The 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Copywriting
Rank 547 489 496
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +7
Contract jobs citing Copywriting 25 79 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.53% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 54 25
Average daily rate
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£291 £227 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.06% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £310 £258
% change year-on-year
-21.77% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £137.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+816.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Copywriting
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15862 15036 14154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.51% 32.21% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10290 9587 8423
Average daily rate £417 £410 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 613 779
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 -51 10 £255 +20.00% 7
South East -40 4 £338 +8.87% 4
South West - 4 £243 -
West Midlands -15 3 £283 -8.87%
North West - 3 - - 4
East of England - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
Copywriting
UK

Copywriting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 32 (38.55%) Marketing
2 24 (28.92%) CMS
2 24 (28.92%) Finance
3 21 (25.30%) E-Commerce
4 20 (24.10%) HTML
4 20 (24.10%) User Experience
5 18 (21.69%) SEO
5 18 (21.69%) Content Management
6 15 (18.07%) Retail
6 15 (18.07%) Social Media
7 12 (14.46%) Analytics
7 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (14.46%) CSS
8 11 (13.25%) Adobe
8 11 (13.25%) Banking
9 9 (10.84%) Email Marketing
9 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (9.64%) Google Analytics
10 8 (9.64%) Google
10 8 (9.64%) Internet
10 8 (9.64%) Benchmarking
10 8 (9.64%) Photoshop
11 7 (8.43%) Publishing
11 7 (8.43%) Pay per click
11 7 (8.43%) Blog
11 7 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (8.43%) Facebook
11 7 (8.43%) Twitter
12 6 (7.23%) Retail Banking
12 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management

Copywriting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (28.92%) CMS
2 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.02%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) TeamSite
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Photoshop
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.41%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.20%) InDesign
5 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Internet
2 5 (6.02%) Intranet
3 3 (3.61%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.61%) VPN
4 2 (2.41%) Extranet
5 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.61%) MS Access
3 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (38.55%) Marketing
2 24 (28.92%) Finance
3 15 (18.07%) Retail
4 11 (13.25%) Banking
5 7 (8.43%) Publishing
6 6 (7.23%) Retail Banking
7 4 (4.82%) Advertising
8 3 (3.61%) Legal
9 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.41%) Automotive
9 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.20%) Dutch Language
10 1 (1.20%) French Language
10 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Copywriter
2 9 (10.84%) Content Editor
3 7 (8.43%) Designer
4 6 (7.23%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Analyst
5 4 (4.82%) Content Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Author
6 3 (3.61%) Technical Author
6 3 (3.61%) Marketing Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Web Designer
6 3 (3.61%) Technical Writer
7 2 (2.41%) Product Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Communications Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Web Editor
7 2 (2.41%) Marketing Campaign Manager
7 2 (2.41%) UX Designer
7 2 (2.41%) Developer
7 2 (2.41%) Administrator
7 2 (2.41%) Campaign Manager
8 1 (1.20%) Communications Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) HTML
2 12 (14.46%) CSS
3 3 (3.61%) .NET
3 3 (3.61%) XML
4 2 (2.41%) Flash
4 2 (2.41%) HTML5
5 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.20%) CSS3
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) User Experience
2 15 (18.07%) Social Media
3 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.43%) Blog
5 2 (2.41%) Tandem
5 2 (2.41%) BBC
5 2 (2.41%) Social Network
5 2 (2.41%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) E-Commerce
2 18 (21.69%) SEO
2 18 (21.69%) Content Management
3 12 (14.46%) Analytics
3 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.84%) Email Marketing
5 8 (9.64%) Benchmarking
6 7 (8.43%) Pay per click
6 7 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.02%) Project Management
8 5 (6.02%) Workflow
9 4 (4.82%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.82%) Scrum
10 2 (2.41%) Data Analysis
10 2 (2.41%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (2.41%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.41%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.41%) Direct Marketing
10 2 (2.41%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.41%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.20%) C
3 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Adobe
2 8 (9.64%) Google
3 7 (8.43%) Facebook
3 7 (8.43%) Twitter
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.82%) Coremetrics
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle
6 2 (2.41%) ExactTarget
7 1 (1.20%) HP
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