Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Shopify
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 880 888
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8 -37
Contract jobs citing Shopify 14 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.18% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 4
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £275 £300
% change year-on-year -54.55% -8.33% -29.41%
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 8032 8699 9426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.92% 8.30% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4732 5187 5256
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +1.74%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.00% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 96 143
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +8.77% -4.20%
10th Percentile £12.26 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.97 £99.00 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.47
% change year-on-year -3.23% +12.85% -12.79%

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 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shopify in the UK

Shopify
Top 7 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 19 November 2017. 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 +20 14 £350 - 4
London -27 10 £375 -1.32%
UK excluding London +21 3 £125 -54.55% 4
North of England - 2 - - 2
North West - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £125 - 1
Midlands - 1 £125 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
1 9 (64.29%) jQuery
2 6 (42.86%) Grunt
2 6 (42.86%) gulp
3 5 (35.71%) Sass
3 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 4 (28.57%) Wireframes
4 4 (28.57%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 3 (21.43%) React
5 3 (21.43%) Magento
5 3 (21.43%) CMS
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) WordPress
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Animation

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 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Grunt
1 6 (42.86%) gulp
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Product Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) Sass
3 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) CSS3
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) React
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 4 (28.57%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 4 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
4 2 (14.29%) SEO
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) ES6
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) WooCommerce
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com