Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 838 866 863
Rank change year-on-year +28 -3 +31
Contract jobs citing Shopify 25 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.39% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
UK median daily rate £300 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -12.00%
10th Percentile £240 £163 £263
90th Percentile £375 £438 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -12.00%
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 6,423 7,637 8,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.48% 7.53% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,745 4,556 4,956
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £304
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 80 82
UK median hourly rate £35.75 £27.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.19% +18.48% -36.11%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.21 £9.80
90th Percentile £67.25 £50.38 £63.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year +66.32% +4.40% -36.81%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +16 24 £300 +9.09% 42
London +14 13 £294 +30.56% 10
UK excluding London -13 10 £313 -3.85% 34
North of England -13 4 £281 - 11
Yorkshire - 3 £263 - 6
South West - 3 - - 5
Midlands +1 2 £350 +180.00% 3
West Midlands -15 2 £350 +180.00%
South East +6 1 £325 - 12
North West -11 1 £325 - 4

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 14 (56.00%) E-Commerce
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) jQuery
4 10 (40.00%) Magento
5 9 (36.00%) Sass
5 9 (36.00%) Front End Development
6 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) PHP
8 6 (24.00%) Law
8 6 (24.00%) WordPress
9 5 (20.00%) Grunt
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) gulp
9 5 (20.00%) WooCommerce
10 4 (16.00%) MySQL
10 4 (16.00%) LESS
10 4 (16.00%) CSS3
10 4 (16.00%) HTML5
11 3 (12.00%) Web Development
11 3 (12.00%) Laravel
11 3 (12.00%) CMS
12 2 (8.00%) Ruby
12 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
12 2 (8.00%) NetSuite
12 2 (8.00%) Marketing
12 2 (8.00%) hybris
12 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
12 2 (8.00%) A/B Testing

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 6 (24.00%) WordPress
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) InVision
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Magento
2 2 (8.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.00%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (4.00%) Trello
1 1 (4.00%) Zapier
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Grunt
2 5 (20.00%) gulp
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 6 (24.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 4 (16.00%) HTML Developer
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Magento Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) jQuery
4 9 (36.00%) Sass
5 4 (16.00%) CSS3
5 4 (16.00%) HTML5
5 4 (16.00%) LESS
6 3 (12.00%) Laravel
7 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.00%) Node.js
7 2 (8.00%) React
7 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
8 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.00%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (4.00%) Express
8 1 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (36.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) A/B Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile First
5 2 (8.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) ArchiMate
6 1 (4.00%) B2C
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Creative Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) WooCommerce
2 2 (8.00%) hybris
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) ATG
3 1 (4.00%) Facebook
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter