Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 August 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 130 201
Rank change year-on-year -8 +71 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 55 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.96% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.02% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 12
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +40.00%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £314
90th Percentile £475 £374 £411
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +60.71% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,816 4,131 5,784
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 94.73% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,910 2,604 3,392
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £243 £225 £220
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 180 203
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.43
90th Percentile £32.68 £43.68 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.83%

Full Stack Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Full Stack Developer in the West Midlands

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Full Stack Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Full Stack Developer in the West Midlands

Full Stack Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Full Stack Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Full Stack Developer in the West Midlands

Full Stack Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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
Birmingham -2 28 £413 +37.50% 11
Coventry -9 11 £359 +5.51% 1
Warwickshire +7 3 £300 +71.43%
Worcestershire -7 3 £438 +25.00% 2
Staffordshire -11 3 £330 -1.49% 2
Solihull - 3 £338 - 1
Full Stack Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 West Midlands region featuring Full Stack Developer in the job title.

1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) .NET
3 26 (47.27%) C#
4 25 (45.45%) Scrum
5 24 (43.64%) TDD
6 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 20 (36.36%) RESTful
8 19 (34.55%) Kanban
9 18 (32.73%) BDD
9 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
9 18 (32.73%) Web Services
10 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
10 17 (30.91%) Java
11 16 (29.09%) JUnit
11 16 (29.09%) J2EE
11 16 (29.09%) CSS
11 16 (29.09%) SOAP
11 16 (29.09%) Maven
11 16 (29.09%) PowerMock
11 16 (29.09%) DbUnit
11 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
11 16 (29.09%) jMock
11 16 (29.09%) Mockito
11 16 (29.09%) Apache Camel
11 16 (29.09%) Spring Boot
11 16 (29.09%) SonarQube
12 14 (25.45%) Spring
12 14 (25.45%) HTML

Full Stack Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.82%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.45%) Serverless
5 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) SMS
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) Extranet
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
3 16 (29.09%) DbUnit
3 16 (29.09%) jMock
3 16 (29.09%) JUnit
3 16 (29.09%) Maven
3 16 (29.09%) Mockito
3 16 (29.09%) SonarQube
4 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.82%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) .NET
2 20 (36.36%) RESTful
3 18 (32.73%) Web Services
4 16 (29.09%) Apache Camel
4 16 (29.09%) CSS
4 16 (29.09%) J2EE
4 16 (29.09%) PowerMock
4 16 (29.09%) SOAP
4 16 (29.09%) Spring Boot
5 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
5 14 (25.45%) HTML
5 14 (25.45%) Spring
6 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
7 10 (18.18%) Node.js
8 8 (14.55%) React
9 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (10.91%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (10.91%) Sass
10 5 (9.09%) LESS
11 4 (7.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.82%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.82%) Unix
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) Scrum
3 24 (43.64%) TDD
4 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (34.55%) Kanban
6 18 (32.73%) BDD
7 10 (18.18%) MVC
8 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.91%) Microservices
9 6 (10.91%) SDLC
9 6 (10.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (9.09%) Web Development
11 4 (7.27%) Logistics
11 4 (7.27%) Mobile Development
11 4 (7.27%) OO
12 3 (5.45%) Acceptance Criteria
12 3 (5.45%) DevOps
12 3 (5.45%) Front End Development
12 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.91%) Java
4 10 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 6 (10.91%) SQL
6 4 (7.27%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.91%) vSphere
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) Capita
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.82%) Zend