The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Copywriting in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Copywriting over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriting
Rank 190 209 204
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 9 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.34% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 12
Average daily rate
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£311 £217 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.20% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £206 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £266 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £219 £400 £165
% change year-on-year
-45.31% +142.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 - £14.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1735 2344 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 32.34% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1716 1907
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Copywriting
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Copywriting across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Copywriting Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Copywriting
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Copywriting across the City of London region.

Copywriting Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Copywriting
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Copywriting across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Copywriting Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Copywriting
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Copywriting across the City of London region.

Copywriting Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Copywriting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Copywriting.

1 12 (54.55%) Marketing
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Content Management
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) CMS
6 4 (18.18%) SEO
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (13.64%) JIRA
7 3 (13.64%) Pay per click
7 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
7 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 3 (13.64%) Legal
7 3 (13.64%) ActionScript
7 3 (13.64%) MS Access
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
7 3 (13.64%) Adobe
7 3 (13.64%) Internet
7 3 (13.64%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (9.09%) Flash
8 2 (9.09%) Extranet
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) CSS
8 2 (9.09%) Publishing

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Copywriting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Copywriting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
1 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (54.55%) Marketing
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Banking
4 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Legal
5 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (9.09%) Publishing
7 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Copywriter
2 4 (18.18%) Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Writer
3 3 (13.64%) Author
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Author
4 2 (9.09%) Web Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Content Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Interactive Designer
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) Flash
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Blog
2 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Content Management
2 4 (18.18%) SEO
2 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Pay per click
3 3 (13.64%) Workflow
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Insight
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) User Stories
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Usability Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) B2B
5 1 (4.55%) B2C
5 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) ExactTarget
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