Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 15 November 2018 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
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 881 891
Rank change year-on-year +35 +10 +15
Contract jobs citing Shopify 32 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.50% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 13
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £246 £173 £263
90th Percentile £384 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £125 £275
% change year-on-year +160.00% -54.55% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,455 8,353 8,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.20% 8.11% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,765 4,939 5,292
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.95% +1.15%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £298
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 91 96
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -0.88%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.94 £10.12
90th Percentile £64.75 £63.75 £99.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% -3.23% +15.54%

Shopify
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Shopify as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Shopify in the UK

Shopify
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shopify in the UK

Shopify
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shopify over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shopify in the UK

Shopify
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shopify within the UK over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
England +29 31 £325 -7.14% 35
London +27 18 £350 -6.67% 9
UK excluding London -9 12 £325 +160.00% 26
South West - 5 £275 - 1
North of England -20 3 £325 - 7
Midlands -2 2 £330 +164.00% 8
West Midlands -20 2 £330 +164.00% 4
Yorkshire - 2 £318 - 5
South East - 2 £325 - 10
North West -21 1 £325 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 with a requirement for Shopify.

1 20 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 16 (50.00%) HTML
3 15 (46.88%) CSS
4 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) Front End Development
6 9 (28.13%) Sass
6 9 (28.13%) PHP
6 9 (28.13%) Magento
7 8 (25.00%) WordPress
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) Law
8 6 (18.75%) CMS
8 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (18.75%) Web Development
9 5 (15.63%) Marketing
9 5 (15.63%) HTML5
9 5 (15.63%) MySQL
10 4 (12.50%) hybris
10 4 (12.50%) jQuery
10 4 (12.50%) Joomla!
10 4 (12.50%) Retail
10 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.50%) React
10 4 (12.50%) User Experience
10 4 (12.50%) WooCommerce
11 3 (9.38%) Analytics
11 3 (9.38%) CSS3
11 3 (9.38%) Laravel
11 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
11 3 (9.38%) Ruby

Shopify
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (25.00%) WordPress
2 6 (18.75%) CMS
3 4 (12.50%) Joomla!
4 3 (9.38%) Drupal
5 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Magento
2 2 (6.25%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.13%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Firebase
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Grunt
2 2 (6.25%) gulp
2 2 (6.25%) webpack
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.75%) Law
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (6.25%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) CMS Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (6.25%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Media Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Product Manager
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Product Manager
6 1 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) HTML
2 15 (46.88%) CSS
3 9 (28.13%) Sass
4 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) React
6 3 (9.38%) CSS3
6 3 (9.38%) Laravel
7 2 (6.25%) Node.js
7 2 (6.25%) React Native
7 2 (6.25%) Redux
7 2 (6.25%) Vue.js
8 1 (3.13%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (3.13%) GraphQL
8 1 (3.13%) Handlebars
8 1 (3.13%) iOS SDK
8 1 (3.13%) Mustache
8 1 (3.13%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (6.25%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 10 (31.25%) Front End Development
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Web Development
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
6 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.25%) Multivariate Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) A/B Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Decision-Making
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.13%) Web Design
7 1 (3.13%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) PHP
3 3 (9.38%) Ruby
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) ES6
4 2 (6.25%) PHP 7
5 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) hybris
1 4 (12.50%) WooCommerce
2 2 (6.25%) Adyen
2 2 (6.25%) ForgeRock
2 2 (6.25%) Ingenico
2 2 (6.25%) Okta
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Facebook
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter