Period
to 19 January 2022

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 180 136 161
Rank change year-on-year -44 +25 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 1,105 651 1,118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.58% 1.92% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.08% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 500 895
10th Percentile £363 £306 £352
25th Percentile £457 £384 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £650 £563 £575
90th Percentile £750 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £473 £490
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
10th Percentile £65.40 £42.15 -
25th Percentile £65.61 £42.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate £67.45 £45.00 £32.50
Median % change year-on-year +49.89% +38.46% -44.68%
75th Percentile £69.51 £49.38 £42.50
90th Percentile £69.87 £52.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £67.45 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +49.89% +38.46% -44.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 65,335 31,335 61,238
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.59% 92.45% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46,422 21,655 41,464
10th Percentile £300 £255 £250
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £656 £650
UK median daily rate £515 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +9.57% +4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,832 1,166 2,224
10th Percentile £12.24 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.00 £13.94
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.91% +25.00% +1.69%
75th Percentile £46.54 £45.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £62.25 £57.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% +27.78% +2.86%

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in England

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Full Stack Developer in England.

Daily rate trend for Full Stack Developer in England

Full Stack Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Full Stack Developer in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Full Stack Developer in England

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Full Stack Developer in England.

Hourly rate trend for Full Stack Developer in England

Full Stack Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 19 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 -31 725 £575 +12.75% 218
South East -28 103 £481 +13.24% 75
North of England -48 73 £450 - 80
South West 0 62 £441 +9.63% 29
North West -45 37 £450 - 49
Yorkshire -29 36 £500 +17.65% 22
Midlands -76 34 £403 +11.81% 54
West Midlands -58 20 £463 +28.47% 40
East of England -55 14 £470 -1.05% 28
East Midlands -43 13 £350 -2.78% 14
Full Stack Developer
UK

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

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

1 1,100 (99.55%) Full Stack Development
2 648 (58.64%) JavaScript
3 621 (56.20%) React
4 419 (37.92%) Node.js
5 399 (36.11%) TypeScript
6 387 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
7 374 (33.85%) AngularJS
8 356 (32.22%) C#
9 333 (30.14%) Azure
10 311 (28.14%) HTML
11 301 (27.24%) SQL
12 299 (27.06%) CSS
13 292 (26.43%) .NET
14 282 (25.52%) AWS
15 281 (25.43%) Java
16 239 (21.63%) Microservices
17 211 (19.10%) Finance
18 204 (18.46%) DevOps
19 200 (18.10%) CI/CD
20 192 (17.38%) TDD
21 191 (17.29%) Python
22 179 (16.20%) Software Engineering
23 177 (16.02%) Git (software)
24 176 (15.93%) SQL Server
24 176 (15.93%) Social Skills
25 155 (14.03%) Docker
26 132 (11.95%) REST
27 129 (11.67%) .NET Core
28 124 (11.22%) Serverless
28 124 (11.22%) Kubernetes

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 25 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.54%) CMS
4 16 (1.45%) Confluence
5 13 (1.18%) EPiServer
6 10 (0.90%) nginx
7 9 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.72%) GemFire
8 8 (0.72%) WordPress
9 6 (0.54%) IIS
10 5 (0.45%) Apache
10 5 (0.45%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.45%) Headless CMS
10 5 (0.45%) Moodle
10 5 (0.45%) Totara
10 5 (0.45%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.36%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.090%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Chatbot
1 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.090%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.090%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.090%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 16 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.090%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 333 (30.14%) Azure
2 282 (25.52%) AWS
3 124 (11.22%) Serverless
4 104 (9.41%) GCP
5 70 (6.33%) AWS Lambda
6 52 (4.71%) OpenShift
7 41 (3.71%) Amazon SQS
8 40 (3.62%) GitHub
9 38 (3.44%) Amazon S3
10 37 (3.35%) npm
11 29 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
12 27 (2.44%) Apigee
13 24 (2.17%) Azure Functions
14 21 (1.90%) AWS Step Functions
15 16 (1.45%) Kong
15 16 (1.45%) Power Platform
15 16 (1.45%) SaaS
16 15 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (1.09%) Azure Service Bus
18 11 (1.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.81%) HTTP
2 8 (0.72%) RTMP
3 3 (0.27%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.27%) Internet
3 3 (0.27%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.18%) Broadband
4 2 (0.18%) DNS
4 2 (0.18%) DVB
4 2 (0.18%) MQTT
5 1 (0.090%) AMQP
5 1 (0.090%) DSL
5 1 (0.090%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.090%) RFID
5 1 (0.090%) RTSP
5 1 (0.090%) SSL
5 1 (0.090%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 105 (9.50%) NoSQL
3 86 (7.78%) MongoDB
4 76 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
5 75 (6.79%) Relational Database
6 63 (5.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 60 (5.43%) MySQL
8 32 (2.90%) Redis
9 24 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (1.36%) Power BI
13 14 (1.27%) Blockchain
14 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
17 8 (0.72%) SQL Server 2019
18 7 (0.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 177 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 91 (8.24%) Jenkins
3 61 (5.52%) JIRA
4 45 (4.07%) TeamCity
4 45 (4.07%) Visual Studio
5 41 (3.71%) Maven
6 40 (3.62%) GitLab
7 33 (2.99%) webpack
8 28 (2.53%) Grunt
9 27 (2.44%) Jasmine
10 23 (2.08%) Artifactory
11 22 (1.99%) Cucumber
11 22 (1.99%) JUnit
12 18 (1.63%) Mocha
12 18 (1.63%) Selenium
12 18 (1.63%) SonarQube
13 17 (1.54%) gulp
13 17 (1.54%) Subversion
14 16 (1.45%) CircleCI
14 16 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 211 (19.10%) Finance
2 176 (15.93%) Social Skills
3 122 (11.04%) Front Office
4 105 (9.50%) Banking
5 59 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (3.71%) Investment Banking
7 26 (2.35%) Public Sector
8 23 (2.08%) Marketing
9 20 (1.81%) Retail
10 15 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
12 10 (0.90%) Electronics
13 7 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
13 7 (0.63%) Law
14 6 (0.54%) Automotive
14 6 (0.54%) Documentation Skills
14 6 (0.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (56.20%) React
2 419 (37.92%) Node.js
3 374 (33.85%) AngularJS
4 311 (28.14%) HTML
5 299 (27.06%) CSS
6 292 (26.43%) .NET
7 132 (11.95%) REST
8 129 (11.67%) .NET Core
9 123 (11.13%) Spring
10 119 (10.77%) HTML5
11 95 (8.60%) RESTful
12 91 (8.24%) Spring Boot
13 84 (7.60%) GraphQL
13 84 (7.60%) Vue.js
14 82 (7.42%) Redux
15 78 (7.06%) Web Services
16 76 (6.88%) .NET Framework
17 71 (6.43%) Sass
18 65 (5.88%) CSS3
19 58 (5.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.69%) User Experience
2 56 (5.07%) Mobile App
3 41 (3.71%) Equities
4 33 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 32 (2.90%) Cloud Native
5 32 (2.90%) Derivative
6 28 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
8 23 (2.08%) Algorithms
8 23 (2.08%) Fixed Income
9 22 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (1.36%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.81%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.81%) VLE
14 8 (0.72%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.54%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 39 (3.53%) Windows
2 25 (2.26%) Linux
3 15 (1.36%) Unix
4 10 (0.90%) Android
5 8 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,100 (99.55%) Full Stack Development
2 387 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (21.63%) Microservices
4 204 (18.46%) DevOps
5 200 (18.10%) CI/CD
6 192 (17.38%) TDD
7 179 (16.20%) Software Engineering
8 121 (10.95%) Test Automation
9 113 (10.23%) Scrum
10 102 (9.23%) MVC
11 91 (8.24%) Front End Development
12 90 (8.14%) BDD
12 90 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
13 81 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
14 75 (6.79%) Analytics
15 72 (6.52%) OO
15 72 (6.52%) Web Development
16 62 (5.61%) Asset Management
17 61 (5.52%) SDLC
18 59 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 648 (58.64%) JavaScript
2 399 (36.11%) TypeScript
3 356 (32.22%) C#
4 301 (27.24%) SQL
5 281 (25.43%) Java
6 191 (17.29%) Python
7 55 (4.98%) PHP
8 43 (3.89%) C++
9 29 (2.62%) Java 8
10 24 (2.17%) ES6
11 23 (2.08%) T-SQL
12 21 (1.90%) Ruby
13 17 (1.54%) Go
14 15 (1.36%) Kotlin
15 14 (1.27%) Java 11
16 13 (1.18%) C
17 12 (1.09%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.81%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.63%) Bash
20 6 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (3.26%) Security Cleared
2 34 (3.08%) Degree
3 27 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.090%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.090%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.090%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.090%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.090%) PhD
8 1 (0.090%) PMP
8 1 (0.090%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.53%) Accessibility
2 15 (1.36%) QA
3 8 (0.72%) WCAG
4 3 (0.27%) GDPR
5 2 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 155 (14.03%) Docker
2 9 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.090%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 124 (11.22%) Kubernetes
2 91 (8.24%) Terraform
3 22 (1.99%) Ansible
4 10 (0.90%) Kibana
4 10 (0.90%) Puppet
5 9 (0.81%) logstash
5 9 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.72%) Graphite
7 7 (0.63%) Packer
8 5 (0.45%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.27%) MIIS
11 2 (0.18%) Istio
12 1 (0.090%) Control-M
12 1 (0.090%) Grafana
12 1 (0.090%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.090%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
12 1 (0.090%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (9.50%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.62%) Oracle
3 46 (4.16%) Google
4 17 (1.54%) Telerik
5 15 (1.36%) SAP
6 9 (0.81%) Blackboard
7 8 (0.72%) IBM
8 7 (0.63%) Sybase
9 6 (0.54%) WooCommerce
10 5 (0.45%) New Relic
11 4 (0.36%) hybris
11 4 (0.36%) Pega
11 4 (0.36%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.36%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.36%) Splunk
12 3 (0.27%) EnterpriseDB
12 3 (0.27%) ESRI
12 3 (0.27%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.27%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.18%) WSO2