The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriter
Rank 560 537 546
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 20 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.052% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.056% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 30
Average daily rate
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£225 £235 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £216 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £284
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -5 8 £238 +1.06% 2
South East -9 6 £338 - 1
North West - 4 £225 -
East of England - 2 £150 -
Copywriter
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Copywriter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 28 (59.57%) Copywriting
2 16 (34.04%) User Experience
3 14 (29.79%) SEO
3 14 (29.79%) CMS
3 14 (29.79%) Content Management
4 12 (25.53%) Banking
5 10 (21.28%) Retail
5 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
5 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.15%) Marketing
7 8 (17.02%) Finance
8 7 (14.89%) Retail Banking
9 4 (8.51%) Social Media
10 3 (6.38%) Web Usability
10 3 (6.38%) Blog
10 3 (6.38%) Podcast
10 3 (6.38%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
10 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (6.38%) Advertising
11 2 (4.26%) Internet
11 2 (4.26%) Legal
11 2 (4.26%) Workflow
11 2 (4.26%) Online Banking
12 1 (2.13%) Web Development
12 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
12 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
12 1 (2.13%) Straight-Through Processing
12 1 (2.13%) Facebook

Copywriter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (29.79%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
General
1 12 (25.53%) Banking
2 10 (21.28%) Retail
3 9 (19.15%) Marketing
4 8 (17.02%) Finance
5 7 (14.89%) Retail Banking
6 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (6.38%) Advertising
7 2 (4.26%) Legal
8 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) Copywriting
2 16 (34.04%) User Experience
3 4 (8.51%) Social Media
4 3 (6.38%) Blog
4 3 (6.38%) Podcast
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) SEO
1 14 (29.79%) Content Management
2 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.38%) Web Usability
3 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Workflow
5 1 (2.13%) Web Development
5 1 (2.13%) Straight-Through Processing
5 1 (2.13%) Analytics
5 1 (2.13%) Time Management
5 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Migration
5 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Facebook
1 1 (2.13%) Twitter
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.13%) Adobe
1 1 (2.13%) Google
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Incisive Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Profiles Creative
Rate: £200 - £220 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago