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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shopify
UK
Rank 592 643 623
Rank change year-on-year +51 -20  
Contract jobs citing Shopify 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.026% 0.024% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -45.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Shopify is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3884 4247 4635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.57% 7.98% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2342 2557 2578
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 39
Median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.58% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Shopify
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Shopify as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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
Top 2 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 1 £400 +23.07% 6
London - 1 £400 - 1

Shopify
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shopify also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Shopify.

1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
1 7 (77.78%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) WordPress
4 2 (22.22%) Magento
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) PrestaShop
5 1 (11.11%) Grunt
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 1 (11.11%) gulp
5 1 (11.11%) OpenCart
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL

Shopify
Top Related 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 2 (22.22%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) concrete5
2 1 (11.11%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
2 1 (11.11%) OpenCart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (77.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe