Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 661 451 779
Rank change year-on-year -210 +328 +86
Contract jobs citing Shopify 64 22 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.086% 0.040%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.70% 1.16% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 13 20
10th Percentile £265 £300 £285
25th Percentile £311 £313 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £425 £415
Median % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.41% +27.69%
75th Percentile £475 £525 £475
90th Percentile £643 " £491
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 3,761 1,890 5,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.88% 7.37% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,444 1,194 3,500
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
25th Percentile £410 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £613 £575
90th Percentile £717 £725 £650
UK median daily rate £523 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 17 67
10th Percentile £16.21 £19.88 £11.25
25th Percentile £25.63 £32.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.50 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.10% +82.00% +4.69%
75th Percentile £62.75 £53.75 £53.75
90th Percentile £68.00 £57.17 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £24.41
% change year-on-year +2.86% +79.25% +6.12%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -169 31 £450 +5.88% 15
North West -41 17 £344 +1.78% 10
North of England -68 17 £344 +1.78% 17
East of England - 7 - - 6
South East -94 5 £325 -27.78% 4
Shopify
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 55 (85.94%) E-Commerce
2 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 29 (45.31%) HTML
4 28 (43.75%) CSS
5 25 (39.06%) Magento
5 25 (39.06%) Node.js
6 23 (35.94%) React
7 22 (34.38%) Retail
8 20 (31.25%) Front End Development
9 19 (29.69%) TypeScript
9 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (28.13%) Sass
11 15 (23.44%) Social Skills
12 13 (20.31%) PHP
13 12 (18.75%) Serverless
14 11 (17.19%) Jest
14 11 (17.19%) SEO
14 11 (17.19%) CMS
14 11 (17.19%) hybris
14 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
15 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
15 10 (15.63%) Java
16 9 (14.06%) IBM Domino
16 9 (14.06%) ERP
16 9 (14.06%) Content Management
16 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (14.06%) HTML5
16 9 (14.06%) CSS3
16 9 (14.06%) Accessibility
16 9 (14.06%) Sprint Planning

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 11 (17.19%) CMS
2 9 (14.06%) IBM Domino
3 4 (6.25%) Confluence
3 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.13%) WordPress
6 1 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Sketch
2 2 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.13%) Figma
2 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe XD
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Magento
2 2 (3.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Serverless
2 7 (10.94%) AWS
3 5 (7.81%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (4.69%) Azure
5 2 (3.13%) GCP
5 2 (3.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.56%) Boomi
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.56%) GitHub
6 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.56%) Heroku
6 1 (1.56%) IaaS
6 1 (1.56%) PaaS
6 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) SSH
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.06%) webpack
3 7 (10.94%) Cypress.io
3 7 (10.94%) ESLint
3 7 (10.94%) JIRA
4 5 (7.81%) Grunt
5 4 (6.25%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.69%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.13%) gulp
7 2 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (34.38%) Retail
2 15 (23.44%) Social Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Marketing
4 4 (6.25%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (3.13%) German Language
6 2 (3.13%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (14.06%) React Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Content Manager
7 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (4.69%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Webmaster
8 2 (3.13%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce Tester
8 2 (3.13%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) HTML
2 28 (43.75%) CSS
3 25 (39.06%) Node.js
4 23 (35.94%) React
5 18 (28.13%) Sass
6 11 (17.19%) Jest
7 9 (14.06%) CSS3
7 9 (14.06%) HTML5
8 8 (12.50%) Next.js
9 7 (10.94%) Redux
10 6 (9.38%) Vue.js
11 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.81%) GraphQL
12 4 (6.25%) Lambda Expressions
13 3 (4.69%) jQuery
13 3 (4.69%) REST
14 2 (3.13%) JSP
14 2 (3.13%) JSTL
14 2 (3.13%) koa
14 2 (3.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) User Experience
2 7 (10.94%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.25%) iPad
4 3 (4.69%) FMCG
5 2 (3.13%) W3C
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (85.94%) E-Commerce
2 20 (31.25%) Front End Development
3 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.19%) SEO
5 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
6 9 (14.06%) Content Management
6 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.06%) ERP
6 9 (14.06%) Sprint Planning
7 7 (10.94%) Adaptive Web Design
7 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
8 6 (9.38%) Full Stack Development
8 6 (9.38%) Pair Programming
8 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Sprint Retrospective
8 6 (9.38%) Story Points
8 6 (9.38%) TDD
8 6 (9.38%) Web Development
9 5 (7.81%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 19 (29.69%) TypeScript
3 13 (20.31%) PHP
4 10 (15.63%) Java
5 7 (10.94%) C#
5 7 (10.94%) ES6
6 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.56%) Go
7 1 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) Accessibility
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Postfix
2 1 (1.56%) qmail
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Terraform
2 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) hybris
2 9 (14.06%) Xerox
3 6 (9.38%) Adobe
3 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) Google
5 3 (4.69%) Marketo
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Dell
7 1 (1.56%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.56%) New Relic
7 1 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) WooCommerce