Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 721 499 807
Rank change year-on-year -222 +308 +84
Contract jobs citing Shopify 71 22 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.074% 0.037%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.42% 0.97% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 21
10th Percentile £259 £300 £285
25th Percentile £313 £300 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £363 £405
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% -10.49% +24.62%
75th Percentile £481 £447 £475
90th Percentile £640 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £400
% change year-on-year -0.07% -15.56% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 5,008 2,276 6,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.26% 7.66% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,997 1,378 3,766
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
25th Percentile £413 £406 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £606 £575
90th Percentile £713 £713 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 20 73
10th Percentile £17.08 £15.23 £11.25
25th Percentile £25.44 £20.49 £14.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +72.10% +5.35%
75th Percentile £62.63 £50.94 £53.75
90th Percentile £68.00 £57.17 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +16.25% +9.59% +82.50%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -192 62 £350 -6.67% 45
Work from Home -221 32 £450 +49.75% 13
London -171 31 £450 +28.57% 12
UK excluding London -141 27 £338 -0.07% 35
North West -41 14 £350 +3.63% 7
North of England -65 14 £350 +3.63% 14
East of England - 7 - - 6
South East -79 5 £325 -27.78% 4
Midlands -75 1 £525 - 5
West Midlands - 1 £525 - 5

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 60 (84.51%) E-Commerce
2 36 (50.70%) JavaScript
3 29 (40.85%) HTML
3 29 (40.85%) Magento
4 28 (39.44%) Node.js
4 28 (39.44%) CSS
5 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (33.80%) Retail
7 22 (30.99%) React
8 20 (28.17%) Front End Development
9 19 (26.76%) Sass
9 19 (26.76%) TypeScript
10 18 (25.35%) Social Skills
11 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
11 14 (19.72%) PHP
12 13 (18.31%) Java
13 12 (16.90%) IBM Domino
13 12 (16.90%) SEO
13 12 (16.90%) hybris
13 12 (16.90%) Xerox
13 12 (16.90%) Jest
14 11 (15.49%) Serverless
14 11 (15.49%) Unit Testing
14 11 (15.49%) CMS
15 10 (14.08%) ERP
15 10 (14.08%) Content Management
15 10 (14.08%) HTML5
15 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (14.08%) Accessibility
15 10 (14.08%) Sprint Planning

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 12 (16.90%) IBM Domino
2 11 (15.49%) CMS
3 6 (8.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.82%) Confluence
5 2 (2.82%) Drupal
5 2 (2.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Figma
2 3 (4.23%) Sketch
3 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 29 (40.85%) Magento
2 3 (4.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Serverless
2 8 (11.27%) AWS
3 4 (5.63%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (5.63%) Azure
3 4 (5.63%) GCP
4 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.41%) Boomi
6 1 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.41%) GitHub
6 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.41%) Heroku
6 1 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.41%) PaaS
6 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) DNS
2 3 (4.23%) FTP
2 3 (4.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.68%) webpack
3 8 (11.27%) Cypress.io
3 8 (11.27%) ESLint
4 4 (5.63%) Grunt
4 4 (5.63%) JIRA
5 3 (4.23%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.41%) gulp
General
1 24 (33.80%) Retail
2 18 (25.35%) Social Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Marketing
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (4.23%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (2.82%) German Language
6 2 (2.82%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (64.79%) Developer
2 15 (21.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (15.49%) React Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Content Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.23%) HTML Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Site Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Webmaster
7 2 (2.82%) Angular Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce Tester
7 2 (2.82%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.85%) HTML
2 28 (39.44%) CSS
2 28 (39.44%) Node.js
3 22 (30.99%) React
4 19 (26.76%) Sass
5 12 (16.90%) Jest
6 10 (14.08%) CSS3
6 10 (14.08%) HTML5
7 8 (11.27%) Next.js
7 8 (11.27%) Redux
8 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.04%) REST
8 5 (7.04%) Vue.js
9 4 (5.63%) GraphQL
9 4 (5.63%) Lambda Expressions
10 3 (4.23%) jQuery
10 3 (4.23%) JSON
10 3 (4.23%) SOAP
10 3 (4.23%) Web Services
11 2 (2.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (9.86%) User Experience
3 4 (5.63%) iPad
4 3 (4.23%) FMCG
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.82%) W3C
6 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Linux
1 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
1 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (84.51%) E-Commerce
2 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.17%) Front End Development
4 12 (16.90%) SEO
5 11 (15.49%) Unit Testing
6 10 (14.08%) Content Management
6 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.08%) ERP
6 10 (14.08%) Sprint Planning
7 8 (11.27%) Adaptive Web Design
7 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
7 8 (11.27%) Full Stack Development
8 7 (9.86%) Pair Programming
8 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.86%) Regression Testing
8 7 (9.86%) Sprint Retrospective
8 7 (9.86%) Story Points
9 6 (8.45%) TDD
10 5 (7.04%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) JavaScript
2 19 (26.76%) TypeScript
3 14 (19.72%) PHP
4 13 (18.31%) Java
5 8 (11.27%) C#
5 8 (11.27%) ES6
6 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.23%) Go
7 3 (4.23%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) Accessibility
2 2 (2.82%) GDPR
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Terraform
2 3 (4.23%) Grafana
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) hybris
1 12 (16.90%) Xerox
2 7 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (8.45%) Adobe
3 6 (8.45%) IBM
4 3 (4.23%) Google
4 3 (4.23%) Marketo
4 3 (4.23%) New Relic
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) WooCommerce
6 1 (1.41%) Dell
6 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle