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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 18 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 565 432 419
Rank change year-on-year -133 -13 +186
Contract jobs citing Headless CMS 21 34 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.054% 0.14% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.43% 1.01% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 5
10th Percentile £375 £338 £378
25th Percentile £422 £425 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -10.53%
75th Percentile £700 £513 £488
90th Percentile £713 £546 £518
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%

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 4,918 3,356 3,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.75% 14.06% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,462 2,400 2,112
10th Percentile £369 £325 £313
25th Percentile £463 £418 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.24% +2.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £775 £688 £700
England median daily rate £525 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 27
10th Percentile £20.27 £17.00 £15.00
25th Percentile £26.32 £21.25 £19.56
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £26.48
Median % change year-on-year -6.83% +52.00% -2.83%
75th Percentile £60.44 £57.50 £44.69
90th Percentile £73.50 £68.95 £61.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +17.23%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London - 7 £450 - 2
Headless CMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 16 (76.19%) CMS
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (66.67%) Agile
3 14 (66.67%) Node.js
3 14 (66.67%) React
4 12 (57.14%) HTML
4 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) User Experience
4 12 (57.14%) HTML5
5 11 (52.38%) TypeScript
5 11 (52.38%) DevOps
5 11 (52.38%) API Development
5 11 (52.38%) GraphQL
6 10 (47.62%) Full Stack Development
6 10 (47.62%) GitHub
6 10 (47.62%) Use Case
6 10 (47.62%) Project Management
7 9 (42.86%) MVC
7 9 (42.86%) TDD
7 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 9 (42.86%) Redux
8 8 (38.10%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (38.10%) Front End Development
8 8 (38.10%) Next.js
8 8 (38.10%) BDD
9 7 (33.33%) Scrum
10 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
10 5 (23.81%) Microservices
11 4 (19.05%) Marketing
11 4 (19.05%) CI/CD

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 16 (76.19%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) GitHub
2 3 (14.29%) AWS
2 3 (14.29%) GCP
2 3 (14.29%) Serverless
3 2 (9.52%) Azure
3 2 (9.52%) npm
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Algolia
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Metadata
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Publishing
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (28.57%) React Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Content Manager
7 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (9.52%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Architect
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Manager
8 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) Node.js
1 14 (66.67%) React
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) HTML5
3 11 (52.38%) GraphQL
4 9 (42.86%) Redux
5 8 (38.10%) Next.js
6 3 (14.29%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (4.76%) Open Graph
7 1 (4.76%) REST
7 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) User Experience
2 8 (38.10%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (14.29%) Acoustics
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (9.52%) iPad
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Reinsurance
5 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile
2 11 (52.38%) API Development
2 11 (52.38%) DevOps
3 10 (47.62%) Full Stack Development
3 10 (47.62%) Project Management
3 10 (47.62%) Use Case
4 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 9 (42.86%) TDD
5 8 (38.10%) BDD
5 8 (38.10%) Front End Development
6 7 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Microservices
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (19.05%) CI/CD
8 4 (19.05%) Personalization
9 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 3 (14.29%) Mobile First
9 3 (14.29%) SEO
9 3 (14.29%) Sprint Review
9 3 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) TypeScript
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) hybris