The table below looks at the statistics for Shopify skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shopify over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shopify
Rank 576 560 568
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Shopify 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% 0.12% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4550 4149 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.89% 8.62% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2487 2291 2463
Average daily rate £450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 60
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.69 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.14% -33.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £11.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

Shopify
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shopify across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Shopify Jobs Demand Trend in England

Shopify
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shopify across the England region.

Shopify Daily Rate Trend in England

Shopify
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shopify across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Shopify Daily Rate Histogram in England

Shopify
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shopify within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -35 4 £450 +28.57%
London +17 1 £325 +18.18%
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UK

Shopify
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Shopify also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shopify.

1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Zend
3 4 (57.14%) PHP5
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Magento
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) Hazelcast
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) CentOS
4 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
4 3 (42.86%) Graphic Design
4 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (42.86%) Fedora
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
4 3 (42.86%) CSS

Shopify
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Shopify also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shopify. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Hazelcast
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
2 2 (28.57%) CSS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 3 (42.86%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (28.57%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PHP5
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Zend
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat