Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Shopify skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Shopify over the 6 months to 9 May 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.

Shopify
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 555 577 826
Rank change year-on-year +22 +249 +25
Contract jobs citing Shopify 57 41 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.088% 0.020%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.06% 1.15% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 15
10th Percentile £237 £275 £253
25th Percentile £275 £363 £288
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £356 £450 £350
Median % change year-on-year -20.83% +28.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £475 £500 £425
90th Percentile £657 £525 £444
UK median daily rate £369 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -18.06% +28.57% +7.69%

Shopify is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 2,772 3,562 5,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.23% 7.65% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,746 2,257 3,537
10th Percentile £313 £325 £318
25th Percentile £400 £413 £404
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £600 £610 £575
90th Percentile £709 £711 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 62
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.35 £11.25
25th Percentile £17.75 £20.69 £15.31
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £33.11
Median % change year-on-year +15.04% -14.67% +35.12%
75th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £54.88
90th Percentile £66.80 £59.30 £64.65
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +31.25% -30.00% +63.27%

Shopify
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Shopify as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Shopify in England

Shopify
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Shopify in England.

Daily rate trend for Shopify in England

Shopify
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Shopify in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Shopify in England

Shopify
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shopify within the England region over the 6 months to 9 May 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
London -13 31 £388 -16.22% 16
East of England +27 12 - - 7
North of England +44 10 £300 -27.27% 17
North West +27 6 £300 -33.33% 7
Yorkshire +20 4 £314 -3.46% 9
Midlands +21 2 £210 - 9
West Midlands +8 2 £210 - 4
South East +47 1 £250 -44.44% 2
Shopify
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Shopify 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 England region with a requirement for Shopify.

1 44 (77.19%) E-Commerce
2 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
3 24 (42.11%) HTML
4 22 (38.60%) CSS
5 21 (36.84%) Node.js
6 19 (33.33%) Magento
6 19 (33.33%) Retail
7 18 (31.58%) TypeScript
8 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
9 16 (28.07%) PHP
10 15 (26.32%) React
10 15 (26.32%) Front End Development
10 15 (26.32%) Social Skills
11 14 (24.56%) Java
12 13 (22.81%) JIRA
12 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (21.05%) IBM Domino
13 12 (21.05%) Xerox
14 11 (19.30%) MySQL
14 11 (19.30%) Azure
15 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell
15 9 (15.79%) jQuery
15 9 (15.79%) hybris
15 9 (15.79%) Sass
15 9 (15.79%) HTTP
15 9 (15.79%) Serverless
16 8 (14.04%) ES6
16 8 (14.04%) IBM
16 8 (14.04%) HTML5
16 8 (14.04%) CSS3

Shopify
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (21.05%) IBM Domino
2 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
3 7 (12.28%) Apache
3 7 (12.28%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.77%) Confluence
5 3 (5.26%) CMS
6 2 (3.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Magento
2 2 (3.51%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Azure
2 9 (15.79%) Serverless
3 8 (14.04%) AWS
4 7 (12.28%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (12.28%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (10.53%) GCP
6 3 (5.26%) Google Analytics
6 3 (5.26%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (3.51%) Azure Key Vault
7 2 (3.51%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (3.51%) GitHub
7 2 (3.51%) Google Data Studio
7 2 (3.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) HTTP
2 7 (12.28%) DNS
2 7 (12.28%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) FTP
2 7 (12.28%) SSH
2 7 (12.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.81%) JIRA
3 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.53%) webpack
5 4 (7.02%) Bitbucket
5 4 (7.02%) Cypress.io
5 4 (7.02%) ESLint
6 3 (5.26%) Grunt
7 2 (3.51%) gulp
8 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 19 (33.33%) Retail
2 15 (26.32%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (14.04%) React Developer
4 7 (12.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce Architect
6 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 4 (7.02%) HTML Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Magento Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) HTML
2 22 (38.60%) CSS
3 21 (36.84%) Node.js
4 15 (26.32%) React
5 9 (15.79%) jQuery
5 9 (15.79%) Sass
6 8 (14.04%) CSS3
6 8 (14.04%) HTML5
7 7 (12.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (10.53%) Next.js
9 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.77%) Vue.js
10 4 (7.02%) GraphQL
10 4 (7.02%) Jest
10 4 (7.02%) Redux
11 3 (5.26%) Ajax
12 2 (3.51%) Express
12 2 (3.51%) REST
12 2 (3.51%) RESTful
12 2 (3.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Clustering
1 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Unix
1 2 (3.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (77.19%) E-Commerce
2 15 (26.32%) Front End Development
3 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.04%) Time Management
5 7 (12.28%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.28%) Coaching
5 7 (12.28%) ITIL
5 7 (12.28%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (12.28%) Problem Management
6 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.53%) SEO
6 6 (10.53%) Sprint Planning
6 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Content Management
7 5 (8.77%) Story Points
8 4 (7.02%) Adaptive Web Design
8 4 (7.02%) Pair Programming
8 4 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.02%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
2 18 (31.58%) TypeScript
3 16 (28.07%) PHP
4 14 (24.56%) Java
5 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 8 (14.04%) ES6
7 7 (12.28%) Go
7 7 (12.28%) Python
7 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.77%) C#
9 2 (3.51%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Docker
2 7 (12.28%) Postfix
2 7 (12.28%) qmail
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Kubernetes
1 7 (12.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Xerox
2 9 (15.79%) hybris
3 8 (14.04%) IBM
4 7 (12.28%) Dynatrace
4 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.28%) New Relic
4 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 7 (12.28%) VMware
5 5 (8.77%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.26%) Google
7 2 (3.51%) Demandware
7 2 (3.51%) Facebook
7 2 (3.51%) WooCommerce
8 1 (1.75%) Optimizely
8 1 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (1.75%) Xero