 (62.03%) React
5 48 (60.76%) JavaScript
6 41 (51.90%) Node.js
7 37 (46.84%) HTML5
7 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (45.57%) Spring
9 34 (43.04%) Oracle
10 33 (41.77%) Microservices
11 28 (35.44%) DevOps
12 26 (32.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (29.11%) CSS3
13 23 (29.11%) Finance
14 22 (27.85%) NoSQL
15 21 (26.58%) Maven
15 21 (26.58%) MySQL
16 20 (25.32%) JUnit
16 20 (25.32%) MongoDB
17 19 (24.05%) Test Automation
17 19 (24.05%) Hibernate
18 18 (22.78%) RDBMS
18 18 (22.78%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (22.78%) Banking
18 18 (22.78%) Relational Database
19 17 (21.52%) Functional Testing
19 17 (21.52%) MEAN Stack
19 17 (21.52%) 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 6 (7.59%) Confluence
2 4 (5.06%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) JBoss
2 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.06%) WildFly
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) npm
3 2 (2.53%) Yarn
4 1 (1.27%) Apigee
4 1 (1.27%) Firebase
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) NoSQL
2 21 (26.58%) MySQL
3 20 (25.32%) MongoDB
4 18 (22.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (22.78%) RDBMS
4 18 (22.78%) Relational Database
5 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.27%) Big Data
9 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Maven
2 20 (25.32%) JUnit
3 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
4 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
4 12 (15.19%) JIRA
5 9 (11.39%) TeamCity
6 6 (7.59%) Grunt
6 6 (7.59%) gulp
6 6 (7.59%) Mocha
6 6 (7.59%) Subversion
6 6 (7.59%) webpack
7 3 (3.80%) JMeter
8 1 (1.27%) Ant
8 1 (1.27%) FishEye
8 1 (1.27%) Gradle
8 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.27%) RSpec
8 1 (1.27%) Selenium
8 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 18 (22.78%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Front Office
5 3 (3.80%) Retail
6 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) International Banking
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (74.68%) HTML
2 50 (63.29%) CSS
3 49 (62.03%) AngularJS
3 49 (62.03%) React
4 41 (51.90%) Node.js
5 37 (46.84%) HTML5
6 36 (45.57%) Spring
7 26 (32.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (29.11%) CSS3
9 19 (24.05%) Hibernate
10 17 (21.52%) MEAN Stack
11 13 (16.46%) Java EE
11 13 (16.46%) Redux
12 11 (13.92%) Web Services
13 10 (12.66%) JSTL
13 10 (12.66%) XML
14 9 (11.39%) JPA
14 9 (11.39%) JSP
14 9 (11.39%) Spring Boot
15 8 (10.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (3.80%) User Experience
2 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.53%) Equities
2 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.53%) NHS
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Unix
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.77%) Microservices
3 28 (35.44%) DevOps
4 19 (24.05%) Test Automation
5 17 (21.52%) Functional Testing
5 17 (21.52%) Unit Testing
6 12 (15.19%) Front End Development
7 10 (12.66%) TDD
8 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.39%) Scrum
9 8 (10.13%) Case Management
9 8 (10.13%) Performance Management
10 6 (7.59%) MVC
11 5 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (5.06%) BDD
12 4 (5.06%) SDLC
12 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.06%) UML
12 4 (5.06%) Web Development
13 3 (3.80%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.09%) Java
2 48 (60.76%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.92%) Java 8
4 10 (12.66%) Python
5 9 (11.39%) SQL
6 7 (8.86%) C#
6 7 (8.86%) Groovy
7 3 (3.80%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) ES6
8 2 (2.53%) Perl
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.27%) Erlang
9 1 (1.27%) Go
9 1 (1.27%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Oracle
2 1 (1.27%) IBM
2 1 (1.27%) Mapbox
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.27%) Sybase
2 1 (1.27%) Teradata
2 1 (1.27%) Xamarin