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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 16 August 2022 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
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 750 709 524
Rank change year-on-year -41 -185 +314
Contract jobs citing Shopify 89 76 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.62% 1.58% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 17
10th Percentile £301 £258 £280
25th Percentile £363 £303 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £375 £425
Median % change year-on-year +23.33% -11.76% +6.25%
75th Percentile £547 £475 £525
90th Percentile £625 £652 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £413
% change year-on-year +15.38% -21.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5,486 4,818 2,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.26% 6.49% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,446 2,902 1,664
10th Percentile £377 £325 £317
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £616
90th Percentile £756 £713 £714
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 23
10th Percentile £16.78 £15.34 £13.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £25.81 £20.13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% +61.98%
75th Percentile £63.00 £62.63 £48.13
90th Percentile £69.75 £68.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £46.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -30.12% +16.25% +53.85%

Shopify
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Shopify in the UK

Shopify
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Shopify in the UK

Shopify
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Shopify over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Shopify in the UK

Shopify
Top 12 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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -44 82 £483 +37.86% 29
Work from Home -43 68 £475 +11.76% 16
London -42 65 £505 +15.43% 10
UK excluding London -43 16 £375 +15.38% 20
East of England -10 6 - -
North of England -28 5 £300 -7.69% 11
North West -32 3 £300 -7.69% 4
South East -24 2 £425 +30.77% 3
Yorkshire - 2 - - 7
Midlands - 2 £375 - 4
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 3
South West - 1 £550 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 74 (83.15%) E-Commerce
2 63 (70.79%) Retail
3 58 (65.17%) BigCommerce
4 55 (61.80%) Salesforce.com
4 55 (61.80%) SAP
5 53 (59.55%) Adobe
6 52 (58.43%) Mobile Commerce
6 52 (58.43%) Artificial Intelligence
6 52 (58.43%) NN4M
6 52 (58.43%) Technology Strategy
6 52 (58.43%) Strategic Thinking
6 52 (58.43%) Customer Experience
7 47 (52.81%) Agile
8 45 (50.56%) Commercetools
9 37 (41.57%) Social Skills
10 28 (31.46%) Time Management
11 26 (29.21%) Organisational Skills
12 20 (22.47%) AWS
13 16 (17.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (17.98%) CSS
13 16 (17.98%) Java
13 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
13 16 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (16.85%) Project Management
15 14 (15.73%) HTML
15 14 (15.73%) PHP
15 14 (15.73%) Microservices
15 14 (15.73%) Waterfall
15 14 (15.73%) Magento
15 14 (15.73%) Git (software)

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 7 (7.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (6.74%) Confluence
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
3 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.49%) WordPress
4 3 (3.37%) JBoss
4 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.12%) Apache
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) Adobe XD
2 1 (1.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Magento
2 4 (4.49%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.12%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 58 (65.17%) BigCommerce
2 45 (50.56%) Commercetools
3 20 (22.47%) AWS
4 12 (13.48%) Azure
5 11 (12.36%) SAP Commerce Cloud
6 8 (8.99%) GCP
6 8 (8.99%) Serverless
7 5 (5.62%) Azure DevOps
7 5 (5.62%) Google Analytics
7 5 (5.62%) SaaS
8 4 (4.49%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (3.37%) Figma
9 3 (3.37%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
10 2 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (2.25%) Attraqt
10 2 (2.25%) CloudTest
10 2 (2.25%) Heroku
10 2 (2.25%) IaaS
10 2 (2.25%) SpeedCurve
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) MySQL
2 5 (5.62%) DB2
3 4 (4.49%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (4.49%) DynamoDB
4 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.37%) Tableau
5 2 (2.25%) BigQuery
5 2 (2.25%) DocumentDB
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) Looker
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) Power BI
6 1 (1.12%) QlikView
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.99%) JIRA
4 6 (6.74%) GitLab
5 3 (3.37%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.37%) Cypress.io
6 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.25%) JMeter
6 2 (2.25%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.25%) NeoLoad
6 2 (2.25%) Postman
6 2 (2.25%) REST Assured
6 2 (2.25%) Selenium
6 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.25%) WebPageTest
7 1 (1.12%) Gatling
7 1 (1.12%) Log4j
7 1 (1.12%) Maven
7 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.12%) webpack
General
1 63 (70.79%) Retail
2 37 (41.57%) Social Skills
3 26 (29.21%) Organisational Skills
4 13 (14.61%) Finance
5 12 (13.48%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.37%) Marketing
8 1 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Developer
2 16 (17.98%) Analyst
3 12 (13.48%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.24%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Shopify Developer
6 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.62%) Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Backend Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Release Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Operational Support Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Operations Support Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Scrum Master
9 3 (3.37%) Tester
9 3 (3.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) CSS
2 14 (15.73%) HTML
3 7 (7.87%) CSS3
3 7 (7.87%) HTML5
3 7 (7.87%) Node.js
4 6 (6.74%) REST
5 5 (5.62%) React
6 4 (4.49%) J2EE
6 4 (4.49%) JSON
6 4 (4.49%) XML
7 3 (3.37%) JDBC
7 3 (3.37%) RESTful
7 3 (3.37%) SOAP
7 3 (3.37%) Velocity
8 2 (2.25%) ADO
8 2 (2.25%) jQuery
8 2 (2.25%) OAuth
8 2 (2.25%) OpenID
8 2 (2.25%) Sass
8 2 (2.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Legacy Systems
2 7 (7.87%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.49%) Social Media
4 3 (3.37%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.25%) FMCG
5 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Linux
1 8 (8.99%) Unix
2 5 (5.62%) AIX
2 5 (5.62%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (83.15%) E-Commerce
2 52 (58.43%) Artificial Intelligence
2 52 (58.43%) Customer Experience
2 52 (58.43%) Mobile Commerce
2 52 (58.43%) Strategic Thinking
2 52 (58.43%) Technology Strategy
3 47 (52.81%) Agile
4 28 (31.46%) Time Management
5 16 (17.98%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (16.85%) Project Management
7 14 (15.73%) Microservices
7 14 (15.73%) Waterfall
8 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
8 13 (14.61%) Scrum
9 11 (12.36%) B2B
10 10 (11.24%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (11.24%) DevOps
10 10 (11.24%) User Stories
11 9 (10.11%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) Java
1 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
2 14 (15.73%) PHP
3 9 (10.11%) SQL
4 6 (6.74%) Perl
5 4 (4.49%) Bash
5 4 (4.49%) ES6
5 4 (4.49%) Python
5 4 (4.49%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.25%) AWK
6 2 (2.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) C#
7 1 (1.12%) Go
7 1 (1.12%) Groovy
7 1 (1.12%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) CSPO
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) QA
2 6 (6.74%) Accessibility
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Terraform
2 5 (5.62%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.25%) Grafana
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 55 (61.80%) Salesforce.com
1 55 (61.80%) SAP
2 53 (59.55%) Adobe
3 52 (58.43%) NN4M
4 8 (8.99%) Google
5 6 (6.74%) IBM
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle
7 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.37%) WooCommerce
8 2 (2.25%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.25%) Coremetrics
8 2 (2.25%) Dynatrace
8 2 (2.25%) Hotjar
8 2 (2.25%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.25%) Netlify
8 2 (2.25%) New Relic
8 2 (2.25%) Tealium
9 1 (1.12%) Monetate
9 1 (1.12%) Qubit