Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 482 377 588
Rank change year-on-year -105 +211 +49
Contract jobs citing Headless CMS 39 4 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 8
10th Percentile £338 £249 £451
25th Percentile £425 £322 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £406 £488
Median % change year-on-year +16.92% -16.67% +2.63%
75th Percentile £575 £436 £528
90th Percentile £650 £467 £568
England median daily rate £475 £406 £475
% change year-on-year +16.92% -14.47% +18.75%

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 4,180 2,338 6,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.75% 14.95% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,928 1,612 4,470
10th Percentile £337 £323 £305
25th Percentile £430 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £703 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 47
10th Percentile £16.28 £15.00 £12.89
25th Percentile £21.13 £23.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate £32.00 £34.90 £20.89
Median % change year-on-year -8.30% +67.04% +1.90%
75th Percentile £57.50 £51.75 £34.80
90th Percentile £69.54 £60.00 £48.70
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -2.50%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 - 1 £446 - 3
Headless CMS
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 39 (100.00%) CMS
2 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (56.41%) React
4 16 (41.03%) HTML
4 16 (41.03%) CSS
5 15 (38.46%) JIRA
5 15 (38.46%) Confluence
6 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 13 (33.33%) TypeScript
7 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.64%) Azure
8 10 (25.64%) Node.js
8 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
9 9 (23.08%) User Experience
10 8 (20.51%) Vue.js
10 8 (20.51%) GraphQL
10 8 (20.51%) Social Skills
10 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (20.51%) Web Design
11 7 (17.95%) Content Management
11 7 (17.95%) Linux
11 7 (17.95%) Python
11 7 (17.95%) Oracle
11 7 (17.95%) Accessibility
11 7 (17.95%) npm
11 7 (17.95%) Docker
11 7 (17.95%) Flask
11 7 (17.95%) DevOps
11 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
12 6 (15.38%) Jest

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 39 (100.00%) CMS
2 15 (38.46%) Confluence
3 4 (10.26%) Drupal
4 3 (7.69%) Umbraco
4 3 (7.69%) WordPress
5 2 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (5.13%) Chatbot
1 2 (5.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Azure
2 7 (17.95%) npm
3 4 (10.26%) Amplience
4 3 (7.69%) SaaS
4 3 (7.69%) Yarn
5 1 (2.56%) Attraqt
5 1 (2.56%) AWS
5 1 (2.56%) GCP
5 1 (2.56%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) iPaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Metadata
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) JIRA
2 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.38%) Cypress.io
4 5 (12.82%) Babel
4 5 (12.82%) Storybook
4 5 (12.82%) webpack
5 4 (10.26%) PostCSS
6 3 (7.69%) ESLint
7 1 (2.56%) gulp
7 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (20.51%) Social Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Publishing
3 4 (10.26%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Python Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.69%) CMS Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) React Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Drupal Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Drupal Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) React
2 16 (41.03%) CSS
2 16 (41.03%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
3 10 (25.64%) Node.js
4 8 (20.51%) GraphQL
4 8 (20.51%) Vue.js
5 7 (17.95%) Flask
6 6 (15.38%) GatsbyJS
6 6 (15.38%) Jest
6 6 (15.38%) JSON
7 5 (12.82%) RESTful
8 3 (7.69%) React Native
8 3 (7.69%) Redux
8 3 (7.69%) Spring
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 3 (7.69%) YAML
9 2 (5.13%) DOM
9 2 (5.13%) Sass
9 2 (5.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Data Structures
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (20.51%) Web Design
3 7 (17.95%) Content Management
3 7 (17.95%) DevOps
4 6 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 5 (12.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) Jamstack
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (10.26%) SDLC
7 3 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (7.69%) Full Stack Development
7 3 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (7.69%) Microservices
7 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.69%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 7 (17.95%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) ES6
5 3 (7.69%) Java 8
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) ES7
6 1 (2.56%) JSX
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
6 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) Accessibility
2 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Netlify
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Snowplow
4 1 (2.56%) Xamarin