Period
to 6 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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
England > South West
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 156 136
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 45 67 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.91% 1.07% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.12% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 41
Median daily rate £450 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +19.35% +3.33%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £314
90th Percentile £541 £623 £425
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% -17.05% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 4,689 5,986 4,937
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 95.24% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,019 3,867 3,040
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £205 £255 £237
90th Percentile £615 £606 £561
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 339 264
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.85% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.93 £11.71 £11.65
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.95% - -

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in the South West

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Full Stack Developer in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Full Stack Developer in the South West

Full Stack Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Full Stack Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Full Stack Developer in the South West

Full Stack Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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
Bristol +33 23 £431 +1.47% 13
Wiltshire +6 6 £425 -15.00% 7
Devon -12 4 £425 +30.77% 4
Avon - 4 £500 -
Gloucestershire +3 3 £444 +27.24% 4
Dorset +2 3 £353 -21.67% 2
Somerset -13 2 £525 -8.22% 5
Full Stack Developer
England

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 South West region featuring Full Stack Developer in the job title.

1 27 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (44.44%) HTML
3 19 (42.22%) CSS
4 18 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 17 (37.78%) React
6 14 (31.11%) Node.js
7 11 (24.44%) Java
8 10 (22.22%) .NET
8 10 (22.22%) PHP
9 9 (20.00%) MVC
9 9 (20.00%) Serverless
10 8 (17.78%) C#
10 8 (17.78%) MySQL
10 8 (17.78%) HTML5
11 7 (15.56%) CSS3
11 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.56%) Redux
11 7 (15.56%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
12 6 (13.33%) OO
13 5 (11.11%) Spring
13 5 (11.11%) jQuery
13 5 (11.11%) WordPress
13 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
13 5 (11.11%) Vue.js
13 5 (11.11%) Docker
13 5 (11.11%) Angular 2
14 4 (8.89%) .NET Core
14 4 (8.89%) PHP 7
14 4 (8.89%) Front End Development

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (11.11%) WordPress
2 3 (6.67%) Drupal
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Serverless
2 4 (8.89%) AWS
3 2 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.44%) Azure
4 1 (2.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) git-flow
3 1 (2.22%) gulp
3 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.22%) Postman
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) HTML
2 19 (42.22%) CSS
3 18 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 17 (37.78%) React
5 14 (31.11%) Node.js
6 10 (22.22%) .NET
7 8 (17.78%) HTML5
8 7 (15.56%) CSS3
8 7 (15.56%) Redux
9 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.11%) Angular 2
10 5 (11.11%) jQuery
10 5 (11.11%) Spring
10 5 (11.11%) Vue.js
11 4 (8.89%) .NET Core
11 4 (8.89%) Express
11 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
11 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
12 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
12 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) MVC
2 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) OO
4 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 2 (4.44%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 2 (4.44%) Content Management
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.44%) OOD
6 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Data Science
7 1 (2.22%) Fintech
7 1 (2.22%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (2.22%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (24.44%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) PHP
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) PHP 7
6 3 (6.67%) PHP 5
6 3 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Facebook
1 1 (2.22%) SAP
1 1 (2.22%) Twitter
1 1 (2.22%) Xamarin