The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Copywriting in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Copywriting over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriting
Rank 543 475 531
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +56
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 47 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.065% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 26
Average daily rate £230 £234 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £168 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £363 £238
% change year-on-year
-20.34% +52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 - £12.00
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Copywriting
UK

Copywriting
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Copywriting Jobs Demand Trend in England

Copywriting
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Copywriting Daily Rate Trend in England

Copywriting
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Copywriting across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Copywriting Daily Rate Histogram in England

Copywriting
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Copywriting Hourly Rate Trend in England

Copywriting
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 Copywriting within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -16 31 £230 +2.22% 6
East of England - 5 - - 3
Yorkshire -19 4 £225 -43.75% 2
South East -11 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £353 -
North West - 1 - - 2
South West - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Copywriting
UK

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 45 (51.14%) CMS
2 33 (37.50%) Content Management
3 31 (35.23%) Marketing
4 29 (32.95%) HTML
5 21 (23.86%) Finance
6 18 (20.45%) SEO
6 18 (20.45%) Adobe
7 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (15.91%) Migration
8 14 (15.91%) CSS
8 14 (15.91%) Analytics
9 13 (14.77%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (14.77%) Retail
9 13 (14.77%) Social Media
10 11 (12.50%) Degree
10 11 (12.50%) Photoshop
10 11 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
11 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
12 9 (10.23%) XML
12 9 (10.23%) Project Management
12 9 (10.23%) Publishing
13 8 (9.09%) Banking
13 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (7.95%) Internet
15 6 (6.82%) Windows
15 6 (6.82%) MS Office
15 6 (6.82%) Adobe Illustrator
15 6 (6.82%) Web Analytics
15 6 (6.82%) Agile Project Management

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 45 (51.14%) CMS
2 11 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (5.68%) Magnolia
4 3 (3.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.41%) TeamSite
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) WordPress
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
2 6 (6.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.27%) RoboHelp
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Internet
2 4 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.55%) VPN
3 2 (2.27%) Intranet
3 2 (2.27%) Extranet
3 2 (2.27%) FTP
4 1 (1.14%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) JIRA
2 3 (3.41%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 31 (35.23%) Marketing
2 21 (23.86%) Finance
3 13 (14.77%) Retail
4 9 (10.23%) Publishing
5 8 (9.09%) Banking
6 5 (5.68%) Games
6 5 (5.68%) Legal
6 5 (5.68%) Advertising
7 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (29.55%) Copywriter
2 10 (11.36%) Content Manager
3 9 (10.23%) Web Editor
4 8 (9.09%) Author
4 8 (9.09%) Technical Author
4 8 (9.09%) Designer
5 7 (7.95%) Content Editor
6 5 (5.68%) Interactive Designer
7 4 (4.55%) Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Writer
7 4 (4.55%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) User Experience Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Web Content Editor
8 3 (3.41%) Online Content Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Administrator
9 2 (2.27%) User Experience Designer
9 2 (2.27%) Marketing Executive
9 2 (2.27%) Communications Officer
9 2 (2.27%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.95%) HTML
2 14 (15.91%) CSS
3 9 (10.23%) XML
4 5 (5.68%) HTML5
5 3 (3.41%) Flash
6 2 (2.27%) .NET
7 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Social Media
2 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.55%) NHS
3 4 (4.55%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.27%) Blog
4 2 (2.27%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.27%) Animation
4 2 (2.27%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.14%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.14%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) New Media
5 1 (1.14%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.41%) Android
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.50%) Content Management
2 18 (20.45%) SEO
3 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.91%) Migration
4 14 (15.91%) Analytics
5 13 (14.77%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.23%) Project Management
8 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.82%) Web Analytics
9 6 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (5.68%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.55%) Information Architecture
11 4 (4.55%) Email Marketing
11 4 (4.55%) Web Development
11 4 (4.55%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (2.27%) CRM
13 2 (2.27%) B2B
13 2 (2.27%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) ActionScript
2 4 (4.55%) VBA
3 2 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) WCAG
1 3 (3.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Adobe
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Google
3 3 (3.41%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Aprimo
5 1 (1.14%) Facebook
5 1 (1.14%) Twitter
5 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.14%) Lagan
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