Full stack developers have skills in both frontend and backend development, having an understanding of most programming languages. By being freelance, they have taken part in various web development projects, so have the experience of in-depth knowledge that will be highly beneficial to your project. They also have a good understanding of user journeys, so will leverage this knowledge to improve your customer experience. When working with a freelancer, you not only have direct access to working closely with them, you have the benefit of the developer having more flexibility to work evenings and weekends to help achieve last-minute deadlines, to get the job done.
Full stack developers have skills in both frontend and backend development, with an understanding of most programming languages.They are familiar with each layer of the tech stack that goes into the making of a software product and understand how all parts function.Their responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
There are several reasons why now might be the time to hire a freelance full stack developer. This includes:
Time — As freelancers are not constrained to the normal 9 till 5, they can offer flexibility and can offer specialist expertise at short notice to help fulfil a sudden demand. This creates a better end result for both the project and yourself, and can release pressure from your own in-house teams, ensuring you deliver quickly.
Skills/knowledge —By hiring a full stack developer, you are hiring a developer who is proficient in both frontend and backend development. They can help transform your project, managing your tech stack from the ground.up, delivering a high quality solutions. Their experience has equipped them with in-depth knowledge in the field of web and app development. You will be able to leverage their insight, highly benefitting from it.
Ideas — Due to their diverse background, freelancers are able to bring new ideas to the table. Not only can they help give a fresh perspective on your business with their knowledge and expertise, they can also help develop your technology stack, to help improve your customer experience.
Results driven — As freelancers build their portfolio from reputation and word of mouth, it is important that they build and nurture their relationships. Due to this, they’re motivated to provide and deliver the highest quality of work.
Full stack developers have a wide variety of skills. The most common attributes found in elite developers include:
Each of our full stack experts have been manually vetted by our dedicated onboarding team to ensure they have the right skills and experience to be considered an elite Freelancer. They have their own profile that outlines their skills and experience, giving you the opportunity to review this to ensure they have the right background for your project.
This varies dependent on the type of developer you are hiring. Rates across development include rates from Back-end Developers, CMS Developers, Front-end Developers, Email Developers etc. The average rate across the discipline in 2020 was £389.