Period
to 24 September 2021

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 177 143
Rank change year-on-year +23 -34 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 1,133 413 1,549
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.76% 1.60% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.72% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 299 1,222
10th Percentile £337 £313 £363
25th Percentile £413 £378 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £475 £495
Median % change year-on-year +7.37% -4.04% +4.21%
75th Percentile £613 £550 £588
90th Percentile £738 £675 £674
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
10th Percentile £65.37 " "
25th Percentile £65.54 " £25.00
Median hourly rate £66.50 £55.00 £32.50
Median % change year-on-year +20.91% +69.23% -27.78%
75th Percentile £70.00 " £40.00
90th Percentile £70.06 " £46.00
UK median hourly rate £65.54 £55.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +19.16% +69.23% -27.78%

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 60,092 23,944 76,320
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.28% 92.63% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42,057 16,322 51,654
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
25th Percentile £406 £375 £365
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,848 763 2,420
10th Percentile £11.67 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.50 £14.25 £13.75
Median hourly rate £19.75 £22.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.25% +15.79% +8.57%
75th Percentile £45.00 £44.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £60.98 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £21.83 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.36% +14.87% +8.57%

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 24 September 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
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 24 September 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 +12 752 £525 +5.00% 259
South East -13 96 £450 +11.11% 75
North of England -69 66 £438 -2.78% 102
South West +3 60 £410 -0.61% 38
Midlands -42 45 £350 -4.76% 61
North West -44 36 £381 -15.28% 68
Yorkshire -38 30 £488 +30.00% 27
West Midlands -50 25 £388 -13.89% 44
East Midlands -29 19 £325 -9.72% 17
East of England -45 17 £463 -2.63% 52
Full Stack Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,128 (99.56%) Full Stack Development
2 657 (57.99%) JavaScript
3 621 (54.81%) React
4 416 (36.72%) Node.js
5 407 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
6 383 (33.80%) AngularJS
7 357 (31.51%) TypeScript
8 336 (29.66%) Java
9 326 (28.77%) HTML
10 306 (27.01%) Azure
11 305 (26.92%) .NET
12 304 (26.83%) AWS
13 289 (25.51%) C#
14 284 (25.07%) CSS
15 263 (23.21%) SQL
16 246 (21.71%) Microservices
17 233 (20.56%) Finance
18 229 (20.21%) DevOps
19 201 (17.74%) TDD
20 192 (16.95%) Git (software)
21 186 (16.42%) Docker
22 179 (15.80%) Social Skills
23 176 (15.53%) Software Engineering
24 166 (14.65%) Serverless
25 164 (14.47%) SQL Server
26 163 (14.39%) Kubernetes
27 153 (13.50%) Spring
28 150 (13.24%) Python
29 143 (12.62%) HTML5
30 141 (12.44%) Web Services

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 35 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (2.21%) CMS
3 24 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.03%) Confluence
5 20 (1.77%) nginx
6 15 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.88%) Apache
7 10 (0.88%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.71%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.62%) Moodle
10 6 (0.53%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.44%) Drupal
11 5 (0.44%) GemFire
11 5 (0.44%) JBoss
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.44%) Totara
11 5 (0.44%) WordPress
12 4 (0.35%) Headless CMS
12 4 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.35%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.088%) Figma
Business Applications
1 11 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.088%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 306 (27.01%) Azure
2 304 (26.83%) AWS
3 166 (14.65%) Serverless
4 118 (10.41%) AWS Lambda
5 72 (6.35%) GCP
6 68 (6.00%) Amazon SQS
7 66 (5.83%) Amazon S3
8 52 (4.59%) AWS Step Functions
9 40 (3.53%) GitHub
9 40 (3.53%) npm
10 37 (3.27%) OpenShift
11 25 (2.21%) PaaS
12 20 (1.77%) Apigee
12 20 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (1.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 19 (1.68%) Azure Service Bus
14 18 (1.59%) SaaS
15 17 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (1.41%) IaaS
17 15 (1.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.41%) HTTP
2 6 (0.53%) AMQP
3 5 (0.44%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.35%) RTMP
5 3 (0.26%) Internet
6 2 (0.18%) DNS
6 2 (0.18%) DVB
6 2 (0.18%) Extranet
6 2 (0.18%) LAN
6 2 (0.18%) MQTT
7 1 (0.088%) Broadband
7 1 (0.088%) DMARC
7 1 (0.088%) Firewall
7 1 (0.088%) RFID
7 1 (0.088%) SMS
7 1 (0.088%) SMTP
7 1 (0.088%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.088%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 95 (8.38%) NoSQL
3 93 (8.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 90 (7.94%) MongoDB
5 66 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
6 65 (5.74%) MySQL
7 60 (5.30%) Amazon RDS
8 54 (4.77%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.18%) Redis
10 19 (1.68%) MariaDB
11 18 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
12 14 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
13 11 (0.97%) Neo4j
13 11 (0.97%) Power BI
14 10 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.71%) KDB
15 8 (0.71%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2019
16 7 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 192 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 76 (6.71%) Jenkins
3 54 (4.77%) JIRA
4 44 (3.88%) Maven
5 40 (3.53%) TeamCity
6 38 (3.35%) webpack
7 34 (3.00%) Subversion
8 31 (2.74%) JUnit
9 30 (2.65%) Cucumber
10 29 (2.56%) Mocha
11 27 (2.38%) Visual Studio
12 24 (2.12%) Jasmine
13 21 (1.85%) GitLab
14 20 (1.77%) Selenium
15 19 (1.68%) Cypress.io
15 19 (1.68%) gulp
16 18 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (1.50%) Grunt
18 15 (1.32%) Bitbucket
19 13 (1.15%) Artifactory
General
1 233 (20.56%) Finance
2 179 (15.80%) Social Skills
3 110 (9.71%) Front Office
4 97 (8.56%) Banking
5 46 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (3.35%) Investment Banking
7 25 (2.21%) Marketing
8 23 (2.03%) Documentation Skills
8 23 (2.03%) Presentation Skills
9 20 (1.77%) Retail
10 18 (1.59%) Public Sector
11 13 (1.15%) Telecoms
12 12 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.79%) Automotive
13 9 (0.79%) Influencing Skills
14 7 (0.62%) Law
14 7 (0.62%) Legal
14 7 (0.62%) Organisational Skills
15 6 (0.53%) Electronics
15 6 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (54.81%) React
2 416 (36.72%) Node.js
3 383 (33.80%) AngularJS
4 326 (28.77%) HTML
5 305 (26.92%) .NET
6 284 (25.07%) CSS
7 153 (13.50%) Spring
8 143 (12.62%) HTML5
9 141 (12.44%) Web Services
10 139 (12.27%) .NET Core
11 115 (10.15%) REST
11 115 (10.15%) Spring Boot
12 111 (9.80%) RESTful
13 102 (9.00%) GraphQL
14 81 (7.15%) Vue.js
15 75 (6.62%) .NET Framework
16 68 (6.00%) Redux
17 62 (5.47%) ASP.NET
18 61 (5.38%) Jest
19 57 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.74%) User Experience
2 45 (3.97%) Fixed Income
3 40 (3.53%) Data Structures
4 38 (3.35%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
6 32 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
7 26 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (2.21%) Cloud Native
9 22 (1.94%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.85%) Derivative
11 16 (1.41%) Equities
12 12 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.97%) Management Information System
14 10 (0.88%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.71%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.62%) Learning Management System
16 7 (0.62%) Life Science
16 7 (0.62%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 32 (2.82%) Unix
2 29 (2.56%) Linux
3 17 (1.50%) Windows
4 8 (0.71%) Android
5 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.26%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,128 (99.56%) Full Stack Development
2 407 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (21.71%) Microservices
4 229 (20.21%) DevOps
5 201 (17.74%) TDD
6 176 (15.53%) Software Engineering
7 128 (11.30%) Scrum
8 116 (10.24%) Test Automation
9 106 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (8.83%) BDD
11 90 (7.94%) Front End Development
12 83 (7.33%) Unit Testing
13 82 (7.24%) OO
14 81 (7.15%) MVC
15 78 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
16 70 (6.18%) Investment Management
17 69 (6.09%) Web Development
18 67 (5.91%) Asset Management
19 56 (4.94%) SDLC
20 55 (4.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 657 (57.99%) JavaScript
2 357 (31.51%) TypeScript
3 336 (29.66%) Java
4 289 (25.51%) C#
5 263 (23.21%) SQL
6 150 (13.24%) Python
7 78 (6.88%) PHP
8 57 (5.03%) C++
9 34 (3.00%) Java 8
10 29 (2.56%) ES6
11 23 (2.03%) Go
12 19 (1.68%) Kotlin
12 19 (1.68%) Ruby
13 13 (1.15%) Scala
14 12 (1.06%) C
14 12 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.97%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.62%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.53%) PHP 7
18 5 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (5.12%) Degree
2 38 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.53%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.44%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.18%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.088%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.088%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.91%) Accessibility
2 20 (1.77%) QA
3 7 (0.62%) GDPR
4 6 (0.53%) WCAG
5 3 (0.26%) PMO
6 2 (0.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.088%) WAI
System Software
1 186 (16.42%) Docker
2 16 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 163 (14.39%) Kubernetes
2 126 (11.12%) Terraform
3 24 (2.12%) Ansible
4 15 (1.32%) Kibana
5 12 (1.06%) Graphite
6 11 (0.97%) Grafana
7 8 (0.71%) logstash
7 8 (0.71%) Puppet
8 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.44%) Packer
8 5 (0.44%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.26%) Istio
9 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.18%) MIIS
10 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.088%) Control-M
Vendors
1 106 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.12%) Oracle
3 27 (2.38%) Google
4 18 (1.59%) Telerik
5 11 (0.97%) Splunk
6 9 (0.79%) SAP
7 8 (0.71%) ESRI
7 8 (0.71%) Sybase
8 7 (0.62%) Blackboard
8 7 (0.62%) IBM
9 6 (0.53%) DevExpress
9 6 (0.53%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.44%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.44%) RedGate
10 5 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.44%) SaltStack
11 4 (0.35%) New Relic
12 3 (0.26%) Adobe
12 3 (0.26%) hybris
12 3 (0.26%) Teradata