Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 860 846 893
Rank change year-on-year -14 +47 +7
Contract jobs citing Shopify 28 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.43% 0.16% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 6
UK median daily rate £325 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -4.46% -12.78%
10th Percentile £273 £206 £319
90th Percentile £388 £481 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 -
% change year-on-year -18.75% - -
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 6,447 7,992 8,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.28% 8.09% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,754 4,694 5,207
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £295
90th Percentile £660 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £437 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.76% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 108 99
UK median hourly rate £24.75 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.46 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £63.13 £57.50 £72.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% -23.08% +44.44%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shopify in the UK

Shopify
Top 9 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 21 September 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 -23 27 £325 -13.33% 32
London -7 16 £350 - 4
UK excluding London -6 10 £325 -18.75% 28
South East - 3 £325 - 11
South West - 3 £275 - 1
Midlands -13 2 £330 -17.50% 5
West Midlands -20 2 £330 -17.50% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £318 - 7
North of England - 2 £318 - 11

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 19 (67.86%) E-Commerce
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) CSS
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (35.71%) PHP
4 10 (35.71%) WordPress
4 10 (35.71%) Front End Development
5 8 (28.57%) Magento
6 7 (25.00%) CMS
6 7 (25.00%) Sass
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) Marketing
8 5 (17.86%) Web Development
8 5 (17.86%) Joomla!
8 5 (17.86%) MySQL
8 5 (17.86%) HTML5
9 4 (14.29%) hybris
9 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.29%) User Experience
9 4 (14.29%) Retail
10 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Ruby
10 3 (10.71%) Drupal
10 3 (10.71%) jQuery
10 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) React
10 3 (10.71%) CSS3
10 3 (10.71%) WooCommerce
11 2 (7.14%) Redux

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 10 (35.71%) WordPress
2 7 (25.00%) CMS
3 5 (17.86%) Joomla!
4 3 (10.71%) Drupal
5 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Magento
2 2 (7.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.57%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Heroku
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) webpack
3 1 (3.57%) Grunt
3 1 (3.57%) gulp
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
3 2 (7.14%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) CMS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Product Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Media Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Product Manager
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Product Manager
6 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) CSS
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) Sass
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) CSS3
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) React
6 2 (7.14%) Node.js
6 2 (7.14%) React Native
6 2 (7.14%) Redux
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (7.14%) Vue.js
7 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.57%) Express
7 1 (3.57%) iOS SDK
7 1 (3.57%) Laravel
7 1 (3.57%) Mustache
7 1 (3.57%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (7.14%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) E-Commerce
2 10 (35.71%) Front End Development
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Decision-Making
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (3.57%) OO PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
7 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.57%) Web Design
7 1 (3.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) ES6
4 2 (7.14%) PHP 7
5 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) hybris
2 3 (10.71%) WooCommerce
3 2 (7.14%) Adyen
3 2 (7.14%) ForgeRock
3 2 (7.14%) Ingenico
3 2 (7.14%) Okta
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Capita
4 1 (3.57%) Google