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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Copywriter
Rank 558 554 527
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Copywriter 22 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.046% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 3
Average daily rate
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£220 £234 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £450 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +159.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
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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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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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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 +3 12 £220 -5.98% 1
South East -18 7 £145 -67.77%
North West - 1 £200 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Copywriter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Marketing
3 11 (28.95%) Copywriting
4 9 (23.68%) User Experience
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) Degree
5 8 (21.05%) Content Management
6 7 (18.42%) Banking
6 7 (18.42%) SEO
7 6 (15.79%) Advertising
7 6 (15.79%) CMS
7 6 (15.79%) Adobe
8 5 (13.16%) Photoshop
8 5 (13.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (13.16%) InDesign
8 5 (13.16%) Retail
9 4 (10.53%) WordPress
9 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
10 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
10 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (5.26%) Blog
11 2 (5.26%) Social Network
11 2 (5.26%) Facebook
11 2 (5.26%) Twitter
11 2 (5.26%) Taxonomies
11 2 (5.26%) Creative Marketing
11 2 (5.26%) Electronics
11 2 (5.26%) Workflow

Copywriter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (15.79%) CMS
2 4 (10.53%) WordPress
3 1 (2.63%) Jadu
3 1 (2.63%) LiveLink
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Photoshop
1 5 (13.16%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (13.16%) InDesign
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.63%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intranet
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Marketing
3 7 (18.42%) Banking
4 6 (15.79%) Advertising
5 5 (13.16%) Retail
6 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
8 2 (5.26%) Electronics
8 2 (5.26%) Publishing
8 2 (5.26%) Legal
9 1 (2.63%) Back Office
9 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (2.63%) French Language
9 1 (2.63%) Luxembourgish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Copywriting
2 9 (23.68%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Blog
3 2 (5.26%) Social Network
3 2 (5.26%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.63%) Animation
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (21.05%) Content Management
2 7 (18.42%) SEO
3 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Information Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) Creative Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Workflow
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) B2B
5 1 (2.63%) B2C
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.63%) Analytics
5 1 (2.63%) Data Privacy
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.63%) CRM
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Adobe
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Facebook
3 2 (5.26%) Twitter
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Google
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