The first table below looks at the demand for Shopify skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shopify over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shopify
Rank 139 109 128
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Contract jobs citing Shopify 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.28% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.20% 3.85% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
251 156 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.24% 7.27% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 101 86
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £8.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £17.23 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
Shopify
England

Shopify
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Shopify Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Shopify
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Shopify Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Shopify
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shopify within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
Bristol -24 3 £450 +28.57%
Shopify
England

Shopify
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Fedora
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Zend
1 3 (100.00%) PHP5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Hazelcast
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database

Shopify
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Hazelcast
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Fedora
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Zend