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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 643 644
Rank change year-on-year +38 +1  
Contract jobs citing Shopify 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.18% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £393 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +30.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £441 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £300
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 4028 4434 4730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.55% 8.23% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3135 3882 3693
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 74
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.37 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.75 £99.00 £47.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shopify in the UK

Shopify
Top 4 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 28 June 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 +34 5 £400 +1.91% 5
London +7 3 £363 -7.64% 2
Midlands - 2 £400 - 1
UK excluding London - 2 £400 - 3

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Magento
2 2 (33.33%) ATG
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) hybris
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Grunt
3 1 (16.67%) Sublime Text
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (16.67%) Neuroscience
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 2 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (16.67%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Grunt
1 1 (16.67%) Sublime Text
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Architect
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Product Manager
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Email Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Neuroscience
3 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ATG
1 2 (33.33%) hybris
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Macromedia
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter