Period
to 7 May 2021

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 155 145
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 904 787 1,641
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.02% 1.68% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 1.79% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 623 1,297
10th Percentile £319 £325 £359
25th Percentile £400 £409 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £563 £600 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
10th Percentile £41.68 £16.73 £36.18
25th Percentile £42.50 £22.69 £40.56
Median hourly rate £55.00 £34.25 £49.50
Median % change year-on-year +60.58% -30.81% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65.54 £46.69 £56.81
90th Percentile £66.10 £53.18 £60.23
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £34.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year +60.58% -30.81% +10.00%

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 41,452 43,999 79,809
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.74% 93.88% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,650 29,560 54,174
10th Percentile £281 £245 £277
25th Percentile £381 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £470
% change year-on-year +2.70% -1.60% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,444 1,593 2,318
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.63 £11.00
25th Percentile £14.50 £14.14 £13.25
Median hourly rate £21.68 £18.90 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +14.71% +2.16% +5.71%
75th Percentile £44.50 £37.50 £40.25
90th Percentile £56.50 £51.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% +5.56% +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 7 May 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Full Stack Developer in England over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 7 May 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
London 0 572 £525 -4.55% 211
South East +70 109 £450 -5.26% 91
North of England +21 53 £450 +12.50% 99
South West +50 40 £425 -5.56% 37
Midlands +15 40 £388 -8.82% 62
North West +10 27 £463 +0.82% 58
Yorkshire +32 20 £438 +9.38% 27
West Midlands -9 19 £375 -14.29% 44
East Midlands +19 18 £400 +3.23% 18
East of England +16 17 £375 -9.09% 30
North East +20 6 £450 +17.65% 14
Full Stack Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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.

1 546 (60.40%) JavaScript
2 442 (48.89%) React
3 379 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
4 377 (41.70%) Node.js
5 280 (30.97%) AWS
6 244 (26.99%) Azure
7 242 (26.77%) TypeScript
8 234 (25.88%) AngularJS
9 226 (25.00%) Java
10 225 (24.89%) HTML
10 225 (24.89%) Docker
11 224 (24.78%) .NET
12 222 (24.56%) CSS
13 204 (22.57%) Finance
14 203 (22.46%) Kubernetes
15 197 (21.79%) Serverless
16 188 (20.80%) SQL
17 180 (19.91%) Microservices
18 167 (18.47%) C#
19 163 (18.03%) Software Engineering
20 158 (17.48%) Terraform
21 156 (17.26%) DevOps
22 151 (16.70%) AWS Lambda
23 139 (15.38%) Web Services
24 137 (15.15%) Git (software)
25 134 (14.82%) REST
26 131 (14.49%) TDD
27 116 (12.83%) Spring
27 116 (12.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
28 110 (12.17%) Amazon S3

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 29 (3.21%) Confluence
2 24 (2.65%) WordPress
3 22 (2.43%) CMS
4 20 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.11%) Apache
6 8 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.66%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.55%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.55%) Headless CMS
9 5 (0.55%) IIS
10 4 (0.44%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.44%) Drupal
10 4 (0.44%) nginx
11 3 (0.33%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.33%) Jetty
11 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Fuse
12 2 (0.22%) Appian
Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.44%) Magento
2 3 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 280 (30.97%) AWS
2 244 (26.99%) Azure
3 197 (21.79%) Serverless
4 151 (16.70%) AWS Lambda
5 110 (12.17%) Amazon S3
6 102 (11.28%) Amazon SQS
7 89 (9.85%) AWS Step Functions
8 38 (4.20%) GCP
9 37 (4.09%) GitHub
10 19 (2.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 19 (2.10%) SaaS
11 18 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (1.99%) Heroku
12 15 (1.66%) PaaS
13 14 (1.55%) Azure Functions
13 14 (1.55%) npm
13 14 (1.55%) OpenShift
14 13 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (1.44%) IaaS
15 11 (1.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.88%) HTTP
2 4 (0.44%) DNS
3 3 (0.33%) DMARC
3 3 (0.33%) IPFS
3 3 (0.33%) SMS
3 3 (0.33%) SMTP
3 3 (0.33%) SSL
4 2 (0.22%) Internet
4 2 (0.22%) LAN
5 1 (0.11%) Firewall
5 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.11%) SSH
5 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.11%) WebEx
5 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (12.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 101 (11.17%) Amazon RDS
3 86 (9.51%) NoSQL
4 80 (8.85%) MongoDB
5 76 (8.41%) SQL Server
6 57 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (5.97%) MySQL
8 29 (3.21%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (1.88%) Redis
10 7 (0.77%) Power BI
10 7 (0.77%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.55%) Blockchain
11 5 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.55%) Hazelcast
11 5 (0.55%) MS Access
12 4 (0.44%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.44%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 137 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 81 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 54 (5.97%) JIRA
4 43 (4.76%) Maven
5 39 (4.31%) webpack
6 22 (2.43%) JUnit
7 19 (2.10%) Cucumber
7 19 (2.10%) SonarQube
8 18 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 16 (1.77%) CircleCI
9 16 (1.77%) GitLab
9 16 (1.77%) Mocha
10 14 (1.55%) Cypress.io
11 12 (1.33%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.22%) Artifactory
12 11 (1.22%) Selenium
13 10 (1.11%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.00%) Mockito
15 8 (0.88%) gulp
16 7 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 204 (22.57%) Finance
2 100 (11.06%) Front Office
3 93 (10.29%) Social Skills
4 61 (6.75%) Banking
5 44 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.43%) Marketing
7 16 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.33%) Automotive
8 12 (1.33%) Public Sector
9 11 (1.22%) Law
9 11 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (1.00%) Retail
12 6 (0.66%) Publishing
13 5 (0.55%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.44%) Games
15 3 (0.33%) Advertising
15 3 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (48.89%) React
2 377 (41.70%) Node.js
3 234 (25.88%) AngularJS
4 225 (24.89%) HTML
5 224 (24.78%) .NET
6 222 (24.56%) CSS
7 139 (15.38%) Web Services
8 134 (14.82%) REST
9 116 (12.83%) Spring
10 106 (11.73%) .NET Core
11 85 (9.40%) Spring Boot
12 80 (8.85%) GraphQL
13 70 (7.74%) Redux
14 65 (7.19%) Vue.js
15 63 (6.97%) HTML5
16 58 (6.42%) RESTful
17 57 (6.31%) Express
18 46 (5.09%) ASP.NET
19 45 (4.98%) jQuery
20 40 (4.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.86%) User Experience
2 50 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 25 (2.77%) Data Structures
5 16 (1.77%) Algorithms
5 16 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 16 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (1.77%) Fixed Income
6 15 (1.66%) Cloud Native
6 15 (1.66%) Public Cloud
7 13 (1.44%) Social Media
8 12 (1.33%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (0.88%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.77%) NHS
11 6 (0.66%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.44%) Derivative
14 3 (0.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.54%) Linux
2 21 (2.32%) Android
3 19 (2.10%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.33%) Unix
5 9 (1.00%) Windows
6 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.22%) CentOS
7 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (19.91%) Microservices
3 163 (18.03%) Software Engineering
4 156 (17.26%) DevOps
5 131 (14.49%) TDD
6 108 (11.95%) Scrum
7 98 (10.84%) Asset Management
8 92 (10.18%) Investment Management
9 91 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (9.40%) Test Automation
11 76 (8.41%) MVC
12 64 (7.08%) BDD
12 64 (7.08%) OO
13 62 (6.86%) Unit Testing
14 59 (6.53%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (4.98%) Front End Development
16 40 (4.42%) Web Development
17 34 (3.76%) Open Source
18 33 (3.65%) OOP
19 32 (3.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 546 (60.40%) JavaScript
2 242 (26.77%) TypeScript
3 226 (25.00%) Java
4 188 (20.80%) SQL
5 167 (18.47%) C#
6 104 (11.50%) Python
7 59 (6.53%) PHP
8 42 (4.65%) ES6
8 42 (4.65%) Java 8
9 38 (4.20%) Go
10 19 (2.10%) C++
10 19 (2.10%) Ruby
11 17 (1.88%) Kotlin
12 9 (1.00%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.66%) Scala
15 5 (0.55%) Java 9
16 4 (0.44%) Groovy
16 4 (0.44%) R
16 4 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (3.43%) Security Cleared
2 27 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.54%) Degree
4 3 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.33%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.77%) QA
2 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.33%) GDPR
2 3 (0.33%) WCAG
3 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.22%) NCSC
3 2 (0.22%) NIST
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 225 (24.89%) Docker
2 6 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 203 (22.46%) Kubernetes
2 158 (17.48%) Terraform
3 11 (1.22%) Ansible
4 10 (1.11%) Kibana
5 8 (0.88%) Istio
6 5 (0.55%) Grafana
7 4 (0.44%) logstash
7 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.22%) MIIS
8 2 (0.22%) Puppet
9 1 (0.11%) Graphite
9 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (6.31%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.76%) Oracle
3 38 (4.20%) Google
4 8 (0.88%) Splunk
5 7 (0.77%) Apple
5 7 (0.77%) IBM
5 7 (0.77%) MuleSoft
6 5 (0.55%) CA
6 5 (0.55%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (0.55%) DevExpress
6 5 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.44%) Adobe
7 4 (0.44%) New Relic
8 3 (0.33%) Databricks
8 3 (0.33%) Parity
8 3 (0.33%) Rollbar
8 3 (0.33%) SAP
9 2 (0.22%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.22%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.22%) Telerik