Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 684 858 886
Rank change year-on-year +174 +28 -28
Contract jobs citing Shopify 45 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.91% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 7
UK median daily rate £413 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £290 £244 £173
90th Percentile £490 £375 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £313 £313
% change year-on-year +44.00% - +13.64%
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 4,969 6,467 7,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.32% 6.53% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,980 3,782 4,608
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 99 81
UK median hourly rate £31.94 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.74% +20.69% -1.29%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £67.95 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year -15.66% +64.36% -18.55%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 +179 43 £450 +50.00% 47
London +145 23 £431 +50.00% 16
UK excluding London +116 20 £450 +44.00% 31
East of England - 11 - - 1
North of England +62 5 £450 +60.00% 15
South East +84 3 £150 -53.85% 4
Yorkshire +55 3 - - 5
North West +50 2 £450 +38.46% 5
Midlands +56 1 - - 6
West Midlands +42 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 35 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 34 (75.56%) HTML
2 34 (75.56%) CSS
3 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 30 (66.67%) Magento
4 23 (51.11%) Node.js
5 21 (46.67%) User Experience
5 21 (46.67%) React
5 21 (46.67%) Front End Development
5 21 (46.67%) Java
6 20 (44.44%) Sass
7 19 (42.22%) AngularJS
7 19 (42.22%) hybris
7 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (40.00%) Sketch
9 17 (37.78%) Vue.js
10 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
10 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (35.56%) WebSphere
10 16 (35.56%) Photoshop
10 16 (35.56%) IBM
10 16 (35.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 16 (35.56%) Wireframes
10 16 (35.56%) Sprint Planning
11 14 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (28.89%) Games
12 13 (28.89%) Grunt
13 12 (26.67%) Karma Test Runner
13 12 (26.67%) Semantic HTML

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 16 (35.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) WordPress
4 1 (2.22%) Drupal
4 1 (2.22%) Kentico
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Sketch
2 16 (35.56%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 30 (66.67%) Magento
2 2 (4.44%) NetSuite
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle CX
2 3 (6.67%) npm
3 2 (4.44%) Boomi
3 2 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.44%) GitHub
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.22%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Grunt
2 12 (26.67%) Jasmine
2 12 (26.67%) JIRA
2 12 (26.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) Babel
4 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.67%) webpack
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) ESLint
General
1 13 (28.89%) Games
2 12 (26.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (24.44%) React Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Angular Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Development Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Development Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) CSS
1 34 (75.56%) HTML
2 23 (51.11%) Node.js
3 21 (46.67%) React
4 20 (44.44%) Sass
5 19 (42.22%) AngularJS
6 17 (37.78%) Vue.js
7 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (26.67%) JSP
8 12 (26.67%) JSTL
8 12 (26.67%) Semantic HTML
8 12 (26.67%) XHTML
9 9 (20.00%) CSS3
9 9 (20.00%) HTML5
10 8 (17.78%) jQuery
11 6 (13.33%) Redux
11 6 (13.33%) REST
12 5 (11.11%) .NET
13 4 (8.89%) SOAP
13 4 (8.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) User Experience
2 12 (26.67%) W3C
3 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 21 (46.67%) Front End Development
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (35.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 16 (35.56%) Sprint Planning
4 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
4 16 (35.56%) Wireframes
5 14 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.11%) Web Development
8 4 (8.89%) CRM
8 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.89%) Presales
8 4 (8.89%) Sprint Retrospective
8 4 (8.89%) Story Points
8 4 (8.89%) TDD
9 3 (6.67%) Mobile First
9 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) ES6
4 6 (13.33%) PHP
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) ES7
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) WCAG
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) hybris
2 16 (35.56%) IBM
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 5 (11.11%) WooCommerce
5 3 (6.67%) Adobe
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) Demandware
6 2 (4.44%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.22%) ATG
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.22%) WorldPay