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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Copywriting
Rank 189 192 204
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.15% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.40% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£261 £217 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.39% +10.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £125 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £308 £214
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £450 £233
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +93.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
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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
1917 2252 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 37.67% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1736 1782
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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
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 22 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Content Management
4 3 (30.00%) Advertising
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) User Experience
4 3 (30.00%) SEO
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Social Media
6 1 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Facebook
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Animation
6 1 (10.00%) Photography
6 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Drupal
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Copywriter
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Content Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Email Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Author
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Sass
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Animation
2 1 (10.00%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Content Management
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) SEO
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Facebook
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) Google
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