The table below looks at the statistics for Shopify skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shopify over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shopify
Rank 575 - 533
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Shopify 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.064% - 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£263 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4663 4404 4066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.19% 9.04% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2679 2289 1958
Average daily rate £427 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 60
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £55.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +0.80%

Shopify
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Shopify Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Shopify
Daily Rate Trend

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

Shopify Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Shopify
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shopify within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Crawley - - - -
London - - - - 1
Somerton - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
England - - - - 2

Shopify
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
3 5 (55.56%) Magento
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) WordPress
5 3 (33.33%) XMLUnit
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) Graceful Degradation
6 2 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) Spring
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

Shopify
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) XMLUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Magento Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Magento Developer
3 2 (22.22%) CSS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Integration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP5
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Zend