Period
to 22 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Full Stack Developer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 128 191
Rank change year-on-year +8 +63 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Full Stack Developer 72 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.47% 0.90% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.96% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 8
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.23% -3.70% +35.00%
10th Percentile £314 £250 £267
90th Percentile £475 £375 £404
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 4,636 4,079 5,387
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 94.62% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,828 2,483 3,088
West Midlands median daily rate £419 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +1.27% +12.70%
10th Percentile £245 £220 £220
90th Percentile £575 £537 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 193 162
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.49 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.20% +11.29% -11.43%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £42.30 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £19.85
% change year-on-year -0.95% -5.78% +13.40%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +14 36 £438 +45.83% 6
Coventry -6 15 £450 +32.35% 1
Staffordshire -7 7 £400 +19.40% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £438 - 1
Solihull - 3 £338 -
Warwickshire -2 2 £300 -29.41% 9
Walsall - 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £413 - 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 22 June 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 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 34 (47.22%) .NET
3 34 (47.22%) Scrum
4 33 (45.83%) C#
5 31 (43.06%) TDD
6 27 (37.50%) RESTful
7 26 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (36.11%) Git (software)
7 26 (36.11%) Java
7 26 (36.11%) CSS
8 24 (33.33%) HTML
9 22 (30.56%) SOAP
9 22 (30.56%) Kanban
9 22 (30.56%) BDD
9 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
10 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
10 21 (29.17%) Web Services
11 20 (27.78%) AngularJS
11 20 (27.78%) Apache Camel
11 20 (27.78%) Spring Boot
12 19 (26.39%) SonarQube
12 19 (26.39%) Mockito
12 19 (26.39%) DbUnit
12 19 (26.39%) PowerMock
12 19 (26.39%) J2EE
12 19 (26.39%) JUnit
12 19 (26.39%) jMock
12 19 (26.39%) Spring
12 19 (26.39%) Maven

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 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.17%) GitHub
5 2 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.78%) Serverless
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.39%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.39%) Office 365
6 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) SMS
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Extranet
3 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.17%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.78%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.39%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.39%) Power BI
7 1 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
3 19 (26.39%) DbUnit
3 19 (26.39%) jMock
3 19 (26.39%) JUnit
3 19 (26.39%) Maven
3 19 (26.39%) Mockito
3 19 (26.39%) SonarQube
4 3 (4.17%) GitLab
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.78%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.39%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) NUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
6 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.56%) Retail
2 3 (4.17%) Back Office
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.22%) .NET
2 27 (37.50%) RESTful
3 26 (36.11%) CSS
4 24 (33.33%) HTML
5 22 (30.56%) SOAP
6 21 (29.17%) Web Services
7 20 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 20 (27.78%) Apache Camel
7 20 (27.78%) Spring Boot
8 19 (26.39%) J2EE
8 19 (26.39%) PowerMock
8 19 (26.39%) Spring
9 14 (19.44%) Node.js
10 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
10 11 (15.28%) jQuery
11 10 (13.89%) HTML5
11 10 (13.89%) React
12 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (8.33%) CSS3
12 6 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.39%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Linux
1 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
1 2 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.22%) Scrum
3 31 (43.06%) TDD
4 26 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (30.56%) BDD
5 22 (30.56%) Kanban
6 11 (15.28%) E-Commerce
7 10 (13.89%) Microservices
7 10 (13.89%) MVC
8 9 (12.50%) OO
9 8 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 7 (9.72%) SDLC
11 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.33%) Web Development
12 5 (6.94%) DevOps
12 5 (6.94%) Pair Programming
12 5 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (5.56%) Front End Development
13 4 (5.56%) Mobile Development
13 4 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 33 (45.83%) C#
3 26 (36.11%) Java
4 14 (19.44%) TypeScript
5 13 (18.06%) SQL
6 5 (6.94%) PHP
7 3 (4.17%) Clojure
7 3 (4.17%) Erlang
7 3 (4.17%) F#
7 3 (4.17%) Groovy
7 3 (4.17%) Haskell
7 3 (4.17%) Python
7 3 (4.17%) Ruby
7 3 (4.17%) Scala
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (11.11%) vSphere
2 6 (8.33%) Docker
3 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.11%) VMware
2 3 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) Zend
4 1 (1.39%) Capita
4 1 (1.39%) Xamarin