Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Headless CMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Headless CMS over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the 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.

Headless Content Management System (Headless CMS)
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 525 363 568
Rank change year-on-year -162 +205 +64
Contract jobs citing Headless CMS 44 5 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.036% 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 9
10th Percentile £416 £262 "
25th Percentile £447 £355 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £419 £475
Median % change year-on-year +31.34% -11.84% -
75th Percentile £603 £441 £525
90th Percentile £675 £446 £645
England median daily rate £500 £435 £475
% change year-on-year +14.94% -8.42% +15.85%

Headless CMS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,738 2,042 5,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.26% 14.67% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,354 1,432 4,068
10th Percentile £349 £313 £292
25th Percentile £450 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £597 £588
90th Percentile £715 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 49
10th Percentile £17.55 £15.00 £15.20
25th Percentile £21.75 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate £33.50 £36.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.59% +72.62% +5.00%
75th Percentile £51.88 £41.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £66.50 £50.53 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.32 £22.19 £19.97
% change year-on-year +5.09% +11.14% -0.18%

Headless CMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Headless CMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Headless CMS in London

Headless CMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Headless CMS in London.

Daily rate trend for Headless CMS in London

Headless CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Headless CMS in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Headless CMS in London

Headless CMS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Headless CMS within the London region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Central London - 5 £700 - 1
Headless CMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Headless CMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Headless CMS.

1 42 (95.45%) CMS
2 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (47.73%) React
4 16 (36.36%) HTML
4 16 (36.36%) JIRA
4 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 16 (36.36%) Confluence
5 15 (34.09%) Azure
5 15 (34.09%) CSS
6 13 (29.55%) Node.js
6 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
7 11 (25.00%) TypeScript
7 11 (25.00%) DevOps
8 10 (22.73%) GraphQL
8 10 (22.73%) Java
8 10 (22.73%) Publishing
8 10 (22.73%) Social Skills
8 10 (22.73%) Accessibility
9 9 (20.45%) RESTful
9 9 (20.45%) Microservices
10 8 (18.18%) User Experience
10 8 (18.18%) SaaS
10 8 (18.18%) Front End Development
10 8 (18.18%) npm
10 8 (18.18%) Content Management
10 8 (18.18%) Scrum
10 8 (18.18%) Web Design
11 7 (15.91%) JSON
11 7 (15.91%) Java 8

Headless CMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 42 (95.45%) CMS
2 16 (36.36%) Confluence
3 4 (9.09%) Drupal
3 4 (9.09%) Magnolia
4 3 (6.82%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Chatbot
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.55%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Azure
2 8 (18.18%) npm
2 8 (18.18%) SaaS
3 6 (13.64%) GitHub
4 4 (9.09%) GCP
5 3 (6.82%) Amplience
5 3 (6.82%) AWS
5 3 (6.82%) Serverless
6 2 (4.55%) iPaaS
7 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Metadata
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 16 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.09%) JUnit
2 4 (9.09%) Maven
3 3 (6.82%) Cypress.io
3 3 (6.82%) Storybook
4 2 (4.55%) Babel
4 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.55%) PostCSS
4 2 (4.55%) webpack
5 1 (2.27%) git-flow
5 1 (2.27%) gulp
5 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.27%) Mocha
General
1 10 (22.73%) Publishing
1 10 (22.73%) Social Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Angular Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.82%) CMS Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Web Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) React
2 16 (36.36%) HTML
3 15 (34.09%) CSS
4 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
4 13 (29.55%) Node.js
5 10 (22.73%) GraphQL
6 9 (20.45%) RESTful
7 7 (15.91%) JSON
7 7 (15.91%) Vue.js
8 5 (11.36%) Sass
9 4 (9.09%) JSR 170
9 4 (9.09%) YAML
10 3 (6.82%) Flask
10 3 (6.82%) Jest
10 3 (6.82%) jQuery
10 3 (6.82%) React Native
10 3 (6.82%) Redux
10 3 (6.82%) Spring
11 2 (4.55%) Next.js
11 2 (4.55%) Svelte
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) DevOps
3 9 (20.45%) Microservices
4 8 (18.18%) Content Management
4 8 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 8 (18.18%) Scrum
4 8 (18.18%) Web Design
5 7 (15.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
7 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (11.36%) Sprint Planning
7 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Epics
8 4 (9.09%) Jamstack
8 4 (9.09%) SDLC
8 4 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 10 (22.73%) Java
4 7 (15.91%) Java 8
5 4 (9.09%) Groovy
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) ES6
6 3 (6.82%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) ES7
7 1 (2.27%) JSX
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) Accessibility
2 5 (11.36%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Kibana
1 4 (9.09%) Marathon
1 4 (9.09%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) MuleSoft
1 4 (9.09%) New Relic
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.55%) Adobe
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Netlify
4 1 (2.27%) hybris
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Snowplow
4 1 (2.27%) Xamarin