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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shopify
Rank 589 572 594
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing Shopify 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.13% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
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£425 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
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 - - -

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
5151 4698 5341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.14% 8.81% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 2478 2601
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 82 64
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shopify within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Shopify Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Shopify
Top 4 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 22 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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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
England -26 6 £425 +21.42% 1
Bristol -20 4 £450 +28.57%
South West -34 4 £450 +28.57%
London +15 1 £325 +18.18%

Shopify
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Zend
2 4 (66.67%) PHP5
2 4 (66.67%) Magento
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) Hazelcast
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Fedora
3 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
4 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Shopify
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) Hazelcast
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Fedora
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PHP5
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Zend
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
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