The first table below looks at the demand for the Copywriter role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Copywriter in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriter
Rank 531 511 545
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 28 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.068% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.073% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 4
Average daily rate
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£234 £237 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% -13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £217 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £274
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44157 42180 48388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.60% 92.69% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 25178 27561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1998 2467
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.68 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -1.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Copywriter
UK

Copywriter
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Copywriter in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Copywriter Jobs Demand Trend in England

Copywriter
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Copywriter across the England region.

Copywriter Daily Rate Trend in England

Copywriter
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Copywriter across the England region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Copywriter Daily Rate Histogram in England

Copywriter
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Copywriter across the England region.

Copywriter Hourly Rate Trend in England

Copywriter
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Copywriter within the England region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 22 £234 -1.26%
East of England -21 3 - - 1
South East -4 2 £325 - 2
North West - - - - 1
Copywriter
UK

Copywriter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Copywriter in their job title 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 with Copywriter in their job title.

1 29 (59.18%) Copywriting
2 21 (42.86%) CMS
2 21 (42.86%) Content Management
3 16 (32.65%) Banking
4 14 (28.57%) Marketing
5 11 (22.45%) Retail
5 11 (22.45%) Finance
6 10 (20.41%) SEO
7 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.33%) Retail Banking
8 6 (12.24%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (10.20%) French Language
10 4 (8.16%) Social Media
10 4 (8.16%) Online Banking
10 4 (8.16%) Analytics
10 4 (8.16%) Advertising
10 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.16%) Internet
11 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (6.12%) Adobe
11 3 (6.12%) Web Analytics
11 3 (6.12%) Straight-Through Processing
11 3 (6.12%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (4.08%) Magnolia
12 2 (4.08%) Facebook
12 2 (4.08%) Twitter
12 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
12 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
12 2 (4.08%) Telecoms

Copywriter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Copywriter in their job title 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 with Copywriter in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (42.86%) CMS
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (4.08%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Intranet
General
1 16 (32.65%) Banking
2 14 (28.57%) Marketing
3 11 (22.45%) Retail
3 11 (22.45%) Finance
4 8 (16.33%) Retail Banking
5 5 (10.20%) French Language
6 4 (8.16%) Advertising
7 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (4.08%) Automotive
8 2 (4.08%) Legal
8 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
9 1 (2.04%) Electronics
9 1 (2.04%) Publishing
9 1 (2.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (59.18%) Copywriting
2 6 (12.24%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Online Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Social Media
4 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Blog
5 1 (2.04%) Online Games
5 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Content Management
2 10 (20.41%) SEO
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.16%) Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) Straight-Through Processing
6 3 (6.12%) Web Analytics
7 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.08%) B2B
7 2 (4.08%) B2C
7 2 (4.08%) Workflow
8 1 (2.04%) Validation
8 1 (2.04%) Migration
8 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) Web Development
8 1 (2.04%) Email Marketing
8 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Adobe
2 2 (4.08%) Facebook
2 2 (4.08%) Twitter
3 1 (2.04%) Google
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago